amitriptyline (Elavil, Endep)

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GENERIC NAME: amitriptyline

DISCONTINUED BRAND: Elavil (in the U.S.), Amitid, Amitril, Endep

DRUG CLASS AND MECHANISM: Amitriptyline is in the class of drugs called tricyclic antidepressants (TCAs) and is used for treating depression. Other drugs in the same class include:

Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 9/18/2015

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