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Dr. Ronald Krauser
52 years experience Rheumatology
See details: Herbs and diet have no value in the treatment of fibromyalgia. You can better off trying specific meds that may be effective for fibromyalgia and tape ... Read More

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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Pamela Pappas
42 years experience Psychiatry
Talk w/psychiatrist: Before making this decision, please discuss it with the doctor who prescribed it for you (hopefully a psychiatrist). Together you need to review the ... Read More
A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Harold Fields
61 years experience Family Medicine
Nortryptiline : It also comes in 10 and 5 mg so you can go to 15 or10 mg. Good Luck
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A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Laura Yauch
Specializes in Family Medicine
Go slow: Tapering off of Venlafaxine can be a challenge due to withdrawal symptoms. Tapering down in a gradual fashion over weeks instead of days can help ease ... Read More
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Dr. Pacita David
29 years experience Psychiatry
Talk to your doctor: If Nortriptyline is the only medication you are on, it is certainly possible that you may be experiencing such reactions. Recommend discussing with t ... Read More
A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Douglas Bey
57 years experience Psychiatry
Can stop quickly: No discontinuance sx --can stop with no problems
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Dr. Bennett Machanic
52 years experience Neurology
Sounds like: You are having adverse rxtn to the nortriptyline, and the dose you are taking is far too low to really prevent future migraine headaches. If you incr ... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pamela Pappas
42 years experience Psychiatry
Nortriptylene: Generally a doctor would prescribe an antidepressant like nortriptylene to help someone's life, not ruin it. Depression itself can ruin a life! but t ... Read More
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
52 years experience Neurology
Older antidepressant: Classified as a tricyclic antidepressant, and considered of modest benefit these days due to significant anti-cholinergic side effects (drowsiness, di ... Read More
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A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. K. Olson
Dr. K. Olson answered
39 years experience Psychiatry
Side effects persist: Established blood level measuring and therapeutic ranges are available to guide dosing and provide feedback if doses threaten safety for example cardi ... Read More

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