24 patient evaluations for Elavil

Dec 19, 2012 (Started Nov 28, 2012)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for insomnia)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for pain)
  • Side effects
    Severe (tremor in hands, agitation, anger)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Cost: < $25 monthly

Dec 14, 2012 (Started Nov 28, 2012)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for insomnia)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for pain)
  • Side effects
    Severe (tremor in hands, agitation)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 50 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Sep 1, 2011 (Started Dec 16, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for muscle spasms)
  • Side effects
    Severe (weight gain)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 100 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: I did not expect to gain so much weight off of 1 pill but I did!!! I Lost 30lbs after I got off of the medication and continue to lose.
Side effects: weight gain

Feb 17, 2011 (Started Dec 16, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for muscle spasms)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (weight gain)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 100 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: I was gaining weight so my Doc suggested to lower the dose. I must say I was not expecting this med to work but it cut the numbness down about 90% and totally stopped the Spasms!
Side effects: weight gain

  • 0 helpful marks

Jul 1, 2011 (Started Jan 15, 2007)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for sleep problems)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (weight gain)
  • Adherence
    Never taken as prescribed
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 25 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: caused too much daytime sleepiness
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: weight gain

May 31, 2010 (Started Jan 15, 2007)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for sleep problems)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (weight gain)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 25 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: I believe it contributes to weight gain
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: weight gain

  • 0 helpful marks
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