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What patients are saying about
Amitriptyline for Bipolar Disorder

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Positive Experiences with Bipolar Disorder Medications
Nortriptyline
  • Nortriptyline is taken for treating Bipolar Disorder
  • Fewer patient posts reported that Nortriptyline helped them when used for Bipolar Disorder (33% lower than average of other Bipolar Disorder treatments)
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By T.smith2005
January 22, 2014
T.smith2005 wrote
Labrynthitis amitrypteline and betahistine buccastem and dizziness
The dr has upped my amitriptyline intake to 1-3tabs a night. But I'm not sure. Seems to just make me feel more unbalanced
January 28, 2014
Is it safe to take the betahistine and the amitrypteline together?
Tracey  |  January 22, 2014
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August 14, 2013
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Amitriptyline and eczema
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What patients are saying about Amitriptyline and Bipolar Disorder

587 patient discussions from healthcare websites and blogs
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
It helped me a bit, but being bipolar it eventually flipped...
...Regardless, nortriptyline is indeed a good place to start. Less side effects than amitriptyline/clomipramine/imipramine albeit not necessarily as effective. It helped me a bit, but being bipolar it...
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,...
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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