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How do I wean off25 mgs daily of norytriptiline?

How do I wean off25 mgs daily of norytriptiline?

Talk to your doctor: Typically weaning off nortriptyline is easy especially at the dose you are at. But you should consult your doctor as you could have trouble sleeping for a few days. ...Read more

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How do I wean off 25 mgs daily of norytriptiline?

Nortriptyline: Work with your doctor on tapering to 10mg. Then discontinue. ...Read more

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What are the main side effects of Nortripyline 30mg?

What are the main side effects of Nortripyline 30mg?

Nortriptyline SEs: Nortriptyline is an old but very good medication. It's classified as a Tricyclic Antidepressant. It's cheap, only $4.00 at Target. 30 mgs is not a high dose, it comes in 10mg and 25 mgs, so a 30 mg dose must be three 10s. It commonly causes dry mouth, constipation and light headedness after standing up too fast-called Orthostatic Hypotension. It can help with anxiety, pain, sleep and depression. ...Read more

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Can withdrawing from nortripyline cause a person have nightmares?

Can withdrawing from nortripyline cause a person have nightmares?

Yes: Nortripyline is a tricyclic antidepressant (tca). All tcas decrease rem sleep, which is the part of sleep when dreaming occurs. Stopping tcas, especially when from a high dose can cause "rem rebound." that means a person can dream more while coming off of a tca. The best thing to do is discuss with your dr. The possibilty of tapering off the nortriptyline more slowly. They make a 10 mg size pill. ...Read more

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How do I wean odd 25 mgs daily of norytriptiline after daily for about 2 years?

How do I wean odd 25 mgs daily of norytriptiline after daily for about 2 years?

Tricyclic antidepres: These medications are used for many conditions including sleep, fibromyalgia, peripheral neuropathy. Would talk to physician very low dosage. Would again recommend discussion with physician prior to interrupting medical therapy. ...Read more

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Can I stop taking noritryptiline if I started Celebrex (celecoxib) 200 mg. Daily?

Can I stop taking noritryptiline if I started Celebrex (celecoxib) 200 mg. Daily?

Talk to your doctor: You should talk to your prescribing doctor. Nortryptiline is a tricyclic antidepressant which is often used for pain control as well. It should not be stopped abruptly. Celebrex (celecoxib) is a specific NSAID used for pain and inflammation. They are unrelated classes of drugs. ...Read more

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Started having dreams since taking nortripline for migraines. Will they alwsys be there?

Maybe: Some side effects from meds such as nortriptyline wear off and some dont. Also, sleep cycles change over time, so it is difficult to predict whether your dreams will always be around. Only time can tell. ...Read more

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My doctor described Noritriptyline for frequent headaches?

My doctor described Noritriptyline for frequent headaches?

May need MRI: Please discuss with your doctor, if you will need MRI for full evlauation ...Read more

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How does nortripline work for headaches? Doc wants me to take before bed

How does nortripline work for headaches? Doc wants me to take before bed

Nobel Prize?: I don't believe anyone knows the real answer here. Most of the tricyclic antidepressants have potential effectiveness in preventing headaches. Must take a good dose of the medication for an adequate period of time before giving up on it. ...Read more

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Amitriptyline vs nortripyline for GI uses and sleep?

Amitriptyline vs nortripyline for GI uses and sleep?

Both are used: But amitrypiline gets my vote based on my personal experience over almost40 years and the other amount of use of this med for other uses than only depression. Nortyptilline is an ok antidepressant for the right patient. ...Read more

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Would nortripyline 20mg be helpful with functional abdominal pain disorder?

Would nortripyline 20mg be helpful with functional abdominal pain disorder?

Sometimes yes: Nortriptyline is sometimes helpful for certain sensations of pain, and it is a safe medicine. ...Read more

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I've been taking nortripyline 20mg for two weeks and I can't fall asleep anymore. Should I contact the doctor? Is it a common side effect?

I've been taking nortripyline 20mg for two weeks and I can't fall asleep anymore. Should I contact the doctor? Is it a common side effect?

Nortriptyline: Nortriptyline is a tricyclic antidepressant medication used for major depression and chronic pain. It is usually a sedating medication and insomnia is not common. Patients suffering from insomnia should contact their prescribing physician. ...Read more

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I have been experiencing lightheadedness, low bp, low hr after taking Zenaflex 4 mg in split doses yesterday. I am also on nortripaline 10mg and verapamil 40mg in split doses. I am still drowsy and slightly dizzy. Can I go to work still bp111/69 Hr55?

I have been experiencing lightheadedness, low bp, low hr after taking Zenaflex 4 mg in split doses yesterday. I am also on nortripaline 10mg and verapamil 40mg in split doses. I am still drowsy and slightly dizzy. Can I go to work still bp111/69 Hr55?

Depends: Dizziness is a side effect of zenaflex:
http://www. Webmd. Com/drugs/2/drug-14706/zanaflex-oral/details#side-effects

The vital signs seem ok but if your job requires driving or operating heavy machinery etc or anything else that might be compromised by being dizzy it would be safer to see doctor and have your medications reviewed. ...Read more

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My daughter is having chronic goosebumps and no appetite and nausea after being on zoloft, celexa, cymbalta (duloxetine) and now noritriptyline in past year, why?

My daughter is having chronic goosebumps and no appetite and nausea after being on zoloft, celexa, cymbalta (duloxetine) and now noritriptyline in past year, why?

See psychiatrist: Your daughter has been taking 3-4 drugs for sometime for her problem (depression). All these medicines have side effects like nausea, stomach pain and loss of appetite. Discuss the problem with psychiatrist, he may change the medicine or add another one to make the nausea go away, so her appetite improves. Your daughter may do better on behavior therapy. ...Read more

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Side effects of nortripline. Doc said take at night for headaches. Worried about side effects while I'm sleeping. Like fast heart beat. I have murmor?

Side effects of nortripline. Doc said take at night for headaches. Worried about side effects while I'm sleeping. Like fast heart beat. I have murmor?

No problem.: Nortriptylline has few and easily managed side effects. A murmur in general would not be affected in any significant way by nortriptylline. D. ...Read more

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