Pamelor is a prescription medication approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for the treatment of depression. Pamelor may be mildly effective at managing neuropathic pain. Pamelor is also known by its drug name, nortriptyline.
Pamelor is a tricyclic antidepressant. It is believed that Pamelor works by changing the balance of neurotransmitters in the brain.
How do I take it?
Pamelor is generally taken one or more times a day.
Pamelor is available in capsule and liquid forms.
The FDA-approved label for Pamelor lists common side effects including increased heart rate, weakness, clumsiness, weight changes, nausea, constipation, trouble urinating, low blood pressure, sexual dysfunction, and blurred vision.
Rare but serious side effects listed for Pamelor include depressive symptoms and suicidality.
For more details about this treatment, visit:
Pamelor — RxList
Pain, Pain, Go Away: Antidepressants and Pain Management — National Center for Biotechnology Information