Examples of antidepressants used for pain management are imipramine (Tofranil) and amitriptyline (Elavil).
In more difficult cases, antidepressant drugs such as amitriptyline (Elavil) are sometimes prescribed.
Antidepressants that have been shown to have analgesic (pain reducing) properties include amitriptyline (Elavil), trazodone (Desyrel), and imipramine (Tofranil).
The antimigraine drugs amitriptyline (Elavil) and cyproheptadine (Periactin) performed well for children in one study group.
The most commonly used ones are nortriptyline (Pamelor), desipramine (Elavil), and imipramine (Tofranil).
Such tricyclic antidepressants as desipramine (Norpramin, Pertofane) and amitriptyline (Elavil) are frequently recommended as well.
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