38 patient evaluations for Nortriptyline

Apr 23, 2009 (Started May 31, 2007)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for sleeplessness)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 75 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Supposedly supposed to help me fall asleep and for some pain relief. It helps somewhat, combined with other medications, to help me fall asleep. Definitely do not get any sort of pain relief from it.
Cost: < $25 monthly

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Jun 24, 2009 (Started Nov 30, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for depressed mood)
  • Side effects
    Mild (excessive sweating, sleepiness)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 25 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: It was worth trying a different medication for depression, what I was on before made me worse not better. This medication was better. I tried stopping taking it as I felt much better, but began to have trouble sleeping again so started on 1 tab a night again for good sleep.
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: excessive sweating, sleepiness

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Sep 20, 2009 (Started Mar 25, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for anxious mood)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (constipation, weight gain)
  • Adherence
    Sometimes
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 25 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Constipation was a very large problem, not worth the value of the med. Did not like weight gain either which was slight, but nevertheless noted almost right away. Good drug for anxiety though., felt good.
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: weight gain, constipation, constipation

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