Amitriptyline

Amitriptyline:
Effective TCA for Depression and Beyond

Type of Medication

Amitriptyline is a tricyclic antidepressant (TCA), sold under the brand name Elavil, known for its efficacy in treating major depressive disorder. Beyond its primary use, it has shown significant benefits in treating a variety of conditions, including chronic pain and migraine prevention, due to its mechanism of action on neurotransmitters. Amitriptyline works by increasing the levels of certain chemicals in the brain.

Psychiatric Uses:

Please see FDA Label for the most up-to-date FDA-approved indications; and a licensed psychiatric prescribing provider for off-label indications.