7 patient evaluations for Amitriptyline taken for the purpose of 'pain' with a perceived effectiveness rating of None

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Aug 15, 2012 (Started Jul 01, 2012)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for fibromyalgia)
  • Effectiveness
    None (for pain)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for migraine headaches)
  • Effectiveness
    None (for insomnia)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (dry mouth)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 50 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Mar 15, 2012 (Started Feb 15, 2012)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for pain)
  • Effectiveness
    None (for fibromyalgia)
  • Effectiveness
    None (for insomnia)
  • Side effects
    Severe (vertigo, balance problems, memory problems, brain fog)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 10 mg Daily

  • 0 helpful marks

May 8, 2011 (Started Feb 23, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Other)
  • Effectiveness
    None (for pain)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for urinary urgency)
  • Side effects
    Severe
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 30 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Kepy waking up at night to go to the toilet!

  • 0 helpful marks

Sep 30, 2010 (Started Feb 05, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for fibromyalgia)
  • Effectiveness
    None (for pain)
  • Side effects
    Mild
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 10 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Everyone is different, just because it didn't work for me doesn't mean that it won't work for someone else.
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

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

  • 0 helpful marks

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

  • 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
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