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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

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

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

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

Just started amitriptyline, feeling very tired, how long will this last?

This is day 3 for my husband on Amitriptyline 50 mg for migraine prevention. He is very tired and we're wanting to know if this is normal and/or how long this will take to subside as it is ...

Posted 27 Mar 2011 4 answers

Even after taking MELATONIN at 8.30PM and AMITRIPTYLINE at 9.15PM unable to fall asleep until 3.OOAM

Have been taking the above medication for the past one month

Posted 1 day 19 hours ago 3 answers

Im taking lots of tablets for pain but nothing seem to be working?

im on amitriptyline, salazonpyrin, diclofienac, co codamol, sertraline, all for RA.but im still in pain,

Posted 4 days ago 3 answers

Can amitriptyline help with a trapped nerve pain in the neck and shoulder?

I have been prescribed this and on the box it says that it is for depression.

Posted 17 days ago 3 answers

Amitriptyline - does amitripyline make you gain weight by just taking the medication?

can you take this during the day oppose to taking it at night..I have so much anxiety and panic during the day.I take it for nuropathy Thank you

Posted 17 days ago 3 answers


I have been on Amitriptyline since October 2014, only like 4 months. My doctor has me up to 100mg at bedtime.. Well I've definitely put on the pounds and now I'm 6weeks pregnant.. I would ...

Posted 15 days ago 2 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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