Definitions

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  • noun a tricyclic antidepressant drug (trade name Elavil) with serious side effects; interacts with many other medications

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Examples

  • We did not have some of the antidepressants we have now, but she responded very well to a medication called Elavil, which is still in use today, and was discharged from hospital within a few weeks.

    Shouldn’t I Be Happy?

  • Another class of drugs prescribed to improve sleep is tricyclic antidepressants such as amitriptyline (brand name Elavil) and doxipin (Sinequan).

    Our Bodies, Ourselves: Menopause

  • Another class of drugs prescribed to improve sleep is tricyclic antidepressants such as amitriptyline (brand name Elavil) and doxipin (Sinequan).

    Our Bodies, Ourselves: Menopause

  • Another class of drugs prescribed to improve sleep is tricyclic antidepressants such as amitriptyline (brand name Elavil) and doxipin (Sinequan).

    Our Bodies, Ourselves: Menopause

  • Another class of drugs prescribed to improve sleep is tricyclic antidepressants such as amitriptyline (brand name Elavil) and doxipin (Sinequan).

    Our Bodies, Ourselves: Menopause

  • Nardil and Parnate; and TCA's (tricyclic antidepressants) such as Elavil and Norpramin.

    IBTimes.com : Top News

  • A class of older antidepressants called tricyclics, such as amitriptyline (Elavil) or imipramine (Tofranil), are effective at staving off chronic tension-type headaches in many people who have not found relief with over-the-counter medications.

    Case of the Daily Headache

  • This was street code for an illegal transaction: fifty-six units of 50 mg tablets of Elavil, twenty-eight units of 200 mg tablets of Tuinol, and fifty-six units of 10 mg tablets of Valium.

    Dancing with the Devil

  • This was street code for an illegal transaction: fifty-six units of 50 mg tablets of Elavil, twenty-eight units of 200 mg tablets of Tuinol, and fifty-six units of 10 mg tablets of Valium.

    Dancing with the Devil

  • The package insert for Elavil was slipped into the dust jacket of Symposium in Blues, right next to the record sleeve, and when a doctor opened the album, he was greeted with the Elavil logo, along with a list of the symptoms of depression.

    MANUFACTURING DEPRESSION

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