What is Amitriptyline-Perphenazine?

Category: Prescription Drugs

Most popular types: Triavil

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The combination of amitriptyline, a tricyclic antidepressant, and perphenazine, an antipsychotic agent is used in the treatment of patients with moderate to severe anxiety and depression. It is also used for depression with psychotic features.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Fibromyalgia 2 0
Bipolar I disorder 1 0
CNS lupus 1 1
Muscle tension 1 1
Paranoid schizophrenia 1 0

Show all 7 reasons taken


  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations Percentage
Severe 0
Moderate 2
Mild 0
None 1

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Amitriptyline-Perphenazine

Side effect Patients Percentage
Dry mouth 1
Irritability 1
Weight gain 1

Why patients stopped taking Amitriptyline-Perphenazine

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients Percentage
Side effects too severe 3
Other 2
See all 6 patients who've stopped taking Amitriptyline-Perphenazine

Duration

Stopped taking Amitriptyline-Perphenazine

Duration Patients Percentage
Less than 1 month 1
1 - 6 months 1
6 months - 1 year 1
1 - 2 years 1
2 - 5 years 2
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations Percentage
Always 2
Usually 0
Sometimes 1
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden
Burden Evaluations Percentage
Very hard to take 1
Somewhat hard to take 0
A little hard to take 0
Not at all hard to take 2
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations Percentage
$200+ 0
$100-199 0
$50-99 0
$25-49 0
< $25 1
Not specified 2

What people switch to and from

Patients started taking Amitriptyline-Perphenazine after stopping:

Treatment Patients Percentage
Duloxetine (Cymbalta) 1
Gabapentin (Neurontin) 1

Patients stopped taking Amitriptyline-Perphenazine and switched to:

Treatment Patients Percentage
Fluphenazine (Prolixin) 1
Last updated:
There are no evaluations for Amitriptyline-Perphenazine.