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Elavil (amitriptyline)

Amitriptyline (or ELAVIL®) is mainly prescribed to treat major depressive disorderanxiety disorders, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, bipolar disorder, and neuropathic pain.

Status: ACTIVE

Class: Tricyclic (TCA)

FDA Approval: 1961

Dosage Forms: 10 mg, 25 mg, 50 mg, 75 mg, 100 mg, 150 mg

Biological Half-life: 10-50 hours

Side Effects: Dizziness, sleepiness, dry mouth, blurry vision, low blood pressure, constipation

Routes of Administration: Oral, IM

Pregnancy Category: C (US)


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