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amitriptyline

 [am″ĭ-trip´tĭ-lēn]
a tricyclic antidepressant with sedative effects; also used in treating enuresis, chronic pain, peptic ulcer, and bulimia nervosa.

amitriptyline

(ăm′ĭ-trĭp′tə-lēn′)
n.
A tricyclic antidepressant drug, C20H23N, used in the form of its hydrochloride salt.

amitriptyline

Elavil Neuropharmacology A tricyclic antidepressant, with sedative and anticholinergic properties, which may be used for peripheral neuropathy Adverse effects Rash, nausea, weight gain/loss, drowsiness, nervousness, insomnia, confusion, seizures, coma, orthostatic hypotension

amitriptyline

A tricyclic antidepressant drug. The drug is on the WHO official list. A brand name is Triptafen.
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"The first is to express concern about the continued use of amitryptiline in prisons when there are alternative drugs.
At the time of presenting for surgery she still had significant pain despite methadone 40 mg/day, gabapentin 800 mg/day and amitryptiline 50 mg/day.
Study Author, year Design Experimental Treatment Lautenschlager, RCT 6 total acupuncture 1989[14] treatments (n=17) Deluze, 1992[15] RCT 2 real EA (2-99 Hz) treatments, 2x weekly for 3 weeks (n=36) Cassisi, 1995[16] RCT Acupuncture alone (n=14) or acupuncture + antidepressant (mianserine) (n=14) Pasotti, 1990[17] PCS Manual acupuncture alone every 5 days 8-10 treatments total (n=12) or Manual acupuncture + antidepressant (amitryptiline) (n=13) Sprott, 1996[18] PCS EA.
Although the FPIA (because of its good analytical detection limit) is more sensitive than Remedi for some antidepressants such as amitryptiline and nortryptiline, the FPIA antidepressant kit showed interference from phenothiazines.
Neurology 1976; 26:121-127 [21.] Couch JR, Ziegler DK, Hassanein RS: Amitryptiline in migraine prophylaxis.