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Amitriptyline vs. Valium for Anxiety

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Amitriptyline

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/ 51,496 posts
Other Names: Elavil   Endep   Laroxyl   Vanatrip

Valium

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/ 329,356 posts
Other Names: Diazepam   Mogadon   Valrelease   Diastat   Antenex
Rating: 3.5 out of 5
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Rating: 2.5 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
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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What patients are saying about Amitriptyline vs. Valium

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you amitriptyline before trying the valium, that's what...
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years and thinking about asking my doctor to switch to Xanax...
...anxiety? I have been taking Valium as needed for several years and thinking about asking my doctor to switch to Xanax. Any...
after switching from Xanax to Valium to taper off....
Valium Tapering scheme Hi everyone, So ...started to reduce after switching from Xanax to Valium to taper off. I have ...also take 50mg of Endep (Amitriptyline) at night to sleep I...
valium 20mg, its helped out my agitated depression/bipolar2...
...on amitriptyline 150mg and take valium 20mg, its helped out my agitated depression/bipolar2 somewhat but i still very depressed and slightly tense... ...levels dramatically of amitriptyline, bu...
at bed time. I also take Vallium on the flare up days after...
...been on amitriptyline for the past two years. It has worked wonder for ...I also take Vallium o...
Now I'm waiting for the Valium to start working, if it ever...
...on 25 mg (it was actually amitriptyline, but Elavil is easier ...I had to gradually go off the amitriptyline, and during that process ...I'm waiting for the Valium to start working, if it eve...
Trouble is I'm using the valium at the moment to cope...
...Trouble is I'm using the valium at the moment to ...me off from everything except amitrip (which is useless). I shake ...a bit more generous given the amitrip hasn't worked, and the headache...
its safe enough to take 20mg of valium over the day, I have...
... Valium I was ...safe enough to take 20mg of valium over the day, I have just started the tricyclic anti-depressant amitryptaline at 20mg do...
that valium really helped to relax my muscles properly,and...
...on the Amitriptyline 50 mg, i have to stick to it ,if i can.will give it a go ,like some have said it did help a little with the pain and relaxing ...,i found that valium really helped to relax...
because I was taking valium to help me sleep does...
...My doctor has put me on amitriptyline because I was taking valium to help me sleep does anyone have any thoughts...
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