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Doctor insights on: Amitriptyline Hydrochloride Headaches

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Dr. Bennett Machanic
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Headache (Definition)

The medical term is cephalalgia. It is a feeling of pain that can occur on either both sides or just one side of the head or neck. Headaches can be sharp, dull, or throbbing, and can radiate to different areas of the head. They typically last less than an hour but can ...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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How long should amitriptyline take to work for constant headaches? 10mg one a day

How long should amitriptyline take to work for constant headaches? 10mg one a day

Uncertain: Persistent daily chronic headache is a difficult condition to treat. It may take 1-4 weeks to know if it will help with your headaches. ...Read more

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Only taken 1 10mg amitriptyline yesterday but didn't help with the headache is it worth continuing with it or stop as it was making me more drowsy but not easing the pain?

Only taken 1 10mg amitriptyline yesterday but didn't help with the headache is it worth continuing with it or stop as it was making me more drowsy but not easing the pain?

Headache: Depends on the type of headaches you were diagnosed and how long you have been taking it. That medicine helps prevent headaches. It doesn't help get rid of acute headaches. Schedule with your doctor or a virtual consult and we may be able to help you more efficiently. Feel Good! ...Read more

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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


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