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My doctor said a have a ganglion cyst and prescribed me amitriptyline

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my doctor said a have a ganglion cyst and prescribed me amitriptyline 10mg is that correct? i read the leaflet and it says is to treat for depression and bed wetting
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. Chip replied 2 years ago.
Hi. Yes, amitriptyline is a tricyclic antidepressant but it can be used for pain as can the SSRI antidepressant Cymbalta

So yes the prescription is correct for your ganglion cyst pain
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