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How effective is amitriptyline when used to help sleep?

I have trouble getting to sleep and staying asleep. Don't want to take anything that would be habit forming/dependency. Have just been prescribed 25 mg. at bedtime.

Posted 16 Nov 2012 7 answers

How long does Amitriptyline withdrawal last?

I was prescribed Amitriptyline 10mg to be taken at nighttime for migraine prevention. Well it was giving making my already bad insomnia even worse to the point that I was unable to sleep even with my ...

Posted 9 Aug 2013 5 answers

How long does it take amitriptyline to get out of your system?

I was prescribed just 25mg/day at bedtime. I wanted to discontinue it because I thought it was giving me weird side effects. I had been taking the medication for about 5 weeks when I chose to stop it.

Posted 1 Feb 2010 3 answers

Tapering off amitriptyline, feel so sick, anxiety so bad, flu pain etc, should I go to hospital ?

I developed severe anxiety last May and my docs said the amitriptyline wasn't working for me. I began taking it 7 years ago for migraines that wouldn't go away and it worked except for ...

Posted 5 Aug 2012 9 answers

Has anyone come off of 10mg amitriptyline after experiencing hightened anxiety whilst on it?

Ive been on 10mg amitriptyline once a night for about 5 months for ibs symptoms while ive been on this medication ive found myself feeling very low very tired and started getting anxiety and panic ...

Posted 5 Sep 2013 3 answers

How does amitriptyline work for nerve pain? Does it ALWAYS cause weight gain?

My dr. suggested it for some mild nerve pain after a surgery but I understand that weight gain is one of the most frequent side effects. I'm over 55 years old & I'm about 15 lbs. ...

Posted 21 May 2013 3 answers

What is best drug to use for sleeping?

Been taking any where from 50 mg to 100 mg of Amitriptyline for 31 years to help me sleep as I have Fibromyalgia. But, as of 1/1/15 my insurance company is taking it up to a higher tier and my cost ...

Posted 3 Nov 2014 8 answers

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Escitalopram or Amitriptyline?

I had a very negative reaction to Cymbalta so I will not take it ever again. And I currently take escitalopram going up to 20 mg. pain has not gone away but mood and energy is better but sleep is ...

Posted 1 day 22 hours ago 3 answers

Side effects?

Hi all... I was on amitriptoline, propranolol, indomethacin, and 150mg venlafaxine. I was on these for about a year and the doc decided to lower the venlafaxine to 75mg but I started to get angry ...

Posted 1 day 21 hours ago 1 answer

I have been prescribed amitriptyline 10 mg for migraines but am now having some new side effects?

I feel depressed and my mind feels foggy. I have heard that I should not stop the medicine completely so wonder if I should take half the pill until I can see my doctor?

Posted 14 days ago 3 answers

I have been taking amitriptyline for 2 days now, for vestibular migraine preventative & depression.?

... How long should i expect to feel drowsy and woozy, like im floating on my feet when I walk and kind of unsteady? I get dizziness, lightheadedness, nausea & anxiety when migraines hit also. Is ...

Posted 16 days ago 2 answers

Is amitriptoline adictive???

Posted 5 days ago 1 answer

Could I have seritonin syndrome from taking Brintellix and amitriptyline together?

My Doc put me on 5mg of Brintellix and told me to keep taking the 25 mg of amitriptyline I was on. This is the second time he has had me try this combination ( Dumb me !)He wanted to get me on ...

Posted 7 Nov 2014 3 answers

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