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Does Amitriptyline Interact With Implanon
Hello, my neurologist gave me amitriptyline to take for migraines. I am on Nexplanon contraceptive implant, will it affect or interfere with it?
Amitriptyline: Should not affect or interfere with your contraceptive implant. Make sure you always tell any of your physicians or other health care providers what medications you are taking, especially when a new medication is being prescribed. Then they will know what they can and can't prescribe and should let you know if there are any precautionary measures to be taken. ...Read more
Drug interaction: I'm assuming your doctor and pharmacist are aware you are taking both these medications. The combination can cause an increased release of norepinephrine. Report any rapid heartbeat, palpitations, or shortness of breath immediately to your physician and pharmacist. Avoid any other stimulants while taking this combination. ...Read more
Not likely: The combination of Amitriptyline and Lorazepam is additive in terms of CNS depression as both are somewhat sedating. As far as interaction with contraceptive I could not say absolutely without knowing specific one you are taking, but I am not aware of any interaction. Always make sure your prescribing doc (s) are aware of all meds you are taking including otc. ...Read more
How do donnatal (phenobarbital atropine hyoscyamine and scopolamine) and elavil interact with each other?
The combination of these two medicines can increase the anticholinergic (antagonizes the action of acetylcholine) adverse effects which include:
central nervous system depression with confusion and somnolence (sleepiness)
hyperpyrexia (increased temperature)
the combo can also decrease the efficacy of the elavil (amitriptyline). Please talk with your doc. ...Read more
On 150mg topamax (topiramate), (topiramate) just got nexplanon put in. Was told it wouldn't be effected by topamax (topiramate). but the pamphlet says they can interact? Should I b concerned
Ginkgo may alter the metabolism and effectiveness of prescription and non-prescription medications. If you are being treated with a prescription medication, you should not use ginkgo without first talking to your health care provider:
Will diet pills negatively interact with the birth control insert nexplanon? I know it won't with birth control pills but was curious about the insert
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
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
Nothing: They do not interact you should be fine. ...Read more
Sometimes: It can definitely aid in sleeping as it has significant drowsy side effects, but is usually prescribed to help with another condition like chronic fibromyalgia pain or other neurological pain like migraines sometimes with the added benefit of also helping you sleep. I'm sure there are some doctors out there who may prescribe it for the sole purpose of being a sleep aid. ...Read more
Useful medication.: Amitriptyline can be helpful for many medical conditions, including migraines, insomnia, and depression. Side effects such as sleepiness, dry eyes, dry mouth, and constipation may occur. Side effects tend to be less if the medication is started at a low dose and gradually increased (titrated). ...Read more
What: What do you mean by endep (amitriptyline)? Chamix, ?? Chantix?? ...Read more
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
These medicines are both from the same drug family. Please talk with the doctor who is prescribing this medicine to you. As long as the medications are closely followed by the doctor, then the risk of having a bad drug-drug interaction will be very low.
Take care. .. ...Read more
It may: Amitriptyline is known to lower blood pressure. But it may also raise blood pressure in some people. Lowering of blood pressure is a more common side effect with this medication. People 65 or older need to be extra careful when getting up suddenly because amitriptyline may drop the blood pressure enough to cause dizziness and a fall when getting up too quickly from a sitting position. ...Read more
There are few medications which have been extensively studied in pregnant women.
Any medication use during pregnancy should be discussed with your doctor.
There are situations when the benefits of taking a medication may outweigh any potential risks of either side effects or the risk of no treatment. ...Read more
The risks of amitryptyline have to weighed against the benefits in a woman who is pregnant or breastfeeding. Its a difficult decision for parents.
This special section from the national institute of mental health website might help:
http://www. Nimh. Nih. Gov/health/publications/mental-health-medications/which-groups-have-special-needs-when-taking-psychiatric-medications. Shtml. ...Read more
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