Elavil (Amitriptyline) is prescription medication used to treat symptoms of depression. Amitriptyline is a tricyclic antidepressant which works by changing the balance and chemicals in the brain called serotonin. It is also used for the management of neurological pain (nerve pain) or preventing migraine headaches. Take Elavil exactly prescribed.
We currently have the brand Elavil comes from Canada. Generic Amitriptyline comes from Canada; also as known as Tryptomer from India manufactured by Wockhardt (Merind). Elavil is available in four different strengths: 10mg, 25mg, 50 mg, and 75 mg tablets.
The most common side effects of Elavil include:
• Blurred vision;
• Breast swelling;
• Decreased sex drive;
• Difficult urination;
• Dry mouth;
• Weight or appetite changes;
If you suffer any serious side effects as below, please notify your doctor or pharmacist immediately.
• Aggressive behavior;
• Mood or behavior changes;
• Suicide thoughts;
• Vision changes;
• Worsening depression;
Do not use Elavil if you are allergic to Amitriptyline or any ingredient in this medication. Tell your doctor about all the medical conditions you have had before.
• Bipolar or other mental disorder;
• Enlarged prostate;
• Heart attack, stroke, or seizures;
• Overactive thyroid;
• Urination problems;
Tell your doctor about all the medicines you are taking including prescriptions and over-the-counter medicines including herbal supplements, especially: cimetidine, heart rhythm medicines, mental illness medications, and other antidepressants. This may cause a serious or fatal drug interaction. Elavil should be avoided for women during pregnancy and nursing.
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