Published on:June 2016
International Journal of Pharmacology and Clinical Sciences, 2016; 5(2):62-64
Case Report | doi:10.5530/ijpcs.5.2.5

Dose Dependent Amitriptyline Induced Sexual Dysfunction in a Migraine Patient


Authors and affiliation (s):

Kavitha BB1, Nischal Reddy2, Shashank Ballur3

1Postgraduate Student in Department of Pharmacology, Vydehi Institute of Medical Sciences and Research Centre, Bengaluru, Karnataka, INDIA.

2Assistant Professor in Department of Neurology, Vydehi Institute of Medical Sciences and Research Centre, Bengaluru, Karnataka, INDIA.

3Postgraduate in Department of Psychiatry, Vydehi Institute of Medical Sciences and Research Centre, Bengaluru, Karnataka, INDIA.

Abstract:

Amitriptyline is a tricyclic antidepressant. It is one of the preferred first linedrug for prophylactic treatment of migraine. Here we report a case of amitriptyline induced sexual dysfunction in a 40 year old male patient who was diagnosed with Migraine without aura.

Key words: Amitriptyline, Migraine, Sexual dysfunction.

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