56 patient evaluations for Amitriptyline with a cost of Not specified

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Sep 19, 2008 (Started Sep 16, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for pain)
  • Side effects
    Severe (excessive daytime sleepiness (somnolence), dry mouth, headaches, grogginess, shakiness, hangover effect)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Very hard to take
Side effects: grogginess, hangover effect, excessive daytime sleepiness (somnolence), shakiness, headaches, dry mouth, headaches

  • 0 helpful marks

Aug 1, 2008 (Started Jul 01, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for pain)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (excessive daytime sleepiness (somnolence), headaches, grogginess, shakiness, spinning dizziness (vertigo), mood changes)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Very hard to take
Dosage: 10 mg Daily
Side effects: grogginess, excessive daytime sleepiness (somnolence), mood changes, shakiness, headaches, spinning dizziness (vertigo), headaches

  • 0 helpful marks

Aug 1, 2008 (Started May 01, 2007)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for insomnia)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for nerve pain (neuralgia))
  • Side effects
    Severe
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 25 mg Daily

  • 0 helpful marks

Jan 1, 2008 (Started Nov 01, 2007)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for obstructive sleep apnea)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (mood swings)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 10 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: the drug made me crave sugar - however, sugar promotes inflammation which defeats the purpose of taking this drug. eating a lot of sugar/carbs led to weight gain, which also is detrimental to fibromyalgia symptoms
Side effects: mood swings

  • 2 helpful marks

Jan 1, 2006 (Started Dec 01, 2002)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for excess saliva)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (insomnia)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 80 mg
Side effects: insomnia

  • 0 helpful marks

Jul 15, 1998 (Started May 01, 1998)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for major depressive disorder)
  • Effectiveness
    None (for tension headache)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Advice & Tips: Didn't seem to have any effect.

  • 0 helpful marks
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