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Elavil (amitriptyline)

Classification: tricyclic antidepressant

Form: 25mg, 50mg, and 100mg tablet

Usual Dosage: 25mg two to four times per day not to exceed 150mg in 24 hours

Instructions: can be taken with or without food

Side effects to report to your doctor

  • blurred vision
  • problems urinating
  • insomnia or somulence
  • nausea / vomiting /diarrhea
  • dry mouth
  • low blood pressure
  • dizziness
  • sun sensitivity
  • weight gain

Not to be taken in children less than 12 years old.

Overdose of Elavil can be fatal. If a dose is missed NEVER take a double dose.

*Do not take if pregnant, breast feeding, or thinking of becoming pregnant*

For more information on Elavil click here


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