Amitriptyline
What is it? Overview Usage Side Effects and Warnings
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What is Amitriptyline?

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• This medicine is used to prevent bedwetting in children.

• This medicine is used to prevent migraine headaches.

• This medicine is used to relieve chronic pain conditions.

• This medicine is used to treat addiction disorder.

• This medicine is used to treat anxiety.

• This medicine is used to treat depression.

• This medicine is used to treat eating disorders.

• This medicine is used to treat obsessive-compulsive disorder.

• This medicine is used to treat panic attacks.

• This medicine is used to treat premature ejaculation.

• This medicine is used to treat premenstrual mood disorder.

• This medicine is used to treat post-traumatic stress disorder.

What are the precautions when taking this medicine?

• If you are 65 or older, use this medicine with caution. You could have more side effects.

• If you have been taking this medicine for several weeks, talk with healthcare provider before stopping. You may want to gradually withdraw this medicine.

• If you have diabetes, talk with healthcare provider.

• If you have glaucoma, talk with healthcare provider.

• If you have heart disease, talk with healthcare provider.

• If you have seizures, talk with healthcare provider.

• If you have an overactive thyroid, talk with healthcare provider.

• Check medicines with healthcare provider. This medicine may not mix well with other medicines.

• You may not be alert. Avoid driving, doing other tasks or activities until you see how this...

 
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