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I take escitalopram 10 mg &amitriptylin 25mg to treat anxiety for long term till now this means drug addication?

I take escitalopram 10 mg &amitriptylin 25mg to treat anxiety for long term till now this means drug addication?

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 the SSRIs or TCAs are addictive. So no, just because you've taken these two meds, both often rx'ed for anxiety, you are not addicted to them. Rather, it sounds like they have been effective. If you're having new sxs or side effects call your doc :) ...Read more

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Is amitriptyline a benzo?

Is amitriptyline a benzo?

No: Amitriptylene is a tricyclic antidepressant, not a benzodiazapine. ...Read more

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What is amitriptyline prescribed for?

What is amitriptyline prescribed for?

Sadness, sleep, pain: Amitriptyline is the generic name for the antidepressant elavil (amitriptyline). It is used for depression, insomnia and some pain disorders. ...Read more

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What is the medication amitriptyline used for?

What is the medication amitriptyline used for?

Elavil (amitriptyline): Amitriptyline is a tricyclic antidepressant use in the treatment of depression, anxiety disorders neuropathic pain, and post herpetic neuralgia. ...Read more

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Is 100mg of amitriptyline at bedtime too much?

Is 100mg of amitriptyline at bedtime too much?

No: Maintenance dose: is 150 to 300 mg per day orally in single or divided doses. Ask your doctor for more information. ...Read more

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What is elavil (amitriptyline)?

What is elavil (amitriptyline)?

Elavil (amitriptyline): Is a Tricyclic Antidepressant, used for Major depression, Enuresis, ADHD, Headache prophylaxis, among others. ...Read more

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What are the effects of elavil (amitriptyline)?

What are the effects of elavil (amitriptyline)?

Elavil (amitriptyline): Is an antidepressant with sedating and drying effects, causing heart rate changes, dry mouth/eyes, constipation, depending on dose. It relieves depression, pain of neurogenic origin, headache and insomnia. ...Read more

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Can you take amitriptyline 10 mg tablets with duromine 15 mg tablets?

Can you take amitriptyline 10 mg tablets with duromine 15 mg tablets?

Potentially trouble: The two drugs interact in a way that can sometimes cause serious effects. The combination is best avoided if possible. F you need to take both, then it must be done in conjunction with your family doctor who can monitor for drug interaction effects closely. ...Read more

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I take 10 mg of amitriptyline every night. I have a terrible cold. Can I take nyquil if I am taking amitriptyline?

There is a moderate: Contraindication. Use of these medications together can cause: sedation, confusion, dry mouth, visual changes, flushing etc. ...Read more

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Can one feel mostly happy and anxious-free but still experience suicdal thoughts? On endep (amitriptyline) 10 for 6 months.

Can one feel mostly happy and anxious-free but still experience suicdal thoughts? On endep (amitriptyline) 10 for 6 months.

Yes: And make sure you discuss directly with a primary care doctor, a psychotherapist, or psychiatrist asap, especialy in relation to the medications you take. Do this immediately. The medicines can make you feel ok because that's how they work, by increasing the "happy" neurotransmitters in your body. But if the underlying issue is not dealt with, you can still have suicidal ideations. ...Read more

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Is amitriptyline an maoi?

Is amitriptyline an maoi?

No: It is an antidepressant of the tricyclic group - very different. ...Read more

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Is amitriptyline good for crps?

Is amitriptyline good for crps?

Worth a try: Complex regional pain syndrome is a challenging problem to treat, and your doctors will be trying a number of options to help you. Amitriptylene at low dose may have some positive effects in pain syndromes. If you're not already working with a pain medicine specialist on this problem, you might consider a consultation. ...Read more

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Is amitriptyline acceptible for insomnia?

Is amitriptyline acceptible for insomnia?

Elavil (amitriptyline): At low dose, yes, if not conflict with other medications you are on, and if insomnia is secondary to depression ...Read more

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Sandoz amitriptyline hci 25 is the treatment of what?

Many uses: Amitriptyline, also called Elavil (amitriptyline) is in the class of tricyclic antidepressants. It is indicated for the treatment of depression. However it is often prescribed off label to treat other conditions including; post herpetic neuralgia, migaines, eating disorders and in some cases pain and insomnia. ...Read more

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Amitriptyline vs nortripyline for GI uses and sleep?

Both are used: But amitrypiline gets my vote based on my personal experience over almost40 years and the other amount of use of this med for other uses than only depression. Nortyptilline is an ok antidepressant for the right patient. ...Read more

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Could taking tramadol and amitriptyline cuaseing a sezuire?

Could taking tramadol and amitriptyline cuaseing a sezuire?

Yes: Tramadol can cause seizures. Amitriptyline can raise serum levels of Tramadol. The combination needs to be used with caution. ...Read more

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Can I take diurex while on amitriptyline?

Can I take diurex while on amitriptyline?

Yes, but be cautious: Diurex is caffeine and magnesium salicylate. As such it will have the stimulating properties of caffeine including nervousness, tachycardia, insomnia and jitteriness. Salicylate may cause ringing in the ears and GI irritation. Amitriptyline is an antidepressant which can cause sedation, constipation, urinary retention and changes in heart rhythm. There are no reported drug interactions. ...Read more

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What's the best time to take amitriptyline?

What's the best time to take amitriptyline?

At bedtime.: Amitriptiline can be used for neurologic pain and depression. It usually causes sleepiness or mild sedation, so the best time to take is at bedtime. ...Read more

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Amitriptyline not working anymore, what to do?

Elavil (amitriptyline): Depends are the condition u r using it for as well as your dose. Options will include increasing the dose, adding another med, or switching meds. Pls follow up with your doc. ...Read more

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Does endep (amitriptyline) 20ml help treat pain?

Does endep (amitriptyline) 20ml help treat pain?

Endep (amitriptyline): Endep (amitriptyline) at doses of 10 to 25 mg. Can ease pain of neurologic origin. Consult your neurologist. ...Read more

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Does amitriptyline alter the effectiveness of my pill?

Does amitriptyline alter the effectiveness of my pill?

Depends: Amitriptyline may alter the drug levels of other medications that you are taking. This can be dangerous if levels are too high or lead to problems if levels are too low. One way to find out is to use a drug interaction calculator like the one on http://www. Drugs. Com/drug_interactions. Html. ...Read more

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Are there withdraw symptoms from stopping amitriptyline?

Are there withdraw symptoms from stopping amitriptyline?

Possible: Withdrawal symptoms are possible from abrupt discontinuation of most antidepressants, including amitriptyline. ...Read more

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Accidentaly double dosed on endep (amitriptyline). Is that okay?

Accidentaly double dosed on endep (amitriptyline). Is that okay?

Probably: You did not indicate the dose or time frame. If you make an error in taking medication, consult your physician or pharmacist immediately. If neither are available, call the poison control center. ...Read more

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How long do you have to use amitriptyline for it to start working?

How long do you have to use amitriptyline for it to start working?

That deprnds: On why you are using it. As an antidepressant, at the right dose, 3-4 weeks. If used for sleep, potentially the first dose. If used to reduce pain, some relief should be noticed in about a week. ...Read more

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Is it possible that amitriptylin and motrin 800 be taken together?

Is it possible that amitriptylin and motrin 800 be taken together?

Overall okay: It is okay in general, but if you use Amitriptyline for either seizure or migraine, Motrin will trigger. ...Read more

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What happens if you are taking amitriptyline and you are in the sun?

What happens if you are taking amitriptyline and you are in the sun?

Elavil (amitriptyline): Amitriptyline has strong anticholinergic effect (drying effect) & can cause dry skin, fever & increase sweating. If taking a high dose & u r under the sun for a while, some confusion occurs & the above-mentioned side-effects can intensify. ...Read more

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Does amitriptyline calm down overactive nerves when used for pain?

Does amitriptyline calm down overactive nerves when used for pain?

Yes, it helps so: Amitriptyline is often used for pain conditions. In neurology, it is used to reduce the pain of neuropathy, frequent headaches, carpal tunnel syndrome, trigeminal neuralgia and back pain.

It is good to think that it reduces or calms the pain response by acting on nerves. It is not a pain medicine for all uses however. It would not be useful for a broken arm or sprained ankle. ...Read more

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How will it take to see signs of improvement when taking amitriptyline?

Depends for reason: If you take it for depression then you may need to wait for 2-4 weeks. If it is for headaches then results will be seen within 2-4 days if the dosage is adeuate. ...Read more

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How long does it take for amitriptyline to work. I'm on 10mg 2x at night.

How long does it take for amitriptyline to work. I'm on 10mg 2x at night.

See answer: Depending on the reason for which you are taking amitriptyline, you may feel that it is not working for you straightaway. It can take a week or two after starting this treatment before the effect builds up and 4-6 weeks before you feel the full benefit. Starting doses are usually small to minimize side effects and if not helping, your doctor may elect to increase the dose. Stay the course. ...Read more