- for endogenous depression; tricyclic antidepressant;
- adult: 50-100mg PO qhs;
- increase to 300 mg/day if needed;
- note many anticholinergic side effects including blurred vision; urinary retention, dry mouth;
- as compared to other tricyclic antidepressants, nortriptyline has mild-moderate sedative effects, and minimal side effects w/ regard to orthostatic hypotension and nausea
Original Text by Clifford R. Wheeless, III, MD.
Last updated by Data Trace Staff on Monday, July 30, 2012 4:41 pm