AMITRIPTYLINE

Amitriptyline hydrochloride 2% is compounded in cream, either by itself, or with other actives such as gabapentin, ketamine, baclofen, ketoprofen, nifedipine, lignocaine, capsaicin or clonidine. Strengths of each active vary according to prescription.

A popular dosage form is the 2% amitriptyline in Versabase cream for vulvodynia.

Customized capsules are also available in a lactose-free formulation for those with allergies to the commercial product.

Contact your pain management specialist or general practitioner for more information.