PTSD
info
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DISCLAIMER: This info is not official, it is for conversational purposes only. The info
comes from Google.
Call  your doctor or your pharmacist for info re medication.
Generic name

Nortriptyline
Brand  names
Aventyl
Pamelor
Type
Tricyclic
Antidepressant
Target Symptoms

Depression.  Also used to treat chronic hives,
premenstrual depression, attention deficit hyperactivity
disorder (ADHD) in children, and bedwetting.
Contraindications

MAOI, myocardial infarction,
cross-sensitivity with other dibenzazapines.

Dizziness; drowsiness; dry mouth; excitement; headache; impotence; nausea;
nightmares; pupil dilation; sensitivity to sunlight; sweating; tiredness; upset stomach;
breathing; tightness in chest; swelling of mouth, face, lips, or tongue); blurred vision or
other vision changes; changes in sex drive; chest pain; confusion; constipation; fainting;
fever; frequent or difficult urination; hallucinations; impulsive behavior or other unusual
changes in behavior; fast, slow, or irregular heartbeat; jaw, neck, or muscle spasms;
mental or mood changes (eg, increased anxiety, mood swings, agitation, irritability,
nervousness, restlessness); panic attacks; ringing in the ears; seizures; severe dizziness
or drowsiness; sore throat; stomach pain; suicidal thinking or behavior; swelling of the
testicles; tremor; trouble sleeping; trouble walking or keeping your balance; twitching of
the face or tongue; uncontrolled movements of arms and legs or stiffness; unusual
bleeding or bruising; worsening of depression; yellowing of skin or eyes.
Medication sometimes prescribed in the treatment of PTSD - Aventyl