UOL' as with many of the medications in this class or group of medications that have been out for longer than most, They are used for many different things and it's a good choice, unlike many medications that are hard to get off of. This is a mild anti-depressant and the biggest side effect is drowsiness but also many people that suffer from lack of sleep gets a benefit of a boost from the antidepressant effect during the day.
Hi, Nortriptyline is a tricyclic antidepressant which can be used off label for other reasons, such as insomnia and/or pain. I used to take Amitriptyline (which is in the same drug class) to help me sleep, and it was very successful.
- Nortriptyline Information for Consumers
- Nortriptyline Information for Healthcare Professionals (includes dosage details)
- Side Effects of Nortriptyline (detailed)
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