I wasn't on anything like Sinequan
or anything like that.
At the 1989 murder trial of Stanley Jurgevich in Steamboat Springs, Colo., a medical expert testified that "aggressiveness, assaultiveness, and agitation" generated by the tricyclic antidepressant Sinequan
had played a significant role in the crime.
Their main targets are women and anyone else who has the misfortune of being labelled 'depressed,' 'manic-depressive' or 'suicidal.' Some of the better known antidepressants prescribed in Canada and the USA are Elavil, Desyrel, Sinequan
, Tofranil and Nardil.
Examples include doxepin (Adapin, Sinequan
), amitriptyline (Elavil, Etrafon, Limbitrol, Triavil), desipramine (Norpramin), and nortriptyline (Pamelor).
Certain medications such as amitriptyline (Elavil), cyclobenzaprine (Flexeril) and doxepin (Sinequan
) are generally prescribed to promote stage IV sleep (the most restful stage of sleep).
A In a recent study, researchers at MGH and Albert Einstein College of Medicine in New York City compared data on 5,500 postmenopausal women who had taken selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs, such as Prozac, Paxil, Celexa and Zoloft) and tricyclic antidepressants (such as Elavil, Anafranil, and Sinequan
) with data on a comparison group of 130,000 women who did not take the medications.
* Tricyclics, such as amitriptyline (Elavil), clomipramine (Anafranil), doxepin (Sinequan
), imipramine (Norfranil, Tofranil), nortriptyline (Aventyl, Pamelor)
doxepin $0.09 (10 mg/day) 10-300 Not FDA approved (Sinequan
) [$0.48 (10 mg/day)] mg/day for migraine prophylaxis.
Antidepressants, particularly fluoxetine (Prozac), nortriptyline (Pamelor), trazodone (Desyrel), doxepin (Sinequan
) and amitriptyline (Elavil or Endep), alleviate pain and sleeplessness in some cases.
Although most histamine receptors in the skin are the [H.sub.1] subtype, about 15% are the [H.sub.2] subtype, so one of the [H.sub.2]-blockers or doxepin (Sinequan
), an antidepressant that is an [H.sub.1]/[H.sub.2]-blocker, is sometimes tried empirically.
Drugs Used in the Management of Depression Following Stroke Tricyclic Antidepressants(7,15) Amitriptyline (Elavil, Endep, Etrafon, Limbitrol, Triavil)(7,30) Doxepin (Sinequan
, Adapin)(7) Impramine (Tofranil, SK-Pramine, Janimine)(7,30) Desipramine (Norpramin, Perfofrane)(7,30) Protiptyline (Vivactil)(7) Nortriptyline (Pamelor)(7,15,24,27) Amoxaprine (Asendin)(7) Tetracycline Maprotiline (Ludiomil)(7,11) Selective Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitors(15) Fluoxetin(11) Other Trazodone (Desyrel)(7,15,24) Dexedreine(23) Methylphenidate(23)
A Tricyclic antidepressants (TCAs)--such as amitriptyline (Amitril, Elavil), desipramine (Norpramin), doxepin (Adapin, Sinequan
), imipramine (Tofranil) and nortriptyline (Pamelor, Aventyl)--are commonly used to treat chronic pain.