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Amitriptyline vs. Diazepam for Anxiety

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Amitriptyline

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Other Names: Elavil   Endep   Laroxyl   Vanatrip

Diazepam

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/ 340,295 posts
Other Names: Valium   Mogadon   Valrelease   Diastat   Stesolid
Rating: 3.5 out of 5
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Rating: 2 out of 5
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Amitriptyline (Elavil, Tryptizol, Laroxyl, Sarotex, Lentizol) is a tricyclic antidepressant (TCA). It is the most widely used TCA and has at least equal efficacy against major depression as the newer class of SSRIs. As well ... Read more on Wikipedia
Diazepam , first marketed as Valium by Hoffmann-La Roche is a benzodiazepine drug. Diazepam is also marketed in Australia as Antenex. It is commonly used for treating anxiety, insomnia, seizures including status epilepticus, muscle spasms (such as... Read more on Wikipedia
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By T.smith2005
January 22, 2014
T.smith2005 wrote
Labrynthitis amitrypteline and betahistine buccastem and dizziness
I have had labyrinthitis on and off for over a year now. I have suffered migraines most of my life and trigeminal neuralgia, which are mostly under control, but it's the dizziness and nausea with this that is just awful. The stemetil seems to have some effect sometimes, but not all the time. I have no help to offer except sympathy. I think there are eye/balancing exercises you can get on the NHS which help re-align these mechanisms in the brain/ear. They show you what to do and you must ke
Jill  |  December 7, 2014
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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Amitriptyline and eczema
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What patients are saying about Amitriptyline vs. Diazepam

1,265 patient discussions from healthcare websites and blogs
I had to get up for work the next day I felt really sleepy...
...10mg Amitriptyline the other night and it knocked me out which was great but when I had to get up for work the next day I felt really sleepy still...
SE) C & E are adrenergic drugs (no muscarinic SE...
...= Correct Choice (TCAs known for antimuscarinic SE) C & E are adrenergic drugs (no muscarinic SE) A: Diazepam = BDZ (no anti-muscarinic SE) ...
helped me way more than nortriptyline (Pamelor)....
Amitriptyline helped me way more than nortriptyline ...diet is impossible for me due to being celiac and further intolerances to soy, nuts, peanuts. Benzos help, but I am looking...
Amitriptyline at low doses can be effective for...
...think benzos are a great choice for insomnia, even though I'm on a ...you, can't take Z-drugs (Ambien and its ...things in my sleep. Amitriptyline at low doses can be effective for inso...
you feel groggy to begin with but I have no side affects...
...took two diazepam and a 10mg ...higher dose of amitriptyline - possibly 25-50mg - for a full 12 hours, they make you feel groggy to begin with but I have no side a...
as amytriptiline - which did NOTHING. Fentanyl worked but...
...Re meds- I tried pregabalin, and lyrica and had disastrous side effects.. horribly restless ...well as amytriptiline - which did NOTHING. Fentanyl ...made me a mad woman! Diazepam really help...
and amitriptyline and anti psycotics fuck knows why....
...heard about it being cut with benzos and as someone pointed out rohipnol and amitriptyline and anti psycotics fuck knows why. anyo...
been on amitrip. and was told I could just stop it which...
I have been on amitrip. and was told I could ...as the withdrawl for me was worse than benzos. Have a feeling it was...
given the tricyclic anti-depressant Amitriptyline to help...
...whereby the docs don't like prescribing Benzos. I'm now given the tricyclic anti-depressant Amitriptyline to help me sleep and it does work, but does nothing to help with...
Do you take Amitriptyline? that helps to relax you and also...
...Amitriptyline? that helps to relax you and also good for sleeping. I have to take diazepam when i am feeling like you. TENS machine can help with pain too,...
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