152 patient evaluations for Amitriptyline

Dirty Butter
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Dirty Butter
Data Quality: 1 star
  • Gender: F
  • Age: 72
Condition: Mitochondrial Myopathy 7 additional condition(s)
Quality of Life:
  • Mental: Mild
  • Physical: Moderate
I am: n
I have:
Mitochondrial Myopathy

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Jun 29, 2011 (Started Jan 01, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for IBS (Irritable Bowel Syndrome))
  • Side Effects
    Mild (Brain fog)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 10 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Stopped all meds due to elevated liver enzymes, until liver situation resolved.
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: Brain fog

Mar 16, 2010 (Started Jan 01, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Digestive problems)
  • Side Effects
    Mild (Brain fog)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 20 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: higher dose aggravates brain fog
Side effects: Brain fog

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kelly_green_survivor
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kelly_green_survivor
Data Quality: 1 star
  • Sex: F
  • Age: 45y
  • Organ: Lung
Quality of Life:
  • Mental: Mild
  • Physical: None
  1. Lung : 5y Transplanted
I have:
Lung Transplant

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Jun 29, 2011 (Started Sep 29, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for Depressed mood)
  • Side Effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 50 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

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DannyD
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DannyD
Sex: M
Data Quality: 3 stars
Bulbar: moderate
Arms: mild
Chest: moderate
Legs: moderate
I am: n
I have:
ALS

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May 20, 2011 (Started Feb 20, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Excess saliva)
  • Side Effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 50 mg M,W,F
Advice & Tips: This drug actually serves a dual purpose. It is a tricyclic anti-depressant that has a side effect of dry mouth helping to treat excess saliva. It was originally prescribed for its drying effect. I stopped taking this because other medications I'm currently taking are causing the same dryness. This is an effective low cost dual purpose medication. I would recommend this medication for any patient in need of an anti depressant or management of excess saliva.
Cost: < $25 monthly

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Georgie Lotte
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Georgie Lotte
Data Quality: 1 star
  • Gender: F
  • Age: 42
Condition: Dercum's Disease 5 additional condition(s)
Quality of Life:
  • Mental: Mild
  • Physical: Moderate
I am: b
I have:
Dercum's Disease

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May 16, 2011 (Started Apr 12, 2006)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Pain)
  • Side Effects
    Moderate (Circulation problems, Loss of sex drive (libido), Tension headaches, Numbness in hands)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 20 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Unfortunately these affected my circulation in my hands and feet, they where always cold and my big toenails where becoming detatched from the nail bed as the nail bed was going soft. Since stopping the tablets iv been able to wake up much easier and my nail beds are starting to heal now and harden again. Also my hands and feet no longer feel like they are freezing cold all the time they feel normal warmth again.
Side effects: Tension headaches, Circulation problems, Numbness in hands, Loss of sex drive (libido)

Jul 7, 2009 (Started Apr 12, 2006)

  • Effectiveness
    Can’t tell (for Pain)
  • Side Effects
    Moderate (Circulation problems, Tension headaches, Numbness in hands)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 20 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: I dont like this drug it leaves me feeling woosy in the mornings and I have problems with libido when I am on this drug :(
Side effects: Tension headaches, Circulation problems, Numbness in hands, Loss of sex drive (libido)

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DAWNSKYE702
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DAWNSKYE702
Sex: F
Data Quality: 1 star
Sensation: None
Overall: Mild
Cognition: moderate
Vision: moderate
Speech: moderate
Swallowing: mild
Upper limb: moderate
Walking: moderate
I am: n
I have:
MS

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May 11, 2011 (Started Jan 10, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Depressed mood)
  • Side Effects
    Mild (Dry mouth, Dry mouth at night)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 75 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: It helps me with my sleep, before I was taking Zolpiedem to help me sleep, but I was doing things that I could not remember doing, and it was kind of scary. It took a little while to get the dosage right, but it seems to be working for the depression and with my insomnia.
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: Dry mouth, Dry mouth at night

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ukiwi
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ukiwi
Sex: M
Data Quality: 3 stars
Sensation: Moderate
Overall: Mild
Cognition: moderate
Vision: mild
Speech: mild
Swallowing: mild
Upper limb: mild
Walking: mild
I am: b
I have:
MS

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May 8, 2011 (Started Feb 23, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Other)
  • Effectiveness
    None (for Pain)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Urinary urgency)
  • Side Effects
    Severe
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 30 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Kepy waking up at night to go to the toilet!

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prettybabyu
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prettybabyu
Sex: F
Data Quality: 2 stars
Sensation: Mild
Overall: Mild
Cognition: none
Vision: none
Speech: mild
Swallowing: mild
Upper limb: mild
Walking: severe
I am: g
I have:
MS

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Apr 22, 2011 (Started Nov 01, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Depressed mood)
  • Side Effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 25 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

Jul 21, 2010 (Started Nov 01, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Depressed mood)
  • Side Effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 25 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

May 21, 2010 (Started Nov 01, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Can’t tell (for Depressed mood)
  • Side Effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 25 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

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AndrieaB
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AndrieaB
Gender: F
Data Quality: 1 star
Pain: Some
Fatigue: All
Sleep: All
Stiffness: Most
function: Some
external_stress: Some
Stickman: most
Description:F33y
FM:6y Dx
CFS:?y
I am: b
I have:
Fibromyalgia

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Apr 14, 2011 (Started Mar 01, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Insomnia)
  • Side Effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 30 mg Daily

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allanbruce
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allanbruce
Gender: M
Data Quality: 1 star
Depression: 0
Mania: 0
Emotional: 1
Anxiety: 0
Compulsion: 0
External Stress: Moderate
55 M
Function: High
Distress: Low
I am: g
I have:
Major Depressive Disorder

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Apr 4, 2011 (Started Jun 29, 2002)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Treat my mood condition(s))
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Sleep problems)
  • Side Effects
    Moderate (Tiredness)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 75 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Causing tiredness during the day
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: Tiredness

Jan 3, 2011 (Started Jun 29, 2002)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Treat my mood condition(s))
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Sleep problems)
  • Side Effects
    Mild
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 100 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Help sleep
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: Tiredness

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creedy
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creedy
Gender: F
Data Quality: 1 star
Pain: Little
Fatigue: Most
Sleep: All
Stiffness: Little
function: Some
external_stress: All
Stickman: most
Description:F58y
FM:15y Dx
I am: b
I have:
Fibromyalgia

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Mar 21, 2011 (Started Apr 29, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Bowel irritability)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Sleep problems)
  • Side Effects
    Moderate (Fluid retention weight gain, Weight gain)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 50 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: This med aided in weight gain. I have since gone on a gluten free diet which is helping IBS and migraine symptoms. It has only been 2 weeks since I changed my diet. I think it's worth it.
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: Weight gain, Fluid retention weight gain

May 3, 2010 (Started Apr 29, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Bowel irritability)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Sleep problems)
  • Side Effects
    Severe (Fluid retention weight gain, Weight gain)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 25 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: I believe it is another contributing factor in making weight loss difficult.
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: Weight gain, Fluid retention weight gain

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