3 patient evaluations for Amitriptyline with a burden rating of Somewhat hard to take

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Jul 16, 2010 (Started Jun 07, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for fibromyalgia)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for insomnia)
  • Side effects
    Severe
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 25 mg Daily

  • 0 helpful marks

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

Jan 1, 2008 (Started Nov 01, 2007)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for obstructive sleep apnea)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (mood swings)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 10 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: the drug made me crave sugar - however, sugar promotes inflammation which defeats the purpose of taking this drug. eating a lot of sugar/carbs led to weight gain, which also is detrimental to fibromyalgia symptoms
Side effects: mood swings

  • 2 helpful marks
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