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

Proriptyline

Vivactil
Type

Tricyclic
antidepressant
Target symptoms

Depression
Contraindications
MAOI, glaucoma, myocardial infarction, congestive heart
failure,urinary retention, pregnancy, breastfeeding
Side effects (call doctor)

Dizziness; drowsiness; dry mouth; excitement; headache; impotence; nausea; nightmares;
pupil dilation; sensitivity to sunlight; sweating; tiredness; upset stomach; vomiting; weakness;
weight loss or gain, allergic reactions (rash; hives; itching; difficulty 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; panic attacks; ringing in
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
balance; twitching of 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 - Proriptyline