Aventyl

Active Ingredient(s): Nortriptyline
FDA Approved: * November 6, 1964
Pharm Company: * RANBAXY
Category: Antidepressant

* This drug may consist of multiple approval dates, manufacturers, or distributors. If applicable, they would be listed below under "NDC Database Records".



Aventyl Overview

Nortriptyline, sold under the brand name Pamelor, among others, is a medication used to treat depression, neuropathic pain, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), smoking cessation and anxiety.[3][4] As with many antidepressants, its use for young people with depression and other psychiatric disorders may be limited due to increased suicidality in the 18-24 population initiating treatment.[4] Nortriptyline is a less preferred treatment...

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what are the side affects? ## The most common side effects include dry mouth, sedation, constipation, and increased appetite. An occasional side effect is a rapid or irregular heartbeat. Alcohol may exacerbate some of its side effects and should be avoided. However, the incidence of side effects with nortriptyline is lower than with the first-generation tricyclics (e.g., imipramine (Tofranil), amitriptyline (Elavil)). A study with men has found that treatment with nortriptyline is associated with higher risk of suicidal ideation compared to escitalopram. To view more information about this drug, please click on the link below... Do you have any more questions or information to add? Please post back if you do.

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Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

Nortriptyline
  • Capsule: 10mg, 25mg, 50mg, 75mg
  • Solution: 10mg/5ml
Note: Above list includes dosages for all drugs with the same combination of active ingredients.

Other drugs which contain Nortriptyline or a similar ingredient: (2 results)