Definition of Elavil
1. Noun. A tricyclic antidepressant drug (trade name Elavil) with serious side effects; interacts with many other medications.
Generic synonyms: Tricyclic, Tricyclic Antidepressant, Tricyclic Antidepressant Drug
Language type: Trademark
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Literary usage of Elavil
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1. Handbook of Severe Disability: A Text for Rehabilitation Counselors, Other edited by Walter C. Stolov, Michael R. Clowers (2000)
"Antidepressants (usually elavil and Sinequan) are added to the pain cocktail at levels sufficient to help "energize" the patient, and are reduced at a much ..."
2. The Practices and Procedures of the Investigating Services of the Deparment edited by Strom Thurmond (1998)
"An investigation conducted by the Army CID decided that Sean's death was due to overdose of elavil and alcohol. The final determination as to the cause of ..."
3. Ill-Equipped: U.S. Prisons and Offenders with Mental Illness by Sasha Abramsky (2003)
"... and elavil. As for a general history in prison, I can generally say that "I have seen it all." Everything from receiving what I think is the best ..."
4. Pulse Check: National Trends in Drug Abuse by Lee P. Brown (1995)
"Washington, DC police report the appearance of the combination of Doriden and Tylenol-4 ("Dors and 4s") as well as elavil, Clonidine, ..."