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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
I am on endep, (amitriptyline) I have ran out and can not get anymore tonight. What can I do for one night?
Stopping ended: Missing one dose should not cause significant problems. ...Read more
Go see your doctor!: Australia's endep (amitriptyline) is sold in states as Elavil brand of Amitriptyline which is an early antidepressant w/anticholinergic properties, causing dry eyes & mouth, constipation, inability to urinate & confusion. Both http://www.Webmd.Com/drugs/drug-9159-endep (amitriptyline)+oral.Aspx?Drugid=9159&drugname=endep (amitriptyline)+oral & http://www.Drugs.Com/elavil.Html recommend tapering off under your doctor's supervision. ...Read more
I am on endep, (amitriptyline) I have ran out and can not get anymore tonight. Will I go through withdrawal?
Probably not: Usually this type of delay will not cause difficulty. ...Read more
Hello; have been on endep (amitriptyline) 50mg for four months now. What is the schedule for tapering off. Thanks?
Amitriptyline 50 mg: is a low dose but withdrawal symptoms may occur. Best to discuss discontinuation with prescriber. For gentle taper reduce dose in half for a week or 2. If no relapse of target symptoms nor appearance of uncomfortable withdrawal symptoms (nausea, headache, malaise, irritability, restlessness, and dream/sleep disturbance), then may stop. Take half last dose if withdrawal symptoms. Best regards. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Why can't you grow out of vaginismus or dyspsreunia? Do I have to use dilators? Don't want to, rather take endep if needed
Dilators optional: I hear you! Vaginismus & dysparuenia are often really frustrating to treat. It would be great to be able to take a quick-fix pill but, for some women, their muscles don't release with just endep (amtriptyline). Dilators can be really helpful but suggest talk to the team looking after you about your concerns: dilators are less likely to work for you if you don't feel comfortable using them. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can one feel mostly happy and anxious-free but still experience suicdal thoughts? On endep (amitriptyline) 10 for 6 months.
Yes: And make sure you discuss directly with a primary care doctor, a psychotherapist, or psychiatrist asap, especialy in relation to the medications you take. Do this immediately. The medicines can make you feel ok because that's how they work, by increasing the "happy" neurotransmitters in your body. But if the underlying issue is not dealt with , you can still have suicidal ideations. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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