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

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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

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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

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Dec 13, 2008 (Started Nov 20, 1991)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Other)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 25 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: don't take it too late at night or you may be groggie in the morning
Cost: < $25 monthly

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Dec 17, 2008 (Started Dec 07, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for sleep problems)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 100 mg Daily

Dec 7, 2008 (Started Dec 07, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for sleep problems)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 100 mg Daily

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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
Dosage: 25 mg Daily
Side effects: grogginess, hangover effect, excessive daytime sleepiness (somnolence), shakiness, headaches, dry mouth, headaches

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Dec 29, 2008 (Started Jan 26, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for General health)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Advice & Tips: it maybe helped alittle for pain, but not much more than an ibprofen, or tylenol.
Cost: < $25 monthly

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Dec 30, 2008 (Started )

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for depressed mood)
  • Side effects
    Severe (mood changes)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Very hard to take
Advice & Tips: This was definately not the correct medication for me.
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: mood changes

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Dec 30, 2008 (Started Dec 04, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for pain)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (weight gain, dry mouth, grogginess)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 25 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Working a little to help me fall asleep. Some nights it doesn't work at all.
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: dry mouth, weight gain, grogginess

Dec 24, 2008 (Started Dec 04, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for pain)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (weight gain, dry mouth, grogginess)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 25 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: 12/24/08 Has worked in past. Just not working now with current flare up(as of Nov. 08). The grogginess is bad when first starting or upping a dose.
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: dry mouth, weight gain, grogginess

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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

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