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Amitriptyline Overview

Amitriptyline (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 and was initially approved by the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on 7 April 1961.[5] Contents 1 Medical uses 1.1 Widely accepted medical uses 1.2 Investigational uses 2 Adverse effects 2.1 Adverse effects by frequency 2.1.1...

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Details May Include Instructions, Side Effects, Interactions, Etc. Drug monograph is from Wikipedia. All text is available under the terms of the GFDL (GNU Free Documentation License). Source: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Amitriptyline

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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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Trepiline 10mg - stuttering
Good Day My 4 year old grandson was prescribe Trepiline ( 1 in the evening). He started stuttering and when we went to the doctors to see what the reason could be, the doctor prescribed the above and said we should see what reaction this has to the stuttering. Is this correct? I feel very uncomfortable with the medication! Thank you ## Did the doctor posit any theory on why he might have started stuttering? This medication contains the active ingredient Amitriptyline, which is a tricyclic antidepressant that has quite a few medical uses, so it can help if his problem has been caused by something such as anxiety, ADHD and several other possibilities. Learn more: Amitriptyline Details ## I had an initial good effect with amitriptyline hcl, which had been prescribed for migraine, when I wa...
Updated 8 days ago.
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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 ...
Updated 12 days ago.
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gluten free amitriptyline
Does amitriptyline hcl by Qualitest Pharmaceuticals contain gluten or gluten ingredients? It was prescribed to me for the painful spasms from Celiac disease! ## Hello, Tutu! How are you? What are the markings on it? The manufacturer listed on the label is sometimes actually just a licensed distributor, so only the marking will enable me to make sure that I provide you with the correct information.
Updated 17 days ago.
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green pill + m51
small green pill + M51 ## Pill Image This is Amitriptyline 25mgs, a generic for the antidepressant Elavil. ## Hello it's a roxi 15mg (oxycodone 15mg) ## What does this comment mean? I was just prescribed amnitriptyline 25 mg to help me sleep at night... what does hello its a roxi 15 mg hydrocodone mean? ## what is this light green tablets gg 44 on one side plain on the reverse side ## Thank you ..
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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...
Updated 21 days ago.
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small round yellow pill v 2102
Small yellow pill v on one side 2102 on the other side ## Hello, Jack! How are you? This tablet contains 25mgs of Amitriptyline, the active ingredient in Elavil, which is a tricyclic antidepressant. Side effects may include nausea, dizziness, weight changes, drowsiness and dry mouth. Is there anything else I can help with?
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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...
Updated 2 months ago.
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2103 v
Round Brown Thick 30 MG T ## Hello, Koolaid! How are you? This tablet actually contains 50mgs of Amitriptyline, which is a tricyclic antidepressant. Its side effects may include nausea, dizziness, weight changes and dry mouth. Is there anything else I can help with?
Updated 2 months ago.
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amitriptyline hcl 50mg
I have poorly controled diabetes with a sleeping disorder and I take two 50mg of amitriptyline. What can I do to help with my heart beating at an alarming rate of 130 to 138 beats per minute Without lowering my intake of the amitriptyline, for it is helpping with my sleeping disorder (because sleeping pills dont work alone) and with my neuropathy pain (nerve damage) in my feet, legs and hands. ## Amitriptyline can increase your blood sugar. Please get it under control. It will slow the heart rate, make you feel better and have less nerve pain. Diabetes and Amitriptyline are not the best of friends. Uncontrolled blood sugar levels and the meds can be very dangerous and on occasion fatal. Please Please Please get control of the diabetes. Trust me its worth it. ## And you should see a doct...
Updated 3 months ago.
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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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