Amitriptyline HCl is a tricyclic antidepressant. This medication is prescribed to help pets manage anxiety disorders including separation anxiety and fear of loud noises. When used with other medications, Amitriptyline HCl may also help with some behavioral problems, including managing self-destructive behavior and itching. Customers may receive this drug under the names Elavil.
Possible Side Effects
Possible side effects include drowsiness, dizziness, dry mouth, urinary retention and constipation. This medication may also cause potentially dangerous exacerbation of cardiac rhythm disturbance.