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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 10 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

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 5 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

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


I got a new prescription from Walmart for Amitriptylin 25 MG. The old pill was green and round. The new pill is brown and round and is marked I 2. identifies the pill as Ibuprophen 20 MG. ...

Posted 23 Apr 2015 2 answers

Amitriptyline for severe anxiety?

I suffer from severe anxiety,ocd and some depression. I was maybe thinking about asking for amitriptyline mainly to help the severe anxiety. I have tried a lot of anti depressants, anti anxiety drugs ...

Posted 9 Jan 2014 6 answers

Amitriptyline - Can I take 25 mg Amitryptiline AND 300 mg Gabapentin per day?

I have been on gabapentin for 2 years, decreased to 300 mg per day now. But still not sleeping well... My .pain not very severe..

Posted 28 May 2013 5 answers

Amitriptyline dosage?

ive been on amitriptyline 75mg for several years and wondered how long would it take to feel the benefit of an increase to 100mg?

Posted 1 Nov 2015 8 answers

I have just stopped taking amitriptyline hcl 10 mg three times per day for one month to treat panic?

disorder, panic attacks, insomnia, and obsessive thoughts. I had to page my doctor today because the side effects of the medication have increased all of my symptoms tenfold. She told me to stop the ...

Posted 1 day 13 hours ago 2 answers

Any suggestions on what other drugs to take to treat side effects of bloating and gas?

I am taking 100mg gabapentin 2times a day and 25mg amitriptoline at bedtime for neuropathy. I am experiencing the side effects of gas and bloating. The combination of drugs works good to help control ...

Posted 14 days ago 3 answers

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