3 patient evaluations for Apo-amitriptyline

Dec 3, 2011 (Started Oct 01, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Reduce muscle tension at bedtime)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 25 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: I tried taking 1/2 dosage for 1-2 weeks, since any pain symptoms had stopped. I found that when I woke up in the morning, muscle tension was increasing to the point of discomfort. I immediately resumed the prescribed dosage (25 mg).
Cost: < $25 monthly

Sep 14, 2011 (Started Oct 01, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Reduce muscle tension at bedtime)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 25 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: was more important when I had pain at bedtime
Cost: < $25 monthly

Apr 9, 2011 (Started Oct 01, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Reduce muscle tension at bedtime)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 25 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: No negative side effects; most days are pain-free, but don't know if this is just where I am today, or whether the drug is contributing
Cost: < $25 monthly

Jun 28, 2010 (Started Oct 01, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for muscle tension)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 25 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

Feb 8, 2010 (Started Oct 01, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for muscle tension)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 25 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: In low dosage, it helped me to relax muscles and overcome pain to sleep better
Cost: < $25 monthly

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Sep 1, 2010 (Started Jan 02, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for sleeplessness)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 10 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Found no positive results

Feb 25, 2010 (Started Jan 02, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for sleeplessness)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 25 mg Daily

  • 0 helpful marks

Oct 4, 2008 (Started Sep 02, 2006)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Other)
  • Side effects
    Severe (allergic reaction)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Very hard to take
Dosage: 30 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: If you are not allergic to it it works
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: allergic reaction

  • 0 helpful marks
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