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Amitriptyline - How long will it take for me to recover natural sleep patter after quitting elavil?

Posted 23 Sep 2013 by creneet 3 answers

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.

How long does it take for Elavil to get into your system?

Posted 28 Jun 2012 by skinny77 5 answers

I started Elavil 50mg monday and I have been a walking zombie and have been very depressed. I have never experienced depression. My pain even seems to have worsen instead of getting better. Is this normal?

Is 25 mg of Elavil the usual dosage for Insomnia, and combination of Anxiety?

Posted 2 May 2011 by firefighterwife 4 answers

I was recently prescribed 25 mg of Elavil for Insomnia, and combination of Anxiety. I have only taken the medication for a week, and it does not seem to help with the insomnia. However, is this medication something that has to "get into your system" before it works? I know that is ...

What medication is prescribed for leg cramps?

Posted 4 Jun 2012 by theresastovall 3 answers

Doctor perscribed Elavil, which is an antidepressent, I thought.

Amitriptyline - Does Elavil hurt your liver?

Posted 12 Sep 2016 by Kimmycub 1 answer

How long does it take to withdraw from Elavil?

Posted 8 Sep 2016 by Lynda Leonard 0 answers

How long does it take to withdraw from Elavil? I have taken it for 26 years for sleep and it has been very effective. I have to stop taking it because of my age(75) and problems with falling. I started at 150mg and decreased by 25mg weekly. When I hit 50mg I started having problems. When I was down ...

Amitriptyline - do you have to have routine blood work when taking this medication?

Posted 24 Aug 2016 by fayfaith 2 answers

I'm going to see my doctor today and wanted to Ask him about taking this drug. Elavil/ amitriptyline.

When did Elavil become discontinued?

Posted 14 Jul 2016 by Melanie26 1 answer

Is Elavil good for mild anxiety and insomnia? I have never taken anything for either of these issues

Posted 25 Aug 2016 by DanteNXS 1 answer

... before, except herbs, so I am a bit hesitant. Some of my symptoms are internal tremors, body zaps, facial numbness, insomnia, and ringing ears. Any feedback would be helpful

Elavil ... my kid sister takes this and I'm wondering if it's something I can take?

Posted 18 Aug 2016 by fayfaith 2 answers

I have taken so many antidepressants & Benz's for several decades. I started on these drugs in my early 30's. After so long I'm not no longer able to take SSRI'S or SNRI'S and also not able to take Benz's. So once again, I'm having to be a Ginnie pig/lab rat ...

Amitriptyline - how long,does it,take to be dependant on Elavil?

Posted 14 Aug 2016 by marleneelaine 0 answers

i have been taking Elavil 75 mg at night for sleep. I don't like the way it makes me feel. i have only taken it for 1 month. Can i just stop taking it?

Husband took 30, 100 mg of Elavil... How long will it be in his system?

Posted 14 Aug 2016 by Sherry 50 0 answers

My husband took 30 , 100 mg of amitriptyline. He was put on a ventilator and that was Thursday it's now Sunday and they're going to have to put him back on the ventilator possibly because he's still not breathing good but he seems like it really messed his brain up is this possible?

Looking for migriane preventative that does not cause weight gain?

Posted 11 Aug 2014 by sdkb03 7 answers

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 ...

What is good for RLS?

Posted 27 Mar 2016 by allamoepie 5 answers

I have taken Gabapentin, Requip, Flexiril,Lyrics,and Elivil. None of these meds work for me. I have a spinal cord injury,I was paralized(temporarily) due to the spinal cord injury. I can't sleep and when I do finally fall asleep after 3 hours of tossing and turning, I'm woke back up on ...

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