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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

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 19 days ago 8 answers

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 15 days ago 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

Today is my 3rd day on Amitriptyline. I feel things snapping in my head. Why?

Im taking this for insomnia. so far its giving me 3 hours per night.

Posted 25 Oct 2014 2 answers

How long does Fetzima withdrawal last?

I wasweaned off 45 mg Amitriptylne about two weeks ago and started on Fetzima on cross taper. When I hit 40 mg (10 days into this experimenet gone wrong) I hit the wall with horrible anxiety headachs ...

Posted 23 Oct 2014 1 answer

HAs anyone had a bad experience restarting amitriptyline after being off for 10 days?

My Doc weaned me off 45 mg of Amitriptyline about 3 weeks ago He did it in about a week with a cross taper onto Fetzima. When it was evident that was not going to work after 8 days he had me stop the ...

Posted 1 Nov 2014 1 answer

Blocked nose and nothing is working?

Hi ive had a blocked nose for 10days and nothing is shifting it im on celexa amitriptyline oxycontin but been on them for a. While ive tried nasel spray tablets steam inhalation and still nothing my ...

Posted 20 Oct 2014 2 answers

Is it a symptom of amitripyline to have heart burn, and sore mouth and throat?

Took 75mg of amitripyline after 16 days increased the dose to 150 and have been taking 150mg for a week and was wondering if severe heartburn and sore in mouth were side effects of amitripyline?

Posted 22 Oct 2014 1 answer

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