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Amitryptiline (Elavil)

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Amitryptiline (Elavil)

What is the Generic Name for Elavil?

Amitryptiline

What is the Trade Name for Amitryptiline?

Elavil

What are the Indications of Amitryptiline (Elavil)?

Depression
Anxiety
Insomnia

What are the Actions of Amitryptiline (Elavil)?

Increases effect of serotonin and norepinephrine in the CNS, exhibits anticholinergic effects

What is the Therapeutic Class of Amitryptiline (Elavil)?

Antidepressant

What is the Pharmacologic Class of Amitryptiline (Elavil)?

Tricyclic antidepressant

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Date Published - Jan 15, 2016
Date Modified - Jun 23, 2016

Jon Haws RN

Written by Jon Haws RN

Jon Haws RN began his nursing career at a Level I Trauma ICU in DFW working as a code team nurse, charge nurse, and preceptor. Frustrated with the nursing education process, Jon started NRSNG in 2014 with a desire to provide tools and confidence to nursing students around the globe. When he's not busting out content for NRSNG, Jon enjoys spending time with his two kids and wife.