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Amitriptyline

Definition of the noun Amitriptyline

What does Amitriptyline mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: amitriptylines

  1. [uncountable] An antidepressant drug sold under the name Elavil.
  2. [countable] A tablet containing this drug.

Explanation

Amitriptyline is a tricyclic antidepressant. It is the most widely used TCA.

  • also known as 安米替林, 아미트리프탈린, อมิทริปไทลีน, אלטרול, אלטרולט

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Google previewApplying Pharmacogenomics in Therapeutics (2016)

by Xiaodong Feng, Hong-Guang Xie

psyCHiatriC DisorDers Amitriptyline Amitriptyline is a tricyclic antidepressant that has been considered one of the...

Though amitriptyline is an efficacious antidepressant drug, ...

Google previewDrugs in Palliative Care (2012)

by Andrew Dickman

Amitriptyline is a tertiary amine TCA with strong anticholinergic activity. It undergoes ...

Google previewPsychiatric Pharmacogenomics (2010)

by David Mrazek

Amitriptyline is a tricyclic antidepressant that is demethylated by both CYP2C9 and CYP3A4 to produce nortriptyline, which is an active metabolite (Ghahramani et al., 1997). Amitriptyline is hydroxylated by CYP2D6 (Kirchheiner et ...

Google previewEssential Dental Therapeutics (2017)

by David Wray

Amitriptyline and Nortriptyline: Amitriptyline is a tricyclic antidepressant which was originally marketed in the 1960s for the treatment of depression and anxiety; however, it is less commonly used for depression and anxiety now and now has a ...

Google previewChronic Pain (2007)

by Gary W. Jay

Amitriptyline is a tertiary amine that inhibits norepinephrine and serotonin reuptake equally (280). Amitriptyline is probably the most commonly used tricyclic agent for neuropathic pain. Amitriptyline also is the most sedating of the tricyclic ...

Google previewPelvic Pain in Women, An Issue of Obstetrics and Gynecology Clinics, (2014)

by Mary T. McLennan

Although amitriptyline is shown to be safe and effective long term, it still needs trials compared with placebo.1,18 Amitriptyline is a good choice for a patient with unrelenting pain, due to its generalized anti-nociceptive effects.4 Cyclosporine A, ...

Google previewChronic Pelvic Pain (2014)

by William Ledger, William D. Schlaff, Thierry G. Vancaillie

Using topical amitriptyline is an excellent way of introducing ...

Google previewPharmacology for Pharmacy and the Health Sciences (2016)

A Patient-Centred Approach by Michael Boarder, Jane Dixon, David Newby, Tyra Zetterström, Phyllis Navti

Amitriptyline is an antidepressant drug (Chapter 19) and , ...

Google previewSecondary Education Issues and Challenges (2008)

by Hans V. Knudsen

Amitriptyline is an effective treatment for panic disorders FC. Fluvoxamine is not known to cause delayed ejaculation FD.

Google previewPelvic Floor Dysfunction (2008)

A Multidisciplinary Approach by G. Willy Davila, Gamal M. Ghoniem, Yosef Nasseri

Amitriptyline is a tricyclic antidepressant, which can be used for pain management. Pain modulation seems to be the result of decreased serotonin and norepinephrine reuptake in the central nervous system. It stabilizes mast cells and has a ...

Google previewThe Metabolic Syndrome and Obesity (2008)

by George A. Bray

The tricyclic antidepressant amitriptyline is a common culprit and may also increase the preference for carbohydrates. Lithium has also been implicated in weight gain. Two antiepileptic drugs, valproate and carbamazepine, which act on the ...

Google previewPain Review (2009)

by Steven D. Waldman

Blocking both norepinephrine and serotonin, amitriptyline is an efficacious analgesic, but with significant side effects including sedation, orthostasis, and most of the troublesome anticholinergic side effects. It should be used cautiously in ...

Google previewInstant Pharmacology (1999)

by Kourosh Saeb-Parsy

Amitriptyline is a tricyclic antidepressant (TCA) drug. USES: Amitriptyline is used in the treatment of unipolar and bipolar depression, particularly where sedation is also required. In addition, it can also be used in the treatment ...

Google previewPharmacology, Principles and Applications (2016)

by CTI Reviews

Amitriptyline: Amitriptyline is a psychoactive drug and pharmaceutical of thetricyclic antidepressant ...

Google previewMind, Brain, and Drug, An Introduction to Psychopharmacology (2016)

by CTI Reviews

Amitriptyline: Amitriptyline is a psychoactive drug and pharmaceutical of the tricyclic antidepressant (TCA) chemical class which is used primarily as an antidepressant and anxiolytic agent. It is the mostwidelyprescribed TCA and perhaps also ...

Google previewStahl's Essential Psychopharmacology, Neuroscientific Basis and Practical Applications (2016)

by CTI Reviews

Amitriptyline is a psychoactive drug and pharmaceutical of the tricyclic antidepressant (TCA) chemical class which is used primarily as an antidepressant and anxiolytic agent. It is the most widely prescribed TCA and perhaps also the most ...

Google previewOphthalmic Drug Facts 2009 (2016)

by CTI Reviews

Amitriptyline: Amitriptyline is a psychoactive drug and pharmaceutical of the tricyclic antidepressant (TCA) chemical class which is used primarily as an antidepressant and anxiolytic agent. It is the most widely prescribed TCA and perhaps also ...

Google previewApplied Pharmacology for Dental Hygienist (2016)

by CTI Reviews

Amitriptyline: Amitriptyline is a psychoactive drug and pharmaceutical of the tricyclic antidepressant (TCA) chemical class which is used primarily as an antidepressant and anxiolytic agent. It is the most widely prescribed TCA and perhaps also ...

Google previewTextbook of Peripheral Neuropathy (2012)

by Peter D. Donofrio, MD

Amitriptyline is a tricyclic antidepressant that has become a well- accepted treatment for neuropathic pain. Ironically, amitriptyline has been associated with the development of a peripheral neuropathy as described in several case ...

Google previewParkinson's Disease (2007)

Diagnosis & Clinical Management : Second Edition by Dr. Stewart A. Factor, DO, Dr. William Weiner, MD

Amitriptyline is a tertiary TCA that may be difficult to tolerate at therapeutic doses ( 150 to ...

Google previewPain Management (2001)

A Practical Guide for Clinicians, Sixth Edition by Richard S. Weiner

Amitriptyline is a tertiary amine that inhibits norepinephrine and serotonin reuptake equally (American Medical Association Drug Evaluations Annual, 1993) . Amitriptyline is probably the most commonly used tricyclic agent for neuropathic pain.

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Amitriptyline Meaning

Video shows what amitriptyline means. An antidepressant drug sold under the name Elavil, a tablet containing this drug.. Amitriptyline Meaning. How to ...

Scrabble value of A1M3I1T1R1I1P3T1Y4L1I1N1E1

The value of this 13-letter word is 20 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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