Elavil (amitriptyline) is a tricyclic antidepressant.
Elavil affects chemicals in the brain that may be unbalanced in people with depression.
Elavil is used to treat symptoms of depression.
Note: This page contains information about the side effects of amitriptyline. Some of the dosage forms included on this document may not apply to the brand name Elavil.
For the Consumer
Applies to amitriptyline: oral tablet
In addition to its needed effects, some unwanted effects may be caused by amitriptyline (the active ingredient contained in Elavil). In the event that any of these side effects do occur, they may require medical attention.
General dosage information for the active ingredient contained in Elavil:Amitriptyline (oral tablet, intramuscular solution, compounding powder)Please confirm that the medication forms on the dosage document(s) above are relevant for the specific drug you are interested in.