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  1. 3 years after fusion I completed a sprint triathlon!
    ... pain pills I take are an occasional acetaminophen and elavil for the foot pain I get when I sit too much) so gradually...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Acetaminophen

  2. Oh my God.....Cymbalta!
    ... the doc to try and older one used for pain such as elavil ... Good Luck To YOU!!!!...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Cymbalta

  3. new to the board
    ... nerve pain down my leg and currently on pain meds and elavil for it. My back was not really hurting until the past...

  4. Questions I need answers to please
    ... coming home i am on percoset,neorontin,flexeril,and elavil . If i call for a refill they are on top of it and...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Flexeril Neurontin

  5. Recovering from Spinal Fusion Surgery
    ... Do they have you on lyrica, neurotin, topomax, elavil , palemor, or cymbalta? These are some types of nerve...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Cymbalta lyrica

  6. Overweight and Fusion?
    ... for me I take 75mg of lyrica 4 times a day 40mg of elavil a day for nerve pain in my hips and down both legs...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Percocet Vicodin lyrica

  7. 4 Month Microdiscemtomy-Still Some Nerve Pain
    ... nerve medicines: neurotin, lyrica, cymbalta, topomax, elavil , palemor, etc. Many people have used these and found...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Cymbalta lyrica

  8. amytrypaline
    ... those in the U.S., this is an anti-depressant called Elavil . One of its lesser known uses is for "Phantom Limb...
    ... Round 1 I have taken 100 mg of Elavil every night at bedtime since 1985. I take it for Depression...

  9. been to musculoskeletal specialist l5s1
    ... That is more commonly known in the US as Elavil . It's an anti-depressant by design, but helps many...

  10. Stinging Sensations on Backs of Thighs
    ... didnt work, I got so bad he put me on oral prednisone, elavil , and plaquenil. The steroids did work wonders for...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Bextra Prednisone

  11. fibromyalgia after fusion?
    ... we usually do does not help pain either. I was on Elavil (very tiny dose ) to help with sleep and pain, just...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Celebrex

  12. Newbie - Just had IDET
    ... as well as Percocet for BTP. He also started me on Elavil , 25mg at bedtime, which, as soon as I started taking...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Amitriptyline Fentanyl Morphine Neurontin Percocet Roxicet Vicodin lyrica

  13. Hip pain radiating down back of thigh to back of calf.
    ... pain. You would need a lyrica, neurotin, topomax, elavil , palemor or something like one of these meds that...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Motrin lyrica aleve

  14. Update re: Cold And miserable
    ... before i hope it helps you alot. When my PM put me on Elavil i thought it was a miracle drug. I hardly slept before...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Cymbalta

  15. Cymbalta
    ... financially i had to stop it and the doctor just put me on elavil seems to think that would help alot with the nerves...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Cymbalta

  16. Surgeon Appt Update
    ... before but I reacted to lyrica, neurotin, palemor and elavil . My reaction to neurotin was very serious and was...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Cymbalta lyrica

  17. bass 11 chimining in.. 10 days post-op and going crazy
    ... medications such as lyrica, neurotin, topomax, cymbalta, elavil , etc. If not, this might be something your doctor...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Cymbalta lyrica

  18. Just need to vent
    ... nerve medications because I have had reactions to elavil , neurotin, lyrica, and palemor. I asked for topomax...
    ... lyrica and topomax are anti-convulsants. Pamelor and elavil are tricyclic anti-depressants. Cymbalta is the only...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Cymbalta lyrica Neurontin pamelor

  19. Help! Taking Lyrica and feeling loopy
    ... my doc gave me neurontin, did not help at all, then elavil , that stuff worked but I was always groggy, then he...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Neurontin Cymbalta lyrica

  20. Has anyone taken Lyrica for nerve pain after back surgery?
    ... Hi Mew, I have tried lyrica, neurontin & elavil . They either didn't work for me or the side effects...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Neurontin Cymbalta lyrica

  21. Doctors just don't understand
    ... he has me on Vicodin ES, flexeril, motrin 800 and Elavil ....
    Medications also discussed in this post: Flexeril Motrin Vicodin

  22. New to message board
    ... started the fentanyl patch 5mcg/h yesterday. I also take elavil 50mg 1 time a day and flexoril 10mg twice a day or...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Fentanyl

  23. Question for everyone
    ... changed when this started, I pinned it down to the Elavil I was taking. Also I remembered Pepper having issues ... with swollen hands when taking Elavil . I did not have the swelling just the pain, like really ... talked to my PM doc about this and was taken off the Elavil . I am now back on Cymbalta but still have the pain...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Cymbalta

  24. Just wonder how may of you have problems with...
    ... though. I was on the overactive bladder meds and Elavil for the bladder problems over the years. They helped...

  25. Pepper
    ... reactions. So far I have reacted to neurotin, lyrica, elavil , and palemor....
    Medications also discussed in this post: Prozac lyrica

  26. Pamelor/Nortriptyline........................Cym balta??
    ... helpful with nerve pain. It is in the same family as elavil ....

  27. Appt Update
    ... Unfortunately, I am allergic to everything else (Neurotin, Elavil ). He told me he would NEVER perscribe oxycontin and...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Oxycontin

  28. what would happen if...
    ... if you are on an anti-depressents? I used to be on elavil (Amitriptylene) and I also had those weird dreams...

  29. Is anybody has sleepless night right now? I do - let's talk
    ... thing i've tried that did help me sleep was low dose Elavil an hour before I wanted to fall asleep. However, i...
    ... would like to ask my PM after discogram to put me on Elavil again: i know it helps with pains and puts you to...

  30. Back Surgery and Fibrosis and Fibromylagia?
    ... neuropathy pain, but for Fibromyologa they put patients on Elavil (very small dosage helps relieve the pain) or similar...

  31. Pepper Update
    ... from Neurotin and he said that with the reaction to elavil . He does not want me to even try any of the other...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Norco Soma

  32. Pepper, Was it You That Took Lyrica?
    ... Shawley. Lyrica did nothing for me. I was allergic to elavil and Neurtion....
    Medications also discussed in this post: lyrica

  33. Please help with MRI findings
    ... said, the left is worse. Along with the oxy I take elavil 25 mgs, at night and neurontin...which I had to stop...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Neurontin Oxycodone

  34. Just hearing bad storys about fusions and back surgerys???
    ... single vicodin) but other than that I take 2-25 mg elavil , 2 or 3 neurontin (I hesitate to take them during...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Neurontin Piroxicam Vicodin

  35. Gabapentin for sciatic pain?
    ... my hands are very swollen which happened with the elavil . I will continue on the meds but if they continue...

  36. Pepper
    ... increased this morning but my hands are swelling like the elavil did. I will give it 2 more days and increase as my...
    ... increased this morning but my hands are swelling like the elavil did. Pepper: I hope you are feeling better. ... Did your swelling go away after you stopped the Elavil and then come back with the Neurontin? Just curious...
    ... taking care of everyone else. DB - Since stoppng the elavil , I have not had one symptom of swelling until I went...
    ... feels that since I have had problems with neurotin and elavil she does not see the sense in trying it. She is...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Neurontin Percocet Soma

  37. kk, topomax
    ... going to request something for nerve pain - lyrica and elavil did not work for me so I am researching options. ...
    Medications also discussed in this post: lyrica

  38. Please help in MRI findings
    ... the narcs"(I kid you not...Dr.'s words)and increase elavil , add Topamax and prednisone. Believe me, my regular ... I am currently taking 80 mgs. oxycodone and 10 mgs. elavil at bedtime. I was on Neurontin but had bad side effects...
    ... seem to get some pain relief from higher doses of Elavil or various kinds of nerve meds....
    Medications also discussed in this post: Neurontin Oxycodone Prednisone Topamax Percocet Vicoprofen

  39. Elavil Anyone?
    ... Hi, Some docs use Elavil for off-label use, such as pain. Many rheumys prescribe ... rheumy thought I may also have fibro, so I was given Elavil for the fibro. For me, it did absolutely nothing EXCEPT ... have seen others with other types of pain be given Elavil , because there is a chance it might help, but of course ... any kind of nerve pain, though..I'm not sure that Elavil would give you any relief. Then again, ya never know...
    ... Hi, I was on Elavil for 4 weeks and it was extremely helpful with my nerve...
    ... I have been on and off elavil for years. It was first prescribed to me to help me...
    ... doc stopped topomax. So i dont know if it was the elavil or not, does not help with my nerve pain at all, i...
    ... I actually took Elavil for years for my bladder. I took it before bed. ...
    ... Hi, I have been on Elavil for about 6 weeks now for nerve pain. Was taken off ... Cymbalta cause the Cymbalta was not working and the Elavil was supposed to help me with my sleep. Well, it does ... post by Diet Pepper, this is how her problems with Elavil started. So, I am thinking I won't be taking the Elavil ... Wish you the best of luck and success with the Elavil . ~hugs Niki...
    ... pains in my calves and feet. I take 2 gabapentin, 2 elavil and a piroxicam daily and still walk over 4 miles...
    ... I am taking Elavil to sleep. My doctor said if you do not sleep for long...
    ... erwhelming response! You all are angels. The bad news the elavil isn't working. In fact, I think I've gotten less sleep...
    ... Sorry that elavil is not working for you but it might take at least...
    ... I can't use my arms to paddle/stroke anyway. The elavil takes a few weeks to build up to a therapeutic level...
    Medications also discussed in this post: lyrica Cymbalta Piroxicam gabapentin

  40. Cymbalta
    ... did not help with the pain at all. I am now taking Elavil . ~hugs Niki...
    ... your hands swelling. What is odd, since I started the Elavil , the joints in my hands hurt. In the morning when ... that has changed since this started was my taking Elavil . Think I might say something at my next appt. ...
    ... your hands swelling. What is odd, since I started the Elavil , the joints in my hands hurt. In the morning when ... that has changed since this started was my taking Elavil . Think I might say something at my next appt. ... Neurontin at the time so they took me off and gave me Elavil . Still happened. So they switched me to Lyrica...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Neurontin Skelaxin lyrica

  41. Is it pain or am I just lazy and crazy
    ... bromyalgia, are you taking any medications for it? (Such as elavil or provigil?) Elavil helps many people with fibro...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Provigil

  42. Nsaids
    ... with my 20mg of OxyContin (twice a day) and 25mg of Elavil . I have to honestly say, I have seen a difference...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Feldene Oxycontin

  43. Cymbalta Questions
    ... lost control of my badder) , Cymbalta and now taking Elavil . Elavil is working pretty well, and it makes me sleepy ... that works best for you. My combination of Oxycontin, Elavil and Feldene seems to work okay for now. And unfortunatly...
    ... vision probs, though, since I have to drive. The elavil , does it help you sleep through the night? I can ... again in 1 hour and it's driving me nuts. Is the elavil for nerve pain or anti depressant or both? Thanks...
    ... As far as the Elavil ..it puts me to sleep, but my pain wakes me up every ... monts post op now. I was supposed to take 2 of the Elavil after a week, tried that for about 7 days and had ... function at all the follow day when taking 2. The Elavil is for both nerve pain and depression. I take it for...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Feldene Neurontin Oxycontin Cymbalta

  44. Please Read, Actual sucess with Klonopin for nerve pain and relief! (Long Post Sorry)
    ... made a big difference in my life. I had tried Elavil and it along with Nerurontin or gabitril 9Lycria)...
    ... drug so I agreed. Its inexpensive and after taking Elavil and all the others this drug has given me incredible...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Ativan Demerol Klonopin Lasix Zofran gabitril Valium Xanax

  45. Lyrica experiences?
    ... bladder. I have since been on Cymbalta and now I am Elavil and currently as I type this in a fog. If the side...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Cymbalta

  46. new here, had car crash 2 wks ago
    ... you take any meds for the fibro? Have you ever tried Elavil ? Definitely go through with the PT and see how...

  47. Advice From Post Op People Please !!
    ... longer on any narco's - hooray. I take Tylenol, Advil, Elavil and Ativan for pain. I am hoping as time goes by...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Ativan Tylenol

  48. How quick do You Heal after Discectomy???
    ... straight, but there was no pain. I have tried Lycria and Elavil and Neurontin but I had some bad side effects from...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Lasix Neurontin

  49. Fibro Flare in full force--3wks after surgery
    ... mention it to your GP or Rheumy. Have you ever taken Elavil for the Fibro symptoms? If not, you might mention...
    ... mention it to your GP or Rheumy. Have you ever taken Elavil for the Fibro symptoms? If not, you might mention...
    ... there is anything else that they give you,I was on elavil and I told the dr that I didnt think I needed it because...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Prednisone

  50. A New problem not back related
    ... the knee. My doc has me on nortrptilyne instead of elavil and i am on topamax for nerve pain, but I am not going...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Topamax

  51. Yvette
    ... what do I do for pain Percocet 60mgs kadian 100mgs elavil 50 mgs topamax 400mgs ambien 10 mgs to sleep works...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Ambien Percocet Topamax

  52. Pepper how you doing ?
    ... you notice that your hands became swollen with the elavil ?. I am having alot of swelling of the hands and typically...
    ... Hey Shawley, My meds are: elavil and percocet. I believe the swelling is coming from ... the elavil . My hand joints ache but that is probably from the ... swelling. The elavil has really helped me with the leg pain. I guess I ... fusion from 1982. When they first put me on the elavil it helped tremendously with the sleep factor; however...
    ... I stopped the elavil , the nerve pain in my foot is increasing, and the ... am going to give it a couple of days and see if the elavil is still in my system. I may call my doctor. These...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Percocet

  53. It's the Pepper
    ... not worry about tomorrow. I must admit that the elavil is worth its weight in gold.....I am not having the...
    ... Great news for a change! I was told to go on Elavil , i know it could make a big difference. I never been...
    ... nortryptilline) I think it is is the same family as the elavil . She just increased the dose, I am feeling slightly...
    ... I'm glad that you are feeling better. If the elavil helps, that is all that matters, you know, one day...
    Medications also discussed in this post: pamelor

  54. Pepper
    ... the relief is incredible. My doctor increased my elavil to 50 mg at night and we are hopeful that it will...
    ... you? Well I so understand that feeling with the elavil .....I am almost at that point now. Hope this post...
    ... on one of your post that lycria was replaced with elavil ? I had bad side effects to lycria and neuroton. ...
    ... :) Pastorswife!! Yes my lyrica was replaced with elavil . You might consider seeing if you can try it. It...
    ... the pool therapy helps with your pain as well as the elavil , I wish you did not have that herniation but honey...
    Medications also discussed in this post: lyrica Xanax

  55. getting quality sleep
    ... They added elavil to my combination of meds and I must admit it is helping...

  56. Back Pain And Or Dependancy
    ... meds at night before bed 200 mgs topamax 50 mgs elavil 100 mgs kadian 10 mgs ambien 10-20 mgs percocet...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Ambien Percocet Topamax

  57. medicines for a fusion
    ... lyrica. Now we are dropping the lyrica and starting elavil . The key is to keep your doctor informed. If the...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Flexeril Soma lyrica

  58. Dr Pepper-how are the new meds working
    ... prayers. Hope this makes sense because I am in a elavil fog. Clover I could not imagine having to send...
    ... they are weaning me down from the lyrica and adding elavil ....
    ... the spa is absolutely helping me or the combo of the elavil and the spa. I still have pain but I think that will...
    ... Hey...so, do you like the Elavil ?? It helped me right away...what do you think?...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Percocet lyrica

  59. Babs..........Its a Pepper Note
    ... feel free to chime in), How long have you been on elavil ? How long did it take before you noticed a difference...
    ... Better late than never. :) Been on Elavil 200mg at night for 2 months now, and I feel much better ... (not diagnosed, but feeling it), and I think that elavil halped that as well, b/c i am very motivated now. ... Are you thinking of going on Elavil ? 7 Years ago, I had herniated 3 Lumbar, and I only...
    ... on some pounds. I, myself, put on those 20#s with Elavil ....and I barely looked at myself in the mirror for...

  60. Ok stupid question about esi
    ... you did too, if memory serves me right. I started on Elavil (for nerve pain), and I have had 4 injections since...

  61. Physcial Therapist dumped me!
    ... HI ALL!!! I swear by ELAVIL . I'm 16 months post op and have tried several times ... world of confusion :) ) So now I take 1/2 of a 25 mg elavil in the AM, 900 mg neurontin between 4 PM - 9 PM plus ... a 25 mg elavil at bedtime. I make myself get up and walk around ... weeks to get built up in your system. Give it a try! Elavil is an anti-depressant, but is also prescribed for...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Neurontin

  62. Topamax
    ... name of It. I take up tp 400 mgs a day. along with elavil and it does help with that nasty pain shooting down...
    ... name of It. I take up tp 400 mgs a day. along with elavil and it does help with that nasty pain shooting down ... Topamax will do it then I'll give it a try. I tried Elavil but didn't help....
    Medications also discussed in this post: Neurontin Topamax lyrica

  63. Now what????
    ... yesterday did me in! Now back to taking pain med, Soma, Elavil AND Xanax to try to get everything calmed back down...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Soma Xanax

  64. 7 Week Fusion Post Op Check Up
    ... Diet, What an awesome post! I am on Elavil for the nerve pain, but am planning on asking about...
    Medications also discussed in this post: lyrica

  65. Has anyone gone to the ER for their back pain?
    ... lammatories, vicoprofen, hydrocodone, lidocaine shots, even elavil ). I havent ever gone to the ER for any back pains...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Hydrocodone Percocet Roxicet Vicoprofen

  66. Nerves...............GO AWAY!!.......Elvail
    ... inflammation for me. But some not. I have not tried elavil as of yet. I do have a script for Cymbalta and have...
    ... I take Elavil 25mg at night time for the nerve pain. It helps somewhat ... take it, if I were taking the Lyrica/Neurontin. Elavil is old anti-dperessant. It has a good track record ... take Lyrica/Neurontin because of an awful reaction. Elavil will help you sleep. I hope you feel better soon...
    ... doing so well prior to the doggie incident. I hope elavil works but doesn't knock you out. Cheri...
    ... just went off Amitriptyline which is the generic of Elavil . It didn't help at all. The dr. just put me on ... pain but help the muscle pain. Both hurt on me. Elavil is an anti depressant which the dr. said they use...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Neurontin Prednisone Cymbalta lyrica Amitriptyline lidoderm gabapentin

  67. Yvette ...... you are doing too much
    ... continues since this bending incident he will be adding elavil (sp??). They have never given me anything for my...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Flexeril Percocet

  68. HELP, I can't sleep, Is it okay to take OTC meds or Allergy OTC meds to help sleep??
    ... 50 mg this past week cuz my doc said that sometimes elavil can cause some of the symptoms of CES. ANY thoughts...
    ... and Zanaflex 3X/day for muscle spasams, and 25mg elavil which is actually a reduction from 50 mg since just ... prior to surgery (dr. said elavil side effects could potentially be similar to CES,...
    ... called back yesterday afternoon, and increased my elavil back to 50mg at night. JILL --I'm not sure why...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Duragesic Percocet Zanaflex

  69. Doctor Called
    ... HOpe that is the key Pepper! The elavil will help should it come down to that. I'm using...
    ... hope the new meds work for you. Did you start the elavil also? Hope you have a better day today I will...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Zanaflex

  70. Amitriptyline
    ... severe central canal stenosis but the amitriptyline ( elavil ) was not intended to try to treat any of that pain...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Amitriptyline

  71. 6 mos post op fusion and pain
    ... I take Elavil (amytripiline) at night. I find it to help a lot with...

  72. Pain Much Worse...HELP...Don't know what to do.
    ... worse and worse...last night around 11...I took my Elavil (75mg for sleep and nerve pain)...and the pain was...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Percocet

  73. No Sleep
    ... .was taking a very low dose antidepressant called Elavil . The low dose is commonly used for fibromyalgia sufferers...
    ... about, I have problems with..the meds. that is....the elavil I took several years ago, and it caused me some major...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Ambien Oxycodone

  74. Officially starting my new career next week....
    ... long as I keep up the meds (3x300 neurontin and 2x25 elavil ) and stretch at least once an hour. I just finished...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Neurontin

  75. MRI results and your opinion please
    ... severe widespread bruising. I had tried everything OTC, elavil , muscle relaxants (flexeril, skelaxin), lidocaine...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Flexeril Skelaxin Vicoprofen lidoderm


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