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Q: What is amitriptyline used to treat?

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Amitriptyline is a member of the tricyclic antidepressant drug class. Its main use is to treat depression. Doctors also use amitriptyline for migraines, eating disorders, and certain types of pain. It can cause drowsiness, so amitriptyline is often useful to promote sleep with the conditions it treats.

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  1. Amitriptyline. U.S. National Library of Medicine. https://medlineplus.gov/druginfo/meds/a682388.html#brand-name-1 
  2. Amitriptyline (Oral Route). Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research. https://www.mayoclinic.org/drugs-supplements/amitriptyline-oral-route/proper-use/drg-20072061

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