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A 24-year-old female asked:

I have chronic severe migraines and my neurologist put me on elavil (amitriptyline) for migraine prevention and to help me sleep better. elavil (amitriptyline) can do that?

2 doctor answers4 doctors weighed in
Dr. Marcel Hungs
Neurology 28 years experience
Elavil (amitriptyline): Elavil (amitriptyline) is an excellent way to treat migraine and use the side effect of Elavil (amitriptyline) as sleepiness.
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Dr. Yash Khanna
Family Medicine 59 years experience
Yes it can: Elavil (amitriptyline) generic name amitryptyline is an antidepressant which is some time used to prevent migraine attacks and can also help you sleep as it has some sedative effect.
Created for people with ongoing healthcare needs but benefits everyone.
Last updated Jun 25, 2014

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