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Dr. Stephen Scholand
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Chlordiazepoxide And Amitriptyline (Overview)

Chlordiazepoxide|amitriptyline is a combination, sleep-inducing agent which is a kind of sleep-inducing drug (anti-anxiety drug, psychiatric drug).


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

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

Dr. Stephen Scholand
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Chlordiazepoxide And Amitriptyline (Overview)

Chlordiazepoxide|amitriptyline is a combination, sleep-inducing agent which is a kind of sleep-inducing drug (anti-anxiety drug, psychiatric drug).


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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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Is there a danger in taking Limbitrol (chlordiazepoxide and amitriptyline) for 10+ years and drinking a couple beers each night?

Is there a danger in taking Limbitrol (chlordiazepoxide and amitriptyline) for 10+ years and drinking a couple beers each night?

Do not drink alcohol: Directions clearly state that it is risky to drink alcohol w/ this medication. If over 10 yrs no problems have arisen, it may be hard to convince anyone, but the effects of the drink will be increased. I'm always wary of long-term med use, but again - if it's been satisfactory, it may be hard to argue w/ 'success'. If they're willing, it may be possible to re-evaluate need. Best! ...Read more

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How long should I wait after stopping sam-e before I take Elavil (amitriptyline)?

How long should I wait after stopping sam-e before I take Elavil (amitriptyline)?

I've asked a lot: Of MD's this question. Some start you off on the new med right after stopping the old one. Some wait as much as two weeks. You are mixing an herb with a Tricyclic, so I'd play it safe and wait awhile. As a psychiatrist who knows about herbs. Most don't. ...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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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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Can I take amitriptyline and quinine?

See details: Quinine has been removed from the prescription shelves in the us. Do not use it. ...Read more

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Side effect from elavil (amitriptyline)?

Side effect from elavil (amitriptyline)?

Many: In that it affects multiple neurotransmitters, it can cause many side effects. Receptors and side effect: histamine - sedation, weight gain; cholinergic - dryness, urinary retention, memory decline, ed; adrenergic - low blood pressure, tremor, rapid heart rate; serotonin - tiredness, weight gain, ed. ...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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Can perphenazine amitriptyline get u high?

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Can perphenazine amitriptyline get u high?

Perphenazine: Not quite "high" but certainly oversedated in an uncomfortable way, at high doses. ...Read more

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How does amitriptyline cause constipation?

How does amitriptyline cause constipation?

Anticholinergic: Amitriptyline can cause constipation by anticholinergic side effects, which is generally drying, dry mouth is also common, . ...Read more

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Can you take amitriptyline with amlodipine?

Can you take amitriptyline with amlodipine?

Amlodipine: You can use this combination but the doctors should both know what you're taking. ...Read more

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Can I take nulev and elavil (amitriptyline)?

Can I take nulev and elavil (amitriptyline)?

Proceed With Caution: Using Elavil (generic amitriptyline) with nulev (generic hyoscyamine) may increase side effects such as drowsiness, blurred vision, dry mouth, heat intolerance, flushing, decreased sweating, difficulty urinating, abdominal cramping, constipation, rapid heart beats, confusion, and memory problems. The elderly are especially vulnerable to these side effects. Work closely with md. ...Read more

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Can amitriptyline be replaced by trazodone?

Can amitriptyline be replaced by trazodone?

Possibly: Depending upon the indications, trazadone could be used for similar conditions as amitryptiline, and likely have fewer side effects. ...Read more

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How does Amitriptyline work for nerve pain?

Still unknown: We used to think that amitriptyline acted on the brain at the level of the thalamus or other pain interpretive centers but recent evidence points to a peripheral action site blocking C-type pain fibers- specifically, nicotinic acetylcholine receptors carrying neuropathic pain.

More cool (and PRACTICAL) stuff if you want to talk about it:

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Can 10mg of amitriptyline affect the bladder?

Can 10mg of amitriptyline affect the bladder?

Elavil (amitriptyline) effects: Amitriptyline is the generic form of elavil (amitriptyline). It is a tricyclic antidepressant medication that has anticholinergic activity. I am not sure what effect you are having but urinary retention can occur. Discuss in detail with your prescribing health professional any difficulties you are experiencing. ...Read more

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What is Elavil (amitriptyline hydrochloride)?

What is Elavil (amitriptyline hydrochloride)?

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

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Are amitriptyline and Xanax (alprazolam) similar?

NO: Amitriptyline is a tricyclic antidepressant for depression and some forms of anxiety, sometimes used for chronic pain or migraine. Xanax (alprazolam) is a triazolobenzodiazepine or a benzodiazepine with an extra triazole ring structure. It is quite addicting and has a short half-life. It is used for panic, with or without agoraphobia, generalized anxiety disorder and for anxiety associated with chemotherapy. ...Read more

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Is it dangerous to combine Amitriptyline and 5HTP?

Yes: 5 HTP is a naturally occurring amino acid that can be converted to serotonin in the body, and amitriptyline is a drug that boosts serotonin in the body. Using the two together could easily lead to levels of serotonin that are too high - leading to high blood pressure, fever, confusion, difficulty sleeping, dizziness, and a range of other side effects that are unpleasant and unsafe. ...Read more

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Can Amitriptyline help with RSI tendon type pain?

Yes: Amitriptyline can work for many different kinds of chronic pain ...Read more

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Does amitriptyline help you achieve stage 4 sleep?

Does amitriptyline help you achieve stage 4 sleep?

Reduces REM sleep: Studies have demonstrated reduced REM sleep due to amitriptyline. If you're taking amitriptyline for depression, pain, or headaches and it's helping, then there may not be any need to change the medication. See you prescribing physician to discuss before making any medication changes. Http://www. Ncbi. Nlm. Nih. Gov/pubmed/2284326, http://www. Ncbi. Nlm. Nih. Gov/pubmed/216045 ...Read more

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Is it ok to take amitriptyline and doxepin together?

Not a good idea: Doxepin and Amitriptyline are both tricyclics antidepressants. Though an individual may respond better to one or the other, use of both together is unlikely to have more benefit than increasing the dose of one or the other. ...Read more

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Is endep (amitriptyline) effective for fibromyalgia?

Is endep (amitriptyline) effective for fibromyalgia?

See below: Endep (amitriptyline) (amitriptylline) is a medication that is often used for fibromyalgia in certain people. One of the way it helps is that it causes drowsiness and helps people sleep which is a big problem in fibromyalgia. Because of its many side effects, it may not be well tolerated by older people. It should be avoided in people who have heart problems, prostate problems and glaucoma. ...Read more

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Amitriptyline or ativan, (lorazepam) which is better?

Neither: Amitriptyline is an antidepressant. Ativan (lorazepam) is an antianxiety medication. The have two different mechanisms of action and two different effects. Contact your doctor to determine which is best for you and your circumstances. ...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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I've taken 40mg of amitriptyline, will it help me sleep?

Elavil (amitriptyline): It often does but not always. Getting sleepy is a side effect of this older antidepressant and the dose is from 10mg to 150 mg a day usually. ...Read more

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How long does drowsiness last after taking amitriptyline?

How long does drowsiness last after taking amitriptyline?

Varies: Amitriptyline can be very sedating and for some people more than for others. It should be taken at bedtime and is often used to help with sleep, but for some people the drowsiness can last well into the next day. ...Read more

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Can librax (clinidium and chlordiazepoxide) be taken prn?

Can librax (clinidium and chlordiazepoxide) be taken prn?

Not Really: Take the medicine before meals. Caution: do not abruptly discontinue after prolonged use; taper dose gradually. You should see your family practice physician if you have specific questions. ...Read more

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Can I take champix wen on 25mg amitriptyline for migraines?

Unknown interaction: There is no known interaction between varenicline and amitriptyline. However, if your headaches get worse, then discuss with your neurologist. Always keep a log of the timing, duration, frequency, severity, and characteristics of your headaches, and take the log whenever you see your neurologist. Good luck on your smoking cessation journey. Http://www. Nlm. Nih. Gov/medlineplus/headache.html ...Read more

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Is it ok to take 10mg citalopram and amitriptyline together?

Is it ok to take 10mg citalopram and amitriptyline together?

It depends: The safety of this combination depends on the doses of both medications, since they can affect each other's metabolism in your body. Most often amitriptylene would be kept at a low dose (50 mg or less) and your response monitored carefully. If your doctor is prescribing and monitoring in this way, then the combination may be useful and safe for you. ...Read more

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Should I be at work whilst taking tramadol and amitriptyline?

Depends, probably not: It depends on how long you have been taking each medication and what you do for a living. The safest answer is no, because both can cause sedation and lead to occupational hazards. If you have taken these for a long time and you have had no issues, you could consider returning to more sedentary work, but the two together in any dangerous situations would not be advised. ...Read more

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What are the uses of librax (clinidium and chlordiazepoxide)?

Librax (clinidium and chlordiazepoxide): It is aolder tranquilizer and antianxiety agent. ...Read more

Dr. Jeffrey Satinover
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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