1 patient evaluation for Amitriptyline taken for the purpose of 'insomnia' with a perceived effectiveness rating of Can’t tell

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Feb 1, 2010 (Started Feb 10, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for insomnia)
  • Side effects
    Severe (weight gain)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 10 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: I kept trying to lose the 30 lbs I had put on and was unable to do it, no matter what I tried. Then I read that this drug has this side effect and asked the doctor to give me something else, since I had insomnia without depression, and didn't need an anti-depressant. I started losing the weight immediately, and all of it came off without me having to do anything else.
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: weight gain

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