Nortriptyline is in the class of drugs known as tricyclic antidepressants and while the SSRI's and other formulas of more efficacious value and with less negative side effects, tricyclics, mainly Elavil® (amytriptaline) is used for sleep. However, while ok for inducing drowsiness and sleep, tricylics actually are a common cause of and NOT a cure for restless leg syndrome. Hope this helps; take care. >> RAY...
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