I'm currently on 20mg at bedtime. I have been feeling really good and only about 2 headaches a month. The past 6 days I've had numbness in face (what happens before a headache), feeling out of it and mild headaches. I'm wondering if the nortriptyline has stopped or if i need to ask the doctor about upping dose.
Tingling is a common side effect of nortriptyline. It is not unusual for dosage to be adjusted, especially if symptoms for which you are being treated are beginning to return. Discuss this concern with your doctor. He/she may want to increase your dosage, or add another med to your treatment plan. Best of health to you.
- Nortriptyline Information for Consumers
- Nortriptyline Information for Healthcare Professionals (includes dosage details)
- Side Effects of Nortriptyline (detailed)
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