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Does a 10mg does of aventyl (nortriptyline) have side effects or is it fairly safe? i have been told this dose is very mild.

Does a 10mg does of aventyl (nortriptyline) have side effects or is it fairly safe? i have been told this dose is very mild.

Nortriptyline: Hi, yes it is very small dose but you might still develop some side effects like dry mouth, constipation, nausea, drowsiness in first couple of weeks but those will go away. ...Read more

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Dr. Anifat Balogun
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Aventyl (Definition)

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


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Will a 10mg dose of aventyl (nortriptyline) have the cardiac side effects that come as a warning? if so will a reduced dose help?

Will a 10mg dose of aventyl (nortriptyline) have the cardiac side effects that come as a warning? if so will a reduced dose help?

In some people YES: In my experience an extremely small percentage of people with adversely react to 10 mg. of Aventyl (Nortriptyline). In fact, that is precisely why I titrate nortriptyline starting at 10mg. and escalate SLOWLY by only 10mg. weekly when treating my headache patients just to be able and gauge potentially intolerable side effects. Only handful in over 25 years who have major disaster at lowest dose ...Read more

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My mom is takng gabapentin nd nortriptyline hydrochloride tab regularly fr nerve prob.any side effects on taking evryday and is it a painkiller tab?

My mom is takng gabapentin nd nortriptyline hydrochloride tab regularly fr nerve prob.any side effects on taking evryday and is it a painkiller tab?

No: Nortriptyline and Neuron tin can help with neuropathic pain but are not pain killers. They work best if you take it everyday. Nortriptyline is a sedating antidepressant and norepinephrine retake inhibitor. Common side effects are dry mouth, weight gain, sedation. Neurontin (gabapentin) is an anti seizure medication that works on the gaba receptor. It can also help with anxiety. Sedation most common side effec ...Read more

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My doc wants to put me on low dose aventyl (nortriptyline) for migraine 'aura' and anxiety, but i hear it has some nasty side effects. any medication that is safer?

My doc wants to put me on low dose aventyl (nortriptyline) for migraine 'aura' and anxiety, but i hear it has some nasty side effects. any medication that is safer?

Similar medicines: Medicines similar to aventyl are amitriptyline and nortriptyline. They have been around longer, and they are often used to prevent migraines, but they may not be as effective for mood. If you do not have a migraine aura often (2x/wk) you do not need a preventer. There are many other options for anxiety if you do not fancy this medicine. ...Read more

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Effects of nortriptyline hydrochloride?

Effects of nortriptyline hydrochloride?

Complicated: This tca antidepressant can also treat pain & enuresis. May work by increasing norepinephrine & serotonin. It is also antihistaminic. Common side effects (se's) include dry mouth, sedation, constipation, blurry vision & increased appetite. May increase suicidal ideation in a few patients. Should be monitored by md if there is a history of heart problems or suicidal behaviors. ...Read more

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I struggle with ocd/negative thoughts constantly. would a low dose of aventyl (nortriptyline) help this? what other medications help?

I struggle with ocd/negative thoughts constantly. would a low dose of aventyl (nortriptyline) help this? what other medications help?

Not really.: Aventyl or Pamelor may help with depression and anxiety but the standard of treatment of OCD is usually a higher than usual dosage of antidepressants such as Prozac, Zoloft, Luvox, Anafranil, Paxil (paroxetine) or Lexapro. You and your psychiatrist may have to work diligently as to what medication and dosage will control your OCD. ...Read more

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Side effects of pills?

Too vague: A question. Different pills/meds have different effects as well side effects. ...Read more

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Side effects of nasovion drops?

Side effects: The medication has minimal side effects and is basically harmless. ...Read more

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Side effects of over musterbation

Side effects of over musterbation

None: Unless you consider the negatives associated with excessive self-indulgence. There is some evidence that auto-sexual obsession may contribute to sexual dysfunction with one's partner. See your doctor if obsessive-compulsive disorder is an issue. ...Read more

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What are the side effects of garlic?

What are the side effects of garlic?

Bad breath, gas &...: In general, garlic is one of the healthiest foods we can eat & is generally well-tolerated, but not everyone tolerates it well. It famously causes bad breath.Some get intestinal gas or upset stomach from it. It can sting/irritate the skin.Some are allergic to it and report headaches, muscle aches, fatigue &/or dizziness but that's rare.See http://umm.Edu/health/medical/altmed/herb/garlic & comment:. ...Read more

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What are lactare tablets side effects?

What are lactare tablets side effects?

Lactare: After researching this, it appears that Lactare is an Ayurvedic medication that is sold in India. Several articles indicated that there were no reported side effects. However one Ayurvedcharya described potential for an allergic reaction. ...Read more

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What negative side effects to lamanine?

What negative side effects to lamanine?

Not studied!: It is a "supposed to decrease brain fog" herb. No evidence that it works and only several small studies on it. I would not want someone i cared for spending money and taking a drug with unknown safety issues! ...Read more

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Any side effects for the fat emuslsion?

Any side effects for the fat emuslsion?

Can you Help Us?: Can you be a little more specific? Are you considering fat transfers or smart lipo or zerona, etc.? I need more info to give you an appropriate answer. ...Read more