154 patient evaluations for Amitriptyline

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Dec 4, 2008 (Started Dec 12, 2007)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for insomnia)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 25 mg Daily

  • 0 helpful marks

Nov 19, 2008 (Started Apr 30, 2007)

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

Aug 24, 2008 (Started Apr 30, 2007)

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

  • 0 helpful marks

Oct 27, 2008 (Started Jun 01, 1995)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for insomnia)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (dry mouth)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 50 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: could not stay awake for about 10 days when I first started med.
Side effects: dry mouth

  • 0 helpful marks

Oct 25, 2008 (Started Jun 06, 2007)

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

Sep 11, 2008 (Started Jun 06, 2007)

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

  • 0 helpful marks

Oct 4, 2008 (Started Sep 02, 2006)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Other)
  • Side effects
    Severe (allergic reaction)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Very hard to take
Dosage: 30 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: If you are not allergic to it it works
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: allergic reaction

  • 0 helpful marks

Sep 21, 2008 (Started )

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for pain)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for migraine headaches)
  • Side effects
    Mild (grogginess)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Advice & Tips: If you really want to sleep through the night in a major way, this is for you. I dropped it a few years back because I felt I was taxing my liver with too many pharmaceuticals and my migraine problem had gone away, hopefully never to return. I have no idea what this stuff costs as I'm a 100% disabled service-connected vet so the VA (American tax-payers) provide all my meds, even those not intended for MS symptom control.
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: grogginess

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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 18, 2008 (Started Feb 02, 2002)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for nerve pain (neuralgia))
  • Side effects
    Severe (excessive daytime sleepiness (somnolence), mood changes)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Advice & Tips: Be cautious in upping your dosage and if you feel it is not really working ask to be switched instead of increasing your dosage.
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: mood changes, excessive daytime sleepiness (somnolence)

  • 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
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