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Dr. Robert Kent
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Elavil (Definition)

Elavil is a tertiary amine tricyclic which is a kind of tricyclic type drug (serotonin-norepinephrine reuptake inhibiting ...Read more


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Will endep (amitriptyline hydrochloride) cause weight gain?

Will endep (amitriptyline hydrochloride) cause weight gain?

It can: Some patients experience an appetite increase with it. Weight gains depends upon what you eat if you experience an increase in appetite. ...Read more

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Do you know if amitriptyline hydrochloride is the same drug as limbitrol (chlordiazepoxide and amitriptyline) amitriptyline ?

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 common side effects. Take care ...Read more

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Can i go off endep (amitriptyline) 10mg cold turkey?

Can i go off endep (amitriptyline) 10mg cold turkey?

Go see your doctor!: Australia's endep (amitriptyline) is sold in states as Elavil brand of Amitriptyline which is an early antidepressant w/anticholinergic properties, causing dry eyes & mouth, constipation, inability to urinate & confusion. Both http://www.Webmd.Com/drugs/drug-9159-endep (amitriptyline)+oral.Aspx?Drugid=9159&drugname=endep (amitriptyline)+oral & http://www.Drugs.Com/elavil.Html recommend tapering off under your doctor's supervision. ...Read more

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If i stop taking amitriptyline what side effect will i have? I take 10mg a day

If i stop taking amitriptyline what side effect will i have? I take 10mg a day

A number of things: The condition you take it for might become more apparent. Low dose Amitriptyline is often used for chronic pain complaints, like headache, so that could become more evident. Most people take Amitriptyline at bedtime because it is sedating, so you might have some trouble falling asleep. Amitriptyline can cause dry mouth and constipation, so you could notice the reverse of those when you stop it. ...Read more

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Been on 10mg of amitriptyline for 6 mo, stopped 3 days ago, think it's ok since such a small dose? Made me feel worse.

Still can happen: Some people are quite sensitive to discontinuing even low dose meds especially when taken for many months. You could taper by breaking in half or including taking every other day if you no smaller dose. ...Read more

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I've been taking 10mg of amitriptyline for 2 weeks it doesn't seem to be working anymore. Does your body become immune to it?

I've been taking 10mg of amitriptyline for 2 weeks it doesn't seem to be working anymore. Does your body become immune to it?

Increase: You may need an increase in dosage. However, please see your in person physician to achieve this. ...Read more

Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Endep (Definition)

Endep is a tertiary amine tricyclic which is a kind of tricyclic type drug (serotonin-norepinephrine reuptake inhibiting ...Read more