... neuropathy, but on line all it talks about is depression. Should I continue to take it?
If it works i would countinue taking it. alot of neuropathy medication is used for depression also. If it is not making you feel any better or your symtoms better you should tell you dr and have the medication changed or if it is affecting how you think or feel, as in making you depressed or aggervated more then usual. I also have neuropathy and was put on that yrs ago but it did not work for me. have you tried cymbalta or lyrica? they too are used for neuropathy but they are also used for depression. theirs really no known medication made just for our condition besides these ones i have mentioned.
good luck sorry i don't have any better answer for you but i hope that helps.
Amitriptyline was originally designed to treat depression, but it has subsequently proved to be effective in treating some cases of neuropathic pain.
If you are prescribed amitriptyline, the lowest possible dose will usually be recommended. If the medication is not effective, your dosage can be gradually increased. This approach will help lower your risk of getting side effects.
You may find this link to patients who have used amitriptyline for pain relief of interest: https://www.drugs.com/comments/amitriptyline/for-pain.html
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