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Is amitriptyline as good as lortab for chronic pain?

9 doctors weighed in
Dr. David Rosenfeld
Pain Management
6 doctors agree

In brief: Different

Elavil (amitriptyline) helps with the neural chemical involved in blocking pain.
Lortab simply blocks the brain and central nervous system from feeling pain. They can be used together.

In brief: Different

Elavil (amitriptyline) helps with the neural chemical involved in blocking pain.
Lortab simply blocks the brain and central nervous system from feeling pain. They can be used together.
Dr. David Rosenfeld
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Dr. Ron Jones
Family Medicine
2 doctors agree

In brief: There is no answer

Both drugs are indeed used to treat pain.
There is "as good as" or "better than" when comparing these 2 agents. They are so pharmacologically different that you cannot compare the 2. Amitriptyline is sometimes used as an adjunct to "lortab" in the treatment of pain to approach the pain in a different manner.

In brief: There is no answer

Both drugs are indeed used to treat pain.
There is "as good as" or "better than" when comparing these 2 agents. They are so pharmacologically different that you cannot compare the 2. Amitriptyline is sometimes used as an adjunct to "lortab" in the treatment of pain to approach the pain in a different manner.
Dr. Ron Jones
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