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Bowel Disorders board

  1. Capsule Endoscopy
    ... have depression. My GI put me on the antidepressant Elavil in an attempt to stop the abdominal pain and stimulate...

  2. stomach pain/vomiting- 2 years
    ... IBS. That's horrible. At any rate, the fact that elavil seemed to worked a little bit for you seems to confirm ... this for me. However, elavil did not work very well for me. A much better option...

  3. chronic diarreah
    ... Lexapro, Methadone, Cozaar, Ambien, Klonopin, and Elavil . So there are several meds that are used in trying...

  4. Constipation, bloating, gas?!
    ... in my lower back. I started taking a low dose of Elavil (for vaginal pain) about 6 months ago and it seemed...

  5. Need Help
    ... is a low dose of an antidepressant-- like 10mgs of Elavil . The normal dose is 150 mgs for depression. You...

  6. Can We Talk Obstructed Bowel?
    ... pain meds, muscle relaxants, a few other meds and elavil which helps me get that deep stage sleep that most...

  7. Jen , how you doing
    ... with an r and that didnt work either. Right now, the elavil increase "seems" to be working. Im interested in this...
    ... you still felt bad. Just like me they increased my elavil from 10 to 25 mgs. I hope the increase in potassium...

  8. Colonoscopy results
    ... up since he could tell i was upset, and raised my elavil up to 25 mgs from 10 and soon will raise it up to ... tests and visits to many other doctors. She gave me elavil 50 mgs and that seemed to have worked some. It took...
    ... ANYTHING to stop from hurting., Ive been on the elavil 25 mgs now for about a week and the pain, the original...
    ... flareup?? Also, you might want to ask the doctor about elavil . I think that is what is really helping me right now...
    ... us to treat certain illness cause constipation. The elavil i am taking was for two purposes. One was for the...

  9. What's wrong w/ me? IBS? IBD? Lupus? please help.
    ... completely what youre going thru. My doctor put me on elavil 25 mgs and will increase it to 50 soon. Many many...

  10. Help with questran dosing
    ... calcium supplement and Vitamin E. At bedtime I take my Elavil (for fibromyalgi). I've had real good luck with...

  11. The Water Closet
    ... 10 easily, cant exactly remember, a doctor gave me elavil 50 mgs for the adhesion/ibs problems (pain) i was ... the surgeon who did the surgery and i discussed the elavil at a higher dosage, i told him what had happened and...
    ... having less stress there hon. Polly, I take the elavil right before bed as well and only then. Since i have ... creating tons of other problems for the body. The elavil also seems to help with the adhesion pain, just that...
    ... drugged up (numbed lol) with the higher dosage of elavil but it seems to have taken care of the problem so...

  12. Sick And Tired Of This Pain!!!!
    ... fine till i started feeling pain again and was put on elavil . That seemed to help, the doctor said it was probably...

  13. Adhesions
    ... only other thing is the adhesions. I was placed on elavil about 10 yrs ago to calm the pain down. That was in ... they also removed the adhesions at that time). The elavil which im still on is not helping anymore. Everything...

  14. Just had colonoscopy :(
    ... adhesions. Years later another doctor placed me on elavil (also saying they might be adhesions) and that the ... elavil might help with the pain. I do know that at one time...

  15. Unexplained upper rt quadrant abdominal pain/need help!
    ... poisoning. ALL tests have been negative. I am on Elavil for the pain (but it is not helping). I also tried...

  16. Harry/someone Please Help
    ... BMs a day. (The good old life). My doctor has me on Elavil , Librax and Miralax. I do have BMs every day, but...

  17. harry or someone
    ... very low dose of an antidepressant--- like 10 mgs of Elavil . God Bless---Harry...

  18. question for Harry
    ... to break the mind/gut connection. Like 10 mgms of Elavil . You can do some research on dealing with this phase...

  19. stool frequency
    ... small dose of an anti-depressant such as 10 mgms of Elavil . This is well documented in IBS literature. Also...

  20. Blood in toilet/On stool.. Scared
    ... low dose of an anti- depressant drug like 10 mgms of Elavil . I think you can get colon cancer at any age but...

  21. Amitriptiline for IBS?
    ... Hi, there. I take Elavil (same drug) for fibromyalgia pain. However, some ... of the IBS cycle, and may prescribe higher doses of Elavil to combat depression. The belief is that less depression...

  22. Help!!!
    ... great relief with a low dose antidepressant, like Elavil . For me, I've had to increase my fiber, take calcium ... supplements; I've been taking Elavil for years due to fibromyalgia, and now take Colestid...

Crohn's Disease / Ulcerative Colitis board

  1. Cant take ANTI-INFLAMATORIES due to ULCERATIVE COLITIS - IN PAIN ...HELP!!!!
    ... can't take nsaid's. My doc has me on oxycontin and elavil along with all my crohns meds. Unfortunately oxycontin...

Digestive Disorders board

  1. For those with gastroparesis (two questions)
    ... MISERABLE. The only meds she has me on currently is Elavil . 10 mg. She said small doses of it "relax" the stomach...
    ... Elavil is an antidepressant, so perhaps Anxiety / stress...

  2. One week post op gb removal!
    ... depression yesterday. He told me to go back on the Elavil until I get back up there. He was not happy that I ... did, and felt better afterwards, and when I took the Elavil , I was able to go to sleep finally. But, I am scared...

  3. Med Upseting Stomach
    ... bedtime, I take Ambien, 10 mg, Klonopin, 2 mg, and Elavil , 50 mg. There are other options besides what you...

  4. Really embarrassing problem..
    ... doesn't help with the gas. I'm also on some meds, Elavil , Baclofen, and Lortab (unrelated issues), but this...

  5. Gastritis - Feel So Weak Sometimes!
    ... not for me so I just dismissed the idea of taking Elavil or something like that. So, after lurking around...
    ... probably was the reason I had gastritis. He prescribed Elavil but I didn't like it. So, here I am, trying other...

  6. Medication For Functional Dyspepsia
    ... take around 40-70mg of amitriptyline (they call it elavil too) tweety22 are you on amitriptyline? thats apparently...
    ... I am on Amitriptyline (or elavil ) - and have been for about 8-9 months. I only take...
    ... Yeah you need at least 50mg of elavil for FD! the side effects are hell! if only they werent...

  7. problems after surgery
    ... falling and jerk awake several times a night. I take Elavil for sleep (due to fibromyalgia) and usually don't...

  8. Unexplained URQ Abdominal Pain/please help
    ... been negative - have shown NOTHING abnormal. I am on Elavil for the pain (but it is not helping w. pain but helps...
    ... been negative - have shown NOTHING abnormal. I am on Elavil for the pain (but it is not helping w. pain but helps...

  9. Post repeated on other forums. Only way to find help with different problems. Acid Re
    ... THE ONE THAT DRIVES ME CRAZY, rx: Free Lax, Librax, Elavil , Flax Oil and Miralax. These meds do cause all my...

  10. Unexplained abdominal pain/need help
    ... poisoning. ALL tests have been negative. I am on Elavil for the pain (but it is not helping)My doc now wants...
    ... poisoning. ALL tests have been negative. I am on Elavil for the pain (but it is not helping)My doc now wants...

Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) board

  1. Gnawing in stomach, is it IBS?
    ... constipation. He's hell bent on IBS and wants me on Elavil and Xanax. I'm not sold yet. Can you have the discomfort...

  2. Elavil (Amitryptline) or Ultram (Tramadol)
    ... Hi Bcruth5, Thanks for your post. I tried Elavil a number of years ago along with various other medicines ... for IBS-D. Here are my notes on Elavil : "This worked much better than Librax, but made ... excessive gas, but this was controlled when I took Elavil with Bentyl. Bentyl - This did not work by itself ... but was very helpful in reducing gas when I took Elavil ." As you can see I took notes on each of the medications...
    ... Thanks for the replies. I don't know if I will try Elavil because there are so many side effects. I don't...
    ... good job of controlling my diarrhea. I also take Elavil , 50 mg., but only at bedtime. That way, I don't have...

  3. I just want to die
    ... work and also Lexapro for possible depression and Elavil at night. So here I am, still on various meds for...

  4. Digestive Enzymes- question"!
    ... ye defo aint got celiacs disease been given elavil and citalopram but it aint done anything to be honest...

  5. Seretonin? and ibs
    ... how I have suffered from ibs D, and have been using elavil (ampitriptilline) to help control the symptoms. ...
    ... peppermint both do 0 im now quite concerned that the elavil im taking isnt going to help me , as im still only...

  6. 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 ... bedtime, but now I'm at 50 mg at bedtime. What Elavil does do, is make you drowsy so it's easier to fall ... suffers of IBS that gets some kind of relief from the Elavil . That's great, if you do. All I'm saying, is it...

  7. IBS and bloating, constipation, & gas?!
    ... in my lower back. I started taking a low dose of Elavil (for vaginal pain) about 6 months ago and it seemed...

  8. Pain and IBS
    ... wanted to mention to you, about your doctor prescribing Elavil , 25 mg. for pain. Elavil (I take it too) is not actually...
    ... director, thanks for the info on the meds, i knew elavil was for anxity i think the dr. needs to up my dose...

  9. Lomotil??
    ... Prevacid, Nexium, Prilosec, Lomotil, Imodium, Tofranil, Elavil , Effexor XR, Remeron, Lexapro, Levsin, Levbid, Donnatal...

  10. just diagnosed ibs. need help from those with experience.
    ... would suggest an anti-depressant such as Tofranil or Elavil . These types of antidepressants are referred to as ... which leads to constipation as a side effect. Elavil is actually prescribed for people with chronic pain ... is frequently prescribed offlabel for nerve pain. Elavil /Neurontin might be a combination to ask your doctor...

  11. IBS ADVICE PLEASE(im on now)
    ... depressant? Anti-depressants like tri-cyclics (Tofranil, Elavil ) can cause constipation, so they are very useful in...

  12. Allegra and Effexor reaction
    ... might want to try a trycyclic antidepressant like Elavil . A side efect of Elavil is constipation and has helped...

  13. Constant Pain In Lower Left Quadrant
    ... I take medicines at night like Gabitril, Klonopin, Elavil , and Ambein. I have been off work for a year and...

  14. Question ?
    ... have in the past written about taking just 10mgms of Elavil . The normal dose for depression is 100 to 150mgms...

  15. End of My Rope
    ... never had to take any myself - I've heard of 10mg elavil . Don't know what it is - I think its an antidepressant...

  16. Question For Harry
    ... very low dose of an anti depressant like 10mgm of Elavil . This has been well documented in the medical literature...

  17. Off Rx Meds and trying natural/vitamins
    ... by all that I have read. I am on Miralax, Librax, Elavil , and Aciphex. The new vit. etc I have got are...
    ... Gives you-- You probably need the other drugs Elavil , Aciphix and Librax for a little while. the second...

  18. Not digesting some foods, please help
    ... am really worried about. I have IBS-C and I take Elavil , Librax, Flax Oil, Acidophilus, and Miralax. I have ... even some medicines unless they are very small pills ( elavil ), small caps (librax) or jellcaps. I'll pass them...

  19. Need Help. Post repeated on other relative forums. Hope okay.
    ... THE ONE THAT DRIVES ME CRAZY, rx: Free Lax, Librax, Elavil , Flax Oil and Miralax. These meds do cause all my...

Ear, Nose & Throat board

  1. Regain sense of smell/taste after right basilar skull fracture?
    ... Verapamil, Vytorin, Tegretol, Duragesic, Actiq, Dilaudid, Elavil , ProSom, Fioricet (as needed), and Fioricet w/Codeine...

  2. tinnitus dilema
    ... called it a "neuralgia" He prescribed 25mg a day of elavil (amitryptiline). However i had to discontinue it because ... he said it was normal. He also put me back on the elavil (amitryptiline) but starting at a low dose working ... became intolerable. Has anyone had this experience with elavil ? Im comtemplating going on gabapentin. Because in...

Hearing Disorders board

  1. Treatment for Tinnitus (noises or ringing in the ear(s))
    ... Tegretol, Klonopin Anti-depressants - Pamelor, Elavil (which is said to also increase T volume in some?...

  2. Tinnitus and hearing loss - drugs that can cause it
    ... Psychopharmacologic Agents 1. amitryptiline ( Elavil ) 2. benzodiazepine class a. alprazolam (Xanax) ...

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

Inner Ear Disorders board

  1. Finally Official Diagnosis
    ... 600mg four times a day and I am now up tp 75mg of Elavil at bedtime. I went to see a Neuro-Surgeon yesterday...

  2. New nori prescription--advice?
    ... is quite low. I also found out a family member took elavil years ago and was just fine, so that gives me courage...

  3. 2.5 years of left ear pain-undiagnosed
    ... to my ear. I am taking an anti consulsant drug and elavil . It helps some but not 100%. I also have dizziness...
    ... to my ear. I am taking an anti consulsant drug and elavil . It helps some but not 100%. I also have dizziness...

  4. jumpy shaky vision
    ... then, my neuro-otologist up by me wants to put me on Elavil . Anyone ever try that for MAV?? I firmly believe...
    ... see what happens. I'm doing the diet and starting Elavil . We'll see what results from it :-) Rich...

  5. Tinnitus - Share your story
    ... Thanks for the input. ENT started me on CO Q-10 and elavil . Go back in 2 months. He has an associate that specializes...
    ... stop as it is keeping me from sleeping normally. The elavil that I was given for sleep seems to carry over to...

  6. Eustachian Tube Dysfunction caused by Bruxism
    ... amitriptyline for the tmj, headaches, and dizziness. Isn't elavil an SSRI? Coincidence? I wonder? :)...

  7. Finding that exercise helps
    ... amitriptyline post who has had experience of ami ( elavil ) would post their experiences. I've been on it for...

  8. Dx vestibular migraine-Means What?
    ... betablocker) and Amitryptaline (used to be called Elavil ) as well as a migraine trigger free diet. My episodes...

  9. Few Questions About Tinnitus
    ... too hopeful that it will just go away. He gave me elavil for the depression but it lists ringing in the ears...
    ... me get some sleep but I think I am going to try the elavil because I am starting to wonder if I may have a bit...
    ... Lipoflavanoid which is a B complex. My Ent gave me Elavil last time I saw him and I believe that it actually...

  10. Looking for urgent advice please. Strange Visual Symptoms
    ... nothing worked. But going on a migraine diet and Elavil have helped some, but I'm still not 100%. I have...

  11. In remission thanks to Acetazolamide
    ... suggested by a neurotologist about 8 months ago, but the Elavil he prescribed didn't seem to be of much help (except ... recommended I try Keppra for awhile. I tapered off the Elavil and got on the Keppra, and the symptoms made a comeback ... fact that these things responded to me coming off the Elavil indicates it was targetting the right problem (migraines...

  12. Anyone Here Know If An Ssri Is Good For Mav
    ... illness. You could ask to switch to amitriptyline ( elavil ) in which case you'd stand more of a chance of treating...

  13. Finally some hope, at least
    ... me a new prescription for a different medication, Elavil , which I have been taking for 19 days now. Well anyways ... what is now being caused by the side effects of the Elavil , the secondary condition that I have had (supposedly...
    ... annoying if you can a lot of sparkles. As for the Elavil - this is the first medication commonly used to treat ... MAV. Elavil 's other name is Amitriptyline. I was also on this...

  14. What I'm encoutering on my medication quest
    ... medications for MAV are tricyclic antidepressents such as Elavil , Norpramin, Sinequan. There are also beta blockers...

Sinus Problems board

  1. Sinus Pain without congestion - HELP!
    ... any luck. I've tried Inderal, Depakote, Topamax and Elavil ....

Endocrine Disorders board

  1. I am new and need help!
    ... is good. I take Plaquenil 200mg, Naprosyn 500mg, Elavil 25mg and Hydrochlorothiazide 25mg (water pill for...

Thyroid Disorders board

  1. Elevated ANA with thyroid problem, anyone else?
    ... months ago my doctor put me on a "baby-sized" dose of Elavil to help with the sleep issue. I have just started...

  2. Need some help with my lab values
    ... frankly, I almost died in the process. I also came off Elavil (which I had taken for 20 years) around that same...


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