Side Effects Of Amitriptyline Tab 10mg (Page 2)

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amitriptyline tab 10 mg
generic for elavil
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Mary Says:

Kitten, you should be taking the medication at night. I do not get headaches, but different people react differently to medication.

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Kitten Says:

Mary I am taking them in the evening, that's when I need them, the headaches come the next day, it is early days so I should give my body time to adjust

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Kitten Says:

The time on my feed is incorrect it is 7.30 in the evening here

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Katie Says:

Hi I've been on them now for about a year I'm
Only on 10 mg I take it just as I get in bed and I haven't had a bad head for ages thank god I couldn't go with out the I have ran out at the min but got to pick up at the chemist but for the past week I haven't had them I've had heart burn is it just me or could this be a side effective

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SRoberts82 Says:

You probably couldn't sleep because you STOPPED taking it, not because you were. As you stated you slept great while on them, but It's actually very normal to experience insomnia etc when you begin withdrawls from all different kinds of meds but especially ones that induce rest. I think your doctor misunderstood, and or should've continued to prescribe it if it helped you sleep but with a lot of these kinds of meds they'll suggest you take them every other day, or every two as to avoid becoming dependent on them while simultaneously allowing your body to self regulate your sleep cycle. I have the same thing when I stop taking it when previously taking it daily, but if I spread it out, I don't have much withdrawl at all.

Also to keep in mind with drugs like these it's also normal to have weeks or even a couple months for the therapeutic effects to completely stabilize, and anything that effects seratonin and the other neurotransmitters will have some degree of withdrawl. What you experienced is actually normal and to be expected :)

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Donnett Says:

Sorry to hear about your discomfort , but I was just prescribe this medicine, Pharmacist did not explain the side effects, so i did my own search, to my surprise this darn medicine can cause so much side effects, including what you are going through. not to mention suicidal thoughts, mood changes, vision problem and the list goes on, my advise to you is, if you can get off this money making medicine please do, or always check for your self for the pros and cons before you ingest any medicine. as for me I will be settling with Tylenol, hope this helps somewhat.

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Moo76 Says:

I was given these for an injury that hasnt got any better. I have been taking these now for just over 2 weeks. After 3 days I felt a bit squiffy about 90 mins after but since not really had any relief and the only side effect and sorry to say is constipation is this normal? I haven't had a dry mouth felt crap sleepy or anything else - am I weird?? Or lucky??
M x

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Mellisa Russell Says:

It will get better with time. Take right before bed. I take them, it takes about 2 weeks to build up in my system. I suffer from cluster "headaches", They are horrible migraines that I get at least 3 times a day. After about 2 or 3 weeks this medicine knocks them completely out. This medicine has been a God send for me in the past. Today has been 2 weeks and 1 day being back on this medicine and today has been a "good day" so far.

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Moo76 Says:

Thanks Melissa i will give it a bit more time. Glad they work for you :)

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amanda Says:

I have been taking for about 3 weeks. I have an auto immune disease and suffer from chronic joint pain and fatigue. Since I have been taking them I have been sleeping really well and feeling so much better. Am a bit groggy in the morning and have had a dry mouth but other than that it's great and to be able to sleep a full night is just brilliant. Like I say just still a bit wierd in the morning but am hoping that's just loading doses.

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James Says:

I have been on 10 mg for just over two weeks. I have had two migraines but they are not as bad. So it is helping me, but the last three days I have no desire to eat. Also I do not sleep well at all and the first few hours after taking them they wake me up, they do not make me sleepy. So I guess I will keep taking them and see

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Sarahm123xx Says:

I have been taking amitriptyline for 5 days now and my nipples are really saw why is this!?

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sharon Says:

Hi my husband has been prescribed ami for chronic stomach pain. He has been on it since July. It is making him sleepy at night which is fine as he takes it at 7pm. He is very slow in the morning. However what is worrying me is that he has very bad memory loss, always depressed and lacks concentration. He was in a very high powered job and has had to retire at only 55. He is not the mandatory he used to be and I am so sick with worry that I do not know what to do. Do you think it that it is the tablets that are giving him these symptoms??

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Stacy Says:

Does anyone have any positive things to say about Amitriptyline regarding helping them to be less depressed, and able to enjoy life more?? Thanks!

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Jennifer ndhvn Says:

I'm hesitant to try amitriptyline again as I did take it many years ago with a bad reaction- I think, from reading your comments, my low dosage prescribed this time around, should be given a chance. Thanks for all your help!

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Parvosufferer Says:

I have been on Elavil (20mg at night) for over two years and for neuropathy following parvovirus infection. I am also taking bisoprolol for tachycardia. Tachycardia came at the same time as the parvovirus and has continued ever since. Don't know if there is a connection to the Elavil or not. After two and a half years (and a few unsuccessful attempts to wean off the Elavil) I have started getting persistent headaches and dizziness. I forgot to take the Elavil one night and they were better the next day - so we are trying to wean off again. Trying my best to keep myself occupied to forget about the withdrawel symptoms that I have gotten in the past (flu like symptoms, brain zaps etc).

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L Singh Says:

I am having Migraine from last few years. Earlier I was on Naxdom 500mg but recently my doctor given mr Topiramate 25mg twice /day
Amitrityline 10 mg/day

I am getting Stomach pain, feeling heavy Head, Drowsyness, wieght gain..
will u suggest me what to do? shall i proceed this medication or consult again?

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agressivechickable Says:

What have you done? Do you just grow use to it over time? I've been on amitriptyline tablets 10mg for a month and a week I've recorded each side effect you've said over this time it's affecting my school life and isn't very helpful considering I'm doing igcse a levels everything's become hard if you have any tips to help ease the side effects I would be grateful if you shared them.

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agressivechickable Says:

I know how you feel I've been on them for a month and aweek they ease over time but they don't completely go you just have to bare with it here's a tip always carry a COLD drink it must be cold not warm or hot if you do this you'll be free of it for an hour or so :) hope this helps

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Tracy Says:

Take them 3 hours before bedtime as its great as a seditive and allows you to sleep all night, and in the morning your bright as a daisey. I use them for over active nerv endings caused they stress, i cud litterally befor want to rip my head off it felt so irratable with pains in my neck and skull, these tablets have completley changed my life, only downfall is wait gain :( so need to go back to docs, ive gained 6 lb grrrrrrrrr

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