Amitriptyline Drug Interactions

A few of the drugs that amitriptyline can potentially interact with include barbiturates, MAOIs, thyroid medications, and cisapride. Amitriptyline drug interactions can increase your risk of developing dangerous side effects, cause heart arrhythmias, or lead to thoughts of suicide, among other things. Therefore, you should be sure to talk with your healthcare provider about any drug interactions with amitriptyline that may apply to you.

Amitriptyline Drug Interactions: An Introduction

Amitriptyline hydrochloride (Elavil®) can potentially interact with many drugs. Some of the drugs that may lead to amitriptyline interactions include:
 
  • Anticholinergic medications, including:

 

 

  • Barbiturates, including:

 

    • Amobarbital (Amytal®)
    • Butalbital (Fioricet®, Fiorinal®)
    • Pentobarbital (Nembutal®)
    • Phenobarbital (Luminal®)
    • Secobarbital (Seconal®)

 

 

 

  • Phenothiazine medications, including:

 

 

  • Pressors, including:

 

    • Dopamine (Intropin®)
    • Dobutamine (Dobutrex®)
    • Epinephrine (Adrenalin®, EpiPen®)
    • Norepinephrine (Levophed®)

 

 

 

  • Thyroid medications, including:

 

 

 

 

  • Alcohol.
     
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Amitriptyline Drug Information

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