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  • Amitripiline Withdrawal symptoms

    Hi,  I was taking 75/100mg of amitripiline for chronic pain.  (5 Yrs)  The pain has now disappeared & i came off amitripiline over 6 weeks.  After about 3 to 4 weeks, i am still waking up extremely early & having trouble going to sleep.  But the main thing that concerns...

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  • Amitriptyline 10mg for headaches and anxiety please share

    Hi, I am new to the forum. ​I have struggled for many years with health and general anxiety, i am at a ppoint now that I have to hold my hands up and admit I cant do this on my own anymore. ​I am on day 3 of taking the amitriptyline, i am scared every time i take it, what could happen. ​Please can...

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  • Change of Amitriptyline brand?

    I have been on Amitrityline for many years, and, it's been very effective too. I have lived without nerves/panic/depression for 2 years now. I picked up a new prescription just over a week ago, which is a a different brand/colour, and, ever sinse, I have been a bit nervous! Any thoughts?

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  • Weight gain on Amtriptyline

    I have been taken amitriptyline for about 4 years for hormonal headaches migraines. I started on 10 mg and over the years and now on 150mgs, well stopped last night. My weight has been gradually going up over this time, and I have only realised it must be the medication I am 2 stone over weight now....

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  • amitriptyline withdrawal

    Hi all, i have tried unsuccessfully to withdrawal from amitriptyline twice.  every time i get down to 5mg i start with awful symptoms, bad headaches, nausea, belching, abdominal cramps, back ache and  my bowels get so upset they feel like they are swollen i get bloated have wind and abdomen...

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  • Amitripteline Start up

    Can anyone help/advise please?  I have a return of insomnia (ugh ...) & doc said to try Amitriptyline 10mg.  I've only taken it for 3 nights so far.  The doc said to stay at 10 mg for 2 weeks with a view to increasing after that, (fair enough). Now what I'm wondering, it knocked...

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  • Amitriptyline...use for sleep problems?

    My mum was recently prescribed Amitriptyline by her GP. She told me it was to help her sleep, but I have looked up info about it, and it looks like an andtidepressant, that is also sometimes used for migraine. Q: does anyone else know of it being used for sleep problems? Does it help? What side effects,...

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  • Amitriptyline 10mg causing more anxiety/flu like symptoms?

    I am taking 10mg for almost 6 months now. I feel recently it has been causing my anxiety to skyrocket at night time. I get the chills, naused, stomach hurts, heart racing, jitters, etc. I cant sleep when this happens. I was wondering if anyone else is having these issues? I would like to get off this...

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  • Amitriptyline

    I have taken Amitriptyline since 2009 due to back pain and an operation that went wrong. I started at 100 mg now down to 50 mg. I dream every night my only problem is I heat up most of the time. When I eat  main meal I sweat I have tryed to come off the medication but after 2days Im in a terable...

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  • swapping citalopram for amitriptylin

    hi, i am on 50 mg daily of celapram. i have been on this dosage for 15 years now. Iam currently living in vietnam and find it hard to get my hands on these paticular tablets. The local pharmacist suggested i swap them and start using amitriptylin 25 mg which he supplies and take 2 tablets daily..is this...

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  • Mona Lisa touch nightmare

    I had this procedure done doc did a 4th which made me worse.  I have had more burning in my urethra after 4th.  She has me taking  50mg amitripyline and is sending me to a specialist who treats unusual female conditions.  Wish I never had the treatments 

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  • Amitriptyline and alcohol

    I have just been prescribed amitriptyline 10mg for neuropathic pain. Is it unsafe to drink any alcohol when on this or is one drink ok as it is such a low dose? I am very confused so haven't even started taking it yet! 

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  • Friend taking amitryptiline

    Hi, I know this isn't the usual post that is in this forum but I've searched the entirety of google and have found nothing that can give me some insight  so I'm hoping maybe someone here can.  A friend of mine has recently started taking amitryptiline after struggling with depression,...

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  • amitriptyline withdrawal

    Hi all friends I was taken amitriptyline for 6 Month and i stoped 4month ago but the withdrawal smptom stil present particularly cough. Can the cough withdrawal side effect?who can share exprience?...

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  • Amitriptylne Withdrawal Shakes 10mg

    Good morning, I've been taking 10mg of Amitriptyline each night to deal with some nerve pain, I was on them for around a month before i stopped due to feeling extremely tired at work and unable to keep my eyes open, I've noticed since i stopped i have this inner shake feeling, is this normal...

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  • Strange side effects possibly linked to amitriptyline use?

    Hi! I've been on amitriptyline for a little while now, I'd say about six months. I've been having some weird side effects. it makes me have very vivid, weird dreams, and causes me to sleep for very long (10+ hours, sometimes up to 15) and keeps me asleep the whole entire time, I never wake...

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  • Hi, iv just started on amitriptyline given to me in hosp...

    Hi, iv just started on amitriptyline given to me in hospital to help with pain. i didnt want to take them but i finaly agreed on a low dose, he started me on 10mg but over 6 days hed increased the dosage 3 times. Im reluctant to take them now as i wasnt consulted about increasing the dosage, i feel he...

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  • Cutting Amitriptyline back to 5 mg per night

    I was put on Amitriptyline last December to help with IBS and insomnia at 10 mg.   I was on that for 2 months when the doctor then increased it to 20 mg to help more with insomnia.   I found it a bit sedating at 10 mg through the day and while it knocked me out at first...

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  • Amitriptyline (Elavil) Withdrawal

    i've taken amitriptyline on and off for about a year, from 10 mg up to 75 mg. for the past three months i've pretty regularly taken 50 mg every night. i am completely fed up with the spaceyness, grogginess, fatigue, weight gain and lack of clarity. i quit cold turkey about a week ago and the...

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  • Amitriptyline withdrawal symptoms

    I would be interested to hear from anyone who has withdrawn from Amitriptyline with similar symptoms to me. Having taken just 10mg for many months I decided to withdraw, very slowly and eventually stopped completely about six weeks ago. All OK for a week but then I started having restless legs and...

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  • Nirtriptyline and Citalpram combination

    Started taking 10mg Citalpram 4 days ago for severe anxiety and panic attacks and have been on Nortripyline 100mg for 3 years for IBS, a bit weary of the combo as the Internet says not to take together, but also read serotonin syndrome will happen within 2 hours of increase or new drug. Anyone have any...

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  • Amitriptyline withdrawal

    Hi there,  im currently 6 weeks off amitriptyline and getting awful feelings in my legs, the restless legs is driving me through the roof!! Has anyone else experienced this coming off ami? And if so how long did it take to go away for you?  It blows my mind what this drug can do to you and...

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  • ANY Success stories coming of amitriptyline??

    Hi, i like many others on here are trying to wean off amitriptyline and are looking for advice and positive stories. Please can anyone share their experiences to help me as i am currently struggling now i have got to 2.5 mg. What withrawal symptoms did you have ? and do you have any advice re helping...

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  • Amitryptillin Withdrawal

    Ive been on Amitryptillin for 14 yrs at 50mg. Started to wean myself off ot 6 months ago. Ive now not had one for 3 nights. Hard? too right- hot sweats and chills, abdominal pain, headaches But im toughing it out. Too much of a link to Dementia

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  • Dry mouth waening off amitriptyline

    I have a discussion on here re coming off amitriptyline. i am currently on 2mg  but have been having a really really dry mouth and keep getting ulcers on my tongue. Has anyone else experienced this my throat is buring also.

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  • Continued use of Amitryptaline for Migraines and side effects

    Hi everyone, I ended up on Amitryptaline back in 2011, as a result of being told I had a Cholesterol Graniloma, which turned out to be incorrect.  I ended up at Stanford Neurology with Dr. Steven Mc Intyre.  He had me do an MRI on my neck and I ended up with Anterior and Posterior C-4 through...

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  • Can amitriptyline cause suicidal thoughts when used only for pain

    Iv been diagnosed with crohns disease for a couple of years now and around 6 months ago I was prescribed amitriptyline by my consultant for the pain and sleepless nights After a couple of weeks of takeing 10mg I started getting suicidal thoughts really badly so contacted my ibd nurse who in return had...

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  • Has amitrip caused anyone's heart to race

    I was given elavil for IBS depression years ago and I don't remember the dosage but my first dose caused my heart to race. I told my doctor and he took me off. Now many years later another doctor wants to put me on it for severe IBS and stomach pain. I told him about my prior issue but he isn't...

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