Nortriptyline Hydrochloride (Nortriptyline Hydrochloride Capsules) - updated on RxList
(Source: RxList - New and Updated Drug Monographs)
Source: RxList - New and Updated Drug Monographs - June 28, 2021 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

Zydus Cadila gets USFDA nod for antidepressant drug
Zydus Cadila has received final approval from the United States Food and Drug Administration (USFDA) to market Nortriptyline Hydrochloride capsules USP, in strengths of 10 mg, 25 mg, 50 mg and 75 mg, Cadila Healthcare said in a regulatory filing. (Source: The Economic Times Healthcare and Biotech News)
Source: The Economic Times Healthcare and Biotech News - February 25, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

nortriptyline (Pamelor)
Title: nortriptyline (Pamelor)Category: MedicationsCreated: 12/31/1997 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 7/9/2019 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Depression General)
Source: MedicineNet Depression General - July 9, 2019 Category: Psychiatry Source Type: news

Ativan vs. Nortriptyline
Title: Ativan vs. NortriptylineCategory: MedicationsCreated: 12/14/2017 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 12/14/2017 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Medications General)
Source: MedicineNet Medications General - December 14, 2017 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

People on antidepressants have a lower risk of Parkinson's
The research published in the journal Neurobiology of Disease found extended use of the drug nortriptyline prevented abnormal proteins building up in the brain, which trigger the disease. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - September 6, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Antidepressants could delay Parkinson's progression
Nortriptyline - a tricyclic antidepressant - can prevent the formation of toxic brain clusters associated with Parkinson's disease, a new study finds. (Source: Parkinson's Disease News From Medical News Today)
Source: Parkinson's Disease News From Medical News Today - September 6, 2017 Category: Neurology Tags: Parkinson's Disease Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Antidepressants could delay Parkinson's progression
Nortriptyline - a tricyclic antidepressant - can prevent the formation of toxic brain clusters associated with Parkinson's disease, a new study finds. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - September 6, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Parkinson's Disease Source Type: news

Pamelor (Nortriptyline HCl) - updated on RxList
(Source: RxList - New and Updated Drug Monographs)
Source: RxList - New and Updated Drug Monographs - February 6, 2017 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

UCLA awarded grant to study depression in older adults
More than half of older adults who are treated for depression find that eventually their treatments are no longer effective. When depression persists, these people are at greater risk of accelerated aging, declining mental health and even suicide.To help address this, UCLA and four other institutions have been awarded a $13.9 million grant to evaluate treatment strategies for older adults with depression who have not responded to medications. UCLA psychiatry professor Dr. Helen Lavretsky will serve as principal investigator on this new study.“No more than 30 to 40 percent of people respond to first-line treatments,” sa...
Source: UCLA Newsroom: Health Sciences - September 30, 2016 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

Depression blood test could lead to personalised treatments
Conclusion This study shows how a new blood test in development can help identify people with depression who are most and least likely to benefit from antidepressants. While promising, the test is far from perfect. For example, it missed 39-43% of non-responders, meaning these people would continue to receive standard antidepressant treatment that is unlikely to work for them. A large proportion of patients (22-38%) also fell into the "intermediate" group who were neither responders nor non-responders, so the test wasn't too useful here. This means there is a significant proportion of people with depression ...
Source: NHS News Feed - June 7, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Mental health Medication Source Type: news

What Is the Difference Between Drug Dependent & Drug Addicted?
Kathleen’s Story Kathleen experienced a work related injury in which a box fell on her neck while she was standing on a ladder to retrieve something else from a high shelf. She suffered a C4 injury (the fourth cervical vertebra) which resulted in limited control of her shoulders and biceps. It was accompanied by a stinging sensation that she came to discover was related to damage to nerve fibers. She also noticed tingling and numbness in her fingers. It was diagnosed as neuropathic pain. Her doctor explained that the communication between her spine and brain was being mis-translated and that the signals were coming f...
Source: Psych Central - March 8, 2016 Category: Psychiatry Authors: Edie Weinstein, MSW, LSW Tags: Addictions Alcoholism Chronic Pain Cognitive-Behavioral Disorders Family General Medications Personal Stories Psychology Psychotherapy Substance Abuse Treatment Anti-inflammatory drug addicted vs drug dependence neuropathic p Source Type: news

Easing the pain
(Queen's University) Combining nortriptyline and morphine provides better pain relief than using either drug alone, according to a new study led by Queen's researcher Ian Gilron. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - April 7, 2015 Category: Global & Universal Source Type: news

Amitriptyline poisoning of a baby: how informative can hair analysis be? - Allibe N, Eysseric-Guerin H, Kintz P, Bartoli M, Bost-Bru C, Grenier F, Scolan V, Stanke-Labesque F.
We reported a case of a 6-month-old baby girl who was hospitalized in the pediatric emergency for central nervous system disorders then coma. Toxicology analysis showed the presence of amitriptyline (AMI) and its metabolite nortriptyline (NOR) in blood and... (Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated))
Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated) - February 20, 2015 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Age: Infants and Children Source Type: news

nortriptyline, Pamelor, Aventyl - has been discontinued in the U.S.
Title: nortriptyline, Pamelor, Aventyl - has been discontinued in the U.S.Category: MedicationsCreated: 12/31/1997 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 12/18/2014 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Depression General)
Source: MedicineNet Depression General - December 18, 2014 Category: Psychiatry Source Type: news