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Hello, my neurologist gave me amitriptyline to take for migraines. I am on Nexplanon contraceptive implant, will it affect or interfere with it?

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

Implanon (Definition)

Implanon is birth control method manufactured by merck pharmaceuticals. It is a single rod implant that is inserted under the skin in the forearm. It is a Progesterone containing long acting contraceptive with a duration of ...Read more


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How to amitriptyline and Vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine) interact?

How to amitriptyline and Vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine) interact?

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

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Will amitriptyline or lorazepam interact with my contraceptive?

Will amitriptyline or lorazepam interact with my contraceptive?

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

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How do donnatal (phenobarbital atropine hyoscyamine and scopolamine) and elavil interact with each other?

How do donnatal (phenobarbital atropine hyoscyamine and scopolamine) and elavil interact with each other?

Caution Advised: 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)
blurred vision
increased thirst
constipation
hyperpyrexia (increased temperature)

the combo can also decrease the efficacy of the elavil (amitriptyline). Please talk with your doc. ...Read more

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Dose vitamin d interact with elavil and erythromycin or omeprazole?

Dose vitamin d interact with elavil and erythromycin or omeprazole?

No: There is no interaction between vitamin d and any of these medications, but the combination of Erythromycin and Elavil could increase the risk of cardiac arrhythmias. Make sure all of your prescribing doctors know all of the medications you are taking. ...Read more

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What drugs/tablets interact with the nexplanon implant?

Drug interactions: 190 drugs can interact with nexplanon. See list at: http://www. Drugs. Com/drug-interactions/etonogestrel, nexplanon. Html ...Read more

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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

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

You should: Because topamax (topiramate) will decrease the level of nexplanon by altering drug metabolism and you may become pregnant. Talk to your doctor for medication adjustment. Good luck. ...Read more

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Will ginkgo biloba interact with my nexplanon?

Will ginkgo biloba interact with my nexplanon?

Nexplanom: 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:
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Can I take diurex while on amitriptyline?

Can I take diurex while on amitriptyline?

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

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Are there withdraw symptoms from stopping amitriptyline?

Are there withdraw symptoms from stopping amitriptyline?

Possible: Withdrawal symptoms are possible from abrupt discontinuation of most antidepressants, including amitriptyline. ...Read more

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Accidentaly double dosed on endep (amitriptyline). Is that okay?

Accidentaly double dosed on endep (amitriptyline). Is that okay?

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

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What happens if you are taking amitriptyline and you are in the sun?

What happens if you are taking amitriptyline and you are in the sun?

Elavil (amitriptyline): Amitriptyline has strong anticholinergic effect (drying effect) & can cause dry skin, fever & increase sweating. If taking a high dose & u r under the sun for a while, some confusion occurs & the above-mentioned side-effects can intensify. ...Read more

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Is amitriptyline used to help sleep?

Is amitriptyline used to help sleep?

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

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Why prescribe titrate amitriptyline?

Why prescribe titrate amitriptyline?

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

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What are the side effects of amitriptyline?

Drowsiness, dizzy: More common side effects of Amitriptyline include drowsiness, dizziness, impaired coordination, palpitations, dry mouth, blurry vision, constipation, and urinary retention. ...Read more

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Any ideas what are 'amitriptyline' tablets used for?

Any ideas what are 'amitriptyline' tablets used for?

This is an: Older class of antidepressants that is often used now to help with pain or sleep. ...Read more

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25mg amitriptyline (elavil) typically prescribed for what?

25mg amitriptyline (elavil) typically prescribed for what?

Migraine prophylaxis: Elavil (amitriptyline) is tricyclic antidepressant medication used for multiple reasons such as migraine prophylaxis and neuropathy. ...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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Can I take champix wen on 25mg amitriptyline for migraines?

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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Can I take amitriptyline with sertraline?

Caution: 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

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Does Amitriptyline affect blood pressure?

Does Amitriptyline affect blood pressure?

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

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Can pregnant women take Elavil (amitriptyline)?

Can pregnant women take Elavil (amitriptyline)?

Possibly: 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

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Is it safe to take amitriptyline while pregnant?

Is it safe to take amitriptyline while pregnant?

See below: 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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How to wean off 10mg of elavil (amitriptyline)?

Ok to stop now: You are on the lowest dose of Elavil (amitriptyline) we typically prescribe. You should have no problems just stopping it at the current dosage. If you are concerned you could cut it in half for a week but I think it is ok to stop right now. ...Read more

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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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Endep (Definition)

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