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  1. tension headaches
    ... well or rather didnt give it a chance but now I'm on elavil which also is a AD and have been for 4 years,I have ... and no I dont think a AD will induce depression.Both Elavil and Pamelor are tricyclic antidepressants and are...

  2. Puffy (swollen) spot. What could it be?????
    ... do not take meds specifically for fibro. I did try Elavil , two doses and it crashed me totally. Been afraid...

  3. Femoral Nerve Damage
    ... told him that ortho, said nothing...but prescribed Elavil for the nerve ending pain and gave me pain medication...
    ... actually treat,the neuro is on the right track with the elavil but there are many other types of meds that can also ... fails or the side effects from it get too bad.i took elavil before and it kind of turned me into a zombie all...

  4. Need help figuring out what this is called
    ... Well, as an update, the Elavil and Concerta together were causing me all kinds of...

  5. Question about Ambien...
    ... prescribed Ambien to ween me off of another medication, Elavil , which I was taking for greater occipital neuralgia...

  6. Teenage daughter? Dizzy Spells/Fainting...
    ... causeing daytime sedation. I take the generic version of Elavil ; amitriptyline. It sounds like your daughter could...

  7. Help, to many problems to pick one topic
    ... THE ONE THAT DRIVES ME CRAZY, rx: Free Lax, Librax, Elavil , Flax Oil and Miralax. These meds do cause all my...

  8. Elavil?
    ... I found elavil to work very niceley it helped my depression ....

  9. Burning sensation of skin and scalp
    ... however, did just recently prescribe low dose of elavil , which, from what I can gather so far from the net...

  10. Amitriptyline
    ... thought I would write just in case. Amytriptiline ( Elavil ) is so safe its pathetic. Is is one of the older...

  11. Sweating
    ... few articles. Most of the links show the results for Elavil , one of the most popular anti-depressants. The link...

General Health board

  1. No antidepressant for me
    ... that i was depressed and gave me a prescription for Elavil , well i never filled the prescription. I don't need...

  2. Sharp, needle like pains in jaw and tongue area
    ... nerve regulating drug such as gabapentin and also Elavil , the anti depressant that is prescribed for nerve...

  3. Nightmare attacks!
    ... you on two?one is an SSRI(effexor) and the other(the elavil ) is a tricyclic anti D.I do know that when i was on ... the elavil ,wow I felt like a freakin zombie during the day so ... sudden I am getting all of this?once I stopped the elavil ,things were fine. Depending on how long you have ... on this mix O meds,i would be leaning towards the elavil as the possible reason for this,espescially while...

  4. Sternum and Back Pain?
    ... depression but I don't think it could cause this. I'm on Elavil but it's ceased to work. Sometimes when I actually...

  5. Moving Waistline Pain
    ... still hurt, and walk around in a fuzzy state. I tried Elavil and will not touch it again. I personally have...

  6. Torturing PROBLEM..
    ... a neurologist? he could prescribe something like elavil which is good for nerve pain, maybe you have nerve...

  7. please help
    ... whatever the heck that is supposed to mean and 20 mg of elavil made the headache go away after about two weeks taking ... 10 days until you get to see the doctor and get the elavil ....

  8. I am in AGONY
    ... damage..the only thing that eases it is zanaflex or elavil ...Ask your doc about trying these meds..It is the...

Allergies board

  1. severe chronic urticaria
    ... 10mg Zyrtec Daily 150mg Zantac Daily 25mg of Elavil Daily. If you have any questions let me know, I ... with that combo. I will do some more research on Elavil , that's a new one to me. 2smiles - not to sound...

  2. Rash, Pain on right side when swallow. plz help
    ... Hello, My doc prescribed Elavil for me, unfortunately I had an allergic reaction....

  3. Chronic Hives(urticaria) Dermatographisim etc...
    ... TRICYCLIC ANTIDEPRESSANTS Amitriptyline HCl ( Elavil ) 10-100 mg/day Tablet, injection D Chronic idiopathic ... hydrochloride (Sinequan) or amitriptyline hydrochloride ( Elavil ), may be used. These agents have properties of both...

Alternative Medicine board

  1. St Johns Wort and Surgery
    ... am glad the SJW helps your depression. I've taken Elavil for years to treat depression so I know how serious...

  2. Master Cleanse Detox - I have questions - please Help!
    ... have? I'm taking Celebrex (an anti-inflammatory) and Elavil (for chronic pain)... and there's no way I can stop ... are greatly helping my chronic low back pain, and Elavil is an ongoing treatment for a hypersensitivity issue...

  3. 5-htp??
    ... fine,i took 2 during the day a while back, and took elavil that night, thought i was gonna die, heart palps,...

  4. Alternative Treatment for Migraines
    ... started taking Melatonin at night. So she prescribed Elavil , an antidepressant. I told her I was not keen on the...

  5. Alternative medicine to assist staying asleep
    ... having major surgery. I currently take 10mg of Elavil about 3+ hrs before bedtime to KEEP ME ASLEEP AND ... hrs. Subsituting 5HTP is not working as well as the Elavil . Any suggestions of a medication to replace Elavil...
    ... having major surgery. I currently take 10mg of Elavil about 3+ hrs before bedtime to KEEP ME ASLEEP AND ... hrs. Subsituting 5HTP is not working as well as the Elavil . Any suggestions of a medication to replace Elavil...

Drug Interactions / Side Effects board

  1. Pain Meds
    ... My Pain Dr. just rxd elavil for me (amitriptyline) to be taken in the evenings...
    ... I personally would not take the Elavil (Amitriptyline) until I had talked to the doctor....
    ... QUOTE=Director;3404717]I personally would not take the Elavil (Amitriptyline) until I had talked to the doctor. ... curious what else you are taking for pain. He Rxd the Elavil for pain. I have neurofibromatosis it affect nerves...

  2. Lunesta and drug interactions
    ... ex: Ambien), certain psychiatric medications (ex: Elavil ), and some tranquilizers. While these drugs may not...

  3. Bad Effexor-5HTP Interaction? (long)
    ... i had a similar experience with st. johns wort and elavil , my heart went crazy felt weak paranoid ect..natural...

  4. drug cocktail
    ... 60mg (anti depressant, supposed to help nerve pain) Elavil 50mg (old school anti depressant, used to aid in sleep...

  5. Amitriptyline and co-codamol (codeine)
    ... same time. Amitripyline, which is the generic of Elavil is taken to enhance pain meds. I take 50 mgs each...

  6. Weight gain from Elavil and Neurontin ??
    ... Lia, I gained 18 pounds from Elavil and finally said enough...but that was me. There...
    ... Thanks , Annie. I expect my weight gain is from the Elavil too though I only take 50 mgs. I still have the 5...
    ... too much. I will ask the Dr about Topomax . The Elavil causes weight gain too the Dr says , so I am getting...
    ... It made me totally neurotic too. I just got put on Elavil and am having problems with it. My heart is racing...

Hernia board

  1. New to Site-Cervical Herniated Disc C5/6
    ... me on a anti depressant which is amitryptiline, or Elavil . it kind of keeps you feeling better about your problems...

Incontinence board

  1. Need Help PLEASE Re: Incontinence
    ... and Percocet 7.5mg 3X/day as needed for BT pain, and Elavil 50mg at bedtime for sleep/pain. Also suffer from...
    ... I do need to say that my PM doc did reduce my Elavil from 50mg to 25mg, saying that perhaps the Elavil ... this complication or heard of this complication from Elavil ?? 2) From all of the reading/research I've done...
    ... as many problems today, so what if it is just the Elavil as my PM suggested? :) I don't know what to do or...
    ... concede that it COULD perhaps caused by medication ( elavil ) as well. So that's where I am right now. I left...

Military Health Issues board

  1. The VA & Novocain Injections?
    ... Useless! Another option was to take a relative of Elavil which never agreed with me. The "doc" said it would ... would give me the same side effects as I had with Elavil , but it's not Elavil. Duh....Why give it to me if ... it makes me feel as miserable as Elavil did? Another was to do pool therapy three times...
    ... been down the very same road you are speaking of. The Elavil (Amatriptaline) and Nortriptaline. They are in the ... me to use the other one when I didn't do well with Elavil . I remember being so tired on it, I could barely stay...

Pain Management board

  1. What took my docs soooo long to send me to PM
    ... She also prescribed me loritab and soma and upped my elavil . She wanted to give me the duragesic patches, but...

  2. For Those Of You With Nerve Pain, What Have You Tried?
    ... There also are other medications like Topamax and Elavil that are effective for nerve pain. Elavil is an older...
    ... contact the manufactuerer directly. I have tried elavil and palemor with joint swelling as well. Finally...
    ... of the pain so the Dr. stopped them. I'm starting Elavil for my bladder so maybe it will help a little. Good...

  3. Those who have taken oxycontin in the past or present
    ... dreams when I took tricyclic anti-depressants, like elavil and imiprimine. I think Ex is on to something too...

  4. cont'd do's and don't..good topic
    ... buy up the whole prescription....like synthroid, or elavil when I was on it.....believe it or not, sometimes...

  5. Help...looking for pain med suggestions
    ... med that I can tolerate well. I started out with Elavil (worked only for a while but had some nasty side effects...
    ... you learn now for better quality of life. The elavil is more of an antidepressant muscle relaxer than an...

  6. What a Nightmare! I weaned off AD while on pain meds
    ... my pain and sleep are horrible. The little bit of Elavil did indeed do miracles for me and my "experiment"...
    ... I hope you feel much better very soon! I hope the Elavil works it's magic in record time. Your happiness and...

  7. Dosage of Amytriptlyne.
    ... Hi Round1:) I started taking twenty-five mg of Elavil at bedtime. I now take one-hundred mg at bedtime....

  8. Could the shortness of my TEMPER WICK be due to my pain medications?
    ... Coumadin 5 mg (1 per day), Tegretol 200 mg (3 per day), Elavil 50 mg (1 at bedtime), ProSom 2 mg (1 at bedtime),...

  9. Anyone gotten insomnia from taking Neurontin?
    ... Thanks, Tex PS In the past, I have taken Elavil , Topamax, Effexor, Xyrem, Lunesta, and Restoril.....

  10. Meds and Hallucinatory Dreams
    ... oxycodone(75-90 mgs a day) for a few years.Also on Elavil 15 mgs. at bedtime. OK....so I am so overweight from ... the Elavil and start to taper very slowly.....and the weight ... from an almost paralyzed state of sleep and took 1/4 elavil ......it went away. So I am assuming that it is a withdrawal ... symptom of elavil . Just curious to know if anyone here on opiates and...
    ... have had bizarre dreams or nightmares while taking Elavil or amitriptyline. Especially in the beginning, or...

  11. Relafen=Insomnia, Ultram ER=Insomnia. Frustrated!! Help!
    ... would have expected). Over the years, I have tried Elavil (amitryptilline), most of the SSRI's, Topamax, every...

  12. Oh My!!
    ... reactions to neurotin (almost put me under the ground), elavil , and palemor. Lyrica did nothing for me and based...

  13. Depression setting in - related to Ultram stoppage??
    ... good, but have you tried anything like klonipin, or elavil ? Those are sedating at first but can be very effective...
    ... good, but have you tried anything like klonipin, or elavil ? Hugs, Fabby I would love to go back on Klonopin...
    ... among some doctors. I would suggest you try the elavil if you havent, it is very similar to the klonipin...

  14. Have I developed a tolerance to Lyrica?
    ... nothing), and Gabitril (helped with RLS). I was on Elavil for many years for insomnia, but its efficacy waned...

  15. Medications which could interact with opiates:
    ... opioids. Other antidepressants like the tricyclics ( Elavil , Nortriptlyne, amitryptline, etc) can increase the...

  16. Unbelievable!
    ... reflex....balance, etc. I told her I take 10-15 mgs. of Elavil at bedtime and 70-90 mgs. of oxycodone a day. Explained...
    ... reflex....balance, etc. I told her I take 10-15 mgs. of Elavil at bedtime and 70-90 mgs. of oxycodone a day. Explained...

  17. Really Need Some Support...Please
    ... what the dr had changed, and I talked about taking elavil at night and it making me too tired during the day...

  18. Has anyone been treated for depression by a pm dr.?
    ... such as nortriptyline(Pamelor) and amitryptiline ( Elavil ) 2. SSNRI's(selective serotonin norepinepherine...

  19. I'm off opana 5 mg and on onycodone apap 10/650
    ... on Fentynal 25mcg, Percocet 10/325, Zanaflex 4mg, Elavil 50mg, and Lyrica but couldn't tolerate that. I...

  20. Honestly..Can I Really taper off Oxycodone after 3 years?
    ... possible or am I deluding myself.I will still take Elavil , Motrin and Neurontin for pain. Thank you for any...

  21. Breathing Issues
    ... worry about? I mean, ever since I started taking Elavil at night (25 mg), I have been sleeping better than ... for breakthrough pain). When I was first prescribed Elavil , I remember reading about not taking it with painkillers ... important that you talk with your doctor before taking Elavil with: .... Estrogen drugs, such as Premarin and oral ... during sleep, to a T. Scary!!!! I'm not taking the Elavil tonight, until I talk to my doc. Anyway, anyone...
    ... posts today on another board and they were discussing Elavil . Seems like people have had a lot of problems with...

  22. Hallucinations?
    ... I have been on the same cocktail of meds(10 mgs. Elavil at bedtime/60-90 mgs. of oxycodone during the day...
    ... When I was on Elavil I had hallucinations, I was sure that the older kids ... deck of the pool. So, for the length of time I took elavil I knew that I was having hallucinations and just went ... back to sleep. I went off Elavil when it stopped working for me. Sunny...
    ... i am willing to bet that elavil is most likely playing a good part in what you are ... off.sorry you are being "possessed" by this stuff. elavil is a pretty heavy duty type med.i know it impacted...

  23. PM Communication
    ... morphine, neurotin, dillaudid, keflex, pencillian, elavil , and palemor. As far as the stigma goes, no problem...

  24. Thank you for the Lortab/Ambien advice :)
    ... Ambien. If it is "too heavy" for you you might ask for Elavil or a different sleep medication. I stronly suggest...

  25. Help me get some sleep!!!
    ... recall. I take Ambien today, along with Klonopin, and Elavil at bedtime....
    ... I took Elavil for years, but it put a ton of weight on me and eventually...

  26. Lets Compare Diagnoses & Medications
    ... expected something. I also take Lyrica, 75mg, 4x/day; Elavil , 25mg at night. Anyway...that's my med story. ...

  27. Replacing Medications With Generic Brands
    ... purposes--unfamiliar with Cymbalta, I use generic Elavil (amitriptyline) 50 mg for help with nerve pain--as ... well as additional help with restful sleep. So, Elavil (amitriptyline) plus ProSom (estazolam) help me in...

  28. New member. I need advice!
    ... to reply to all of them. I have tried low dose Elavil (amitryptaline) and several other tricyclic antidepressants...

  29. Any recommended alternatives to Lyrica?
    ... had the opposite effect (like Paxil and Prozac). Elavil ultimately worked for many years, but I also experienced...

  30. New type of pain
    ... benzodiazepines (Ativan), and tricyclic antidepressants ( Elavil , Pamelor). Can't vouch for any of it but these meds...

  31. new here
    ... everything ready. Im taking Loracet, Soma, and Elavil and yea the same doctor and same pharmacy does EVERYTHING...

  32. Very rough mornings...Anyone else?
    ... I was on Elavil a while back, for whole body jerks just as I would...

  33. changing from methadone to ms contin
    ... contin is working. I also take valium 10mg tid and elavil 100mg at bedtime to sleep. The ms contin doesnt make...

  34. Do you take anything to help you sleep?
    ... Brian I have taken 100 mg Elavil every night at bedtime for many years. It helps me...

  35. Sleepless Nights and Pain
    ... you take to make you sleep at night. I can't take elavil due to an allergic reaction. Any other ideas?...
    ... or two at a time. Perhaps it is time to re-look at elavil again. I was on that for a while, and we discontinued...
    ... dont have to answer that either . as far as elavil it did nothing for me either just like the regular...

  36. pm prescribed elavil ( amitriptilyne) for sleep help
    ... I have never used elavil but I did use something similar called nortripyline ... the withdrawals were. But, if you are starting on Elavil and can stop taking the Klonopin and Xanax for good...
    ... They frequently prescribe elavil for nerve pain, depression and to help chronic pain...
    ... Bass I take 100 mg Elavil every night at bedtime to help me sleep and depression ... . Ive taken Elavil since 1985 and have never had any serious side effects...
    ... hey thanks guys and gals here, the elavil has not worked well for me, and think I will stop...
    ... a great PM doc about 6 weeks ago, and he put me on Elavil b/c I was not sleeping well due to pain (maybe 3-4 ... to, but I think it has a huge part to do with the Elavil . If you don't have any side effects, I would give...
    ... Dear bass11, I started using Elavil 10 mg in 1987 (during college) to help me sleep better ... your initial post and offer you the best advice. Elavil belongs to a class of medications called tricyclic ... the benefits these drugs have to offer. Please give Elavil (amitriptyline) enough time to work on your situation ... . Keep us posted, bass11. While Elavil certainly is an old-school type of medication, we...

  37. Newbie Saying HI!
    ... ll like it in comparison - I've never tried it. Elavil : My PM doc also put me on Elavil. Pre-Elavil I was ... hours/night, WITH OTC sleeping pills. After starting Elavil , I've slept full nights ever since. It is a saviour...

  38. Pain control without narcotics
    ... neurontin, lyrica, cymbalta, topomax, antidepressants, elavil , you name it, I've used it, so if anyone has had success...

  39. NEW TO BOARD : ) Whiplash; chronic pain; more...
    ... too. I take Percocet for pain which helps and also Elavil to help me relax and sleep at night. The people...


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