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  1. peripheral neuropathy
    ... even bother to ask anymore.He has me on 180mgs of Nortriptyline at night,am also taking 2 Hydrocodone/Acetaminophen...
    ... even bother to ask anymore.He has me on 180mgs of Nortriptyline at night,am also taking 2 Hydrocodone/Acetaminophen...

  2. 2nd time posting... still undiagnosed and just getting more frusterated..
    ... been on, Carbatrol, Tegretol, Zonegran, Lamictal, Nortriptyline , Lexapro, and Sinequan. Some i had to stop cause of...

  3. losing hope.....please help
    ... medication. The most recent ones have been Valproic acid, Nortriptyline , and neurontin and I am now on paxil, zyprexa and...

General Health board

  1. Feel terrible in the mornings
    ... else be going on? It's very frustrating! I did take Nortriptyline for about 10 years but got off early last year. Felt...

  2. pain in right lower ribs & back
    ... let anyone do that to you. Currently I am taking nortriptyline , which has helped greatly with the pain and they want...

  3. PLEASE help me!
    ... neck and shoulder affect it? Things that helped: Nortriptyline , started at 40mg per day, now ok at 20. Taking...

  4. Weird Symptoms, doctors don't know...
    ... scan done, it came back normal. The neuro gave me Nortriptyline for chronic pain. I think that some of its side effects...
    ... Well, first off, it isn't unusual for nortriptyline to cause constipation, sometimes severe. If yours ... Magnesium occasionally. How long have you been on the nortriptyline ?...
    ... Well, first off, it isn't unusual for nortriptyline to cause constipation, sometimes severe. If yours ... Magnesium occasionally. How long have you been on the nortriptyline ? What causes your chronic pain?...
    ... QUOTE=index.html]Well, first off, it isn't unusual for nortriptyline to cause constipation, sometimes severe. If yours ... Magnesium occasionally. How long have you been on the nortriptyline ? I have been on nortriptyline for 2-3 months. A...

Burns & Injuries board

  1. Need some advice on severe burn recovery
    ... are 1. taking a tricyclic antidepressant, such as nortriptyline , 50mg, at bedtime, or one of the anti epileptic drugs...

Pain Management board

  1. nortriptyline
    ... Hi Toonces: I was on 40 mgs of nortriptyline for a few years in addition to methadone and morphine...

  2. DULOXETINE for neuropathic pain
    ... swellings etc. I've been on amitriptyline, now taking nortriptyline 50mg at night, diazepam 5mg x 2 per day, the lyrica...
    ... higher for me and i react bad been up to 600mg in past, nortriptyline 50mg at night. I've got mental health issues going...

  3. increaseing meds
    ... excelent antidepressant. For pain, Cymbalta or Nortriptyline are good choices. But, if the Effexor works for...

  4. Dosage of Amytriptlyne.
    ... Nortriptyline has the same pain releiving effect as amitriptyline...

  5. Breakthrough meds that arnt?
    ... rxing - he's very conservative. I asked about the nortriptyline and he wasn't too keen on that either because it's...

  6. Opiod Resistant Really?!
    ... Amitriptyline or nortriptyline are usefull in neuropathic pain, and can be combined...

  7. med question
    ... Ask your doctor about changing to Nortriptyline or desimramine. They will help with pain and depression ... if dosed at 75-150mg per day Nortriptyline has some sedative effect, so will help you sleep,...

  8. Pain is worse -- Dr. changed pain meds.
    ... If its narve pain, it might be worth trying either nortriptyline or an anticonvolsant, they can have significant effects...
    ... Ask your doc about a trial of Nortriptyline .... 25mg on the first night, 50mg on the second and...

  9. anti- dep for pm?
    ... bring. Tricyclic antidepressants (amitriptyline, nortriptyline etc) can help with pain, usualy in lower doses than...
    ... You can take nortriptyline with Effecor, starting off with 25mg at night, and...
    ... Generaly not. Nortriptyline , if taken at a dose of 100-150mg at night, would help...

  10. A little update - one year later
    ... J if weight gain is an issue, Prothiaden or nortriptyline can have the same benificial effect on pain with less ... weight gain (especaily so with nortriptyline )...

  11. 12 month neuro appointment - didnt have to mention pain management
    ... Nortriptyline or Protriptyline will be as helpful with the pain ... as amitriptyline, but wont make you so groggy. Nortriptyline is moderatly sedating, protriptyline is nonsedating...

  12. Suboxone for pain
    ... ever try Neurontin, Lyrica, Topomax, amitrypytiline, nortriptyline , or Cymbalta? These are the most commo meds used for...

  13. HELP reccomend me a NON addictive pain med
    ... from: Neurontin, Topomax, Tegretol, amitryptiline, nortriptyline , Cymbalta. There are plenty of other non-addictive...

  14. nortryptline
    ... I have taken nortriptyline before and it was prescribed for nerve pain. It did ... it does pretty well. Let us know how you do on the nortriptyline (Pamelor). brian...

  15. How addicting is darvocet?
    ... stuff I have to take plus vitamins etc. He gave me nortriptyline and told me Friday to up it to two of those per day...
    ... the same side effect of severe dry mouth with the nortriptyline , which never went away. I stopped taking it after...

  16. femoral nerve damage
    ... depression), Effexor 3. tricyclic antidepressants: nortriptyline , amitryptiline 4. SSRI antidepressants: too many...

  17. Morphine Sulfate 15mg IR or Lortab 10's?
    ... Gabitril 3. Tricyclic antidepressants - amitryptiline, nortriptyline 4. SNRI (serotonin-norepinephrine reuptake inhibitors...

  18. Dr. won't refill pain meds so soon.
    ... for nerve pain such as Cymbalta, Neurontin, Lyrica, nortriptyline , amitryptiline, Ultram, and Topomax. I would definitely...

  19. Advice for my pain management problems.
    ... medications (Lyrica, Neurontin, Cymbalta, Topomax, nortriptyline , amitryptiline). These medications are specifically...
    ... Cymbalta, but the others are good also. Neurontin, nortriptyline and amitryptiline will be cheaper since they are older...

  20. How to manage back pain
    ... Gabapentin) 4. Topamax (Topiramate) 5. Pamelor ( nortriptyline ) 6. Elavil (amitryptiline) Hope that helps you find...

  21. Question about tri-cyclics and weight gain
    ... I think when I was on nortriptyline I was gaining weight. Of course that was more than...

  22. Elavil question
    ... meds ur on??? I went of of it and was switched to nortriptyline which is in the same family the difference for me ... and drowsiness that I hated.But maybe u can look up nortriptyline and see the info on that cuz its in the same family...

  23. severe burning sensation. what should I do?
    ... nerve pain and muscle cramps. My pain dr put me on Nortriptyline , which is mostly used to treat anxiety. It is a sedative...

  24. Have any of you fell asleep while driving?
    ... breakthru pain, valiun 10 mg every 8 hours as needed, nortriptyline 100 mg at night and now wellbutrin 300 mg a day....

  25. antidepressants?
    ... not for depression I take it for pain and its called nortriptyline 75mg daily and if I miss a dose I sure will feel awful...

  26. tingling hands, weakness, foggy
    ... require that each of these reactions be considered when nortriptyline is administered. Cardiovascular† Hypotension...

  27. Thoughts on Nortriptyline
    ... Dear wonderingtoo, I have taken Nortriptyline in the past, and I took it for a couple of years....

  28. desparate need pain man advice
    ... per day, non narcotic analgesic/antiinflamatory Nortriptyline 50mg at bedtime, antidepressant with a pain releiving...

  29. what can I expect from long term pain med
    ... taking Celebrex 200mg twice a day 2. start taking nortriptyline 50mg at bedtime 3. Demand a referal to a pain clinic...

  30. Chronic Pain induced Depression
    ... Amitriptyline, Nortriptyline and protriptyline can help with depression and help...

  31. Need help with Dx and Rx (Diagnosis and Meds.)
    ... endo? Have you tried a trial of amitriptyline or nortriptyline to see if it helps with your pain (give it 4 weeks...

  32. depression stemming from chronic pain
    ... a different tack, have you tried amitriptyline or nortriptyline , they can help chronic pain, and in sufficient doses...

  33. Even Oxycontin not helping
    ... me too tired). Also he wanted me to try Pamelor ( nortriptyline ) but I'm actually afraid to try it for fear of the...

  34. Methadone
    ... know you say no anti-depressents, but have you tried nortriptyline ? Yes it's one use is anti-depressant but it also has...

  35. PM dr telling me to cut back
    ... it). The next thing he wants me to try is Pamelor ( nortriptyline ) which I fear will have the same effects as the amitryptili...

  36. In-patient Pain Management
    ... advising on dosage. Hopkins is writing the scripts for Nortriptyline and breakthrough meds (oxycondone). For now itseems...

  37. Amitriptyline & Oxycodone
    ... wiped out all the time. The docs have switched me to Nortriptyline with better results. I sleep better at night and...

  38. Tramadol

  39. permanent nerve damage in foot
    ... effective but with more side effects. Also tried were: Nortriptyline , Methadone, Oxycontin and others. Various shots, blocks...

  40. Your experience with Nortriptyline (Pamelor/Aventyl)
    ... Hi LKB, I tried nortriptyline for my facial nerve pain for about a week. I should ... affects my responses to tricyclic antidepressants like nortriptyline and amitriptyline. Anyway, I didn't take it long ... drowsy before long. Hopefully he's not as sensitive to nortriptyline as I was and that it helps to relieve his pain. From...
    ... I tried nortriptyline for pain, it was one of the very first things i was...

  41. How long given to give new med a chance?
    ... number of anti-convulsants, and my current doc tried nortriptyline and Gabitril before deciding on opiates and Baclofen...

  42. A question about Methadone and LA Morphine
    ... and had me try a bunch of other stuff (trazodone, nortriptyline , all kinds of non-narcotic meds). I happily obliged...

  43. first time poster with facial (nerve?) pain
    ... seem to help. Just today my Mayo doctor prescribed nortriptyline 10 mg. (which is a tricyclic, which means I can't...
    ... read, concentrate or even talk within a few days. Nortriptyline made me sleep 16 hours a day, sweat constantly, get...

  44. Why do pain doc. worry about addiction if-
    ... narcotic drugs up until my doctor first prescribed me nortriptyline , which is very similar to amitriptyline. He said ... different when I stopped Ultram before starting the nortriptyline , which I have since stopped using because of intolerable...

  45. MSContin advice needed
    ... tachycardia. Major Interaction -- Drug-Drug nortriptyline and zonisamide MONITOR CLOSELY: Certain drugs such...
    ... Drug-Drug APAP/dichloralphenazone/isometheptene and nortriptyline MONITOR: Central nervous system- and/or respiratory ... Moderate Interaction -- Drug-Drug sertraline and nortriptyline MONITOR: The coadministration of sertraline and ... Moderate Interaction -- Drug-Drug morphine and nortriptyline MONITOR: Central nervous system- and/or respiratory...
    ... Moderate Interaction -- Drug-Drug morphine and nortriptyline MONITOR: Central nervous system- and/or respiratory ... depression. Moderate Interaction -- Drug-Drug nortriptyline and tramadol MONITOR: The risk of seizures may...

  46. Sick of PAIN
    ... damaged in my foot and went through the same routine. Nortriptyline and others made me sick, Neurontin and others didn...

  47. My Doctors Appointment
    ... Nortriptyline "Aventyl" is an anti depressant, It's a trycyclic...

  48. Anyone else taking Nortriptyline?
    ... to gain a bunch of weight, I'm 35 and have been on nortriptyline for almost a year and I'm holding my weight. I also...

  49. effexor
    ... Nortriptyline didn't work for my face pain, so the next medication...

Rare Disorders board

  1. 25yr old with tachycardia out of the blue
    ... medication I've been on due to some neurological problems ( Nortriptyline ) was causing my heart rate to be elevated. They made...
    ... between 90-115. So I guess this means that it WAS the Nortriptyline that was causing my heart problems. I can't believe...
    ... taken vitamins ever since. I'm not familiar with Nortriptyline but it sounds like a neurological drug - what were...
    ... there, thanks for the well-wishes. I was taking the Nortriptyline for headaches, numbness, and tingling sensations....

Sleep Disorders board

  1. Hypnopompic Hallucinations
    ... to energy level. Ask your primary care doc about nortriptyline . My sleep specialists were lousy, but my general ... actitioner was very good, was somewhat familiar with SP and nortriptyline was the first thing he thought of trying. I've never ... almost nightly cases to maybe one every 10 days or so. Nortriptyline is an anti-depressant, which bothered me at first...

Smoking Cessation board

  1. smoke away
    ... clinical use of clonidine are provided in Table 38. Nortriptyline Recommendation: Nortriptyline is an efficacious smoking ... criteria and were included in the analysis comparing nortriptyline to placebo. Results of this analysis are shown in ... 31. As can be seen from this analysis, the use of nortriptyline increases abstinence rates when compared to a placebo ... . Nortriptyline is used primarily as an antidepressant and has not ... Because of the limited number of studies examining nortriptyline and the small sample sizes within those studies, the ... of FDA approval for tobacco dependence treatment, nortriptyline is recommended as a second-line agent. As such, nortriptyli ... medications. Suggestions regarding clinical use of nortriptyline are provided in Table 39. Combination Nicotine Replacement...

  2. I want to quit smoking................
    ... clinical use of clonidine are provided in Table 38. Nortriptyline Recommendation: Nortriptyline is an efficacious smoking ... criteria and were included in the analysis comparing nortriptyline to placebo. Results of this analysis are shown in ... 31. As can be seen from this analysis, the use of nortriptyline increases abstinence rates when compared to a placebo ... . Nortriptyline is used primarily as an antidepressant and has not ... Because of the limited number of studies examining nortriptyline and the small sample sizes within those studies, the ... of FDA approval for tobacco dependence treatment, nortriptyline is recommended as a second-line agent. As such, nortriptyli ... medications. Suggestions regarding clinical use of nortriptyline are provided in Table 39. Combination Nicotine Replacement...

Chronic Pain board

  1. New meds and bruised tailbone....ouch!!
    ... that it was an antidepressant that made you dizzy.... nortriptyline (sorry I'm too lazy to check the spelling...the bottle...

  2. Sciatica Pain
    ... 1. Lyrica 2. Neurontin (gabapentin) 3. Pamelor ( nortriptyline ) 4. Elavil (amitryptiline) 5. Trileptal There...

  3. Because of Neck pain & injuries I......
    ... antidepressant.... they arnt magic, but they can help. Nortriptyline , 150mg at bedtime, will help the pain AND the depression ... depression/anxiety, but has less side effects than nortriptyline ...

Share Your Pain Management Story board

  1. Backsahurtin's story
    ... tried to that point were vicodin, flexeril, neurontin, nortriptyline , celebrex, norflex, vioxx, skelaxin, predinsone, and...

  2. Some Pain Management Stories
    ... same.I was put on the gradualley increasing doses of Nortriptyline , and as I got used to the meds,they stopped working...

Arthritis board

  1. psoriatic arthritis
    ... painkiller right now. But what really worked for me was Nortriptyline . It is an anti-depressant but they have found that...
    ... really push for some kind of drug like amitytripaline ( Nortriptyline ) to dampen the pain. It definitely helps. I run...

  2. psoriatic arthritis: Help!
    ... Arcoxia gave me heart palpitations) and have also taken Nortriptyline ( small dose) for the pain. The latter is fantastic...

  3. Newbie here
    ... None have ever helped before but now that I am on nortriptyline it may help boost OTC meds. ...
    ... your dr. (or pharmacist) what you can take with the nortriptyline . Some meds do not go together. Also depends on if...

  4. Methotrexate Frustration
    ... better. I take Arcoxia for an anti-inflammatory and Nortriptyline as an additional painkiller. The latter has really...

Back Problems board

  1. be back soon my friends......
    ... discharge me as a patient because I have not started the Nortriptyline ....we discussed my fear of the drug and he didn't ... really care :(:( and does not think the Nortriptyline would help the W/D anyway???? He also said I am depressed...

  2. Deb...update
    ... rather try other nerve meds but the neuro wants to try Nortriptyline first! I can't even make myself put the pill in my...

  3. Deb...!
    ... intensify. I'm looking forward to starting the Nortriptyline , the nerve pain has been pretty bad over the past...

  4. amytrypaline
    ... of this Cymbalta my neuro has suggested that I try Nortriptyline for my nerve pain which I assume is in the same class...

  5. Cymbalta....
    ... 1 1/2 weeks. I saw a neuro who wants to put me on Nortriptyline and said I could just stop the Cymbalta. Not a good...
    ... gone (about another 3 weeks) and THEN I will try the Nortriptyline that the neurologist prescribed. Just an aside here...


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