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Amitriptyline
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Lexapro
Other name: Elavil (Elavil)
Other name: Escitalopram (Escitalopram)
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Pain*
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Fibromyalgia*
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Nerve Pain*
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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 ...
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Escitalopram (trade names Anxiset E(India) Lexapro, Cipralex, Seroplex, Lexamil, Lexam) is an antidepressant of the selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor (SSRI) class. It is approved by the Food and Drug Administratio...
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Ami
Drowsy
5
Dry Mouth
4
Dizzy
4
Withdrawal
4
Sedation
3
Burning
3
Sleepy
3
Groggy
2
Arthritis
2
Seizures
2
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Lex
Withdrawal
10
Nausea
5
Dizzy
4
Sexual Dysfunction
3
Addiction
3
Sleepy
2
Numbness
2
Drowsy
2
Decreased Libido
2
Suicidal
2
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3
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About Amitriptyline
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 ...
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About Lexapro
Escitalopram (trade names Anxiset E(India) Lexapro, Cipralex, Seroplex, Lexamil, Lexam) is an antidepressant of the selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor (SSRI) class. It is approved by the Food and Drug Administratio...
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taking it. I am now on the Amitriptylin. I only take it at...
" ...got T I too was given Lexapro. I dont think that the lexapro made my T worse at all. I believe ...I definitely had suicidal thoughts before I started taking it. I am now on the Amitriptylin. I o... "

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I also take Lexapro for anxiety and that works great for...
" ...most people. I also take Lexapro for anxiety and that works great for anxiety/mood issues but doesn't do squat for my sleep. I used to take Amitriptyline for sleep in the past, that worked well too... "

ago the dr. put me on amitriptiline. And I came up $200...
" ...over. One time several years ago the dr. put me on amitriptiline. And I came up $200 short, I was in ...have not taken anti depressants since then until now. lexapro has let me keep my brain,... "

side effects from my meds. I'm still on the amitriptyline...
" ...doesn't have terrible side effects from my meds. I'm still on the amitriptyline. ...lexapro is helping a lot. I only take 5 mg's now. My Dr. said if it was still making me sleepy, maybe I didn't... "

from lexapro to cymbalta but I didn't get any added...
" ...switched from lexapro to cymbalta but I ...worse. After that I tried amitryptaline (a TCA) which has worked better than anything else ...less depressed. I chose amitryptaline before tryin... "

amitriptyline and I am finally sleeping well. I too...
" ...I have finally ended up with lexapro. But these drugs do ...person. I too have increased insomnia due to my ...of another anti-d called amitriptyline and I am finally sleeping well. I too... "

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I highly recommend Lexapro. Just tell your doctor...
" ...lately. I too am on Amitriptyline 20mgs, and I agree that it does help a bit with ...worse. Instead he prescribed Lexapro 10mgs (SSRI ...adjusted. I highly recommend Lexapro. Just tell... "

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gain weight. Lexapro made me have cold sweats everywhere....
" ...that you need. Paxil made me gain weight. Lexapro made me have cold sweats everywhere. Prozac made me lose weight and made me dizzy. Amitriptyline made me catatonic. Effexor Xr works the best so... "

20mgs in the evening to avoid some of the side effects...
" ...Wellbutrin has added some anxiety and ...I take my lexapro 20mgs in the evening to avoid some of the side effects. Did the same when I was on Paxil 20mgs. I took amitriptyline to help... "

together!!! has anyone else had this combo and has it helped...
" ...amitriptyline my dr prescribed ...added amitriptyline last week to take together!!! has anyone else had this combo an... "

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