Elavil target is the treatment of depression. Elavil is acting by increasing the amounts of certain natural substances in the brain that are needed to maintain mental balance. It is tricyclic antidepressant. Generic name of Elavil is Amitriptyline. Elavil is also known as Amitriptyline, Amitryptyline, Amidon, Amitryn, Tryptanol, Endep, Elatrol, Tryptizol, Trepiline, Laroxyl, Saroten, Triptyl, Amitrip. Brand names of Elavil are Elavil, Endep, Vanatrip.
Take Elavil tablets orally with water, with or without food.
Take Elavil for one to four times a day at the same time.
The treatment can be resulting after 4 weeks.
If you want to achieve most effective results do not stop taking Elavil suddenly.
Elavil Missing Dose
Do not take double dose. If you miss a dose you should take it as soon as you remember about your missing. If it is the time for the next dose you should continue your regular dosing schedule.
If you overdose Elavil and you don't feel good you should visit your doctor or health care provider immediately. Symptoms of Elavil overdosage: seizures, loss of consciousness for a period of time, seeing things or hearing voices that do not exist, agitation, feeling drowsy, rigid muscles, vomiting, high temperature, cold body temperature, problems concentrating, abnormal heartbeats, confusion.
Store at room temperature between 20 and 25 degrees C (68 and 77 degrees F) away from moisture and heat. Throw away any unused medicine after the expiration date. Keep out of the reach of children.
Elavil More Info
Active Ingredient: Amitriptyline.
Other Ingredients: Colloidal Silicon Dioxide, Hypromellose, Lactose Monohydrate, Magnesium Stearate, Microcrystalline Cellulose, Polyethylene Glycol, Polysorbate, Sodium Starch Glycolate, Titanium Dioxide,
Do not take Elavil if you are allergic to Elavil components.
Do not take Elavil if you are pregnant, planning to become pregnant, or are breast-feeding.
Be careful with Elavil if you suffer from or have a history of a history of heart attack, stroke, bipolar disorder (manic-depression), schizophrenia or other mental illness, diabetes, overactive thyroid, glaucoma, problems with urination, heart disease, seizures.
Be careful with Elavil if you are taking guanethidine (Ismelin), disulfiram (Antabuse), heart rhythm medications such as flecainide (Tambocor), propafenone (Rhythmol), quinidine (Cardioquin, Quinidex, Quinaglute), cimetidine (Tagamet).
Be careful! Taking Elavil you can become suicidal.
Be careful when you are driving or operating machinery.
Be careful with Elavil if you are going to have a surgery.
It can be dangerous to stop Elavil taking suddenly.