153 patient evaluations for Amitriptyline

Jan 1, 2008 (Started Nov 01, 2007)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for obstructive sleep apnea)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (mood swings)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 10 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: the drug made me crave sugar - however, sugar promotes inflammation which defeats the purpose of taking this drug. eating a lot of sugar/carbs led to weight gain, which also is detrimental to fibromyalgia symptoms
Side effects: mood swings

  • 2 helpful marks

Apr 8, 2009 (Started Nov 01, 2007)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for insomnia)
  • Side effects
    Mild (dry mouth)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 25 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Lets me fall back asleep quicly when Iwake in the night
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: dry mouth

  • 1 helpful mark

Jul 18, 2009 (Started Jul 28, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for insomnia)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 40 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: no side effects, I love it! it is a big help for my sleep issues.
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 1 helpful mark
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