No it does not help.
Two boxes of amitriptyline (Endep) in 10- and 25-mg doses
Amitriptyline is used for a number of medical conditions including major depressive disorder (MDD). Some evidence suggests amitriptyline may be more effective than other antidepressants, including selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs), although it is rarely used as a first-line antidepressant due to its higher toxicity in overdose and generally poorer tolerability.
It is TGA-labeled for migraine prevention, also in cases of neuropathic pain disorders, fibromyalgia and nocturnal enuresis. Amitriptyline is a popular off-label treatment for irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), although it is most frequently reserved for severe cases of abdominal pain in patients with IBS because it needs to be taken regularly to work and has a generally poor tolerability profile, although a firm evidence base supports its efficacy in this indication. Amitriptyline can also be used as an anticholinergic drug in the treatment of early-stage Parkinson's disease if depression also needs to be treated. Amitriptyline is the most widely researched agent for prevention of frequent tension headaches."
Search for questions
Still looking for answers? Try searching for what you seek or ask your own question.
Posted 12 Dec 2013 • 3 answers
Posted 24 Apr 2014 • 1 answer
Posted 4 Feb 2015 • 1 answer
Posted 4 Apr 2015 • 2 answers
Posted 24 Apr 2015 • 1 answer