Triptafen is a combination of the anti-depression drug
amitriptyline, and the anti-anxiety
Mild to Moderate Depression with Anxiety.
All medications can have side-effects.
Remember, the following suggested side-effects are possibilities. Many people do
not experience side-effects. If you think you are please consult
your Doctor. There are other medicines that can counteract these.
The following are a list of conditions in which Triptafen should not be used, or should be used with caution. Always check with your Doctor.
Older People are more likely to have bad effects from the medication, particularly agitation, confusion, and weak muscles/floppiness.
*** RECOMMENDED BOOKS ***
If you are interested in going into even more depth, the following book(s), sold by Amazon.co.uk, are recommended by us. Each is followed by a rating for ease of reading (1-3).
Easy to comprehend.
2=More Complex but still a good read.
3=Very Complex, only for professionals/those studying to degree level.
British National Formulary (Mehta)
RATING SCORE = 3  This the standard reference book for professionals (nurses, doctors etc) who prescribe and give out medication.
Consumer's Guide To Psychiatric Drugs (Preston et al)
RATING SCORE = 2  Attempts to use straightforward, plain English, despite all the jargon that is around medication. Not a bad job at all!
The Complete Guide To Psychiatric Drugs: Straight Talk For Best Results (Drummond)
RATING SCORE = 2  Another good attempt to simplify medication so that most of us can at least try to understand.
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