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Were you looking for information about Amitriptyline? Amytriptaline is a common misspelling of amitriptyline.
Amitriptyline hydrochloride (Elavil®) is a prescription medication approved for treating depression. It is a type of tricyclic antidepressant that appears to work by affecting certain chemicals in the brain (serotonin and norepinephrine). Amitriptyline comes in tablet form and is generally taken one to three times a day. Side effects that have been reported include dry mouth, constipation, difficulty urinating, and drowsiness.
(Click Amitriptyline to learn more about the effects of amitriptyline and to find out how and when to take the medication, what you need to know before starting treatment, and other side effects that could occur.)
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