Category Pharmacology

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Amitriptyline side effects: Uses, MOA, Contraindications

amitriptyline side effects

Overview of amitriptyline side effects Amitriptyline [amee-TRIP-ti-leen] is a group of tricyclic antidepressants. There are various amitriptyline side effects seen in the treatment of depressed people.  Brand names or other names: Alin, AMWEL, AMIPRES QMED (elite, DEPTYLINE, TRIAD, etc.  Amitriptyline…

Zolpidem: Side effects, MOA, Uses, Contraindications


Overview of Zolpidem Zolpidem is a non-benzodiazepine sedative and hypnotic drug but mainly produces hypnotic effect-decreases sleep latency & duration of sleep time increases in insomnia. It is classified as an imidazopyridine. Mechanism of action The non-benzodiazepine hypnotics bind selectively…

Pharmacokinetics: ADME, Parameters-NotesMed


What is Pharmacokinetics? The term Pharmacokinetics is derived from two words: pharmacon means drugs and kinetics means movement of drugs. The simple meaning of pharmacokinetics is “what the body does to the drugs”. It deals with the study of the…