Active Ingredient(s):Protriptyline FDA Approved: * September 27, 1967 Pharm Company: *ODYSSEY PHARMS Category:Antidepressant
Protriptyline, sold under the brand name Vivactil among others, is a tricyclic antidepressant (TCA), specifically a secondary amine, indicated for the treatment of depression and attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). Uniquely among most of the TCAs, protriptyline tends to be energizing instead of sedating, and is sometimes used for narcolepsy to achieve a wakefulness-promoting effect.
TCAs including protriptyline are also used to reduce the incidence of recurring headaches such as ...
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