Amitriptyline is a prescription medication that is used to treat the symptoms of depression. Amitriptyline is a tricyclic antidepressant drug and works by affecting chemicals in the brain. Amitriptyline restores the balance of chemicals in people with depression.
Make sure to always read the patient information and instructions before using this medication. Always follow your doctor’s directions.
Tell your doctor and pharmacist:
You should also know:
Common side effects of amitriptyline include but are not limited to:
Get medical help if you have any of the following side effects of amitriptyline:
What should I do if I miss a dose of amitriptyline?
If you miss a dose of amitriptyline, you should take it as soon as you remember. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, then skip your missed dose.
What is the strength of amitriptyline?
Amitriptyline is available in strengths of 10mg, 25mg, 50mg and 75mg.