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Elavil

 [el´ah-vil]
trademark for preparations of amitriptyline hydrochloride, a tricyclic antidepressant.

Elavil

(ĕl′ə-vĭl)
A preparation of the drug amitriptyline hydrochloride; formerly a trademark.

Elavil

a trademark for a tricyclic antidepressant (amitriptyline hydrochloride).

Adepril

A tricyclic antidepressant that inhibits serotonin and noradrenaline reuptake, which is used for major depression and depression in the elderly, less commonly for chronic migraines and insomnia, and as an adjunct for patients with chronic pain.

Adverse effects
Dry mouth, drowsiness, dizziness, blurred vision, insomnia and weight gain; rarely also manic episodes, hypotension, psychosis and liver toxicity.

Elavil®

Amitriptyline, nortriptyline, see there.
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Belief in God could still be considered an effective antidepressant, but not one that works mechanically like Elavil or could as easily be incorporated into a psychotherapeutic regimen, for beliefs cannot simply be administered like pills or "evoked" like concepts.
The chair noted that at one point I was prescribed up to 550 milligrams of Elavil every day, in addition to other medications, and that such dosages would normally be restricted to the most severe patients in hospitals or institutions.
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The list of pharmaceuticals administered by jail staff is not in dispute in Benson's case--a combination of Valium, Vistaril, Robaxin (a muscle relaxant), Elavil, Benadryl, Phenergan (a sedative), and Tylenol with codeine, dispensed four times daily.
As with Thorazine, shifting from saline to Elavil injection did not disrupt already established patterning, indicating the drug did not interfere with odor production.
Prozac and other drugs in the same chemical family, such as Luvox, Paxil, Zoloft, are more specific than other antidepressants for enhancing levels of serotonin, but the major reason for prescribing them is that they have fewer side effects than classic antidepressants like Elavil.
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He asks if she has tried Tylenol, taken her Elavil.
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The Little Rock neurologist was listening to an insurance claims supervisor with no medical training explain why it wasn't a good idea to prescribe the drug Elavil for migraine headaches.