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Nortriptyline - Was it a drastic amount of weight gained?

Posted 24 Aug 2012 11 answers

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.

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

Posted 5 Mar 2012 8 answers

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 ...

Can You Drink Alcohol When You are Taking 10mg Nortriptyline Every Night?

Posted 13 Feb 2012 1 answer

I'm 27 and have been put on 10mg nortriptyline every night for migraine which I have suffered for over 18 years. My doctor said it is fine for me to drink alcohol but I am not sure as the medication leaflet said to avoid it as it can make you get drunk a lot quicker - I'm not sure whetjer ...

Does nortriptyline usually make you tired?

Posted 20 Mar 2013 3 answers

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 ...

What time of day is best to take Celexa?

Posted 9 Mar 2014 2 answers

My doctor prescribed Celexa for my severe anxiety and depression. I feel like I'm going crazy and the physical symtoms due to the anxiety are really bad! I am currently taking Nortriptyline 50mg and clonazapam 0.5 mg 3 times a day. It seems that for some reason they have quit working or are no ...

Gabapentin and Nortriptyline causing intense headaches, any advice?

Posted 16 Jun 2012 6 answers

I've had back surgery and have degenerative disease in my lower vertabrae. Surgery is probably going to happen again but in the interum my Docs have put me on Gabapentin 300mg and Nortriptyline 25mg 1 pill each at night. I am now suffering from intense headaches late in the afternoon & ...

I have been perscribed nortriptyline for insomnia and anxiety. Very scared about fast heart beat?

Posted 20 Aug 2011 4 answers

I have been on 15mg remeron 2 months with pretty good results but bloating and edema became very bothersome, wasn't doing much for anxiety and depression either. Recently tried trazadone 50 up to 150 mg for 1 week but quit due to pounding racing heart and waking up with terrible inside ...

Does Nortriptyline cause dizziness and mess with vision and stomach?

Posted 7 Oct 2012 7 answers

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 ...

Are people experience sever bloating and water weight on Cymbalta?

Posted 3 Mar 2018 7 answers

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 ...

Is it safe to take nortriptyline and Tramadol? Any other suggestions for pain relief would be great?

Posted 21 Mar 2013 4 answers

I am scared to take the 2 together due to the high interactions. My neurologist and my rhumatologist have said it is ok. I take the nortriptyline at night 20mg for headache prevention. The tramadol is for arthritis in my back and knee. I am having a flare. Thanks!

Nortriptyline- for sleep and some anxiety-general questions?

Posted 11 Jan 2018 1 answer

I am on a sleep quest and trazodone stopped working as it should for me. my doc prescribed nortriptyline 25 mg to me today. I am pregnant, so one of the main reasons she put me on it is because it's been around for a long time and is well studied. i am curious of how it works for sedation. ...

How long do symptoms last when you stop taking nortriptyline?

Posted 31 Mar 2012 2 answers

I was prescribed 25 mg of nortriptyline for migraines and for chronic pain due to a car accident. I took it for 9 days and was dizzy and constantly exhausted. I found myself falling asleep sitting up. When I spoke with the doctor he told me to stop taking it immediately. Now I am lightheaded and ...

Does anyone take ambien and adderall? Any alternative suggestions for sleep would be great!?

Posted 5 Apr 2013 4 answers

I am taking 10mg adderall daily 20 mg nortriptyline at night. The nortriptyline has stopped helping me sleep/ feel tired at night. Ambien seems to work but I hate taking so much medicine. Does anyone have any alternative suggestions?

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

Posted 24 Mar 2014 4 answers

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 ...

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