117 patient evaluations for Amitriptyline with a burden rating of Not at all hard to take

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Mar 1, 2014 (Started Nov 15, 2013)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for insomnia)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (loopy feeling)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 10 mg Daily

  • 0 helpful marks

Oct 16, 2013 (Started Jul 04, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for insomnia)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for fibromyalgia)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for pain)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (depressed mood, sleeplessness, difficulty staying asleep)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 10 mg Daily
Side effects: sleeplessness, depressed mood, difficulty staying asleep

Aug 9, 2011 (Started Jul 04, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for pain)
  • Side effects
    Severe (depressed mood, sleeplessness, difficulty staying asleep)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 10 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: I was taking 1 to start with; changed to 2 to try to get better sleep - made me "depressed" and made sleeping even harder. Went back to 1 and have noticed decrease in pain again and easier to sleep with 1 full dose of sleeping pill.
Side effects: sleeplessness, depressed mood, difficulty staying asleep

Jul 13, 2011 (Started Jul 04, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for pain)
  • Side effects
    Mild (difficulty staying asleep)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 10 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Since taking this, the pain has definitely decreased. The one side effect I've noticed is my sleep isn't at restful at times. Some days the sleep is good, others not.
Side effects: sleeplessness, depressed mood, difficulty staying asleep

  • 0 helpful marks

Oct 15, 2013 (Started Mar 07, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for insomnia)
  • Side effects
    Mild (daytime sleepiness)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 10 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: This worked for a long period of time but I felt that I no longer needed. My doctor weened me off of it slowly and now I no longer need it. When I did need it it did the job. I am telling those of you thinking about taking it that it may work for you give it a try and if it works good if not you can slowly get off, no problem.
Cost: < $25 monthly

Sep 13, 2012 (Started Mar 07, 2010)

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

Jun 18, 2012 (Started Mar 07, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for insomnia)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 10 mg Daily

  • 0 helpful marks

Mar 7, 2013 (Started Jul 07, 2012)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for insomnia)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 20 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Feb 21, 2013 (Started Dec 07, 2012)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for insomnia)
  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for pain)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 50 mg Daily

  • 0 helpful marks

Jan 17, 2013 (Started Dec 12, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for insomnia)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for fibromyalgia)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for tension headache)
  • Side effects
    Mild (restless legs at night)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 20 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: if taken with Trazodone it can cause restless legs and twitchyness take only the amount needed

  • 0 helpful marks

Dec 28, 2012 (Started May 07, 2006)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for pain)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for fibromyalgia)
  • Side effects
    Severe (tiredness)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 25 mg Daily

Dec 12, 2012 (Started May 07, 2006)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for pain)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for fibromyalgia)
  • Side effects
    Severe (tiredness)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 25 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Helps but makes you tired

  • 0 helpful marks

Dec 19, 2012 (Started Nov 28, 2012)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for insomnia)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for pain)
  • Side effects
    Severe (tremor in hands, agitation, anger)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Cost: < $25 monthly

Dec 14, 2012 (Started Nov 28, 2012)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for insomnia)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for pain)
  • Side effects
    Severe (tremor in hands, agitation)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 50 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Dec 1, 2012 (Started Jun 11, 2012)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for fibromyalgia)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Never taken as prescribed
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 10 mg Daily

  • 0 helpful marks

Sep 12, 2012 (Started May 24, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for insomnia)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for pain)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for fibromyalgia)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
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: $25-49 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks
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