Elavil Vs. Cymbalta

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Anxiety Medications: Elavil

Generic name: amitriptyline

 

Elavil is in a group of drugs known as tricyclic antidepressants. This type of medication help to block the absorption of serotonin and norepinephrine by brain cells, allowing more of these chemicals to be available in the brain. Tricyclic antidepressants were one of the first types of antidepressants available and are still prescribed often to patients suffering from depression. This medication is sometimes used to treat bulimia (eating disorder), and to help...

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