amitriptyline hydrochloride
Chemically and pharmacologically related to imipramine hydrochloride; an antidepressant agent with mild tranquilizing properties, used in the treatment of mental depression and in the depressive phase of manic-depressive states; sometimes used in the treatment of sleep disorders and neurogenic pain syndromes.

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am·i·trip·ty·line hy·dro·chlo·ride (am″ĭ-tripґtə-lēn) [USP] a tricyclic antidepressant of the dibenzocycloheptadiene group, also having sedative effects; it is also used in the treatment of enuresis, chronic pain, peptic ulcer, and bulimia nervosa. Administered orally and intramuscularly.

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