nortriptyline, Pamelor, Aventyl - has been discontinued in the U.S. (cont.)

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Nortriptyline was approved by the FDA in November 1964.

PRESCRIBED FOR: Nortriptyline is used to elevate the mood of patients with depression.

Non-FDA approved (off-label) use of nortriptyline includes:

Adjunctive therapy (added to other therapy) for chronic pain, for example,

SIDE EFFECTS: The most commonly encountered side effects associated with nortriptyline include:

Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 12/19/2014

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