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What are the withdrawl symptoms of nortriptyline?
Nortriptyline (Pamelor) is a tricyclic anti-depressant. Abrupt discontinuation (withdrawal) of tricyclic anti-depressants can cause symptoms of restlessness, anxiety, chills, muscle pain, headache, dizziness, nausea and vomiting. Symptoms can be reduced by slowly reducing the dose.
Janet Crandall, M.D.
Editor: William Shiel, MD, FACP, FACR