Were you looking for information about Amitriptyline? Amitriptline is a common misspelling of amitriptyline.
People who experience symptoms of depression may benefit from amitriptyline hydrochloride (Elavil®). This prescription medication is classified as a tricyclic antidepressant and is thought to work by affecting certain chemicals in the brain. As with any drug, there are possible side effects with amitriptyline. Some of the common side effects seen with this drug include drowsiness, dizziness, and confusion. Among the conditions that you should let your healthcare provider know about before you take amitriptyline are schizophrenia, diabetes, and epilepsy.
(To read the full eMedTV article on this drug, click Amitriptyline. Among the topics covered in this article are the effects of amitriptyline, general dosing guidelines, and what to tell your healthcare provider prior to taking the drug.)