150 patient evaluations for Amitriptyline

Lakotawoman
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Lakotawoman
Gender: F
Data Quality: 1 star
Pain: Some
Fatigue: Some
Sleep: Most
Stiffness: Most
function: Most
external_stress: Some
Stickman: most
Description:F48y
FM:4y Dx
I am: b
I have:
Fibromyalgia

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Jan 17, 2013 (Started Dec 12, 2008)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Insomnia: Moderate
  • Perceived effectiveness for Fibromyalgia: Moderate
  • Perceived effectiveness for Tension Headache: Moderate
  • Side Effects: Mild
  • Adherence: Usually
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: 50 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: if taken with Trazodone it can cause restless legs and twitchyness take only the amount needed

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maremare
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maremare
Gender: F
Data Quality: 1 star
Pain: All
Fatigue: All
Sleep: All
Stiffness: All
function: Some
external_stress: All
Stickman: all
Description:F48y
FM:9y Dx
I am: b
I have:
Fibromyalgia

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Dec 28, 2012 (Started May 07, 2006)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Pain: Major
  • Perceived effectiveness for Fibromyalgia: Major
  • Side Effects: Severe
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: 25 mg Daily

Dec 12, 2012 (Started May 07, 2006)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Pain: Slight
  • Perceived effectiveness for Fibromyalgia: Moderate
  • Side Effects: Severe
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: 25 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Helps but makes you tired

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sewjazzy1
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sewjazzy1
Sex: F
Data Quality: 2 stars
Sensation: Moderate
Overall: Mild
Cognition: moderate
Vision: none
Speech: none
Swallowing: moderate
Upper limb: mild
Walking: moderate
I am: b
I have:
MS

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Dec 19, 2012 (Started Nov 28, 2012)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Insomnia: None
  • Perceived effectiveness for Pain: Slight
  • Side Effects: Severe
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Not at all
Cost: Not specified monthly

Dec 14, 2012 (Started Nov 28, 2012)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Insomnia: None
  • Perceived effectiveness for Pain: Slight
  • Side Effects: Severe
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: 50 mg Daily
Cost: Not specified monthly

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kljones
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kljones
Sex: F
Data Quality: 1 star
Relapse: Moderate
Sensation: None
Overall: Moderate
Cognition: moderate
Vision: moderate
Speech: moderate
Swallowing: moderate
Upper limb: moderate
Walking: severe
I am: n
I have:
MS

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Dec 1, 2012 (Started Jun 11, 2012)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Fibromyalgia: None
  • Side Effects: None
  • Adherence: Never
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: 10 mg Daily

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kaywile
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kaywile
Data Quality: 1 star
  • Gender: F
  • Age: 53
Condition: Systemic Lupus Erythematosus 12 additional condition(s)
Quality of Life:
  • Mental: Severe
  • Physical: Moderate
I am: vb
I have:
Systemic Lupus Erythematosus

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Sep 12, 2012 (Started May 24, 2008)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Insomnia: Slight
  • Perceived effectiveness for Pain: Slight
  • Perceived effectiveness for Fibromyalgia: Slight
  • Side Effects: None
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: 100 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: The dosage I take isn't on here. I take 125mg daily. As of today I have to take 150mg (3 ~ 50 mg tabs) every night. 12-09-2012
Cost: < $25 monthly

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

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Sep 3, 2012 (Started May 20, 2010)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Emotional lability: Moderate
  • Side Effects: Mild
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Not at all
Cost: Not specified monthly
Side effects: Better sleep, Sleepiness

Jun 12, 2011 (Started May 20, 2010)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Emotional lability: Major
  • Side Effects: Mild
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: 50 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Better quality of sleep as a side effect.
Cost: Not specified monthly
Side effects: Better sleep, Sleepiness

Jun 13, 2010 (Started May 20, 2010)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Pain: Slight
  • Perceived effectiveness for Emotional lability: Can’t tell
  • Side Effects: Mild
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: 40 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: follow doctors instructions, I nearly slept for 20 hours as I took them at the wrong time.
Cost: Not specified monthly
Side effects: Better sleep, Sleepiness

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idasek
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idasek
Data Quality: 1 star
  • Gender: F
  • Age: 25
Condition: Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA) 4 additional condition(s)
Quality of Life:
  • Mental: Mild
  • Physical: Mild
I am: n
I have:
Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA)

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Aug 30, 2012 (Started Jun 07, 2011)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Mild Depression: Moderate
  • Perceived effectiveness for Insomnia: Slight
  • Side Effects: None
  • Adherence: Usually
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: 10 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: works quite ok..

Aug 10, 2012 (Started Jun 07, 2011)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Mild Depression: Slight
  • Perceived effectiveness for Insomnia: Slight
  • Side Effects: None
  • Adherence: Usually
  • Burden: A little

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jus' me
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jus' me
Gender: F
Data Quality: 1 star
Pain: Little
Fatigue: All
Sleep: All
Stiffness: None
function: None
external_stress: Little
Stickman: some
Description:F51y
FM:3y Dx
CFS:?y
I am: b
I have:
Fibromyalgia

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Aug 15, 2012 (Started Jul 01, 2012)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Fibromyalgia: None
  • Perceived effectiveness for Pain: None
  • Perceived effectiveness for Migraine headaches: Major
  • Perceived effectiveness for Insomnia: None
  • Side Effects: Moderate
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: 50 mg Daily
Cost: Not specified monthly

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whatdabuck
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whatdabuck
Data Quality: 1 star
  • Gender: F
  • Age: 23
Condition: Systemic Lupus Erythematosus 7 additional condition(s)
Quality of Life:
  • Mental: Mild
  • Physical: Moderate
I am: b
I have:
Systemic Lupus Erythematosus

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Jul 1, 2012 (Started Mar 26, 2012)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Insomnia: Moderate
  • Perceived effectiveness for Fibromyalgia: None
  • Side Effects: Mild
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: A little
Dosage: 10 mg Daily

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lilybet
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lilybet
Gender: F
Data Quality: 1 star
Depression: 1
Mania: 0
Emotional: 1
Anxiety: 1
Compulsion: 0
External Stress: Overwhelming
55 F
Function: Moderate
Distress: Low
I am: n
I have:
Major Depressive Disorder

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Jun 1, 2012 (Started Sep 06, 2006)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Chronic pain: Major
  • Perceived effectiveness for Fibromyalgia: Major
  • Side Effects: Severe
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: 20 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: As an anti-cholinergic, amitriptyline caused the unexpected side-effect of causing my bladder muscle to barely function at all - detrusor aflexia. UTIs were a result, as well as residual urine.
Cost: Not specified monthly

Feb 23, 2012 (Started Sep 06, 2006)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Chronic pain: Moderate
  • Perceived effectiveness for Fibromyalgia: Moderate
  • Side Effects: Mild
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: 20 mg Daily
Cost: Not specified monthly

Sep 15, 2011 (Started Sep 06, 2006)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Fibromyalgia: Moderate
  • Perceived effectiveness for Chronic pain: Can’t tell
  • Side Effects: Mild
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: 20 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Amitriptyline is first-rate for fibromyalgia, the drug of choice to start with. For me, it improves sleep and pain. Studies have proven this. Not sure about depression, though. I take other meds for that.
Cost: Not specified monthly

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