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Reviews for Elavil to treat Vulvodynia

"Use of Elavil has not lessened the pain associated with vulvodynia (or nerve ending pain), but it seems I can tolerate it more. But I notice that my throat gets very dry and my voice is hoarse. Also I have been diagnosed with dry eye, and I do feel that is caused by the Elavil (along with dry mouth and throat)."

   
7.0

BRAGS May 11, 2013

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"Amitriptyline made a huge difference to my daily life in terms of pain relief from Vulvodynia, but it has many side effects. I stuck to a low level 25mg and had to wiegh up benefits vs side-effects. Changed to Nortriptyline and had the same benefits but less side-effects. Now take 30mg of Nortriptyline."

   
7.0

Anonymous January 23, 2011

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"Elavil really worked for the vulvadynia discomfort. Unfortunately, it also made me super anxious and shaky, and I just couldn't tolerate it."

   
1.0

Anonymous January 4, 2011

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"Awesome pain inhibitor for this condition but I had too many side effects like heart palpitations and hair loss."

   
9.0

Anonymous December 9, 2010

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"Big help for vulvodynia."

   
8.0

mxo180 October 9, 2010

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