37 patient evaluations for Nortriptyline

woofhound
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woofhound
Gender: M
Data Quality: 3 stars
Pain: Most
Fatigue: All
Sleep: Some
Stiffness: All
function: Some
external_stress: Some
Stickman: most
Description:M58y
CFS:10y Dx
FM:16y Dx
I am: n
I have:
Fibromyalgia

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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

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AcornTree
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AcornTree
Gender: F
Data Quality: 1 star
Depression: 1
Mania: 0
Emotional: 2
Anxiety: 1
Compulsion: 1
External Stress: Moderate
32 F
Function: Moderate
Distress: Low
I am: vb
I have:
Schizotypal personality disorder

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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" :)

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EllieGADsufferer
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EllieGADsufferer
Gender: F
Data Quality: 3 stars
Depression: 3
Mania: 1
Emotional: 2
Anxiety: 3
Compulsion: 4
External Stress: Severe
50 F
Function: Low
Distress: High
I am: n
I have:
GAD

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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

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poshbird
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poshbird
Gender: F
Data Quality: 1 star
Pain: Most
Fatigue: Little
Sleep: Most
Stiffness: Most
function: Some
external_stress: Most
Stickman: most
Description:F52y
FM:7y Dx
CFS:3y Dx
I am: g
I have:
Fibromyalgia

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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

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suzzie
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suzzie
Sex: F
Data Quality: 2 stars
Sensation: Severe
Overall: Severe
Cognition: severe
Vision: severe
Speech: moderate
Swallowing: moderate
Upper limb: moderate
Walking: severe
I am: n
I have:
MS

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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

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Echo Mountain
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Echo Mountain
Gender: M
Data Quality: 3 stars
Pain: All
Fatigue: All
Sleep: All
Stiffness: All
function: None
external_stress: Some
Stickman: all
Description:M42y
CFS:9y Dx
FM:9y Dx
I am: b
I have:
ME/CFS

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Jun 18, 2013 (Started Aug 01, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Sleeplessness)
  • Side Effects
    Severe (Dry throat, Dry mouth, Dry eyes)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 25 mg Daily
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 Aug 01, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for Sleeplessness)
  • Side Effects
    Moderate (Dry throat, Dry mouth, Dry eyes)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 25 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: Dry eyes, Dry throat, Dry mouth

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DDM65
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DDM65
Sex: F
Data Quality: 2 stars
Sensation: Moderate
Overall: Moderate
Cognition: moderate
Vision: moderate
Speech: moderate
Swallowing: moderate
Upper limb: mild
Walking: moderate
I am: n
I have:
MS

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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

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kyssme77
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kyssme77
Gender: F
Data Quality: 1 star
Pain: Some
Fatigue: Some
Sleep: All
Stiffness: All
function: Some
external_stress: Most
Stickman: most
Description:F38y
FM:12y Dx
CFS:?y
I am: vb
I have:
Fibromyalgia

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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

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lusciousblkmale0053
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lusciousblkmale0053
Gender: M
Data Quality: 3 stars
Mental Symptoms : none
Physical Symptoms : none
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I am: vg
I have:
HIV

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Aug 8, 2012 (Started Feb 15, 2012)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Peripheral Neuropathy)
  • Side Effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 10 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: I would say to others that the benefits far outweigh the risks and based only on my experience I know of no side effects. As far as I'm concerned this medicine impacts my daily life in a more positive fashion, again due to no side effects at all.

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Unicat
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Unicat
Sex: F
Data Quality: 2 stars
Sensation: Moderate
Overall: Moderate
Cognition: moderate
Vision: moderate
Speech: moderate
Swallowing: moderate
Upper limb: moderate
Walking: moderate
I am: n
I have:
MS

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Jul 15, 2012 (Started Mar 24, 2012)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Headaches)
  • Side Effects
    Moderate (Weight gain)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 20 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

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