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Generic Pamelor is currently available in four strengths: 10 mg, 25 mg, 50 mg, and 75 mg capsules. There is also a generic version of liquid Pamelor available. The FDA has assigned generic Pamelor an "AB" rating, meaning the generic version of the drug should be equivalent to the brand-name medication. However, generic medications are allowed to have different inactive ingredients, such as fillers or dyes, which can cause problems for people with allergies.

Generic Pamelor: An Overview

Pamelor® (nortriptyline hydrochloride) is a prescription medication that has been licensed as a depression treatment. Pamelor is part of a class of medicines known as tricyclic antidepressants.
 
Brand-name Pamelor is manufactured by Mallinckrodt Pharmaceuticals. However, it has since come off patent and is available as a generic.
 

Strengths of Generic Pamelor

Generic Pamelor capsules are available in the following strengths:
 
A generic version of liquid Pamelor is also available -- Nortriptyline oral solution 10 mg per 5 mL (10 mg per teaspoonful).
 

Who Makes Generic Pamelor?

Generic Pamelor is made by several manufacturers. Some of these manufacturers include:
 
  • Apotheca, Inc.
  • Mylan Pharmaceuticals
  • Ranbaxy Pharmaceuticals
  • Teva Pharmaceuticals
  • Watson Laboratories.
     
You can talk to your pharmacist for more information about other companies that make a generic Pamelor.
 
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Last reviewed by: Kristi Monson, PharmD;
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