Disease Information for Amitriptyline (Elavil/Endep) adm

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Clinical Manifestations
Signs & Symptoms
Galactorrhea/Male
Lactorrhea in a male
Lactorrhea/Galactorrhea/Prolonged lactation
Impotence, relative
Appetite increased
Polyphagia
Dry mouth/Mucous membranes
Delirium/Agitated delirium
Paresthesias
Seizures
Hallucination/visual
Oliguria/Decreased urine output
Blurred Cloudy Vision
Difficulty Focusing Eyes
Dimming vision/acute
Diplopia Double vision
Dry eyes/poor tearing
Dryness Conjunctiva
Grainy/Gritty Eye Sensation
Mydriasis/wide pupils
Opsoclonus/chaotic eye movements
Disease Progression
Galactorrhea
Laboratory Tests
Abnormal Lab Findings - Decreased
Neutrophiles (Lab)
Sodium, serum (Lab)
Abnormal Lab Findings - Increased
ADH/Antidiuretic Hormone/Vasopressin/Oxytocin level (Lab)
Diagnostic Test Results
EKG (ECG)
EKG/Widened QRS pattern (ECG)
EKG/Changes/abnormalities (ECG)
X-RAY
Xray/Radiopaque material/pills in gut/ABD
Associated Diseases & Rule outs
Associated Disease & Complications
Acute anuria/renal failure
Cardiac arrhythmias
Convulsions (grand mal)
Drug induced Arrhythmias
Drug induced Hyponatremia
Drug induced Impotence.
Drug induced Inappropriate ADH syndrome/SIADHS
Drug induced Movement disorder
Drug induced tremor/movement disorder
Hyponatremia
Impotence/Erectile dysfunction disorder
Inappropriate ADH secretion syndrome
Obesity
SIADH, idiopathic
Torsades de pointes/ventricular tachycardia
Xerophthalmia
Disease Mechanism & Classification
Drugs
DRUG/Antidepressant medication (examples)
DRUG/Chronic pain/Neuropathic pain adjunct medication
DRUG/Psychoactive/sedative drug (category)
DRUG/Tricyclic antidepressants (examples)
DRUG/Lowers seizure threshold
Process
PROCESS/Medication/Drug (CONFIRM dose/before treatment)
Synonyms
Synonym
1 Propanamine 3 (10,11 dihydro 5H dibenzo(a,d)cyclohepten 5 ylidene) N,N dimethyl, amitriptyline, Amitriptyline (product), Amitriptyline (substance), AMITRIPTYLINE PREPARATION, Brand name/Elavil (Amitriptyline), Brand name/Endep (Amitriptyline), Brand name/Etrafon (Perphenazine-Amitriptyline), Brand name/Levate (Amitriptyline), Brand name/Vanatrip (Amitriptyline)
Treatment
Drug Dosage
DRUG/Dose 10 mgm (Unit/Pill/Capsule size)
DRUG/Dose 100 mgm (Unit/Pill/Capsule size)
DRUG/Dose 150 mgms (Unit/Pill/Capsule size)
DRUG/Dose 25 mgm (Unit/Pill/Capsule size)
DRUG/Dose 50 mgm (Unit/Pill/Capsule size)
DRUG/Dose 75 Mgm (Unit/Pill/Capsule size)
DRUG/Dose once daily (RX)
DRUG/Generic available
DRUG/Intolerance in elderly/caution
DRUG/Oral medication (ex)
Definition

An antidepressant drug; tricyclic antidepressant (TCA)

with more anti-cholinergic effect than some; commonly used for chronic pain syndromes; oral preparation

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