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A 53-year-old male asked:
Dr. Amanda Itzkoff
18 years experience Psychiatry
R my meds addictive?: you've taken escitalopram (an SSRI) and Amitriptyline (a tricyclic antidepressant) for years for anxiety. Neither of these medications, nor any of th ... Read More
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Dr. Noorulain Aqeel
Specializes in Psychiatry
No: addict Ion IS SOME THING DIFFERENT
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kathy Robinson
32 years experience Family Medicine
No: Amitriptylene is a tricyclic antidepressant, not a benzodiazapine.
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Neil Liebowitz
39 years experience Psychiatry
Many: This is the first antidepressant (after maos) and is used for depression, anxiety, but also pain, sleep, urinary incontinence.
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Dr. Austina Cho
26 years experience Psychiatry
Sadness, sleep, pain: Amitriptyline is the generic name for the antidepressant elavil (amitriptyline). It is used for depression, insomnia and some pain disorders.
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Reynolds
33 years experience Psychiatry
Elavil (amitriptyline): Amitriptyline is a tricyclic antidepressant use in the treatment of depression, anxiety disorders neuropathic pain, and post herpetic neuralgia.
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A 56-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dheeraj Raina
29 years experience Psychiatry
Depends...: ...On what it's for, what medical conditions a person has., what other medications (including over the counter meds) they are taking, and what side-ef ... Read More
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Dr. Donald Jacobson
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Amitriptyline: It is a tricyclic tertiary antidepressant that is also used for a myriad of pain conditions.
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
32 years experience Psychiatry
Elavil (amitriptyline): Is an antidepressant with sedating and drying effects, causing heart rate changes, dry mouth/eyes, constipation, depending on dose. It relieves depres ... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Possible side effect: There is some potential for use of amitriptyline with phentermine to cause side effects such as ^’ed blood pressure, rapid or irregular heart rate, fe ... Read More
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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
There is a moderate: Contraindication. Use of these medications together can cause: sedation, confusion, dry mouth, visual changes, flushing etc.
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Yes: Consider seeing a therapist to help sort this out.
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