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Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Endep (Overview)

Endep is a tertiary amine tricyclic which is a kind of tricyclic type drug (serotonin-norepinephrine reuptake inhibiting drug, atypical anti-psychotic drug).


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I don't have a UTI but my bladder is sensitive and sore and I go frequently, what can it be?? On endep to control it very sensitive :( ouch

I don't have a UTI but my bladder is sensitive and sore and I go frequently, what can it be?? On endep to control it very sensitive :( ouch

Some good ideas: There are several addt'l things you can do until this clears, but talk w/ your doctor about alternatives too if it doesn't clear soon. Endep will not kill an infection from what I know. Drink lots of water - lots! and read this website - try an OTC pill like AZO or Aussie equivalent. http://www.ic-network.com/conditions/interstitial-cystitis/exploring-treatments/ Good luck - I feel your pain. ...Read more

Dr. Heidi Fowler
292 doctors shared insights

Endep (Overview)

Endep is a tertiary amine tricyclic which is a kind of tricyclic type drug (serotonin-norepinephrine reuptake inhibiting drug, atypical anti-psychotic drug).


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Accidentaly double dosed on endep. Is that okay?

Accidentaly double dosed on endep. 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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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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Is endep effective for fibromyalgia?

Is endep effective for  fibromyalgia?

See below: Endep (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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Is it safe to take keppra and endep?

Likely OK: Keppra (levetiracetam) and endep (amitriptyline) are separate classes of medications and have no known significant interactions. Caution is always advisable when taking multiple medications. ...Read more

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Experiencing random leg twiching, 'shocks' months after quitting safely various antidepressants-endep, Effexor etc. Why is it happening at night?

Experiencing random leg twiching, 'shocks' months after quitting safely various antidepressants-endep, Effexor etc. Why is it happening at night?

See below: This is one of those problems where a visit to your doctor is necessary to figure out what's going on. Only after a thorough evaluation, including examination and possibly labs and other tests, can your doctor correctly diagnose you and treat you effectively. ...Read more

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If i stop taking amitriptyline what side effect will i have? I take 10mg a day

A number of things: The condition you take it for might become more apparent. Low dose Amitriptyline is often used for chronic pain complaints, like headache, so that could become more evident. Most people take Amitriptyline at bedtime because it is sedating, so you might have some trouble falling asleep. Amitriptyline can cause dry mouth and constipation, so you could notice the reverse of those when you stop it. ...Read more

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After being on endep 10 for 2 months then coming off it cold turkey I have noticed my orgasms are very weak. How long until they are normal again?

After being on endep 10 for 2 months then coming off it cold turkey I have noticed my orgasms are very weak. How long until they are normal again?

Endep: Sexual side effects like impotence or a decreased sex drive may occur in some people taking amitriptyline. Also depression also causes similar effects. In order to come back to normalcy in addition to stopping it, you have to be treated with alternative agent or substitute tio come back to normalcy. ...Read more