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Nortriptyline - Was it a drastic amount of weight gained?

I just started taking this medication and am trying to plan a wedding and don't want to put on a lot of extra weight so I can fit in my dress.

Are people experience sever bloating and water weight on Cymbalta?

I was diagnosed with fibromyalsia in December of 2017. Was initially prescribed Nortriptyline which helped a little. Four weeks later adding Cymbalta and it felt like a miracle drug and I slowly got back to having a life again. But immediately started craving sugar and despite getting back to the... read more

Nortriptyline - How long does it take to start working for panic / anxiety?

I recently started Nortriptyline just 2 days ago. I was wondering how long it takes to start working. I took it about a month ago however the doctor stopped as he thought I was hypomanic (bipolar) - any ways I had 2 cups of Starbuchs before I saw him and was a bit wired. It seemed like the last... read more

Does Nortriptyline cause dizziness and mess with vision and stomach?

Hello. I have been taking Nortriptyline on and off for about 10 months now for Panic/anxiety, depression, and chronic daily headaches. I only take 10mg at bedtime. The most I have ever taken was 25mg. I am SUPER sensitive to medications and have tried 13 different antidepressants but could not... read more

Is nortriptyline associated with difficulty swallowing?

I'm bipolar 1,GAD, ADD and have panic attacks. I'm 47 and was only diagnosed 7 yrs. ago. I've been through many meds. with little relief. I've been constantly depressed for 2 yrs. with a few breaks with hypomania. I became completely desperate. I saw hardly any help from pdoc so... read more

Been taking 25 mg of Lamotrigine for 5 days. When will I begin to feel some effects, even if a bit?

I was prescribed Lamotrigine because after 5 days on 25 mg of Zoloft my anxiety got much worse and after 10 mg (a baby dose) of Nortriptyline for just a week my depression got much worse. I've been diagnosed with GAD which also results in depression. I've felt this way for about 4 months... read more

Can Nortriptyline help with acid reflux disease?

I was experiencing bad acid reflux (silent type with bad sore thoarts) for years. My Dr. prescribe nortriptyline for some chronic pain I was having and after one 10mg dose my sore throat was nearly gone and after my second dose, I was feeling great with my sore throat. However, the nortriptyline... read more

Nortriptyline - Scared to take Nortryptiline =\?

back in October my PHP ptescribed me. Nortryptiline for chest wall pain (costhocondritis) and did not explain what this medicine was, She just mentioned it was form 'chronic pain' when I got home i saw it was AD. Never taken any AD in my life and I know Im not depressive, but I read all... read more

Nortriptyline and depression?

Has anyone experienced depression on week 5 on Nortriptyline. I have been on it for 5 weeks and I suddenly feel very depressed and anxious. I also take sertraline which I have ben on for 6 months and could possibly be that.

Does nortriptyline usually make you tired?

Hi, I was just prescribed nortriptyline for anxiety & depression & have not taken it yet, just curious if this makes you extremely tired, most of the other meds I've been on do, if so does anyone have any suggestions other than caffiene to help with this because lately coffee seems to... read more

Has anyone experienced burning after swallowing nortriptyline?

I take two capsules nightly. Some times I do not drink much liquid when taking the medicine. If I have to burp or something of that sort, it feels like the powder works it's way up my throat and out of my nose. Bad burning sensation.

Any adverse effects switching from amitriptyline to nortriptyline (after withdrawal)?

I was on 10 mg amitriptyline for 3 months for headaches and insomnia. I tolerated this dose well with some dry mouth and grogginess upon waking. After 3 months I decided to taper down, with the approval of my neurologist. I tapered to 5 mg (using a pill splitter) for 1 month and then 2.5 mg... but... read more

How does Trazadone interact with Nortriptyline. Can I safely take both?

I'm taking Wellbutrin now and thinking about switching to Nortriptyline. However, I take Trazodone to help me sleep at night

Does tapering off Nortriptyline cause weakness, nasal congestion and sinus pain and dizziness?

I have been on Nortriptyline for 30 years. It was part of a drug called Motival which is now discontinued. I was only ever on 10mgs of Nortriptyline. I have now tapered down to 4mgs and have been feeling ill whilst doing this with dizziness etc and want to know if the symptoms I mention in my... read more

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