Vivactil is a prescription drug approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to treat depression in people who are under close medical supervision. Vivactil is also known by its drug name, Protriptyline.

Vivactil is a tricyclic antidepressant. Vivactil is believed to work by changing the balance of neurotransmitters in the brain.

How do I take it?
Vivactil is generally taken three or four times a day.

Vivactil comes in tablet form.

Side effects
The FDA-approved label for Vivactil lists common side effects including headache, fatigue, ringing in the ears, weakness, drowsiness, dizziness, restlessness, insomnia, nightmares, nausea, vomiti... read more

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