AMITRIPTYLINE USE IN GERIATRIC CARE : AJN The American Journal of Nursing - amitriptyline older adults

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Amitriptyline Overused in Elderly Neuropathy Patients | MDedge Family Medicine amitriptyline older adults


Tertiary amine tricyclics such as amitriptyline and imipramine have been reported to be effective in depressed geriatric patients, but because of their potential for.

This is an extremely common response to amitriptyline in older adults, which is why it's considered an "inappropriate drug" in the Nursing Home Reform Act of.

BOSTON — Doctors continue to prescribe the antidepressant amitriptyline for treatment of diabetic peripheral neuropathy in the elderly despite.