Amitriptyline Hcl

( Generic Elavil )

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Amitriptyline Hcl

Drug Info for amitriptyline hcl

Amitriptyline is used to treat symptoms of depression. Amitriptyline is in a class of medications called tricyclic antidepressants. It works by increasing the amounts of certain natural substances in the brain that are needed to maintain mental balance.

Amitriptyline is a medication used to treat mental health disorders. Amitriptyline belongs to a class of medications called tricyclic antidepressants. Amitriptyline is a generic medication also sold under the brand name Elavil. Amitriptyline was discovered in 1960 and approved by the FDA in 1961. For the treatment of major depression, amitriptyline use is common.

Take your medicine as directed. Your dose may need to be changed several times to find what works best for you.

This medicine should come with a Medication Guide. Ask your pharmacist for a copy if you do not have one.

Store the medicine in a closed container at room temperature, away from heat, moisture, and direct light.

Missed dose: Take a dose as soon as you remember. If it is almost time for your next dose, wait until then and take a regular dose. Do not take extra medicine to make up for a missed dose.

This medicine is not right for everyone. Do not use if you had an allergic reaction to amitriptyline.

Tell your doctor if you are pregnant or breastfeeding, or if you have liver disease, heart disease, diabetes, narrow-angle glaucoma, a seizure disorder, a thyroid problem, or trouble urinating.

For some children, teenagers, and young adults, this medicine may increase mental or emotional problems. This may lead to thoughts of suicide and violence. Talk with your doctor right away if you have any thoughts or behavior changes that concern you. Tell your doctor if you or anyone in your family has a history of bipolar disorder or suicide attempts.

This medicine may cause the following problems: Heart rhythm problemsHigh or low blood sugar levels

This medicine may make you dizzy or drowsy. Do not drive or do anything else that could be dangerous until you know how this medicine affects you.

Do not stop using this medicine suddenly. Your doctor will need to slowly decrease your dose before you stop it completely.

Keep all medicine out of the reach of children. Never share your medicine with anyone.

Seizures

Thoughts of hurting yourself or others, unusual behavior

Unusual bleeding or bruising

Do not use this medicine with cisapride. Do not use this medicine and an MAO inhibitor (MAOI) within 14 days of each other.

Some medicines and foods can affect how amitriptyline works. Tell your doctor if you are using cimetidine, disulfiram, or guanethidine. Tell your doctor if you are using other medicine for depression (such as fluoxetine, paroxetine, sertraline), a phenothiazine medicine (such as promethazine, chlorpromazine), medicine for heart rhythm problems (such as flecainide, propafenone, quinidine), or thyroid medicine.

Tell your doctor if you use anything else that makes you sleepy. Some examples are allergy medicine, narcotic pain medicine, and alcohol.

This medicine may make you dizzy or drowsy. Do not drive or do anything else that could be dangerous until you know how this medicine affects you.

Do not stop using this medicine suddenly. Your doctor will need to slowly decrease your dose before you stop it completely.

Keep all medicine out of the reach of children. Never share your medicine with anyone.

  • Seizures
  • Thoughts of hurting yourself or others, unusual behavior
  • Allergic reaction: Itching or hives, swelling in your face or hands, swelling or tingling in your mouth or throat, chest tightness, trouble breathing
  • Anxiety, restlessness, seeing or hearing things that are not there
  • Chest pain, trouble breathing
  • Fast, pounding, or uneven heartbeat
  • Feeling more excited or energetic than usual, racing thoughts, trouble sleeping
  • Lightheadedness, dizziness, or fainting
  • Unusual bleeding or bruising
  • Sexual problems
  • Change in how much or how often you urinate
  • Blurred vision, dry mouth, fever
  • Constipation, diarrhea, nausea, vomiting
  • Drowsiness, sleepiness