Manufacturer: Cyril Pharmaceuticals
Trade name: Elavin
Strength: 10 mg
Active ingredient: Amitriptyline
Category: Tricyclic antidepressant
Pregnancy category: Amitriptyline belongs to FDA pregnancy category C.
Uses: Amitriptyline is used to treat depression. It is also used for the treatment of anxiety, peripheral neuropathy and to prevent migraine.
How to use: Take Elavin 10 mg tablet as directed by doctor. Do not stop using suddenly, you could develop withdrawal symptoms. It may take a month to improve the symptoms continue using medication as prescrobed by your doctor.
Side Effects: Drowsiness, dry mouth, constipation, blurred vision, lightheadedness.
Dosage: For depression 25 to 150 mg in divided doses daily. For migraine prophylaxis 10 mg orally once a day at bed time.
Written by: : healthplus24.com team
Date last updated: July 30th, 2015
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