Home|Journals|Articles by Year

Directory for Medical Articles

Review Article

Düşünen Adam. 2007; 20(2): 109-112

Amitriptyline Abuse: Case Report

İbrahim Eren, İ. Meltem Atay.


Amitriptyline is an antidepressant that has long been used in psychiatry. This study presents a 40-year-old female single patient treated alcohol addiction, alcohol withdrawal delirium and multiple substance use with amitriptyline. Antidepressants are often used both in primary health care clinics and also in many clinical departments. This case suggests that more attention should be paid when prescribing medicine for patients who have a history of substance use.

Key words: Amitriptyline, abuse, anticholinergic

Article Language: Turkish English

Full-text options

Share this Article

Online Article Submission
• ejmanager.com

Review(er)s Central
About BiblioMed
License Information
Terms & Conditions
Privacy Policy
Contact Us

The articles in Bibliomed are open access articles licensed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International License (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/4.0/) which permits unrestricted, non-commercial use, distribution and reproduction in any medium, provided the work is properly cited.