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Endep Allergy In Children
Allergies occur when your immune system is triggered by envirionmental factors it should ignore--for example, pollen in the air, or dander on a cat or dog--and creates cells to fight against them. An allergic reaction typically causes itching, congestion, or drainage, and ...Read more
Soon starting amitriptyline 10mg for migraine. Also frequently use Benadryl (diphenhydramine) for allergies. Safe if taken a few hrs apart?
Yes, if prescribed: This low dose of amitriptylene may help prevent migraines, but may have some sedation & constipation with it. Best to take it at night. You might consider other, newer options for allergies that aren't as sedating as Benadryl (diphenhydramine) -- especially when added to amitriptylene. Discuss with your doctor, who knows you best.. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Suffer from LPR symptoms but reflux, allergy and infection meds not done anything. Physical exams clear. Thinking of elavil (amitriptyline) and gabaplentin for LSN?
I am taking Amitriptyline 10mg for headache/sleep and experienced swollen toes. Is it a side effect or allergy? Any alternative med for Amitriptyline?
Neither: a side effect nor an allergy to the drug, it may cause some water retention in your body, but not at this dose. Can't suggest an alternative on this platform, please see your doctor, or your neurologist, for assessment and an alternative to treat your headaches / sleep problems, good luck ...Read more
Took Amitriptyline 5 days. Toe joint is swollen. Skin twitches few secs on leg/feet/buttock. 1 time chest pain for 2 secs. Is it side effects/allergy?
Possible: It is certainly possible and thus stopping the drug for 1-2 weeks would be the prudent approach especially when the drug is not a life-sustaining one. If the problem does not go away or improve significantly after 2 wks, will have to look for other reasons. ...Read more
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes: There should be no problem with this combination. ...Read more
What home treatments can l do do for anxiety? I occasionally take 5mg of endep at night to relax. Anxiety worse at night
Taking 150 mg of endep (amitriptyline) for fibromyalagia & anxiety for 1 wk , still have anxiety , will this get any better ?
What to do if I have read that endep (amitriptyline) can cause dizziness when headache. Could it be the endep (amitriptyline)?
I am on endep 25mg for pain and having constant nightmares is it normal its helping with the pain. I cant take Lyrica (pregabalin).
I'm taking endep10 and started taking 50mg 5-htp morning and night. Just realised can't mix. Endep (amitriptyline) 10 is a Low dose. Is this ok??
Need to discuss: In order to answer your question correctly it would be best to either speak with you or have you speak with your provider. It is correct that these two medicine should not be combined because of the risk of serotonin syndrome. If you're asking if your endep (amitriptyline) is ok to take (if you do not take the other) You should discuss with your doctor. ...Read more
Lyrica (pregabalin) 100mg night and morning for pain and 100mg endep nightly. Preg.How will it effect baby, i know it is cat.C, but cannot find information.
Discuss with Doctors: Pregnact category c means that animal reproduction studies have shown an adverse effect on the fetus and there are no adequate well controlled studies in humans but potential benefits may warrant use of drug in pregnant women despite potential risks so i will advice to discuss with your doctors what your options may be. ...Read more
I take 10mg Lexapro (escitalopram) in AM (for 1 yr), and very recently (5 days in) 5mg Endep in PM - but experiencing side effects and I'm only on initial half dose.
Endep (amitriptyline) side effects: Why is Endep being added to your Lexapro (escitalopram) dose? Be sure you understand the reason. Both meds are antidepressants. Although Endep 5 mg is a very low dose, discuss side effects you're having with prescribing doctor. Endep (amitriptyline) is an older antidepressant which tends to have more side effects, eg, lightheadedness, dry mouth. If side effects persist, this may not be the best med for you. ...Read more