Your urologist may be using it to cover a broad spectrum of disorders.
Amitriptyline can be used for depression, insomnia, fibromyalgia, migraine, IBS, painful bladder, TMJ, anxiety and PTSD. Some of these uses and others maybe what is called 'off label'. Not approved for the disorder but may help.
For the most accurate answer it may be best to ask your doctor why he prescribed it.
Hope you find your answer soon :)
- Amitriptyline Information for Consumers
- Amitriptyline Information for Healthcare Professionals (includes dosage details)
- Side Effects of Amitriptyline (detailed)
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