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Nortriptyline is an antidepressant used to treat mood disorders like depression. Sometimes, Nortriptyline is used as a part of a combination therapy, meaning you might take other medications along with it to improve your symptoms related to depression.

Nortriptyline has also been shown to help prevent and treat headaches and migraines, along with other maladies unrelated to depression, when taken regularly. For example, it’s been shown Nortriptyline can help you quit smoking. You can take Nortriptyline as either an oral capsule or as an oral suspension.


Venlafaxine is an antidepressant pill used to treat depression, general anxiety disorder, social anxiety disorder, and panic disorders. For those suffering from depression, anxiety, or panic, Venlafaxine helps to restore the natural balance of serotonin and norepinephrine in the brain, easing the distressing symptoms of depression and anxiety. Venlafaxine comes in three forms: tablet, tablet extended-release, and capsule extended-release.

Venlafaxine can also help prevent migraines. After an assessment with a medical provider, you might be prescribed Venlafaxine for migraine prevention even if you don’t have any symptoms of depression or anxiety.


Elavil is a medication often prescribed to treat symptoms of anxiety and depression. If you struggle with depression or anxiety, relief is out there. Talk to your doctor about Elavil to see if it’s right for you. As a tricyclic antidepressant, this medication works by increasing the levels of serotonin in your brain, which has a positive impact on your central nervous system, or CNS. In turn, Elavil helps to improve your mood, emotional state, quality of sleep, and the way that your body interprets and reacts to pain.
Though we don’t carry Elavil at Nurx™, we do offer generic antidepressants with similar uses and benefits, like Nortriptyline.


If you regularly experience migraines and are tired of over-the-counter migraine medication that simply doesn’t work, it may be time to consider Pamelor. We at Nurx™ take great pride in offering our patients a variety of options to make their lives more enjoyable, and preventing migraines is an important part of living a pain-free life. Pamelor is a great option for migraine prevention and as an added bonus can even help elevate your mood and decrease depression and anxiety thanks to its antidepressant properties.

Pamelor is a type of antidepressant medication that’s known as a tricyclic antidepressant, or TCA. TCAs work by directly affecting certain neurotransmitters in the brain that are responsible for your mood. The neurotransmitters that TCAs impact include serotonin and norepinephrine. These chemicals can also impact how we experience pain, making this medication an option when looking to prevent migraines. Pamelor is available in generic form under the name Nortriptyline.

If you currently take a monoamine oxidase inhibitor (MAOI) such as Parnate, Marplan, or Nardil, Pamelor is not for you. Our experts can help you find a different migraine prevention medication that’s perfectly suited to your needs and won’t interact with the medications you’re currently taking.

Pamelor and its generic version, Nortriptyline, are manufactured by Mallinckrodt Pharmaceuticals.


If you’re suffering from depression and anxiety, Lexapro can offer you the relief you’ve been searching for. Lexapro is a prescribed medication that is intended to treat symptoms of major depressive disorder and generalized anxiety disorder. Like other antidepressants, Lexapro is also occasionally used to prevent migraines. It comes in the form of a tablet, and doses vary by patient.

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