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Pain Management board

  1. Chronic Pain induced Depression
    ... protriptyline ( Vivactil ) has a stimulating/activating effect, and it also...

Sleep Disorders board

  1. Narcolepsy - not quite..Ritalin ?
    ... immune.i have also taken cylert, provigil (modafinal) vivactil for cataplexy gamma in it's infant stage and xyrem...

Brain & Nervous System Disorders board

  1. Get these bugs offa me!
    ... medications mainly to change my brain chemistry (Celexa, Vivactil , Topamax, Seroquel to name a few). I think that we ... determined the Seroquel or Vivactil was too high. It's a common side effect with certain...

Headaches & Migraines board

  1. constant headache for 3 years
    ... but it's annoying none the less. Amitrypline and Vivactil does help but it hasn't made the pain completely go...

Restless Leg Syndrome board

  1. does paxil affect rls?
    ... desipramine) * Pamelor, Aventyl (nortriptyline?) * Vivactil (protriptyline?) * Desyrel, Trazon, Trialodinel ...

TMJ Disorder -TemporoMandibular Joint board

  1. Exact type of MRI needed for TMJs?
    ... went through Effexor, Celexa, Zoloft, Pamelor and Vivactil then tried a very low dose (15mg) of Elavil, it has...

Hearing Disorders board

  1. Tinnitus and hearing loss - drugs that can cause it
    ... paroxetin 14. phenelzin (Nardil) 15. protriptilin ( Vivactil ) 16. trazodon (Desyrel) 17. zimeldin G. Non...

ADD / ADHD board

  1. Its time to accept your children !
    ... Tofranil), clomipramine (Anafranil), protriptyline ( Vivactil ), or desipramine (Norpramin). These drugs may decrease...

Anxiety board

  1. what is the thruth on lexapro
    ... about alternatives (Buspar or Atarax for anxiety, Vivactil or Wellbutron for depression) that dont increase appetite...

  2. mirtazapine
    ... Surmontil (trimipramine) Tofranil (imipramine) Vivactil (protriptyline)...

  3. Klonopin and Xanax
    ... fix, I usually only take a 1/4 of a tablet. I am on vivactil (an AD), nexium, Klonopin, & luvox (ssri). Just be...

  4. Klonipin
    ... but I became tolerant of it & have been changed to vivactil which is of the same family as amitrip. and is working...

Bipolar Disorder board

  1. everything that can possibly go wrong, i find a way to make it worse
    ... well, i'm on vivactil now, and it's giving me very rapid heartbeat and a ... can take my car away so stepdad won't see. i hate vivactil , and i feel like this dopey feeling is the reason...

Depression board

  1. i would like to make a poll for users of meds
    ... rapid heart beat & anxiety, went off after 3 weeks) Vivactil ( 3 months - horrible dry mouth & nasal passages ...

  2. From Man Apart.............To Geena and anyone else who cares.
    ... Trazadone is a tricyclic, protrityline, amitrytiline, vivactil , maprotiline, there are many others, but so far, those...
    ... you know I didn't have succes with them, one being vivactil , horrible dry mouth & taste in mouth & food tasted...

  3. SSRI's vs. Tricyclics
    ... different ones. Still searching for the right one. Vivactil had the least side effects, mainly, dry mouth & a...

  4. Weaning off meds how do you know..........
    ... too hopeful, I read the side effects, same as the vivactil & luvox I was on. I do not do well on ssri's at...

  5. tingling tongue on zoloft
    ... sensations on my tongue & lips from my AD. I take vivactil (protrityline) and I also have dry mouth & a bad taste...

  6. Do all anti-depressants cause weight gain?
    ... say weight gain or weight loss. One that I'm on, Vivactil (protriptyline) says weight gain, but I have no desire...

  7. Allergic reaction to Cipramil/Celexa?
    ... I'm on a tricyclic called vivactil (protrityline) and I have the exact same problem....

  8. Whats Next ???????????????????
    ... trying to get the right combo of meds to work. I take vivactil (protrityline) for dep., Klonopin (clonazepam) for...
    ... trying to get the right combo of meds to work. I take vivactil (protrityline) for dep., Klonopin (clonazepam) for...

  9. Meds question
    ... RIGHT AD since Oct. I thought we had it right with vivactil & klonopin, but I have been so nauseous this past...

  10. Chronic depression...
    ... amitriptyline, that is why the pdoc put me on this vivactil , it's also a tricyclic and they seem to work better ... for me than the ssri's. I started Luvox with the vivactil last nite, it IS an ssri & so far no bad reactions...
    ... amitriptyline, that is why the pdoc put me on this vivactil , it's also a tricyclic and they seem to work better ... for me than the ssri's. I started Luvox with the vivactil last nite, it IS an ssri & so far no bad reactions...

  11. Doctor, please give me a new brain cuz mine is not working.
    ... don't seem to tolerate the ssri's too well. Am on Vivactil now, and have one side affect, dry mouth. So for...

  12. Middle Ground?!! Options Please!
    ... Effexro XR: totally wired, hyper, racing heart. Vivactil (another older tricyclic) dry mouth, dry nasal passages...
    ... my mouth actually feel hot & numb at times from the vivactil . Some days are worse than others & todays a bad day ... I was just prescribed luvox to start up with the vivactil , but have not started it yet, actually, wondering...
    ... my mouth actually feel hot & numb at times from the vivactil . Some days are worse than others & todays a bad day ... I was just prescribed luvox to start up with the vivactil , but have not started it yet, actually, wondering...
    ... react badly to the SSRI's and the tricyclics work, but vivactil has this horrible dryness. You listed a few other...
    ... working yet or not. He kept me on the twice daily vivactil , saying he thought we were 60% where we need to be...
    ... working yet or not. He kept me on the twice daily vivactil , saying he thought we were 60% where we need to be...
    ... working yet or not. He kept me on the twice daily vivactil , saying he thought we were 60% where we need to be ... to take it now. You said you are still taking Vivactil and that you have been on Luvox a short time. Are...

  13. Have used nearly all antidepressants...
    ... effexor xr (totally hyper & racing heart) and now on vivactil , which has one side affect for me, dry mouth, but...
    ... had terrible racing heart & could not sleep. Now on vivactil (protrytiline) and have horrible dry mouth & nothing...
    ... than craving sweets, namely, chocolate. I am now on vivactil , another tricyclic but it is causing terrible dry...
    ... I also have the twitching when going to sleep on vivactil which I'm currently on. This is all pretty new to...
    ... Since I last posted to you, I have to say the vivactil is working now. Also, saw my pdoc & he added Luvox ... better, still have the dry mouth symptom from the vivactil (protrityline) but some days are better than others...

  14. Taking Traxodone and Lexapro. Dry mouth in morning!
    ... I am on vivactil & Klonopin & have horrible dry mouth. Only been on ... one of the side affects of the tricyclic meds" which vivactil is. I also read that Klonopin (clonazepam) also has ... of it. So far, I've had to cut down to two doses of vivactil a day, which isn't even half the normal dose, so I...
    ... [QUOTE=lori j]I am on vivactil & Klonopin & have horrible dry mouth. Only been on ... one of the side affects of the tricyclic meds" which vivactil is. I also read that Klonopin (clonazepam) also has ... of it. So far, I've had to cut down to two doses of vivactil a day, which isn't even half the normal dose, so I ... for depression. (I doubt it though) I haven't tried Vivactil yet, but if you're having dryness with it then I could...
    ... pretty badly to most meds too and I have to say, the vivactil is doing little for my dep., but I also am not even...
    ... for depression. (I doubt it though) I haven't tried Vivactil yet, but if you're having dryness with it then I could...

  15. elavil, for pain and depression?
    ... long time for an AD to work. I'm now on Protrityline ( vivactil ) in the same family as amitrip, I could not tolerate ... the merry-go-round with the ssri's. Hopefully this vivactil will help me like the elavil did. So far, I am not...
    ... long time for an AD to work. I'm now on Protrityline ( vivactil ) in the same family as amitrip, I could not tolerate ... the merry-go-round with the ssri's. Hopefully this vivactil will help me like the elavil did. So far, I am not...

  16. Hi! I'm new here...
    ... cocktail now too, just had Luvox added, so I'm on vivactil (protrityline), Klonopin & Luvox. I can't keep it...
    ... cocktail now too, just had Luvox added, so I'm on vivactil (protrityline), Klonopin & Luvox. I can't keep it...

  17. I'm at my wit's end...
    ... sick I think I lost 10 lbs in 2 weeks. Now I'm on vivactil & have dry mouth symptoms & nothing tastes right,...
    ... sick I think I lost 10 lbs in 2 weeks. Now I'm on vivactil & have dry mouth symptoms & nothing tastes right,...

  18. should I try another ad?
    ... with me, had horrible side affects from both. Now on vivactil (which the pdoc says is an older AD like amitrip)...
    ... Maprotiline. Has listed about the same side effects as the Vivactil I was on. The pdoc seemed to think I'd not react ... day & just read that that is a withdrawal symptom of vivactil ....
    ... constipation etc than the tertiary amines like elavil and vivactil etc. I may be trying nortrip. soon. Just a...
    ... constipation etc than the tertiary amines like elavil and vivactil etc. I may be trying nortrip. soon. Just a...

  19. In search of the right antidepressant and my story...
    ... with a great pdoc, I told him my story & he put me on vivactil & I have had no side affects (3 weeks now) and it ... get to sleep, but may not need it much longer as the vivactil kicks in more. If you feel that your current doctor...

  20. My First Time Here--In A Mess
    ... years, my body became tolerant of it, so now I am on Vivactil and it is working great with no side affects, especially ... new pdoc said I can start to eliminate that when my vivactil kicks in fully. There are so many options for...

  21. Wellbutrin...does it stop working?
    ... Gave up on my GP and went to a pdoc & he prescribed vivactil which is in the same family as amitrip. and it worked...
    ... Gave up on my GP and went to a pdoc & he prescribed vivactil which is in the same family as amitrip. and it worked ... the same family as wellbutrin. I'm glad for you that vivactil is working so well. Is the vivactil and amitrityline...

  22. Side Effects-How do you all cope?
    ... tricyclic in the same familly as amitrip. It's called vivactil (protrytiline)....

  23. self hatred
    ... know? I have just been put on new meds, Klonopin & vivactil , both are working great, I feel like my old self again...

  24. Starting Lexapro
    ... reaction. I saw the new pdoc yesterday, he put me on vivactil (protriptyline) and so far after 2 doses, no side...
    ... first part of Oct. Still no side affects from the vivactil & I'm doing great, no panic attacks & falling asleep...

  25. Looking for an anti-anxiety drug with minimal side effects
    ... worked & what didn't. He gave me a prescription for vivactil , said it's one of the older ad's and guess what, no ... also taking Klonopin right now, but he said once the vivactil kicks in good, I can probably do away with the Klonopin...

Mental Health board

  1. Drug poop-out .....????????
    ... years. After becomming tolerant of it, I am now on Vivactil (Protriptyline) and day 5, no side affects at all...

  2. lexapro and anxiety
    ... should not have to suffer thru that. I am now on vivactil and have had NO side affects, it's working wondefully...

Panic Disorders board

  1. Paxil And Weight Gain!
    ... it makes you eat more, or crave sweets? I had taken Vivactil years ago and I craved sweets on it and really packed...

  2. Muscle twitching..........
    ... harder. It was just over a month ago when I was on the vivactil . Since being off the vivactil, it doesn't do it anymore...

  3. KayT, are you OK?
    ... I still have the dryness to contend with from the vivactil , but it's not that bad compared to the nausea. I...
    ... that was truly working for me, I don't think this AD ( vivactil ) is doing a thing for me, other than giving me dry...
    ... that was truly working for me, I don't think this AD ( vivactil ) is doing a thing for me, other than giving me dry...
    ... that I've been off the Luvox, I can tell that the vivactil is not cutting it. I have not had any good days...
    ... is less likely to give me the side effects as the vivactil I was on. He did not replace the luvox with anything ... day today, nauseous mostly. I read that going off vivactil can cause, nausea, headache & weakness. He said to...
    ... is less likely to give me the side effects as the vivactil I was on. He did not replace the luvox with anything ... day today, nauseous mostly. I read that going off vivactil can cause, nausea, headache & weakness. He said to...
    ... My hubby thinks that I'm still withdrawing from the vivactil too. I did read up on it & it said non addictive,...
    ... My hubby thinks that I'm still withdrawing from the vivactil too. I did read up on it & it said non addictive,...
    ... long meds stay in my system, so I may still have the vivactil in my system, working on the dep. That maprotiline...
    ... my pdoc told me when I was on 10mg twice a day of vivactil , he said that wasn't even a third of a normal dose ... decide that til I hear from him, I went back on the vivactil , instead of twice a day, I'm only going to take one...
    ... cookies!! I am the original cookie monster. During the " vivactil " meds period, though, I couldn't eat them, that was...

  4. Hi, Im New Here, I Have Panic and Anxiety
    ... withdrawal!' I am now back on an older triciclic called vivactil (protrityline) it is working OK, but I have very dry...

  5. All these meds & here I am in a PA!
    ... eaten crackers & pepsi. I know that all the meds ( vivactil - generic "protrityline") (Klonopin) and (Luvox) are...
    ... eaten crackers & pepsi. I know that all the meds ( vivactil - generic "protrityline") (Klonopin) and (Luvox) are...

  6. Hi, I'm new here
    ... than hyper with my heart racing. Right now I'm on vivactil for severe dep., luvox for obsessive worrying & Klonopin...
    ... than hyper with my heart racing. Right now I'm on vivactil for severe dep., luvox for obsessive worrying & Klonopin...

  7. sleepy
    ... new meds so not sure which one is doing it, I'm on vivactil (protrityline), Klonopin & Luvox. Seems since the...

  8. In need of input..........please read
    ... it right. I saw my pdoc today, told him either the vivactil kicked in or the luvox, but whatever it was, I'm not ... know that the Klonopin definitely got me thru til the vivactil kicked in. I know how frustrated you are, I also...

  9. Hi all...........Kaytee here
    ... only for a few hours. I am also sticking with this vivactil , which has the dry mouth side affect, but I guess...
    ... only for a few hours. I am also sticking with this vivactil , which has the dry mouth side affect, but I guess ... for me right now............ What type of drug is vivactil ? I have not heard of that. Anyhow, good day to...
    ... decided to try me on another tricyclic and that is what vivactil is, other name for it is protriptyline. Then he tried...
    ... decided to try me on another tricyclic and that is what vivactil is, other name for it is protriptyline. Then he tried...

  10. Saw PDOC today.
    ... :) Anyway, he listened, realizing he cannot UP my vivactil , as the dry mouth etc. side affects are way too hard ... mix! He said he feels we are 60% there with the vivactil & the way I reacted to Lexapro & Effexor, he really...
    ... :) Anyway, he listened, realizing he cannot UP my vivactil , as the dry mouth etc. side affects are way too hard ... mix! He said he feels we are 60% there with the vivactil & the way I reacted to Lexapro & Effexor, he really...

  11. Need some encouragement.............
    ... but I saw the pdoc yesterday & he added luvox to my vivactil . He said since I'm not reacting too badly to the vivactil...