Besides those two groups of drugs, other sedatives are also used for that purpose.Barbiturates are nonselective CNS depressants that used to be the mainstay of treatment to sedate patients or to induce and maintain sleep.
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Elavil should not be used for bipolar disorder (manic depression) as it may precipitate a manic episode.
Elavil may also be prescribed to treat: It is also useful in treatment for nerve pain, chronic pain syndromes, migraines/migraine prevention, nocturnal enuresis and insomnia. Tablet: 10 mg, 25 mg, 50 mg, 75 mg, 100 mg, 150 mg In Adolescents: Initial: 25-50 mg/day; may give in divided doses; increase gradually to 100 mg/day in divided doses; maximum dose: 200 mg/day In Children: Investigationally: initial doses of 1 mg/kg/day given in 3 divided doses with increases to 1.5 mg/kg/day have been reported in a small number of children (n=9) 9-12 years of age Clinically, doses up to 3 mg/kg/day (5 mg/kg/day if monitored closely) have been proposed Warnings and Precautions Special care should be used in children under twelve years.
There are a number of drugs and herbs used for their sedating properties, and sedation may be described as anything from calm to unresponsive to stimuli.
Giving a sedative in medicine could mean rendering unconscious, calming anxiety or promoting sleep, so the field is very broad.Amitriptyline Brand Names: Elavil, Endep, Amitril, Emitrip, Enovil, Etrafon, Etrafon-A, Etrafon-Forte, PMS-Levazine, SK-Amitriptyline, Dohme, Sharpe Overview Elavil is a brand name for Amitriptyline, a tricyclic antidepressant (TCA.) It is a heterocyclic antidepressant - a class of drugs that inhibits the nerve cells' ability to reuptake norepinephrine and serotonin and brings the levels of these neurotransmitters back up to normal. Elavil effects may be felt after one to two weeks though some patients may take longer to feel its effects depending on the dosage and the patient.Elavil may improve sleep patterns earlier than other symptoms. Elavil is FDA-labeled in adults and in adolescents and children above 12 years old for depression.Separate levels of sedation might be defined by dosage.A sedative in small amounts could have anxiolytic (anxiety-reducing) properties.It is used primarily to treat major depression (both psychotic and endogenous), especially depression associated with a sleep disturbance.