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Amitriptyline
Essential medicine status
General description
Amitriptyline is a tricyclic antidepressant that inhibits neuronal re-uptake of noradrenaline and serotonin. It is used for treating depression disorders and chronic pain.
INN
Amitriptyline
Medicine type
Chemical agent
EML status history
First added in 1977 (TRS 615) for Depressive disorders
Added in 1991 (TRS 825) for Palliative care
Therapeutic equivalent for
Wikipedia
Recommendations
Section
Medicines for other common symptoms in palliative care
  • Oral > Solid: 25 mg; 10 mg; 75 mg
Indications
Section
Medicines used in depressive disorders
  • Oral > Solid: 25 mg; 75 mg