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Amitriptyline

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/ 54,794 posts
Other Names: Elavil   Endep   Laroxyl   Vanatrip

Prozac

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/ 278,035 posts
Other Names: Fluoxetine   Sarafem   Lovan   Prozac Weekly   Fontex
Rating: 3.5 out of 5
Based on 54,794 patient discussions on healthcare websites and blogs
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Rating: 3.5 out of 5
Based on 278,035 patient discussions on healthcare websites and blogs
Learn more
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
Fluoxetine (also known by the tradenames Prozac, Sarafem, Fontex) is an antidepressant of the selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor (SSRI) class. It is manufactured and marketed by Eli Lilly and Company. In combination with olanzapine ... Read more on Wikipedia
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By toobit
September 30, 2014
toobit wrote
Prozac and hyperventilation
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By Sickwithpain
May 3, 2014
Sickwithpain wrote
Prozac and pancreatitus ???
Flares not glares lol
Muncher  |  July 7, 2014
yes, I have ulcerative colitis, since stopping prozac.....I have no pain at all.....still have small glares but no pain! Life is soooo much better......now to get the doctor to believe me if I ever have to go back onto antidepressants
Muncher  |  July 7, 2014
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By patomime
April 15, 2014
patomime wrote
prozac itchy scalp
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By Kenze
February 25, 2014
Kenze wrote
On Flouxetine(Prozac) For Depression And Bad symptoms in 2-4 days of taking it.
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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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By sofia
October 24, 2013
sofia wrote
agresivness
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By Maria
September 8, 2013
Maria wrote
Throat on fire!
I have the same pain. Any suggestions?
Michelle  |  October 7, 2014
I have switched from zoloft to prozac 40mg. I've been on it for almost 2 months. Within the past several weeks there are night I get Terrible heartburn after I take the capsule. I thought it was food I have been eating but being that I have Never in my life had heartburn issues and reading about other people's reviews on prozac and heartburn I think it may be from pill. It is a burning sensation coming from center of chest as if I have food stuck there. I also feel like I need to belch but can'
October 4, 2014
I used prozac 1st in the 80s. Started having stomach and ephogus and throat burning. Was treated for GERD. No improvement. When I finally discontinued Prozac the burning slowly went away. Stopped GERD meds for a couple yrs. Went back on Prozac and the severe burning started again after several days. Have stopped Prozac ... burning stopped. Prozac helped my depression and II really want to take but just can't endure the burning. Even kept me awake at night. Oh, when I told drs about they
linda  |  June 5, 2014
I also experienced the same burning sensation, when I swalloed the flouxetine pill, and it lasted for over two hours. I drank hot tea and coffee I thought thathot liquid helped releive the burning that I felt in my throat.
Samantha  |  April 5, 2014
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By Carriegeo
September 8, 2013
Carriegeo wrote
Trich/prozac
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By Mellabella
August 14, 2013
Mellabella wrote
Amitriptyline and eczema
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What patients are saying about Amitriptyline vs. Prozac

1,130 patient discussions from healthcare websites and blogs
effects take some getting used to e.g made me very drowsy...
Prozac did nothing but make me cry at the slightest thing, my GP then put ...Amitriptyline. Which in my eyes is the best so far altho side effects take some getting used to e.g made me very drowsy/...
IBS symptoms get worse whenever I reduce the Amitriptyline....
...My GI dr wants me to wean off of Amitriptyline. He has put me on Prozac.I am also taking Dexilant. My IBS symptoms get worse whenever I reduce the Amitriptyline. Will...
and amitriptyline. They were the greatest until Prozac...
...do not have sexual side effects. The family is nortriptyline, protriptyline, and amitriptyline. They were the greatest until Prozac was created. ...they are prescribed for sleep disorders....
gained 13 pounds,It is the only side effect of Amitriptyline...
...with chronic pain for about ...on a combo of Amitriptyline 25mg and Prozac. I am on both the smallest doses. It has been a miracle for my pain. I gained 13 pounds,It is the only side effect...
The amitriptyline is great for my fibromyalgia and the...
...a child's dose of amitriptyline (10 mg) and 10mg of generic prozac and I can feel ...the next. The amitriptyline is great for my fibromyalgia and the prozac works better for panic/anxiety. Took ...
on amitriptyline and i slept better than i have in ages....
...de-lurk. ive just started on amitriptyline, having been on prozac from jan - aug the prozac did nothing for me. and having been ...first night on amitriptyline and i slept better than i have i...
Zoloft. I once took Amitriptilyne and hated it right off so...
...it has worked for you. Prozac once helped me with my depression, but did NOTHING for my pains. Same with Effexor , Paxil and Zoloft. I once took Amitriptilyne and hated it right off so...
Amitriptyline at a low dose I tolerated it so well but Ive...
Im always surprised when people have problems on Amitriptyline at a low dose I tolerated it so well but Ive been on prozac before and was on a much higher dose and tolerated that really well...
amitriptyline had cured her neck pain. In my case, it helped...
...Prozac first for ...she said amitriptyline had cured her neck pain. In my case, it helped my depression back then and also the cluster headache due to anxiety. I had no bad side effect. But each...
amitriptyline had cured her neck pain. In my case, it helped...
...Prozac first for ...she said amitriptyline had cured her neck pain. In my case, it helped my depression back then and also the cluster headache due to anxiety. I had no bad side effect. But each...
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