154 patient evaluations for Amitriptyline

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bryalexander
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bryalexander
Sex: M
Data Quality: 1 star
Bulbar: moderate
Arms: severe
Chest: moderate
Legs: severe
I am: b
I have:
ALS

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Jul 20, 2011 (Started Mar 01, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Excess saliva)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (Dry mouth at night, Constipation)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 10 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: Dry mouth at night, Constipation

Mar 2, 2011 (Started Mar 01, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Excess saliva)
  • Side effects
    Mild (Dry mouth at night)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 10 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: Dry mouth at night, Constipation

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

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Jul 7, 2011 (Started Nov 30, 2006)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Multiple Sclerosis)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Nerve pain (neuralgia))
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 10 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

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jmartell
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jmartell
Sex: F
Data Quality: 2 stars
Relapse: Moderate
Sensation: Moderate
Overall: Mild
Cognition: none
Vision: moderate
Speech: mild
Swallowing: none
Upper limb: mild
Walking: mild
I am: vg
I have:
MS

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Jul 7, 2011 (Started Jun 01, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Migraine headaches)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 30 mg Daily

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I"m Tired
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I"m Tired
Gender: F
Data Quality: 1 star
Pain: All
Fatigue: All
Sleep: All
Stiffness: All
function: Some
external_stress: Most
Stickman: all
Description:F63y
FM:21y Dx
CFS:21y Dx
I am: b
I have:
ME/CFS

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Jul 1, 2011 (Started Jan 20, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for Insomnia)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 10 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Worked for a few months, then became ineffective.
Cost: < $25 monthly

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dtouchstonez
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dtouchstonez
Gender: F
Data Quality: 1 star
Pain: Some
Fatigue: Little
Sleep: Some
Stiffness: Some
function: Some
external_stress: Some
Stickman: some
Description:F64y
FM:11y Dx
CFS:?y
I am: n
I have:
Fibromyalgia

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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

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kelly_green_survivor
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kelly_green_survivor
Data Quality: 1 star
  • Sex: F
  • Age: 46y
  • Organ: Lung
Quality of life:
  • Mental: Mild
  • Physical: None
  1. Lung : 6y 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: 43
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: 2 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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