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What is the definition or description of: amitriptyline level?

What is the definition or description of: amitriptyline level?

Serum concentration: If some one is taking Elavil or amitriptyline, a blood test can determine the amount of medication present in their blood and it helps determine if the response is adequate and mainly to make sure the level is not toxic. ...Read more

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Dr. Robert Kent
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Elavil (Definition)

Elavil is a tertiary amine tricyclic which is a kind of tricyclic type drug (serotonin-norepinephrine reuptake inhibiting ...Read more


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If you take amitriptyline and it raises your prolactin levels will they go back down again when you stop the amitriptyline ?

If you take amitriptyline and it raises your prolactin levels will they go back down again when you stop the amitriptyline ?

Prolactin: Effects are variable. You will need to have yours checked rather than just reading about it. Discuss potential risks and benefits of your medication with your doctor. Elevated prolactin levels return quickly to normal if an offending drug is discontinued. ...Read more

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Can fertile xx be taken with 10mg amitriptyline does fertile xx have stuff in that increases seritinon levels as that is what amitriptyline does ?

Can fertile xx be taken with 10mg amitriptyline does fertile xx have stuff in that increases seritinon levels as that is what  amitriptyline does ?

Fertile XX: If i may speak truthfully, no one knows what fertile xx does because it is not a controlled or regulated substance, so no one has bothered studying it. It is a 'natural' product said to contain black cohosh, chasteberry, and others in "therapeutic amounts." even the manufacturer doesn't specify how-much-of-what is in it. I think it's unlikely it affects serotonin, or anything else... ...Read more

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Does a serum prolactin level test show your serotonin level 2 can I get serotonin syndrome from 10mg a nite of amitriptyline when it not 1st time used?

Does a serum prolactin level test show your serotonin level 2 can I get serotonin syndrome from 10mg a nite of amitriptyline when it not 1st time used?

Serum prolactin test: Measures prolactin, not serotonin. Serotonin syndrome usually is caused by a combination of medicines, not just one. Please see this link for very helpful information including a list of drugs to compare to those you are taking. http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/serotonin-syndrome/ds00860. ...Read more

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Can i take diurex while on amitriptyline?

Can i take diurex while on amitriptyline?

Yes, but be cautious: Diurex is caffeine and magnesium salicylate. As such it will have the stimulating properties of caffeine including nervousness, tachycardia, insomnia and jitteriness. Salicylate may cause ringing in the ears and GI irritation. Amitriptyline is an antidepressant which can cause sedation, constipation, urinary retention and changes in heart rhythm. There are no reported drug interactions. ...Read more

Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Endep (Definition)

Endep is a tertiary amine tricyclic which is a kind of tricyclic type drug (serotonin-norepinephrine reuptake inhibiting ...Read more