Our expert says:
Trepiline is used for the treatment of depressive illness, and depression associated with anxiety. It is also used as adjunctive therapy for bed-wetting in children older than 6 years of age. Amitriptyline (the active of Trepiline) is furthermore used with great success in the treatment of chronic pain syndromes (neck and back pain, amongst others) and migraine. It has also been used to treat nerve pain such as that accompanied by shingles.
The drug has significant sedative effects and may be useful in the treatment of insomnia.
Side-effects may include Confusion, Dry mouth, Headache, Nausea/ vomiting, Weight gain/ increased appetite, Heartburn, Constipation, Difficulty urinating, Hallucinations,
Fatigue, Blurred vision, Impaired concentration, Dilated pupils/ eye pain, Difficulty breathing, Seizures and palpitations.
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