Displaying 21 questions associated with Elavil.
I have been having anxiety and panic attacks for almost a year now and Im ready to just give up on help. I have been on 7 different antidepressants. Prozac, Effexor, Effexor XR, Celexa, Buspar, etc. NONE of those have helped me. One made me suicidal, one made me so physically sick I was... read more
I have suffered from migraines for many years, ever since I was in the Army starting a decade ago. I have been treated with many medications in recent years, to include Elavil (Amitriptyline) Nortiptyline, and Topamax; and am also taking Effexor for fibromyalgia. I noticed a year or so after... read more
Amitriptyline - How long will it take for me to recover natural sleep pattern 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.
I've been having strange heart beats, my heart will suddenly flutter for about 30 seconds, which may not sound scary, but 30 seconds of fluttering actually IS scary! I've been back on Amitriptyline for one month, could it be that? I've always had this arrhythmia, but never, ever this... read more
Also have reflux from both the esophogus and hiatal hernia. Has been about 3 years and is continuing to get worse. Spasms cause my throat to close and is nick named "nutcracker disease." This has been a drug recommened instead of surgery to try first. I need to know the pros and cons on... read more
I have tried all anti anxiety meds for sleep over 10 yrs and I constantly need a stronger dose. Currently taking Elavil and Klonopin together and its working. Is it safe?
Ive been taking 25mg of elavil at bedtime for about 3 months for interstitial cystitis. It does help a little with the chronic pain, but doesnt touch most of my back and pelvic pain. Before i started this i never slept through a night, getting up from 1-10 times in one night to pee. Im currently... read more
Doctor perscribed Elavil, which is an antidepressent, I thought.
I have been on Zoloft 50 mg for over 2 months now and I am planning to visit my friends at college in a few days and drink a lot. I have never had alcohol while taking Zoloft. I was wondering if I should continue taking Zoloft or if I should stop taking it for a few days. I know it takes a few... read more
I'm taking 20mg at night and would like to know if I need to take extra precautions in the sun. I read that there is a risk but is that only with higher doses? Any help welcome, thanks.
I am a diabetic and use to take Elavil yrs. ago and it worked well for my depression. Now I have to watch what I take because the potential to raise or lower my glucose levels. I have tried just about every anti-depressant out there thru the yrs. and Elavil (amitryptline) has been the best for me.... read more
just to let people know i was not asking because of abuse it makes me stay awake till like 3 then fall asleep then i dont remember anything when i wake up like i fell asleep an dont know how i got back in bed thanks for ur answers
I'm going to see my doctor today and wanted to Ask him about taking this drug. Elavil/ amitriptyline.
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