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Amitriptyline Overview

Amitriptyline /emtrptin/ (Elavil, Endep, Levate and many others) is a tricyclic antidepressant (TCA). It is the most widely used TCA and is an efficacious treatment for major depressive disorder (clinical depression). It was originally developed by Merck, first synthesised in 1960 and was first approved by the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on 7 April 1961.[5][6] It is on the World Health Organization's List of Essential Medicines, a list of the most important medication nee...

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small green pill m 51
I found a pill in my sons bedroom and it has an imperint of M and 51 underneath or it. I just wanted to know if its a narcotic? ## Hello, Jack! How are you? No, this tablet actually contains 25mgs of Amitriptyline, which is an antidepressant. Side effects may include nausea, dizziness, dry mouth and weight changes. Is there anything else I can help with?
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trepiline 10mg
My mother is diabetes and suffer from burning foot and ankle pains and symptoms. Her doctor has prescribes Trepiline 10mg, one at night time. Any reason why? As i have reading up on the drug, and no where does it state anything to do with the lower leg pains. Also will this be the reason why her blood suger levels spike (+15) now and again? ## Amitriptyline is a tricyclic antidepressant, some of these do help some people with certain types of nerve pain. And it can have an effect on blood sugar, it can raise or lower it. Do you have any other questions? ## iv been on amitriptyline 10mg for 5 weeks now for lower leg pain which stops me from sleeping , and to be honest they do seem to work,, i sleep through the night now, my only problem is my mouth seems to get dry . ## I am on Trepeline...
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Amitriptyline reduces your libido?
I have been taking Amitrityline 10mg for facial neuralgia for over two years now. I can identify with many of the side effects mentioned on this site, but I can't find anybody suggesting that by taking Amiytriptyline (in no matter what dose) your libido is reduced. I have most certainly experienced this problem, has anybody else and if so did you find an alternative that does not produce this rather unpleasant side effect? ## Hello, Robert! How are you? Yes, that can be a side effect of almost all antidepressant medications, not everyone experiences it, but many do. There's really no way to say which one might not cause you such a problem, you really just have to try them and see how they affect you. Have you discussed the issue with your prescriber? They may have a better idea ...
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bright pink/rose colored small round GG 40
Found on friends floor. Size of pea. One side has GG on top and 40 underneath. Other side is plain. Known to take pain killers. Has shiney coating. ## Hello, Rosebud! How are you? This tablet contains 10mgs of Amitriptyline, which is an antidepressant. Side effects may include nausea, dizziness, dry mouth, weight changes and mood swings. Is there anything else I can help with?
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lookup medication
Found a blue round pill with the #2101 on one side @ a v or check mark on opposite side. Can someone please tell me what this is? ## Hello, Vonnie! How are you? This tablet contains 10mgs of Amitriptyline, the active ingredient in Elavil, it is an antidepressant. Side effects may include nausea, dizziness, weight changes, dry mouth and mood swings. Is there anything else I can help with?
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side effects of amitriptyline tab 10mg
amitriptyline tab 10 mg generic for elavil other than drowsiness ## Common side effects of using Amitriptyline include: Weight gain, dry mouth, loss of appetite, drowsiness, muscle stiffness, nausea, constipation, nervousness, dizziness, blurred vision, urinary retention and insomnia. NOTE: This is not a complete list of side effects. To view more information about this drug, as well as a full list of side effects, please visit the link below... If you have any other questions or concerns, please post back so I can further assist you. ## I was prescribed these tabs when I had bad attack of migraine, believe me I didnt take kindly to them, I was always drowsy and sleepy and had to quit taking them. It was like I was on valium. ## Been taking Amitriptyline for over 3 years now. It has def...
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Amitriptyline Hcl 25 Mg Tab
I am taking 25 MG at night and some time 25 MG in day I have very short tempered and I get angry very fast I am very very busy man at office have to handle variety of things simultaneously when I take the medicine I feel ok only worry that if I continue too long I will get addicted to it and will that be bad Also need to know if I take this tab regularly will it effect my libido? ## I tried that, made me suicidal..... My dad was on it, he sold his land for nothing and now rents at age 74. this medicine may have its uses, but not with me. ## Mike, while your suicidal tendencies are possible on this medication, they are very rare and not representative of the typical user. As to your dad's actions, there is really no way to say whether or not the medication had any effect on that. Raz...
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Amitriptyline Nocte 10 ml
what is this tablet used for and side affects ## Amitriptyline is a tricyclic antidepressant, which also has other medical uses. Side effects may include: nausea, drowsiness, dry mouth and weight changes. Learn more: Is there anything else I can help with? ## Burning mouth sydrome
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Effects of Long Term Amitriptyline Use on the Hear
After 20 years of taking amitriptyline for headaches I would like to find people who have had any heart related side effects after long term amitriptyline use. ## Very little is known about the long-term effects of most drugs for depression. The biggest problem reported currently is relapse, when the medication is discontinued. You can read more about antidepressants here: As to any cardiac effects, I am only finding warnings that problems may occur if it is used with some specific other medications. Does anyone else know anything about this? ## I have been on Elavil for 20 years and 100mg at bedtime and I don't recommend anyone taking it long term. I have heart palpatations every day which was determined from Dr. that it was hormonal, but I don't believe it. I tried to decrease...
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Tryptomer 10 Mg Dose
My mom started Tryptomer 10 last Thursday. Took full tablet every night for 3 days. Felt nausea and drowsiness. Doc said to reduce it to half immediately (4th day). Half tablet also not suiting as she is feeling drowsy 24 hours. Can I stop it completely with immediate effect? Hardly been 7 days since shes taking it? ## Have you consulted her doctor about stopping it? Tryptomer contains Amitriptyline, which is an antidepressant and, side effects, such as the drowsiness are quite normal for this class of medications. They can last for as long as 4 to 6 weeks, while her body adjusts to the medication, then they should hit their peak in severity and start to taper off. As to stopping it, after that short of a time period, no there really shouldn't be any problems with it, if her doctor ...
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Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

Amitriptyline
  • Concentrate: 40mg/ml
  • Injection: 10mg/ml
  • Tablet: 100mg, 10mg, 150mg, 25mg, 50mg, 75mg
Note: Above list includes dosages for all drugs with the same combination of active ingredients.

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