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what are side effects from neurontin (gabapentin) or elavil?

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Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience Psychiatry
PTSD: Elavil (amitriptyline) is an old tricyclic antidepressant with sedating and drying effects (dry mouth, dry skin, constipation, dry eyes) and cardiovascular side effects. Other safer medications are preferred for youngsters with ptsd. Consult your physician.
Answered on Jun 25, 2014

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