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Amitriptyline (Elavil and Other Brand Names)

Elavil / Endep (generic name amitriptyline) is a tricyclic antidepressant sometimes prescribed for the treatment of depression associated with bipolar disorder (manic depression). Found here are resources and information relating to this medication.

Amitriptyline Side Effects
Amitriptyline is a tricyclic antidepressant. This is a catalog of side effects for the medication amitriptyline, which is sometimes prescribed for the treatment of bipolar disorder and other mental illnesses.

This site offers a great deal of information including pictures.

Amitriptyline Adverse Reactions
"Despite its hazards, amitriptyline can still be considered as one of the most important pillars of antidepressant treatment. For no other tri- or tetracyclic antidepressant agent has the efficiency or tolerance been better documented." This site looks at these hazards and includes a ranking of efficacy.

Amitriptyline Monograph
This is a comprehensive Canadian monograph from Internet Mental Health. Contents include pharmacology, indications, contraindications, warnings, precautions, overdose information and dosage.

RxList Monograph
A very detailed and technical presentation of this drug. Contents include pharmacology, indications, warning, dosage, as well as patient information.

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