Anafranil, Elivil, Pamelor
, Sinequan, and Tofronil are tricyclic antidepressants used to treat chronic pain, as are Cymbalta and Effexor, which are tricyclic-like.
For example, tricyclic antidepressants such as amitriptyline (ELAVIL), or nortriptyline (PAMELOR
) can decrease the ability of clonidine (CATAPRES) to lower blood pressure.
* Tricyclic antidepressant medications such as amitriptyline (Elavil) and nortriptyline (Pamelor
) and St.
For example, it may trigger fatigue or insomnia, but it is not associated with the weight gain often associated with the use of tricyclic antidepressants amitriptyline (Elavil) and nortriptyline (Pamelor
Some of the most frequently prescribed tricyclics are amitriptyline (Elavil), desipramine (Norpramin), clomipramine (Anafranil), doxepin (Sinequan), imipramine, (Tofranil), nortriptyline (Pamelor
), protriptyline (Vivactil) and trimipramine (Surmontil).
Examples include doxepin (Adapin, Sinequan), amitriptyline (Elavil), desipramine (Norpramin) and nortriptyline (Pamelor
* Dos Pacientes-Mujeres de 75 y 78 anos de edad, respectivamente con problemas de alta presion, condicion cardiaca, y artritis, y tiroides, le recetaron Pamelor
(antidepresivo) y Levotiroxina (para tiroide).
Potential food triggers listed in his book include caffeine, chocolate, nitrites in processed meats and fish, dairy products, nuts, alcohol, vinegar, citrus fruits, aspartame, fresh yeast-risen baked goods, and MSG (see "MSG Allergy" at right.) Some preventive medications are the antidepressant Pamelor
and the antihypertensive drugs verapamil and diltiazem.
Antidepressants, particularly nortriptyline (Pamelor
), trazodone (Desyrel), doxepin (Sinequan) and amitriptyline (Elavil or Endep), are effective for pain and sleeplessness in some cases.
These include the anti-epileptic drugs topiramate (Topamax) and sodium valproate (Depakote), tricyclic antidepressants such as amitriptyline (Elavil) and nortriptyline (Pamelor
), beta blockers such as propranolol (Inderal), calcium blockers such as verapamil, and the antihistamine cyproheptadine (Periactin) in children.
Tricyclic anti-depressants such as desipramine (Norpramin), imipramine (Tofranil), nortriptyline (Pamelor
), amytripty- line (Elavil) as well as buproprion (Wellbutrin), a dopamine reuptake blocker, are sometimes used to treat depression as well as inattention, impulsivity and hyperactivity (attention deficit hyperactivity disorder symptoms-ADHD) in the non-autistic population.
Previous studies have shown that tricyclic antidepressants (Elavil, Norpramine, Pamelor
, and others) and fluoxetine (Prozac), a selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor (SSRI) are safe if taken during the first trimester of pregnancy.
Tricyclics: amitriptyline (Elavil, Endep) imipramine (Tofranil) nortriptyline (Aventyl, Pamelor
) Selective Serotonin Re-uptake Inhibitors Treat mental depression, (SSRI's): obsessive compulsive fluoxetine (Prozac, Sarafem) disorder, panic disorder and paroxetine (Paxil) social anxiety disorder.
They include the tricyclic antidepressants Anafranil clomipramine HCI, Pamelor
nortriptyline HCI, Tofranil imipramine HCl USP and Tofranil-PM imipramine pamonte, as well as Restoril temazepam USP, abenzodiazepine hypnotic used to treat insomnia and associated depression/anxiety.
Another widely prescribed category of psychiatric drugs consists of antidepressants, the most common being Prozac, Pamelor
, Elavil, Tofranil, Adapin, Sinequan, and Desyrel.