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TMJ Disorder -TemporoMandibular Joint board

  1. TMJ and anti-depressants: a link?
    ... Sheldon, I am on a anti-depressant... Amitriptyline for my neck injury, not for my TMJD. But the medicine...

  2. amitriptyline...anyone has experience w/it?
    ... respond to people w/any semblance of intelligence. Amitriptyline is supposed to keep me from grinding my teeth @ night...
    ... i had horrible side effects with amitriptyline . no matter how much i slept, i was always overtired...

  3. Amitriptyline?
    ... amitriptyline is an old school antidepressant, and doctors are starting...

Nutritional Disorders board

  1. Vitamin D - still low!!! need help understanding it
    ... is from my fibro and wants me to take: elevial ( amitriptyline HCL 25 mg tabmyl) to make me sleep at night (I tried...

Acid Reflux / GERD board

  1. Prilosec side effects
    ... cause weight gain (for example, years ago when I took amitriptyline for sleeping I gained 8 lbs in a week, which is impossible...

  2. Back from the specialist.
    ... stands at 4'9". Lol. Also said that being on the amitriptyline for so long can be making it worse but isn't what...

  3. Amitriptyline and GERD.
    ... Amitriptyline is a tricyclic antidepressant and like other tricyclics...

  4. Low Stomach Acidity and Heartburn!
    ... soon. I have discontinued all the meds except the Amitriptyline for my migraines and other pain. I am seeing the GI...

Bowel Disorders board

  1. Can't Poop
    ... this can affect it. That is my case. I've been on amitriptyline for 7 years which I'm trying to get off of, not being...

  2. Mind/gut problem - not mind in the gutter
    ... conincidentally, the doctor decided to give me Endep 10 ( amitriptyline 10 mg) which is an anti-depressant. I am also making...

  3. Amitriptiline for IBS?
    ... Hi I have a copy of a document regarding amitriptyline that was in the British Medical Journal stating that...

Crohn's Disease / Ulcerative Colitis board

  1. Colitis, but not ulcerative colitis?
    ... Still just waiting. Currently my doc has added amitriptyline now & birth control pills to have me get some weight...

  2. Crohn's diease natural cures/treatments
    ... 1 trazadone (sleeping is a ***** with Crohns), 1 amitriptyline , 1 calcium pill (prednisone prevents calcium absorbtion...

Digestive Disorders board

  1. Anyone with Chronic idiopathic nausea?
    ... symptoms free, if ever. I am taking a low dose of amitriptyline (an anti depressant) with the hope that it will balence...

  2. One week post op gb removal!
    ... Hey! Last week my doctor gave me a prescription of Amitriptyline , without telling me some of the side effects, or that...

  3. Medication For Functional Dyspepsia
    ... functional dyspepsia they say you take around 40-70mg of amitriptyline (they call it elavil too) tweety22 are you on amitriptyline...
    ... I am on Amitriptyline (or elavil) - and have been for about 8-9 months....

Dysphagia board

  1. Don't have THE SURGERY unless you're desperate!
    ... am affraid I might have to give you some bad news. Amitriptyline is a tricyclic anti-depressant which is also anti ... and anti-cholinergic drugs are two of these meds. Amitriptyline has strong anti-cholinergic effects. This is how...
    ... a relationship break-up many years ago and was on Amitriptyline for a few months. Really bad stuff. It was after ... Hope things improve but I would re-consider the Amitriptyline use....

Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) board

  1. IBS & Flat stool?
    ... diagnosed with Fibromyalgia and I currently take 50mg of Amitriptyline to treat the chronic pain caused by this condition...

  2. Elavil (Amitryptline) or Ultram (Tramadol)
    ... Hi Bcruth5, I agree with Bob that Amitriptyline can make you very tired during the day, but my IBS ... experiencing. I also get the added benefit of the amitriptyline assisting as a migraine preventative and also with...
    ... best) twice a day and that helps also. I do take Amitriptyline , 50 mg, as part of my night regimen, that I take at...

  3. Unexplained diarrhea.....found cause?
    ... was found. So they diagnosed me with IBS and put on amitriptyline to help "slow down" my bowels. It seems to help, ... much so I have been off of it for a long time. The amitriptyline is considered an anti-depressant as well, but it is...

  4. Amitriptyline for IBS
    ... to bump this thread...but i have just been put on amitriptyline 10mg for IBS.I suffer bad pains in my colon and spasm...
    ... Hi, I was prescribed Amitriptyline for IBS my starting dose was 10mg, this, although...

  5. IbS Read This Controls Ibs with Diarreah
    ... Sorry to be the one to tell you this, but Elavil ( Amitriptyline ) does nothing to help control diarrhea from IBS. ...

  6. Please, advice!!
    ... need to go on a anti-depressant for awhile. I took amitriptyline . Another thing that helped me was drinking Green...

  7. Anybody taken "floramax"?? Im scared & need advice.
    ... anymore sick than i do. Right now im taking- donnatal, amitriptyline , and vitamins. Im also doing a colonic every 2 weeks...

  8. Any vitamins that give energy?
    ... prescription cause i already am taking donnatal and amitriptyline . So if anyone knows what has helped them or...

  9. I am in dire need of some help/advice, please!
    ... afterwards). He said it sounds like IBS. He gave me Amitriptyline (generic vs). Can anyone make sense of this and...

Hearing Disorders board

  1. tinnius ringing
    ... drug(which I still take today)that was a lifesaver is Amitriptyline . I found out it's given for people with insomnia. ... having trouble with sleep to ask your doctor about Amitriptyline . It's cheap and many,many people with tinnitus use...

  2. Constant thumping in right ear only
    ... time. There is another drug gor tmj called elavil ( amitriptyline ) which isn't addiciting and you take every day. You...

Inner Ear Disorders board

  1. Finally Official Diagnosis
    ... the burning nerve pain 3 times a day and 10mg. of amitriptyline at bedtime. I need to bump these drugs up every couple...

  2. Side effects for Inderal(propranolol)/Amitriptyline for MAV?
    ... there anyone who is using propranolol (inderal) and amitriptyline together? i was put on the medication after the advent ... My question is that i am currently on 10mg of amitriptyline and 40mg of propranolol nightly. i however find that ... please guys? iam thinking especially on stopping the amitriptyline since it does the same thing as the propranolol...

  3. At my wits' end, please help me
    ... few years ago I took a prescribed medication called Amitriptyline . After just a few days on this medication, my head...

  4. I thought it would be easier this time round...
    ... either Effexor a go or possible a tricyclic such as amitriptyline or prothiaden. I'm about to have a crack at prothiaden...

  5. Vitamin B and Magnesium (if you are taking these for your head symptoms)
    ... another one will not cause the SEs that you got with amitriptyline ... or maybe playing around with the dose will do...

  6. New and suffering continuous dizziness
    ... that I responded very well to a medication called Amitriptyline which is one of the top five medications used to treat...
    ... kind. i have been put recently on very low dose of amitriptyline (10mg daily), propranolol (40mg daily). to summarise...

  7. EXTREME MAV - what helps?
    ... results with an older prescription medication called Amitriptyline . Within three days, my headaches and dizziness completely...

  8. I'm going on Short Term Disability - Finally :(
    ... some of you may know, Nortriptyline is a "cousin" of Amitriptyline . I was getting excellent results in taking the Ami...
    ... just might find that nori does not do to you what amitriptyline did, and given your present state with these horrendous...

  9. Great News!!! (I Hope and Pray)
    ... prescription medication I took for my head symptoms was Amitriptyline . I currently do not take any prescribed medications...
    ... Hey wowee Just wondering why you stopped the amitriptyline ? I take 30 mg right now but am not having any luck...
    ... Hi Sally, I was put on 12 mg of the Amitriptyline at dinnertime. Within three days my head symptoms...

  10. migrain without the headach
    ... medication she could try one was for epilepey and amitriptyline but iv used ami befor and couldnt get up for work...

  11. Withdrawel just too much to take!
    ... they had migraine patients on both citalopram and amitriptyline . There were no problems with serotonin syndrome so...

  12. Latest migraine treatment advice - Jan 2008
    ... prophylactic properties. [*][COLOR="RoyalBlue"] Amitriptyline should be used carefully because of its anticholinergic...

  13. Lets Chat....
    ... meds I have been told about.... Depakote Topamax Amitriptyline Noritriptyline What were you helpful meds and...

  14. i have started feeling worse, Please help?
    ... valproate / divalproex sodium ■ The antidepressant amitriptyline . Drugs that may be effective, but without large double...

  15. annoyed to the fullest...
    ... How do you sleep with the nortriptyline. I am on amitriptyline and it's suppose to help me sleep but here I am 11...
    ... How do you sleep with the nortriptyline. I am on amitriptyline and it's suppose to help me sleep but here I am 11...
    ... How do you sleep with the nortriptyline. I am on amitriptyline and it's suppose to help me sleep but here I am 11...
    ... is autonomic dysfunction that is why I am on the amitriptyline to try to reset my system and I think as far as that...

  16. amitriptyline advice
    ... see how it goes...a friend of mine takes 40mg of the amitriptyline and says she was pretty groggy at first too, and she...
    ... autonomic dysfunction so I take Coreg, Midodrine and Amitriptyline to try and reset or regulate my autonomic nervous...
    ... I am wondering if you should only take Amitriptyline , since that is used for migraine prevention. The ... symptoms and also interfering with the full affect of Amitriptyline . Some doctors know a heck of alot and some just are...

  17. amitriptyline
    ... thanks Charlotte. So it amitriptyline and nortriptyline the same thing or just similar?...
    ... QUOTE=dizzysally;3398295]thanks Charlotte. So it amitriptyline and nortriptyline the same thing or just similar?...

  18. Hang in there, you will get better
    ... Ok i was just wondering. I am taking amitriptyline , coreg and midodrine for autonomic dysfunction. My...

  19. MAV and VRTs, etc.
    ... Given your symptoms completely vanished while on amitriptyline before suggests that VRT is not what you need. You...

  20. I have got to figure out a solution this year
    ... I had excellent results with a medication called Amitriptyline . It's an "older" anti-depressant medication, but...
    ... However, I will share with you that while I was on the Amitriptyline I felt GREAT. It certainly masked my symptoms 100...
    ... Amitriptyline isn't a drug to mask symptoms.. its a preventative...

  21. MAV Meds
    ... the MAV diet for ten weeks and now been started on amitriptyline 10mgs. I am four days in and feel awful - dizzyness...
    ... in and feel awful Not surprising really. I hated amitriptyline . I lasted two nights and stopped. If you can tough...

  22. VN to BPPV to MAV..lots of MAV questions!!
    ... especially when you cleaned it up completely with amitriptyline - a sure sign you CAN end this with a more suitable...

  23. Mav preventor Medication
    ... mav ? I have taken for the past 2 days, the drug Amitriptyline . I am on a low dose of 10mg to start with but last...
    ... mav ? I have taken for the past 2 days, the drug Amitriptyline . I am on a low dose of 10mg to start with but last ... different migraine preventatives. Propranolol and amitriptyline can be taken together.. but its best to trial one...

  24. Newbie looking for answers.....
    ... killers, they are daily preventatives - drugs such as amitriptyline , propranonol, pizotifen to name a few. Yes, the...

  25. Eustachian Tube Dysfunction caused by Bruxism
    ... I forgot to mention my Dr. Wanted me to try amitriptyline for the tmj, headaches, and dizziness. Isn't elavil...
    ... we need is something else to make matters worse. Amitriptyline is a re-uptake inhibitor that works on serotonin and ... the side effects of 5-HTP, than you'll really love Amitriptyline ;). It gave me horrible dry mouth and made me very ... groggy the next day. I would not take 5-HTP and Amitriptyline at the same time. Doses could be modified to take ... If you are ready to try the 5-HTP, I'd hold off on Amitriptyline until you see how the 5-htp works. Frankly, if you ... against migraines, BTW. I'm not sure what effect Amitriptyline has on headaches. My dizziness was usually more of...
    ... 3191936]Boxerlover, I'm not sure what effect Amitriptyline has on headaches. I took amitriptyline for...

  26. My Doc Appointment Today
    ... frequently accomplished with propranolol (Inderal). Amitriptyline , calcium channel blockers, and [COLOR="Red"]acetazolamide...
    ... Hey All, Missy - I am on Amitriptyline . Interesting reading the last few posts.... I have...

  27. oscillopsia ?
    ... very low dose of a antidepressant called ........ Amitriptyline (think thats the correct spelling) , starting off...

  28. Scott ??? Tripiline
    ... SSRI and a tricyclic together! Trepiline is actually amitriptyline and the two drugs should not be used concurrently ... and neuromuscular activity) has been reported with amitriptyline when given concomitantly with other serotonin enhancing...

  29. advice regarding amitryptiline???
    ... Hi Maria, I tried amitriptyline recently before going back onto Cipramil and hated...
    ... I was prescribed amitriptyline initially by my GP but a neurologist changed it to...
    ... My Allergist prescribed Amitriptyline for headaches and I took it one night before bedtime...

  30. Back on an SSRI
    ... weeks of being free of an SSRI. I have since tried amitriptyline and propanolol and lately Valtrex to end endless herpes...

  31. Scott - ?
    ... I lose hope but snap out of it again. I tried the amitriptyline last Friday and it was horrendous. In fact, I have...
    ... behind a lot of my hassles now and I wanted to try amitriptyline (which was terrible) which required being 4 weeks...

  32. Veteran Member updates...Subs/joy/gloria/scots..anyone
    ... sequilibrium again. Thinking seriously of starting low dose amitriptyline today (5 mg). Stress over a relationship ending really...

  33. I feel like a failure re: caloric part of the ENG today
    ... vestibular nerve. I know that the fact you responded to amitriptyline would be enough for them to give you a pretty definitive...
    ... vestibular nerve. I know that the fact you responded to amitriptyline would be enough for them to give you a pretty definitive...
    ... vestibular nerve. I know that the fact you responded to amitriptyline would be enough for them to give you a pretty definitive...
    ... think what hbep was saying is right on the money. If amitriptyline killed it for you in the past, it's got to be MAV...

  34. here we go again
    ... propranonol - a beta blocker - which I am on, and amitriptyline - a tricyclic anti depressant, which I can't take...

  35. SSRI free - finally
    ... If I still get the headaches etc, I'll move onto amitriptyline and see what that does. But for now I can't complain...
    ... continues like this for weeks I think I'll try the amitriptyline . S :)...
    ... it apart from either putting up with them or trying amitriptyline . But I'm enjoying this drug-free state so might just...

  36. Amitriptyline
    ... a neurotologist and a neurologist: prothiaden and amitriptyline . Both are tricyclics but ami is started at a very...
    ... Guys, Just woke up after my first 5 mg dose of amitriptyline . Can't say I'm impressed at all. While I slept better...
    ... I took Amitriptyline , 100MG for a year, it really helped. No more headaches...

  37. ---> Those with MAV <---
    ... specialist put you on the Nori. Have you trialed Amitriptyline ? Ami is an older prescribed medication primarily...

  38. Vestibular Rehabilitation
    ... dizziness, maybe MAV?? I'm currently on 25 mg of Amitriptyline a night and I have noticed some improvements....

  39. Describe your lingering symptoms..Are we coming to the end?
    ... above remain but to a lesser degree since starting Amitriptyline 25 mg a night. There is speculation that this is...

  40. Unilateral Tinnitus & Dizziness
    ... was lightheaded. All in 5 min I was prescribed Amitriptyline . Anyone used it? Is it any good (I’m not a big fan...

  41. How to Cope & ??'s from a Newbie
    ... Neurologist has put me on Meclizine 25mq 4-5 times a day, & Amitriptyline HCL 75mg (at bedtime - this is supposed to help with...

  42. Question for the ladies
    ... discussion of several preventative medications, including Amitriptyline . [url="http://www.aafp.org/afp/971115ap/moore.html ... that are used to treat migraine conditions (like the Amitriptyline ) that are more commonly used a pain alleviators ...

  43. First day on Amitriptyline...maybe MAV??
    ... ve now stopped that, and am just on 10 mg a day of amitriptyline . It's definitely giving me some relief, more than...
    ... Update on the possible MAV diagnosis...12 days on Amitriptyline and I'm up to 20mg a night. I'm seeing some improvement...

  44. Finding that exercise helps
    ... would be interested if anyone who didn't see my recent amitriptyline post who has had experience of ami (elavil) would...

  45. Amitriptyline
    ... ll be interesting to see what happens with her. Amitriptyline and Nortriptyline are both tri-cyclic antidepressants...

  46. Anyone with MAV??
    ... discussion of several preventative medications, including Amitriptyline . [url="http://www.aafp.org/afp/971115ap/moore.html ... that are used to treat migraine conditions (like the Amitriptyline ) that are more commonly used a pain alleviators ...
    ... I also trialed a medication a while back called Amitriptyline , that is an older anti-depressant, but has had good...

  47. Had Ear tubes put in yesterday
    ... actually retrains muscles. I asked him if I could try amitriptyline , as I have heard it is used for TMJ as well as MAV...
    ... seem to relax them at all. Are you going to try the amitriptyline ? I tried nortriptyline but it didn't help me. Maybe...
    ... Hi Jill, I'm not sure about the amitriptyline , especially after reading about all the side effects...


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