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Amitriptyline

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Other Names: Elavil   Endep   Laroxyl   Vanatrip

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Other Names: Pregabalin
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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
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By Tara/Lyrica
March 28, 2014
Tara/Lyrica wrote
Bone Loss /Lyrica
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By GARY GERSIN
March 21, 2014
GARY GERSIN wrote
SEX
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By sandra mullikin
February 18, 2014
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blurred vision after discontinuing 2 mo. ago
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By Michael
January 30, 2014
Michael wrote
Loss of orgasms with Lyrica
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By canadian jake
January 23, 2014
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Lirica vs Cymbalta
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By T.smith2005
January 22, 2014
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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?
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September 7, 2013
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after Amitriptyline. Lyrica sent me loopy, completely...
...tried Lyrica after Amitriptyline. Lyrica sent me loopy, completely crazy, and it did nothing at all for the pain. Amitriptyline had made me very grumpy...
mgs Amitriptyline at bedtime and it helps a lot. Cymbalta...
...along with 50 mgs Amitriptyline 1999, switched to Lyrica in 2006. It helped for a while. ...I stopped taking Lyrica(I had terrible withdrawal ...75 mgs Amitriptyline at bedtime and it helps ...
were changed from Amitriptyline to Lyrica-still waiting to...
I was recently diagnosed with TMJ. I take Tramadol for the pain when it gets too bad and my meds were changed from Amitriptyline to Lyrica-still waiting to see any change in anything with that!...
between switching from Lyrica to Amitriptyline, but you...
...between switching from Lyrica to Amitriptyline, but you ...the best and safest outcome. http:/­/­www.medschat.com/­wiki/­Amitriptyline/­ http:/­/­www.medschat.com/­wiki/­Lyric...
between switching from Lyrica to Amitriptyline, but you...
...issues between switching from Lyrica to Amitriptyline, but you should ...the best and safest outcome. http://www.prescriptiondrug-info.com/drug_details.asp?title=Amitriptyline&ad=true...
to give it up.\ \ Next month we're going to add some Lyrica...
...helped me headaches some.  I really hated to have to take another med because of the side effect of the first med, but the amitriptyline has helped so much I don't want to give it up.\ \ Next...
I was on 100mg daily but now they are changing me to Lyrica...
...disease myself. I was taking Amitriptyline myself and am currently being tapered off. I was taking in for nerve pain and sleep. I was on 100mg daily but now they are changing me to Lyrica. I have...
to sacrifice that yet. I am going back to my amitriptyline...
...for one week and noticed a bad side effect, (couldn't reach orgasm anymore) I'm 42 and still have great sex with my husband. I'm not willing to sacrifice that yet. I am going back to my amitriptyli...
10mg (Insomnia and nerve pain when trying to quit) -Lyrica...
...and nerve pain when trying to quit) -Lyrica 75mg (controls my nerve pains ) And I am completely unable to lose weight ! For over a month I have been doing 2 miles/day on the treadmill...
in less than 2 months. I have changed to Amitriptyline...
...Lyrica 75mg twice daily for pain arising from PD (left side spasm). It worked for 4 months (Oct 06 - Feb 07) but I had fits of severe daytime drowsiness I put on 28lbs in less than 2 months. I ...
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