Vivactil

Last Update April 17, 2016
Vivactil is an antidepressants medication.
Uses: Vivactil is prescribed for Depression and is mostly mentioned together with this indication. Read More
Other brands: Protriptyline
Protriptyline (Vivactil) is a tricyclic antidepressant (TCA), specifically a secondary amine, indicated for the treatment of maj...
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for Depression
4.7
Concern level
3.7
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Positive 56 "Follow up question concerning dosing vivactil: ...At first, I found vivactil very ...However, I am up to 25mg of vivactil and I think it might be making me tired or alot less activating than before.... "Read more positive discussions
Negative 41 "I was continuing the Wellbutrin, and the pdoc was looking for something to ...When I went for my next visit, there was the proof easily visible on the mood chart that the Vivactil had been working.... "Read more negative discussions
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Facts about Vivactil

What does Vivactil look like?
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Strength : 5 mg
Pill imprint : OP;701
Color : Orange
Shape : Oval
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Strength : 10 mg
Pill imprint : OP;702
Color : Yellow
Shape : Oval
Attribution
Alchohol warning on Vivactil
There may be a negative interaction between Vivactil and alcohol.
How do I obtain Vivactil?
Prescription in the USA
How do I take Vivactil?
Pill
What dosages are available?
5 mg Tablet, 10 mg Tablet
Ingredients
Protriptyline Hcl
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