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Chlordiazepoxide and amitriptyline

A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Carlos Barrios
Child Psychiatry 23 years experience
It's not!: The longer named one also contains a benzodiazepine also known as Librium which is a Valium type of med. Make sure you ask you doc about serious and ... Read More

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A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marc Zimmermann
Psychiatry 22 years experience
The FDA says don't: This medication can potentate alcohol. The package insert approved by the FDA indicates you should not mix alcohol with this medication. Consult you... Read More
Dr. Lynne Weixel
Clinical Psychology 36 years experience
Do not drink alcohol: Directions clearly state that it is risky to drink alcohol w/ this medication. If over 10 yrs no problems have arisen, it may be hard to convince anyo... Read More
A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kenneth Adler
Psychiatry 49 years experience
Mirtazapine: Mirtazapine frequently causes weight gain, Elavil also can increase appetite, Lyrica (pregabalin) can also contribute. Discuss this with your treating... Read More
A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Steven Griggs
Clinical Psychology 39 years experience
I've asked a lot: of MD's this question. Some start you off on the new med right after stopping the old one. Some wait as much as two weeks. You are mixing an herb... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Reynolds
Psychiatry 33 years experience
Elavil (amitriptyline): Amitriptyline is a tricyclic antidepressant use in the treatment of depression, anxiety disorders neuropathic pain, and post herpetic neuralgia.
A 56-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dheeraj Raina
Psychiatry 29 years experience
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.
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Alianswered
Psychiatry 32 years experience
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
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
Neurology 52 years experience
Presumably, you have confirmed migraine headaches. Amitriptyline will not stop an ongoing headache, but might prevent at adequate dosing. 20 mg is l... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Aaron Ament
Psychiatry 58 years experience
No: It is an antidepressant of the tricyclic group - very different.

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