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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 8 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

My doctor gave me amitriptyline for anxiety is this even an anxiety med??

I've been struggling with anxiety for over 3 yrs now and im diagnosed with agoraphobia and panic disorder with m.p.d my doctor gave me this med for it... Is this even an anxiety med? I need ...

Posted 5 days ago 4 answers

My boyfriend has Multi Focal Motor Neuropathy and is taking Gabbpentin and Amitriptyline for pain?

These meds have completely wiped out his sex drive,,, I mean there is none at all,,, and as we are in a fairly new relationship, it has put a lot of stress on both of us. This disease on it's ...

Posted 4 days ago 3 answers

Can somebody tell me why they would put a 16 yr old on 100 mg of amitriptyline?

She also takes Topiramate and levetiracetam. These meds are ostensibly for sleep and migraines, but it seems as though the dosage for the amitriptyline is kind of high. She is also hallucinating. ...

Posted 15 days ago 4 answers

When will Amitriptyline withdrawal symptoms go?

Hi, my doctor has told me to reinstate my amitriptyline as i am having really bad withdrawal symptoms. Does anyone know how long after reinstating i should get relief. I was on the drug for 3 years ...

Posted 4 days ago 2 answers

Amitriptyline - How long will it take for me to recover natural sleep patter after quitting elavil?

I am in day 30 since stopping Elavil. I have had about 30 hours of sleep in that time. I am exhausted, depressed and anxious.

Posted 23 Sep 2013 3 answers

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