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amitriptyline

amitriptyline

noun am·i·trip·ty·line \ˌa-mə-ˈtrip-tə-ˌlēn\

Definition of AMITRIPTYLINE

:  a tricyclic aromatic antidepressant drug C20H23N used in the form of its hydrochloride salt

Origin of AMITRIPTYLINE

amino + tryptophan + -yl + 2-ine
First Known Use: 1961

amitriptyline

noun am·i·trip·ty·line \ˌam-ə-ˈtrip-tə-ˌlēn\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of AMITRIPTYLINE

:  a tricyclic antidepressant drug that is administered in the form of its hydrochloride C20H23N·HCl and has been used to treat migraine headaches and neuropathic pain as well as depression

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