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Amitriptyline Overview

Amitriptyline /æmtrptlin/[5] (Elavil, Endep, Levate, and many others) is the most widely used tricyclic antidepressant (TCA). Amitriptyline is chemically basic and is in the form of hydrochloride salt (pKa 9.4) in the market.[6] It is used to treat a number of mental disorders, including major depressive disorder and anxiety, and less commonly psychosis, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, and bipolar disorder. Other uses include prevention of migraines, postherpetic neuralgia, neu...

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Effects of Long Term Amitriptyline Use on the Hear
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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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side effects of amitriptyline tab 10mg
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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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trepiline 25g
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Why is trepiline prescribed, what should it do to your body? I feel no difference since been on 25g a night, other than sleeping better I take it with a sleeping pill as well. ## Are you referring to Amitriptyline? This is an antidepressant. It can cause drowsiness, nausea, weight gain and dry mouth. You can read more about it here: You may be a fortunate person who doesn't experience most of the side effects, this does happen for some people. Do you have any other questions? ## Trepiline has caused severe migraine as well as vomiting, am I right in thinking it was the trepiline? I am taking it with an anti depressant, a high blood pressure tablet as well as half a sleeping tablet at night ## I am a 46 year old female. Have suffered lower back (more so inside the left hip/side) pain...
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I am about to start amitriptyline because of IBS ## WHAT KIND OF DOCTOR DO YOU HAVE! this is a tricyclic antidepresedend it will make you sleepy ## Oliver, I have been taking this medicaiton to aid my chronic pain relief. I am taking only 30 mg at night to specifically help me fall asleep and keep asleep. 30 mg is a very small dose and not meant to treat depression. However my younger sister was prescribed this medication to treat her obsessive/complusive/anxiety in small dosage. My biggest complaint is my weight gain. I plan on removing myself from this drug. I will be discussing this with my doctor to find an alternative or stop all together. ## Ihave been taking 50mg. for about 1 year now.I take it for sleep aid, pain and depression. The biggest downfall is that it makes yoou very hu...
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yellow pill with aTc logo
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Small yellow pill with an atc logo inside a triangle, it is rounded and sugar coated, I believe it to be 10 mg amitriptyline, but i am not sure as it is not listed anywhere. I can only find a grey one, the same but it is Chlordiazepoxide 5mg, so i am not sure what they are
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a small bluegreen round pill with an M on one half 51 or s1 on the other half blank on the other side
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The pill is as decribed ## This is Amitriptyline 25mg, a generic for the antidepressant Elavil. Common side effects may include: nausea, drowsiness, dry mouth and weight gain. Read more: Is there anything else I can help you with? ## Can I take half of a half of a green pill with m 51 on it?
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sleeping pill???
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I found a round blue pill with M37 on it what is this pill used for? ## Hello, Jojo! How are you? This tablet is manufactured by Mylan Pharmaceuticals and they list it as containing 75mgs of Amitriptyline. The FDA classifies this as being a tricyclic antidepressant. Its typical side effects may possibly include nausea, dizziness, drowsiness, dry mouth and weight changes. Is there anything else I can help with?
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small round pill pink/rose with I1 on it
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I've been taking Amitryptalin for 8 years for pain and now have a pill I've never seen before - small pink/rose pill with I1 on it ## Hello, Mstree! How are you? This tablet is manufactured by Accord Healthcare and they list it as containing 10mgs of Amitriptyline, it looks like these ones are fairly new to the market. The FDA classifies this medication as a tricyclic antidepressant and its typical side effects may possibly include nausea, dizziness, headache, dry mouth and weight changes. Is there anything else I can help with?
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Use Of Tryptomer 10 Mg
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main use of tryptomer tablet 10 mg ## This contains the active ingredient Amitriptyline, which is tricyclic antidepressant. Learn more Tryptomer details here. Are there any other questions? ## Sir,I have swelling on index finger last month doctor given medicine after taking MRI & x- ray but it is giving pain while movement now lastly advice me to take tab tryptomer 10mg ,so advice me further weather get relief or not.T
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Effects Of Aculip H
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how long can i take this. My age 33 make ## What has your doctor advised? Acculip H contains Amitriptyline and Chlordiazepoxide, it is most commonly used as an antidepressant. Some people require these types of medications for most of their lives, some only for a short period of time during difficult circumstances. Are you undergoing any type of therapy? ## i have been taking Aculip-H for last six month.Is it will form habit? ## I am about 48 years old & taking following medicine since 2/3 years: 1. Alora 0.25 - 1x2 daily 2. Embea XR 0.25 - 1 tab daily 3. Arvast 10 - 1 tab daily 4. Aculip H - 1 tab daily I am patetient of High Chloestrol. Please suggest. J Prasad ## I am 21 years, i went to doctor in order to check my health i ought to dizzy. But the report say all are normal at las...
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Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

  • 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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