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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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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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Gained 20lbs in 3 months from 50mg of Nortriptilyne. I was told by my doctor to discontinue the medicine. How soon will I loose the weight I put on?

Gained 20lbs in 3 months from 50mg of Nortriptilyne. I was told by my doctor to discontinue the medicine. How soon will I loose the weight I put on?

Depends: This entirely depends on how much you lower your calorie intake and increase your exercise. The anti-depressant itself did not cause you to gain weight. Perhaps you felt more like eating when on the medicine and your calorie intake went up. ...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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Is taking 100mg of nortriptalyne with 150mg of bupropion X-R long term safe? Is this a healthy liver combo for someone who used to drink very heavily?

Is taking 100mg of nortriptalyne with 150mg of bupropion X-R long term safe? Is this a healthy liver combo for someone who used to drink very heavily?

Risky combination: Combining these medications may increase the risk of seizures, which may occur rarely with either medication. In addition, buPROPion can increase the blood levels of nortriptyline, which may increase other side effects. Ref: https://www. Drugs. Com/interactions-check. Php? Drug_list=440-0, 1734-0 ...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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Gained 17lbs in 7 months, not pregnant. Taking 20mg lexapro, 50mg nortriptlyne, 150mg wellbutrin (bupropion). Why? Can I take something to reduce the gain?

Gained 17lbs in 7 months, not pregnant. Taking 20mg lexapro, 50mg nortriptlyne, 150mg wellbutrin (bupropion). Why? Can I take something to reduce the gain?

See your MD ASAP: 30 year old lady concerned about recent weight gain of 17 lbs over 7 months. You are currently taking three antidepressants: Escitalopram, Nortriptyline, and Bupropion. Is your psychiatrist aware that you are on all three? Are you on all three for depression or anxiety? One of these agents, preferably the SSRI, can be used at the proper dose and the other two medicines should be tapered off asap ...Read more

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Been prescribed nortriptilyne for headaches now found out I'm 5 wks pregnant. Have stopped taking it. Can I still take it or anything else? No Tylenol (acetaminophen)

Been prescribed nortriptilyne for headaches now found out I'm 5 wks pregnant. Have stopped taking it. Can I still take it or anything else? No Tylenol (acetaminophen)

Headaches: When your pregnant it is best not to take any medicines. You want a healthy happy baby and why risk it with drugs you take in pregnancy. If you think life is miserable now (with a headache) wait until your have a baby who won't go to sleep. ...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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Diagnosed with IBS - cramping and constipation. Was prescribed nortrypline-no relief. Alternatives?

Diagnosed with IBS - cramping and constipation. Was prescribed nortrypline-no relief. Alternatives?

Fiber supplements: One of the most effective treatments for IBS is to take a psyllium supplement (metamucil, citrocel) daily with water or juice. ...Read more

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In kids, have you seen chiari type 1 (5-6mm) present with neuropathy in hands in feet as the symptoms? And did surgery help? Nortriptylne is helping

In kids, have you seen chiari type 1 (5-6mm) present with neuropathy in hands in feet as the symptoms? And did surgery help? Nortriptylne is helping

Chiari1 malformation: Surgery can be helpful, but the surgery may have several serious effects. Therefore, if you are contemplating surgery make sure you go to a pediatric teaching hospital and that the surgeon has experience in doing the surgery. ...Read more

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Want to take vitamins to help loose weight. Daily meds are lexapro, (escitalopram) welbutrin, bc, ompreprozal, valtrex, and nortriptelyne. What vits can I take?

Want to take vitamins to help loose weight. Daily meds are lexapro, (escitalopram) welbutrin, bc, ompreprozal, valtrex, and nortriptelyne. What vits can I take?

Vitamins unhelpful!: Vitamins are trace elements needed in very small amounts by the body. No need for supplementary vitamins UNLESS you are shown to be deficient of them in blood tests or have chronic diseases, malabsorption syndromes, recovering from serious illness, after child birth etc. At any rate they are NOT going to help you lose weight! ...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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