Amitriptyline

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Amitriptyline (Elavil, Tryptizol, Laroxyl, Sarotex, Lentizol) is a tricyclic antidepressant (TCA). It is...
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Amitriptyline & Bipolar Disorder

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Amitriptyline
Bipolar Disorder
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www.mdjunction.com
so far and he is definitely bipolar. He is also on...
" ...so far and he is definitely bipolar. He is also on amitryptaline to now since... "

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UK) as part of my treatment for bipolar. I take 40mg in the...
" ...of my treatment for bipolar. I take 40mg in the morning, followed by seroquel at night together with amitriptyline. Thi... "

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since that will only make the depression side of my bipolar...
" Remeron (mirtazapine) has no real sexual side effects for alot of people including myself. I also never got any sexual side effects from amitriptyline. And ya i pretty much refuse... "

melatonin for sleep? My son and I also used Amitriptyline...
" ...BP kids need Depakote blood levels in the 80 to 90 range; some need as high as 100 to 125 for stability. Has he ever tried the mood stabilizers Trileptal or Tegretol? Have you tried melatonin... "

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and it has helped. It may have nothing to do with your bp...
" ...just wouldn't slow down at night and I couldn't sleep. I ended up on Amitriptyline and it has helped. It may have nothing to do with your bp or lupus. But, I know how you are feeling... "

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I suspect the increased BP was due to weight gain. The...
" ...drug made me very hungry and I gained several pounds. I have a history of high BP resulting from weight gain, though. I found this side-effect very upsetting because my weight and BP had been und... "

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but it jacks up your BP something fierce - I'm gonna ask...
" Quote: Not my fault man - dr. put me on amitriptyline for nerve damage in my back - works great, and you sleep like a champ but it jacks up your BP something fierce - I'm gonna... "

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stable. (I dispute my bipolar diagnosis, BTW, because I...
" ...anything resembling a manic episode, but Lamictal worked anyway). If your pdoc won't go for that. I wonder if you could be allowed to try TCAs if your pdoc split up the prescriptions so... "

because I have bipolar. But they've never referred...
" ...referred you to a neurologist? No. They won't give me amitryptaline because I have bipolar. But they've never referred me to anyone... "

a bp med, a beta blocker, that stopped it cold. Propananol...
" ...finally gave me a bp med, a beta blocker, that stopped it cold. Propananol (sp???). My daughter also gets severe migraines with nausea and vertigo. She takes amytriptiline every day, 200mg,... "

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