21 Dec 2009
I found this on the web. I hope this explains the working as best as I can find.
How Does Elavil Work?
Elavil belongs to a class of medications called tricyclic antidepressants. It is not entirely clear how the drug works. It does affect several chemicals in the brain, including serotonin and norepinephrine. Elavil may allow these chemicals to stay in the brain longer, which can help with depression symptoms.
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I just started taking this 5 days ago for headaches at 10mg at night and it has already helped my head pain, I am a little drowsy and I have more ...
2 answers • 28 Sep 2009
she is not depressed but has bad headaches daily.all the family i talked to said it could be harmful to her. so i looked it up and still can't ...
8 answers • 6 Apr 2010
I only nurse my 11 month old baby at night and have horrible migraines and cluster headaches but not ready to fully stop nursing. Sounds like a no ...
3 answers • 31 May 2011
I've been presc. elavil for vascular headaches(subarachnoid hemorrhage10 yrs ago) will it work/safe?
Typical migraine Meds. Don't work. Altram works if symptoms before onset.
2 answers • 18 Apr 2012