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
Brand name

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 - Vivactil