Were you looking for information about Amitriptyline? Amitriptylin is a common misspelling of amitriptyline.
Amitriptyline hydrochloride (Elavil®) is a drug that is licensed to treat depression. This prescription medication is a type of tricyclic antidepressant and is thought to work by affecting certain chemicals in the brain (serotonin and norepinephrine). Amitriptyline comes in the form of a tablet and is typically taken one to three times a day. A few of the common side effects seen with amitriptyline include dizziness, drowsiness, and confusion.
(For more information, click Amitriptyline. This article offers an overview of the drug's effects, dosing guidelines, and general precautions.)