Amitriptyline vs Lorazepam - What's the difference?

amitriptyline | lorazepam |


As nouns the difference between amitriptyline and lorazepam

is that amitriptyline is an antidepressant drug sold under the name Elavil; a tablet containing this drug while lorazepam is a benzodiazepine drug, used in the treatment of anxiety.

amitriptyline

Alternative forms

*amitryptiline

Noun

  • (pharmacology) An antidepressant drug sold under the name Elavil; a tablet containing this drug.
  • *2000 , (JG Ballard), Super-Cannes , Fourth Estate 2011, p. 327:
  • *:‘They were in very low concentrations, only fifteen per cent of the total. The remaining eighty-five per cent was made up of a powerful tranquillizer, amitryptiline .’
  • Anagrams

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    lorazepam

    Noun

    (-)
  • (pharmaceutical drug) A benzodiazepine drug, used in the treatment of anxiety.