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Tricyclic Antidepressants for Chronic Spine Pain

Tricyclic antidepressants are sometimes prescribed for chronic back pain. Learn about the various tricyclic antidepressant medications used as pain medication for managing chronic back and neck pain.
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Are Tricyclic Antidepressants an Effective Way to Relieve Chr…
Tricyclic antidepressants are sometimes prescribed off label for chronic back pain or chronic spine pain. Find out what tricyclic anti-depressants are and if they are the right pain medication for you.

What are the Potential Side Effects of Taking Elavil or Other Amitriptyline?
Elavil and Amitriptyline medications have side effects. If you take Elavil or other amitriptyline medication for chronic back pain or depression, you should be aware of potential side effects and what to do about them.

What is the Safe and Effective Way to Take Amitriptyline for Chronic Back Pain?
Amitriptyline, brand name Elavil for chronic back pain or neuropathic pain has a different dosage than amitriptyline and Elavil for depression. For chronic back pain and other neuropathic pain Elavil and other amitriptyline drugs are tricyclic antidepressants that be given effectively at a low dose.

When Should You Avoid Taking Elavil or Other Amitriptyline?
Elavil and other amitriptyline medications are sometimes prescribed off-label to chronic back pain patients for pain management. Taking drugs containing amitriptyline - Elavil, Endep, Vanatrip, and others - should be avoided if you are also taking certain other drugs. Endep and Vanatrip are two tricyclic antidepressants containing...

Tricyclic Antidepressants are Prescribed Off-Label
Tricyclic antidepressants are prescribed off-label to chronic back patients who use them.

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