Elavil


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Synonyms for Elavil

a tricyclic antidepressant drug (trade name Elavil) with serious side effects

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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.
In a lawsuit involving a patient prescribed Elavil (amitriptyline), the doctor allegedly did not build an adequate history.
xx Aventyl, Budeprion SR, bupropion, Celexa, clomipramine, desipramine, Desyrel, Effexor, Effexor XR, Elavil, Emitrip, fluoxetine, fluvoxamine maleate, imipramine, Lexapro, Ludiomil, Luvox, maprotiline, mirtazapine, nefazodone, Norpramin, nortriptyline, Pamelor, paroxetine, Paxil, Paxil CR, Pexeva, Prozac, Prozac Weekly, Remeron, Serzone, Surmontil, Tofranil, Tofranil-PM, Trazodone, Vivactil, Wellbutrin, Wellbutrin SR, Wellbutrin XL, Zoloft Diabetes 250.
After trying different strengths, we came up with satisfactory doses of Elavil (one 25 mg tablet at bedtime) and Inderal (one 40 mg tab, twice a day, morning and night), with no side effects.
While in county jail before being sentenced, the doctor prescribed for me 100 milligrams of Elavil twice daily and the same dosage of Mellaril three times daily.
DAWN Medical Examiner Mentions (1999) Drug Mentions diazepam (Valium) 811 diphenhydramine (Benadryl) 641 Elavil (antidepressant) 477 nortriptyline (antidepressant) 424 acetaminophen (Tylenol) 427 lidocaine (heart drug & local 384 anesthetic) Prozac 305 quinine 250 meprobamate (tranquilizer) 170 aspirin 104 Source: Drug Abuse Warning Network
In addition to working with screeners, Sam's child psychiatrist and the mental health counselor were in constant communication, and Sam was independently prescribed several antidepressants, including Elavil, Tofranil, and Trazodone.
Conservative treatment involves no topical applications, abstention from intercourse for a total of 6 weeks, postvoid irrigation with distilled water to negate the possible irritation of high urinary oxylate, and low-dose Elavil to interrupt pain signals.
1) That's the same success rate as prescription anti-depressants like Prozac, Zoloft, Elavil, and Tofranil.
23) Immediately upon arrival at the state hospital, the women were medicated with Elavil (an antidepressant); a few days later the medication was changed to Thorazine (an antipsychotic).
As with Thorazine, shifting from saline to Elavil injection did not disrupt already established patterning, indicating the drug did not interfere with odor production.
Another widely prescribed category of psychiatric drugs consists of antidepressants, the most common being Prozac, Pamelor, Elavil, Tofranil, Adapin, Sinequan, and Desyrel.
Antidepressants first appeared on the market in the 1950s and came in basically two varieties: tricyclics, such as Elavil and Tofranil, and monoamine oxidase inhibitors (MAOIs), such as Nardil and Parnate.
Occasional painful sensations can be controlled by medication such as Elavil (amitriptylline).