38 patient evaluations for Nortriptyline

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Jun 22, 2016 (Started Jun 19, 2016)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for vulvodynia)
  • Effectiveness
    None (for TMJ (temporomandibular joint) pain)
  • Effectiveness
    None (for peripheral neuropathy)
  • Side effects
    Severe (flatulence, nausea, sweating, heat intolerance, constipation, heart rate increased)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 10 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Apr 6, 2016 (Started Dec 15, 2015)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for drooling)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 10 mg/5 mL Daily

  • 0 helpful marks

Aug 7, 2015 (Started Jun 30, 2012)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Pain)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for nerve pain (neuralgia))
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for fibromyalgia)
  • Effectiveness
    Can’t tell (for depressed mood)
  • Side effects
    Mild (dry mouth)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: As needed

  • 0 helpful marks

Jul 13, 2015 (Started Dec 08, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Increase effect of another treatment)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for depressed mood)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for anxious mood)
  • Side effects
    Mild (sensitivity to sunlight)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 10 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Aventyl is another main name for nortriptyline HCl , like how Zoloft is the brand name of sertraline HCl :)

May 18, 2015 (Started Dec 08, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for depressed mood)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for anxious mood)
  • Side effects
    Mild (sensitivity to sunlight)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 10 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: This Nortriptyline (tricyclic antidepressant) helps my Zoloft (SSRI) work...., that is, using a different type of antidepressant to make the original antidepressant work, called "augmentation" :)

  • 0 helpful marks

Apr 2, 2014 (Started Mar 26, 2014)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for Pain)
  • Effectiveness
    None (for headaches)
  • Side effects
    Mild (metallic taste in mouth)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 10 mg Daily

  • 0 helpful marks

Mar 27, 2014 (Started Nov 15, 2013)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for insomnia)
  • Side effects
    Mild (dry throat)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 30 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: i take 30mg of nortriptyline at 9pm every night and by 11-11.30 pm i am ready for bed , which is the best it has been for a long time and no side affects to speak of apart from dry throat.
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Mar 15, 2014 (Started Jun 23, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for Pain)
  • Effectiveness
    Can’t tell (for multiple sclerosis)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 75 mg Daily

  • 0 helpful marks

Jun 18, 2013 (Started Jul 01, 2013)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for sleeplessness)
  • Side effects
    Severe (dry throat, dry mouth, dry eyes)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Advice & Tips: Side effect caused $3500 in dental work (estimate by Dr Humble, DDS).
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: dry eyes, dry throat, dry mouth

Apr 21, 2010 (Started Jul 01, 2013)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for sleeplessness)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (dry throat, dry mouth, dry eyes)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: dry eyes, dry throat, dry mouth

  • 0 helpful marks

Dec 18, 2012 (Started Dec 01, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for depressed mood)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 150 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Oct 25, 2012 (Started Dec 15, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for unrefreshing or poor sleep)
  • Side effects
    Mild (difficulty waking up)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 50 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Upped dose is all

  • 0 helpful marks
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