Definition of Amitriptyline hydrochloride

1. Noun. A tricyclic antidepressant drug (trade name Elavil) with serious side effects; interacts with many other medications.




Medical Definition of Amitriptyline hydrochloride

1. Chemically and pharmacologically related to imipramine hydrochloride; an antidepressant agent with mild tranquillising properties, used in the treatment of mental depression and in the depressive phase of manic-depressive states; sometimes used in the treatment of sleep disorders. Chemical name: 10,11-Dihydro-N,N-dimethyl-5H-dibenzo[a,d]cycloheptene-d]cycloheptene-d5,gamma-propylamine hydrochloride. (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Amitriptyline Hydrochloride

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amitriptyline
amitriptyline hydrochloride (current term)
amitriptylines
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amlodipine
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Literary usage of Amitriptyline hydrochloride

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1. Treatment of Depression edited by Cynthia D. Mulrow (2000)
"... the treatment of depression and depressive state: A double-blind, group comparison study of sertraline by hydrochloride vs amitriptyline hydrochloride. ..."

2. Guidelines for Treatment of Cancer Pain (1993)
"First generation tricyclics such as amitriptyline hydrochloride (Elavil) and doxepin hydrochloride (Sinequan) have been especially helpful. ..."

3. VA Hospitals: Issues and Challenges for the Future edited by Stephen P. Backhus (2000)
"... and Etrafon (perphenazine and amitriptyline hydrochloride); antipsychotic products such as Clozaril (clozapine), Haldol (haloperidol), ..."

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