amitriptyline


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  • noun

Synonyms for amitriptyline

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

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As an A&E doctor, I have also seen deaths from young people taking amitriptyline.
These include venlafaxine, escitalopram, duloxetine, mirtazapine, citalopram, fluoxetine, bupropion, sertraline, amitriptyline and trazodone.
Kalita and her colleagues randomized 200 patients with chronic low back pain to amitriptyline or pregabalin for 14 weeks.
Based on this context, the aim of this study was to further investigate the antinociceptive mechanism of action of uliginosin B through the combination with different drugs used for treating pain in clinical practice, namely morphine (opioid analgesic), amitriptyline (monoamine uptake inhibitor) and clonidine ([[alpha].
Open-label trials have suggested a beneficial effect with in some cases with the use of gabapentin, amitriptyline, imipramine, flunarizine, propranolol, verapamil and pregabalin (6).
The medications of interest included the following: amitriptyline, bupropion, citalopram, duloxetine, escitalopram, fluoxetine, mirtazapine, nortriptyline, paroxetine, venlafaxine, and sertraline.
Among the items taken by the thieves were a number of Amitriptyline tablets - high-strength antidepressants and dangerous if taken when unprescribed and in unregulated doses.
Under steady state conditions (input equals output and after re-equilibration), the expected effect is for free drug concentrations in both tissue and plasma to be minimally altered, and this is precisely what has been demonstrated for amitriptyline and nortriptyline (Figure 1) (3).
He told police: "Last night, I spent pounds 125 on drink and 40 tablets of amitriptyline.
c) amitriptyline (Elavil[R]), a tricyclic antidepressant
He stole amitriptyline and codeine phosphate from the shelves in the dispensing area.
On Many of those visits, the headaches Sandra experienced or her Amitriptyline prescription were discussed.
The musician admitted smoking a "small quantity" of cannabis about 10pm the previous evening and said he also took the anti-depressant amitriptyline to help him sleep.
It was not possible to arrive at a definitive conclusion for many individual antidepressants because of the small number of patients in the study, but long-term treatment with venlafaxine (Effexor[R]), amitriptyline, fluvoxamine (Luvox[R]), and paroxetine (Paxil[R]) did confer an increased risk of diabetes.
Forensic scientist John Slaughter said amitriptyline, which is used to treat depression, can result in "drowsiness, dizziness and loss of co-ordination".