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amitriptyline vulvodynia

A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Amanda Itzkoff
18 years experience Psychiatry
Unlikely: Amitriptyline is a tricyclic anti-depressant, that is sometimes used at low doses to treat pain smptoms, like urs. Though 10mg is a very small dose, a ... Read More
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sophie Duriez
32 years experience Psychiatry
It's not likely : That Elavil (amitriptyline) is causing ur hair loss. It's not known even among the rare side effects. However, please go back as soon as u can 2 the ... Read More
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Dr. Bassam Amawi
49 years experience Psychiatry
No: Mo.
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Douglas Lawson
28 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Vuvodyinia: I would see a doctor or clinic that specializes in comprehensive vulvodynia treatment. The use of vaginal dilators is often helpful, but there is no ... Read More
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 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Fox
Dr. James Fox answered
14 years experience Psychiatry
Yes, but...: Yes, it may be prescribed just as a sleep aid, but there are many better choices. Melatonin, Trazodone, Benadryl are safe alternatives. Restoril, Amb ... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Aaron Haug
14 years experience Neurology
Useful medication.: Amitriptyline can be helpful for many medical conditions, including migraines, insomnia, and depression. Side effects such as sleepiness, dry eyes, dr ... Read More
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A 55-year-old female asked:
Dr. Eric Weisman
36 years experience Neurology
Elavil (amitriptyline): can be weened over a period of a few weeks at this dose. Be sure to discuss this with your prescribing doctor. If you have it in tablet form you can ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. K. Olson
Dr. K. Olson answered
39 years experience Psychiatry
Ami side effects: Not unusual but can be circumvented by using the lowest effective dose - 2.5 - 10 mg. The dose is individualised based on med sensitiviy, family hist ... Read More
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