Elavil Oral Tablet 100Mg Drug Medication Dosage Information
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Elavil: Oral tablet (100mg)

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Pill Identification: ELAVIL  |  43
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What is this Medicine?

AMITRIPTYLINE (a mee TRIP ti leen) is used to treat depression.

In-Depth Information

Elavil 100mg Tablet

NDC: 003100043
  • Prescription Required
  • Not a Controlled Drug
    (CSA Schedule)
  • FDA Approved




FDA approved for the following conditions:
Depression

Sometimes used for but not FDA approved for the following conditions:
Enuresis, Bulimia Nervosa, Postherpetic Neuralgia, Migraine Prophylaxis, Fibromyalgia, Social Phobia (social Anxiety Disorder), Neuropathic Pain, Singultus (hiccups), Insomnia, Panic Disorder, Diabetic Neuropathy

Storage Information
Store at room temperature (between 59 to 86 degrees F)
Protect from light
Elavil 100mg Tablet
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AstraZeneca Pharmaceuticals LP
Pill Identification: ELAVIL  |  43
Shape: round
Color: pink

Reported Side Effects for Elavil 100mg Tablet

Convulsions Incidence:
<0.1%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Decreased Urination Incidence:
0.5%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: EARLY
Excessive Thirst Incidence:
1.1%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Fainting Incidence:
1.8%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Constipation Incidence:
1.9-17.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Postural Low Blood Pressure Incidence:
2.0-30.8%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Stomach Pain Incidence:
2.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Itching Incidence:
2.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: RAPID
Decreased Appetite Incidence:
2.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Weight Gain Incidence:
2.5-15.4%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Lazy Eye Incidence:
2.7%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Rhinitis Incidence:
3.7%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Tiredness Incidence:
3.8-33.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Loose Stools Incidence:
3.8%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Retaining Urine Incidence:
4.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Drowsiness Incidence:
4.0-36.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Peripheral Vasodilation Incidence:
4.1%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: RAPID
Headache Incidence:
4.8-5.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Upset Stomach Incidence:
4.8-5.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Lightheadedness Incidence:
5.0-14.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Rapid Heart Rate Incidence:
5.8%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Rapid Heart Rate Incidence:
5.8%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: RAPID
Tired Incidence:
5.9%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Inability To Sleep Incidence:
6.7-10.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Nervousness Incidence:
6.9%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Paresthesias Incidence:
6.9%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Upset Stomach Incidence:
7.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Weakness Incidence:
7.7%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Dry Mouth Incidence:
9.0-69.2%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Visual Impairment Incidence:
11.2%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: EARLY
Excessive Sweating Incidence:
11.8%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Blurred Vision Incidence:
13.5%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Shaking Incidence:
15.1%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Decreased Memory Incidence:
17.3%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
*This is an approximate aggregated range of reported side effects from clinical studies performed on this drug. Your experience with this drug may be different.
Daily Life Interactions for Elavil 100mg Tablet

Elements of your daily lifestyle may have an effect on the medications you are taking. Drug interactions can result in unwanted side effects, reduce the effectiveness of your medicine or possibly increase the action of a particular medicine.

Major Lifestyle Interaction
Alcohol and Elavil 100mg Tablet(Amitriptyline Hydrochloride)
Alcohol and CNS Depressants(Amitriptyline Hydrochloride)
Avoid alcohol-containing drinks while taking this medicine. Using this drug along with alcohol can lead to serious side effects. You may feel drowsy or more tired when taking these drugs together. Do not drive or operate machinery until you know how this drug affects you, and especially if you are drinking alcohol-containing beverages. If you notice slurred speech, confusion, severe weakness, or difficulty breathing, contact your health care provider immediately.
Major Lifestyle Interaction
Marijuana and Elavil 100mg Tablet(Amitriptyline Hydrochloride)
Marijuana and Tricyclic antidepressants(Amitriptyline Hydrochloride)
Do not take Marijuana, Medical and Tricyclic Antidepressants together without talking to your health care provider. Taking these drugs together might increase the risk of high blood pressure or heart rate, nervousness, palpitations, problems with sleep, severe headache, or other side effects.
Moderate Lifestyle Interaction
Tobacco and Elavil 100mg Tablet(Amitriptyline Hydrochloride)
Tobacco and Tricyclic antidepressants(Amitriptyline Hydrochloride)
Tobacco smoking may reduce the effectiveness of this drug in treating your condition. Tobacco smoke contains substances that speed the removal of this drug from the body, which in theory can make this drug less effective. Alternatively, if you take this drug and suddenly stop Tobacco smoking, you may experience drug-related side effects like confusion, constipation, dizziness, difficulty with urination, dry mouth and eyes or drowsiness. Make sure your prescriber is aware that you smoke Tobacco or if you plan to stop smoking.
Pregnancy & Lactation Information
FIRST Trimester

Class C - Animal studies have shown an adverse effect and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR No animal studies have been conducted and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.

SECOND Trimester

Class C - Animal studies have shown an adverse effect and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR No animal studies have been conducted and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.

THIRD Trimester

Class C - Animal studies have shown an adverse effect and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR No animal studies have been conducted and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.

Lactation

Caution - Not enough information is available to rule out harm to infants when this drug is taken by nursing mothers.


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