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Protriptyline is a type of tricyclic antidepressant that is used for treating depression in adults. It can help improve depression symptoms by affecting certain chemicals in the brain (serotonin and norepinephrine). Possible side effects include dry mouth, constipation, and difficulty urinating. The medication, which is available by prescription, comes in tablet form and is generally taken three to four times a day.
- Protriptyline comes in tablet form. When used for depression, it is usually taken by mouth three to four times a day.
- You can take protriptyline with or without food. If the medication upsets your stomach, try taking it with food.
- The medicine should be taken at the same times each day to maintain an even level in your blood.
- For protriptyline to work properly, you have to take it as prescribed. The drug will not work if you stop taking it.