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  1. New Here...Opinions on Elavil... 4th September 2005
    ... I have been on Amitriptyline (generic for Elavil) for years now for chronic insomnia ... blood clot,... but I'm beginning to wonder if its the Amitriptyline ..........

  2. Amitriptalene (?spelling) 23rd August 2005
    ... I've been on amitriptyline for almost 3 years now and it's been great so far...
    ... Feeling When You First Take It But It Does Wear Off Amitriptyline Has Been Around For Years And I Mean Years It Is A...

  3. Difference between TENDER Points and TRIGGER Points (sorry so long, lots of info) 29th May 2005
    ... to IBS or some kinda GI issue. I have been given Amitriptyline for my migraines. Its really good. It helps me sleep...

  4. Have anti-depressants helped anyone? 30th March 2005
    ... respond about the antidepressants. I am taking 20 mg of amitriptyline and I have to say, I feel so much better. I have actually...
    ... drugs). I am in the UK. Toss up between Prozac and Amitriptyline then? What'd think tk my 'ol buddy? goldenwings...

  5. Possible Diagnosis 25th March 2005
    ... will help a lot. My doctor increased the dosage of Amitriptyline I'm taking from 10 mg to 20mg. I'll start that tonight...

  6. COSTOCHONDRITUS or JUST FM SYMPTOM? 9th March 2005
    ... asked what I had been taking, and I had said just Amitriptyline . I had lowered myself to 15 mgs, because I have 4...
    ... awhile. I'm taking Etodolac (similar to Naproxin) and Amitriptyline at night. It helped for a bit, but boy, is it back...

  7. New here and unsure 1st March 2005
    ... treatment used for fibro. I'm taking Etodolac and Amitriptyline to help me sleep at night. I seem to have a lot of ... but it would not go away. Since I've been taking the amitriptyline at night, the leg pain has gone away, but not the...

  8. New here and unsure 1st March 2005
    ... treatment used for fibro. I'm taking Etodolac and Amitriptyline to help me sleep at night. I seem to have a lot of ... but it would not go away. Since I've been taking the amitriptyline at night, the leg pain has gone away, but not the...

  9. does anybody else itch? 24th February 2005
    ... remember when it started years ago. My doctor had me on amitriptyline for depression/fibro and I stopped taking it because...
    ... anything else except birth control. I did stop the amitriptyline cold turkey. That was 18 years ago. I mentioned it...

  10. Amitriptyline + alcohol mouthwash 22nd January 2005
    ... Hi, I to am on Amitriptyline and I use mouthwash and have found that it does not...

  11. New to the boards 19th January 2005
    ... say a lot just takes notes and ups my medication ( Amitriptyline and celebrex) I wrote to see if anyone else suffers...

  12. Newbie diagnosed w/Fibro yesterday...help! 28th September 2004
    ... she said that it helps her) My doctor prescribed me amitriptyline to supplement my Prozac. He also prescribed me Colonopin ... me sleep. Oh boy, I had to take myself off of the amitriptyline b/c I had gained over 12 pounds and I was so irritable...

  13. Update and greetings! 28th August 2004
    ... the effects of Percocet. So since then, I've tried amitriptyline , Celebrex, Baclofen, Vioxx, Bextra, Ultram, Neurontin...

  14. After 21 yrs of pain.... 18th August 2004
    ... meds. IF they ever give me any. At this point the amitriptyline is what they gave me for pain, he said it was to help...
    ... sleep. Fibro people don't get that deep sleep. With amitriptyline (elavil), it gives us that deep sleep. It takes a ... because of the tylenal that it contains in it. So yes amitriptyline is an antidepressant but can also be used to get that...

  15. What can I expect at Pain Management? 13th June 2004
    ... Ask your doctor about prescribing low doses of amitriptyline (a tricyclic antidepressant). Sometimes that works...

  16. Medication List 10th June 2004
    ... do. I tried the Flexiril but didn't do much good. Amitriptyline worked good for sleep but was giving me horrific morning...

  17. quick question 10th June 2004
    ... like me, but I'll post it if I feel it helps. I took Amitriptyline for a couple of months and my girlfriend said my Restless...

  18. sleep problems 5th March 2004
    ... I think the first anti-depressant he put me on was Amitriptyline , it really helped me sleep and the nightmares stopped...

  19. Can anyone help me. {Please} 31st January 2004
    ... doctor have told me "its all in your head." I take amitriptyline as a muscle relaxant and to help with the depression...
    ... doctor have told me "its all in your head." I take amitriptyline as a muscle relaxant and to help with the depression...

  20. What meds do you take? 26th January 2004
    ... Chronic Fatigue Syndrome/fibro - amitriptyline 5mg for sleep regulation pain - ibuprofen 6 tablets...

  21. Meds?? 24th November 2003
    ... What meds do you take and do they really help?? amitriptyline 50mg 1 at bedtime (does nothing for me) effexor xr...

  22. OMEGA 3 oils 19th November 2003
    ... of pain last night was day two for that. I took my amitriptyline , 2 advil, 2 tylenol extended release with an otc pain...

  23. Fellow FMS sufferers please respond? 11th November 2003
    ... able to get some solid zzz's asap. ~G ps: I take Amitriptyline at night. It helps me to sleep. It is not a fix...

  24. Fellow FMS suffers please respond!!! I need your help!!! 29th October 2003
    ... clanazoprine, Wellbutrin, Vicodin, Celebrex, Vioxx, Amitriptyline , Ambien, Naprosyn, Tylenol 8 hour and arthritis, and...
    ... clanazoprine, Wellbutrin, Vicodin, Celebrex, Vioxx, Amitriptyline , Ambien, Naprosyn, Tylenol 8 hour and arthritis, and...
    ... clanazoprine, Wellbutrin, Vicodin, Celebrex, Vioxx, Amitriptyline , Ambien, Naprosyn, Tylenol 8 hour and arthritis, and...
    ... clanazoprine, Wellbutrin, Vicodin, Celebrex, Vioxx, Amitriptyline , Ambien, Naprosyn, Tylenol 8 hour and arthritis, and...

Foot Problems board
  1. Nerve cut (severed) during surgery 20th September 2008
    ... Hi I'm in the Uk but know a little about Amitriptyline and would say it's the best one to take and is supposed...

  2. Anyone ever hear of this practice before? 23rd August 2007
    ... sleep on her back? So she writes me another scrip for Amitriptyline HCL and said donít worry this is for depression but...
    ... Yes, I have heard of amitriptyline used for chronic pain, it is used for neuropathic...
    ... sleep on her back? So she writes me another scrip for Amitriptyline HCL and said donít worry this is for depression but ... before? This makes no sense to me.:) Hi Dale I take Amitriptyline every night to help me sleep. I have a lot of pain...

  3. open ankle dislocation 20th August 2007
    ... t see anything by inspection. I've been given some Amitriptyline tablets to take for the strange sensations but he...

Headaches board
  1. headaches 16th April 2010
    ... narcotics. he planned a tapering off and then suggested amitriptyline for my headaches anyone try this or does it work...

  2. Constant Unilateral Ache, going on 4 years 16th April 2010
    ... day prior to being put on a nightly dose of 25mg of amitriptyline by the neurologist in the summer of 2008, ever since...

  3. Constant Headache for 13 years 24th March 2010
    ... things that help are: tricyclic antidepressants ( amitriptyline or nortriptyline) taken at bedtime. Amitriptyline...

  4. Headaches for as long as I can remember 10th March 2010
    ... antidepressant taken at bedtime. I started off using amitriptyline , but that make me gain weight and feel sleepy, so...

  5. I'm 26... been suffering from tension headaches for 10 years! 8th March 2010
    ... immediately prescribed the following drugs: - Tryptanol ( amitriptyline ) Ė 10MG / 1 Tablet twice daily - Arcoxia (etoricoxib ... and deny any related claims.. or worse. I notice amitriptyline (what the doctor prescribed) is the same class of ... effective and that it poses less side effects than amitriptyline . Can anyone provide me with more information? Is ... amitriptyline safe to take? It seems like it has many side effects...
    ... Amitriptyline is safe to take, but you're right, in general it does...
    ... or tylenol making pain worse Have you treid the amitriptyline ? It might be worth trying it for a few weeks to see...

  6. 22, headaches. Everyday 8th March 2010
    ... CoCodamol, antidepressants (not for depression) such as amitriptyline , prozac, citalopram, betabloker propanolol, Gapabentin...
    ... Antidepressants are widely used (tricyclics like amitriptyline mainly) and help a lot of people. I found nortriptyline ... caused a lot less side effects than amitriptyline , and was just as good. My current regime is: ...

  7. Migraine hell for my little girl 4th March 2010
    ... migraines about 18 month ago. She is currently on Amitriptyline but nothing is working. She has now also developed...

  8. Headache behind eyes almost everyday, HELP 10th February 2010
    ... Tylenol and the promethazine are for pain, and the Amitriptyline is what they just proscribed for her to take at bed ... time. *Lybrel * Amitriptyline -10MG *Promethazine-25MG *Tylenol-Codeine NO 3 ...

  9. Hormonal migraines 10th February 2010
    ... triptans like they had. I tried topamax, depakote, amitriptyline ....and tons of other things to help these migraines...

  10. constant headache 31st January 2010
    ... Headpain - have you tried a tricyclic antidepressant ( amitriptyline or nortriptyline?) These have a side effect of...

  11. Severe pain around left eye, forehead area 27th December 2009
    ... Pyridoxine too (B6) and for my back, co-codamol and Amitriptyline , and have been taking all of these for some time now ... . I did skip taking the Amitriptyline when I had had alcohol on Christmas Eve, and I did...

  12. how works amitryptiline on migraine 28th September 2009
    ... You probably know that amitriptyline is an antidepressant, however, that has nothing to ... do with how it works on migraine. Amitriptyline also blacks many receptors, including histamine, seretonin...
    ... My 10 year old daughter has been prescribed amitriptyline 10mg every night for acute headaches - migraine??...

  13. I Have Headaches Everyday What Is Wrong 24th September 2009
    ... by chance that the old tricyclic antidepressants ( amitriptyline , nortriptyline) helped supress chronic daily headache ... Nortriptyline causes a lot less side effects than amitriptyline . Antiinflamatory drugs (such as naproxen, meloxicam...

  14. Pain medication/Preventative Med Question..thanks! 31st August 2009
    ... Try taking amitriptyline , start off with 25mg at night for a week, and slowly...

  15. Chronic Headaches, Head Pressure, Ear Popping 19th May 2009
    ... showed no abnormalities, and was put on a course of Amitriptyline to relieve the headaches. This medication worked ... months after the accident, I am now on a lower dose of amitriptyline , I get headaches daily that last all day and I also...

  16. Headaches after napping? 28th April 2009
    ... can also be used to treat migraines. I've been on amitriptyline and nortriptyline (tricyclic antidepressants) for...

  17. Amitriptyline and Chronic headache 17th April 2009
    ... in the way of treatments and tests. When I went on amitriptyline many, many years ago it evencually started working ... are wanting to start a family I have to go off the amitriptyline and so back with the bad headache and thrus back with...

  18. Need other options for migraine medications 19th March 2009
    ... My GP has recently suggested to me a low dosage of Amitriptyline which is an anti-depressant. I am very cautious about...

  19. Chronic migraines that start in my sleep 5th March 2009
    ... My Neurologist then tried me on a large dose of Amitriptyline but I had horrible side effects so now he's starting...
    ... take a low dosage of anti-depressant in particular Amitriptyline . I was very concerned about this as anti-depressants...

  20. Daily headaches - imitrex "cocktail" 2nd March 2009
    ... suggested low dosage anti depressants in particular Amitriptyline . The side effects are very worrying though and I...
    ... several different low dose anti depressants including Amitriptyline and they didn't work. Main side effect is sleepiness...

  21. Anyone from Canada? 23rd February 2009
    ... Ontario here, I've been prescribed amitriptyline for my migraines. Definitely frustrating to find out...
    ... I still haven't started with the amitriptyline as of yet, apparently it's best as a preventative...
    ... i took amitriptyline as well one time. then i went back because it wasnt...

  22. Amatriptyline and migrains 26th January 2009
    ... Amitriptyline in small doses is used/approved to treat migraines ... depression that are being treated with much higher doses. Amitriptyline is used to treat many off label things since its discovery...
    ... I've been on Amitriptyline - 50 mg. every night - for over a year for migraine ... There are many people who have had success with Amitriptyline , I just wasn't one of them....
    ... I took amitriptyline for a while, I had to stop because it gave me hallucination...
    ... [QUOTE=1sunny1;3927807]I took amitriptyline for a while, I had to stop because it gave me hallucination ... s. Sunny I took the same drug ( Amitriptyline ) and it made my blood pressure so high I almost had...

  23. Meds for Migraines 8th January 2009
    ... t get rid of my migraines. I have just been given amitriptyline 25mg at 7 pm each night. I don't know if you have...
    ... t get rid of my migraines. I have just been given amitriptyline 25mg at 7 pm each night. I don't know if you have...
    ... meeting introduction HA!). My GP has just suggested Amitriptyline but I must admit I have been seriously put off by...
    ... Hi Sundancespirit, I take one 25mg Amitriptyline at about 7 p.m. it certainly helps me to sleep better ... Hypericum, Don't think St John's Wort would go with Amitriptyline . One thing about doing a search on the internet you ... meeting introduction HA!). My GP has just suggested Amitriptyline but I must admit I have been seriously put off by...

  24. Does this sound like migraines!? 20th October 2008
    ... had my eyes checked and they were fine. I was on amitriptyline for years to control the migraines, and while the...

  25. On the edge.... 11th June 2008
    ... Have you tried using propanolol (Inderal) or amitriptyline in the past? Both are effectice migrain preventatives ... (say, 40mg twice a day of propaonlol, and 50mg of amitriptyline at bedtime) Also, because they are old and off...

  26. Pleasa Please Help Me!!!!!!! 5th June 2008
    ... Advil liquigels) 3. Ask your doctor if you can try amitriptyline , 25mg at bedtime for 2 nights, 50mg at bedtime for...

  27. A Possible Answer??? 24th May 2008
    ... I have tried amitriptyline , but it made me very on edge, and jumpy. I've also...
    ... .... nortriptyline has fewer side effects than amitriptyline , and is just as effective celebrex is as effective...

  28. what does it take to be free of headaches 16th May 2008
    ... Ask your doctor about Prothiaden or amitriptyline .... they are old antidepressants, but have been found...

  29. Headache, migraine, chronic or what :-( 27th April 2008
    ... mean time he wanted me to go back on a 10mg tablet of Amitriptyline , one at night, he said that this helps with a lot...
    ... two. Ask your doctor if you can have a trial of amitriptyline at bedtime, start with 25mg, and work up to 50mg....
    ... when I go to the chemists tomorrow.The Doctor gave me amitriptyline , 10mg, I am on day ten of those, he said it can takes...

  30. Neurontin- do things get worse before they get better? 10th April 2008
    ... withdrawal last year. I've tried a number of drugs- endep, amitriptyline , nortriptyline, prothiadon, artane, cogentin, madopar...

  31. neverending headache 3rd April 2008
    ... using a preventative medication such as propanolol or amitriptyline ....

  32. "Strange Headaches" are gone-Here's what the fix was(I hope) 14th January 2008
    ... pressure was somewhat high. He put me on Ziac and Amitriptyline . About after 3 days on these drugs my pain is gone...
    ... my high blood pressure and it's back to normal. The Amitriptyline was given for my insomnia. If you do some reading ... you will find out that Amitriptyline is given for pain control. I know it helps with migraines ... also. I worked with a lady that has taken Amitriptyline for years to help her control her migraines. Both...

  33. Migraines - My Drugs review (glad i've found a community of people that understand) 8th January 2008
    ... As it seems with a lot of people I started on: Amitriptyline , slowly increased the dossage and stayed on the drug...

  34. Amitriptyline for Migraines 17th December 2007
    ... Tylonol which are not a danger at all other than the Amitriptyline states it takes up to 4 weeks to even show any signs...
    ... it turned out he just needed on 10mg at bedtime. Amitriptyline has many side effects esp. for the young so why hasn...
    ... time with chronic daily headahce and have been on amitriptyline for a long time--limited help. It's true the main ... damage than good with rebounds. I'd start with the amitriptyline first...it does dry your mouth out so anticipate chewing...

  35. Mav 7th December 2007
    ... take anything for dizziness but my doctor had me on Amitriptyline for 7 years. I'm now trying to come off of it cause...

  36. Well. I went to the e.r! please help 17th October 2007
    ... Have you tried amitriptyline , imtrex, high dose ibuprofen very few cases of ... Seeing a physical therapist can help, taking 50mg of amitriptyline can help a lot, and when you get a bad headache, 800mg...

  37. Combination Migraine treatments, what works for you? 16th October 2007
    ... about 5 years now. My new headache regimen is amitriptyline as a prophylactic, and alternating days with Fioricet...

  38. silent migraine for four days!? 25th September 2007
    ... Guys, AMITRIPTYLINE 10MG worked wonders for me. I just wanted to share...

  39. has anyone tried Cymbalta for really bad headaches 6th September 2007
    ... Elavil which is a SSRI " Um, no it isnt Elavil ( amitriptyline ) exters an effect on pain transmission which is seperate...

  40. This makes no sense to me at all!!!!! 20th August 2007
    ... I have been taking amitriptyline for almost 3 weeks for silent migraines. I have been...

  41. Amitriptyline 16th August 2007
    ... difficult :D . Anyway, I looked up side effects of amitriptyline and it does cause various neuro side effects as well...

  42. diagnosis - silent migraine 31st July 2007
    ... first is a silent migraine and the doc is giving me amitriptyline . Anyone taking this for migraine or has taken it...
    ... hi, wad';s a silent migraine? does amitriptyline works for you?...
    ... first is a silent migraine and the doc is giving me amitriptyline . Anyone taking this for migraine or has taken it...
    ... ask if the side effect of weight gain due to eating amitriptyline can be prevented?...

  43. NO meds work for headaxhe!!?? 22nd July 2007
    ... was diagnosed with severe fibromyalgia. Starting Amitriptyline for the 3rd time tonight, cause I had the side-effects...
    ... Yes, I think it is the Amitriptyline I am starting tonight (known as Elavil). I hate the...

  44. New here - Menstrual Headaches?? 14th June 2007
    ... I have tried a number of things - Frova, Imitrex, Amitriptyline - Elavil. So far, there is no perfect solution...

  45. Tension Headaches and Dizziness Question?? 14th June 2007
    ... because I find that doctors usually would prescribe amitriptyline etc instead of SSRI....
    ... I tried various things before Celexa, such as Amitriptyline and Ultram. It worked for a while, but then the headaches...

  46. Constant headaches....please help! 14th June 2007
    ... Ask for a referal to a nurologist Have you tried amitriptyline or another tricyclic?...

  47. 30 years of constant headaches 13th June 2007
    ... for headache prevention in the uk and Ireland is amitriptyline and inderal. But both these drugs can have bad side...
    ... Warfarin - daily blood thinner Namenda - Daily Memory Amitriptyline - Daily Anti Depressent Iron - to help me with energy...
    ... for headache prevention in the uk and Ireland is amitriptyline and inderal. But both these drugs can have bad side...

  48. Chronic Daily Headaches 4th June 2007
    ... I take Amitriptyline at nights, that is what helps me sleep as I can't ... Citalopram, Clonidine, Imdur, Diamox, Namenda, Aspirin, Amitriptyline , Nitrostat (as needed) and Oxygen (as needed). ...

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