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A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ravi Chand
26 years experience Psychiatry
Ellavil: Sometime amitryplline or ellavil can have a paradoxical side effect, loss of appetite and weight watch out for cardiac side effects.
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Elavil (amitriptyline) Side effects: While Elavil (amitriptyline) is more often associated with increased appetite it can cause decreased appetite in some people.
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A female asked:
Dr. Stephen Southard
15 years experience Internal Medicine
Unfortunately: This is something that is best handled with your doctor as these are prescription medications. You may want to leave a message with your physician's ... Read More
Dr. Cyma Khalily
35 years experience Psychiatry
NEED DOCTOR: This is a problem because you will need a doctor to help the shift. Cannot advise without knowing the doses etc. Best to go slowly whatever you do.
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. J. Kirk Clopton
32 years experience Psychiatry
It can: Some patients experience an appetite increase with it. Weight gains depends upon what you eat if you experience an increase in appetite.
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A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
No: Not a high dose. At this dose - would be surprised if you had weight gain (but no promises).
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
28 years experience General Practice
Misinformed?: Drugs do not cause weight gain. Eating more than normal causes weight gain. Both of these drugs are known to cause some patients to feel more hungry ... Read More
A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Many medications: Have recommended doses. Taking more than that dose could be an overdose. Taking less than that dose could be ineffective. Some people gain weight wit ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Anne Phelan-adams
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Weight gain may be: associated with antidepressants like amitryptiline especially if your depression was associated with loss of appetite and weight. However, as long as ... Read More
A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Pamela Pappas
42 years experience Psychiatry
Amitriptylene: Amitriptylene is not an "addictive" medication. It does not induce tolerance as benzodiazepines like xanax, (alprazolam) etc, can. In some people it ... Read More
A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Frank Holmes
23 years experience Sports Medicine
Ketamine : In the U.S., some patients experience excellent relief of CRPS, aka reflex sympathetic dystrophy, with serial ketamine infusions, often administered b ... Read More

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