Amitriptyline 10mg, Amitriptyline
25mg and Amitriptyline 50mg is known as a tricyclic antidepressant.
Amitriptyline dosage can be different depending on the condition of
the person who is going to take it. There are some people who
recognize Amitriptyline as Elavil because Elavil is its brand name.
From the nature of the medication, you can already tell that it is
used for different kinds of depression. Other than that though, this
medication has also been used for treating various forms of headache.
It is also administered to people who are showing signs of violence so
that they will not harm other people.
There are instances when people just
end up being depressed. This may be because of the different
situations that they are going through every day but when people
become clinically depressed; they just cannot get up and go on with
their lives. It affects millions of people who sometimes end up being
lonely because they do not have anyone to tell their woes to.
Amitriptyline for Health Conditions
There are certain health conditions
wherein this Amitriptyline hcl 25mg would need to be taken for. Some
of those health conditions are the following:
Migraines - Amitriptyline for migraines
is, for example, when people develop migraines and this is the right
medication that can just cure that. Amitriptyline for sleep is also
Depression - It is not as widely
distributed as it was in the past though because there are other
medications for depression that is usually given.
Nerve Pain - This can be used to combat
different nerve pains that are sometimes felt.
Prior to Taking Amitriptyline
Before taking the medication, a person
who is depressed would have to tell his/her doctor several things
about his/her medical history so that the doctor will know if it is
the right medication to prescribe. In case the person cannot function
well anymore because of depression, a family member may also tell the
doctor about the important medical facts that are needed.
There are certain health conditions
that may stop the person from taking the medication such as Thyroid
problems, epilepsy, diabetes and different forms of tutor all over the
A person who has might be allergic to
some of the components present in the medication will not be allowed
to take this medication any longer.
Amitriptyline 25 mg may be in the form
of oral liquid or tablets.
While Taking Amitriptyline
There are some people who do not feel
like the medication is taking effect because they do not see any
difference with what is happening. Here are some of the things that
you would have to remember while taking the medication:
There are instances when the effect can
take up to 2 weeks before it shows. Do not be hasty or stop taking the
medication when you feel like nothing is happening.
In case you have missed a dosage
depending on the prescription that has been given by your doctor, take
the missed dose immediately but do not double it. You would have to
tell your doctor immediately about it too so that if there are changes
that would have to be made with the schedule, it will be changed
Do not stop having consultations with
your doctor as well because he would have to know if there is any
progress with your condition.
If there are some questions about the
medication that you failed to ask your doctor then you can either
contact your doctor immediately so that he can give you more
information on the Amitriptyline 25mg or you can also ask your
pharmacist. Pharmacists from licensed pharmacies are supposed to know
needed information about the different kinds of medication.
If ever you have unwanted medications
inside your home that are already expired, what you would need to do
is not store them there anymore. There is a possibility that they will
cause more harm than good especially if people are sometimes confused.
You would need to properly dispose the unwanted medications.