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Amitriptyline

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Description of Amitriptyline

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Amitriptyline -- Teratogenic Agent:
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Amitriptyline: a tricyclic antidepressant drug (trade name Elavil) with serious side effects; interacts with many other medications.
Source: WordNet 2.1

Amitriptyline: Tricyclic antidepressant with anticholinergic and sedative properties. It appears to prevent the re-uptake of norepinephrine and serotonin at nerve terminals, thus potentiating the action of these neurotransmitters. Amitriptyline also appears to antagonize cholinergic and alpha-1 adrenergic responses to bioactive amines.
Source: Diseases Database

Amitriptyline: tricyclic antidepressant with anticholinergic and sedative properties; it appears to prevent the re-uptake of norepinephrine and serotonin at nerve terminals, thus potentiating the action of these neurotransmitters; it also appears to antagonize cholinergic and alpha-1 adrenergic responses to bioactive amines.
Source: CRISP

Amitriptyline: Tricyclic antidepressant with anticholinergic and sedative properties. It appears to prevent the re-uptake of norepinephrine and serotonin at nerve terminals, thus potentiating the action of these neurotransmitters. Amitriptyline also appears to antagonize cholinergic and alpha-1 adrenergic responses to bioactive amines.
Source: MeSH 2007

Amitriptyline: Related Topics

These medical condition or symptom topics may be relevant to medical information for Amitriptyline:

Drug name confusion

Because many drug names share similar spellings or sound almost identical when spoken, it is possible to mistake the name of a particular medication. Other drugs that are sometimes confused with Amitriptyline include:

Amitriptyline as a Disease

Amitriptyline: Another name for Amitriptyline -- Teratogenic Agent (or close medical condition association).
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Amitriptyline: Related Diseases

Amitriptyline: Amitriptyline is listed as a type of (or associated with) the following medical conditions in our database:

Symptoms of Amitriptyline (Amitriptyline -- Teratogenic Agent)

Some of the symptoms of Amitriptyline incude:

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Source - WordNet 2.1

Broader terms for Amitriptyline

Source - MeSH 2007

Source - CRISP

Source - WordNet 2.1

Hierarchical classifications of Amitriptyline

The following list attempts to classify Amitriptyline into categories where each line is subset of the next.

WordNet 2.1

  • tricyclic,tricyclic antidepressant,tricyclic antidepressant drug
  • antidepressant,antidepressant drug
  • medicament,medication,medicinal drug,medicine
  • drug
  • agent
  • causal agency,causal agent,cause
  • entity

Source: WordNet 2.1

MeSH 2007 Hierarchy:

MeSH 2007 Hierarchy

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