31 patient evaluations for Amitriptyline with a side effects rating of Mild

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Dec 24, 2009 (Started Dec 07, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for fibromyalgia)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for insomnia)
  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for depressed mood)
  • Side effects
    Mild (grogginess in morning, bad dreams)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 10 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: get at least 8 hours of sleep after taking meds otherwise you'll get sick
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: grogginess in morning, bad dreams, unrefreshing or poor sleep

  • 0 helpful marks

Jul 1, 2009 (Started Feb 15, 2000)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for burning pain)
  • Side effects
    Mild (tiredness)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 200 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

May 4, 2009 (Started Sep 15, 1999)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for insomnia)
  • Side effects
    Mild (grogginess in morning)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 10 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: When beginning this drug, take earlier than your bedtime to ease the grogginess the next morning.
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: grogginess in morning

Mar 27, 2009 (Started Sep 15, 1999)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for insomnia)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 10 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: It takes a few days to get use to taking it, if you have to get up and go to work. When I worked I had to take it about 8pm each night, instead of waiting until bedtime.
Side effects: grogginess in morning

Jan 22, 2009 (Started Sep 15, 1999)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for insomnia)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 10 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: When I first began taking this med, I could hardly get up on the AM. I learned that I had to take it about 8:30PM, so I could get up at 5:30AM without feeling groggy. It took a long time for this to go away.
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: grogginess in morning

  • 1 helpful mark

Apr 29, 2009 (Started Dec 06, 2005)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Other)
  • Side effects
    Mild (weight gain, dry mouth, grogginess)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 100 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: i feel this is helping very much with my depression
Side effects: dry mouth, grogginess, weight gain

Dec 6, 2008 (Started Dec 06, 2005)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Other)
  • Side effects
    Mild (dry mouth, grogginess)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 100 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: dry mouth, grogginess, weight gain

  • 0 helpful marks

Apr 8, 2009 (Started Nov 01, 2007)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for insomnia)
  • Side effects
    Mild (dry mouth)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 25 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Lets me fall back asleep quicly when Iwake in the night
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: dry mouth

  • 1 helpful mark

Mar 27, 2009 (Started Mar 20, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for depressed mood)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for insomnia)
  • Side effects
    Mild (dry mouth, headaches, grogginess)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 25 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: just take it, and see if it helps, give it some time, it's not a drug that helps right from the start.
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: dry mouth, grogginess, headaches

  • 0 helpful marks

Feb 15, 2009 (Started Jan 16, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for depressed mood)
  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for anxious mood)
  • Effectiveness
    None (for excess saliva)
  • Side effects
    Mild (hangover effect)
  • Adherence
    Sometimes
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 25 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: hangover effect

  • 0 helpful marks

Jan 20, 2009 (Started Sep 08, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for insomnia)
  • Side effects
    Mild
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    A little hard to take

  • 0 helpful marks

Jan 8, 2009 (Started Sep 27, 2000)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Other)
  • Side effects
    Mild
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 50 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Helps with emotional stability. If I know I'm going to be in an emotional environment I take a pill before hand.
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Dec 5, 2008 (Started Nov 27, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for migraine headaches)
  • Side effects
    Mild (weight gain, abdominal bloating)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 10 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Seems to work on my stabbing pain in the head. Take it before going to sleep.
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: weight gain, abdominal bloating

  • 0 helpful marks
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