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Elavil

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Other Names: Amitriptyline   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
sandra mullikin wrote
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
canadian jake wrote
Lirica vs Cymbalta
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By debi
January 19, 2014
debi wrote
elavil and stomach pain
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By poole
December 15, 2013
poole wrote
taking elavil and magnesium oxide
She needs potassium. I would bet my tablet on it. Have you looked into sinus problems about the migraines. That was my trigger I had migraines since I was 3 and only recently figured out it was sinus related and could be treated with sudafed. Nothing else ever worked. Its very common to need more potassium when taking magnesium and potassium deficiency can cause leg cramps, good luck
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By Teengirlie
October 2, 2013
Teengirlie wrote
I fainted while getting out of the shower
It is the medicine. These is my second time on Elavil. The first time was ten years ago for migraines and I fainted at work. The doctor took me off of it. I was places back on it 9 months ago. I was fine on 25mg for 3 months. Then I was increased to 50mg. I passed out two weeks later later
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By IMT
September 7, 2013
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Gabapentin, Lyrica & Peripheral Neuropathy & Tarsal Tunnel Syndrome
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August 27, 2013
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Diclofenac & Lyrica
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What patients are saying about Elavil vs. Lyrica

2,119 patient discussions from healthcare websites and blogs
effects from Elavil. It does help some with the sparkler...
...went from Lyrica to Elavil. I hated Lyrica. I have had no side effects from Elavil. It does help some with the ...no negatives about Elavil....
lyrica, so.. I love my lyrica 333 Haha. It makes...
...about the same time I switched to a wheat/gluten-free diet. I can say though that I haven't GAINED any weight with lyrica, so.. I love my lyrica 333 Haha. It makes me have horrible...
similar to elavil) this combo works great fore me felt...
...bad side effects from gaba.... so i switched to lyrica (better version) cymbalta (works similar to elavil) thi...
once I switched from elavil to lyrica. Now instead of...
None. My weight stabilized once I switched from elavil to lyrica. Now instead of gaining 10 lbs a month I'm just gaining 1-2 because I don't exercise...and that fluctuates,...
switched from amitryptiline to lyrica for ear pain....
...were quite red and sore. The points of pain are associated with broken veins. She has recently switched from amitryptiline to lyrica for ear pain. She has been referred...
cravings from lyrica that elavil gave you. Give it a try....
...your heart rate you stopped the elavil. I have always thought ...to the weight gain. lyrica can cause water retention but I ...cravings from lyrica that elavil gave you. Give it a...
I'm not really sure if it was changing from the elevil...
...taken elevil for 6 ...I changed to Lyrica and began PT for the first time in 8 years I lost about 80 pounde over a 7 month period. I'm not really sure if it was changing from the elevil or the P...
and put me on Lyrica saying the side effects are much...
...Robin, I feel your pain. Elavil has been my lifesaver, pain wise, but like you ...me out because my doc just took me off Elavil and put me on Lyrica saying the side effects are much less. From...
took me off Elavil and put me on Lyrica.After two days on...
...I developed what felt like skipped heartbeats along with bouts of tachycardia(sp?). My doc took me off Elavil and put me on Lyrica.After two days on Lyrica, I developed extremely high...
me off Elavil and put me on Lyrica 3x a day. So it's been...
...off of Elavil Hey guys- My doctor took me off Elavil and put me on Lyrica 3x a day. So ...will take for the Lyrica to take effect, or is it possible that Elavil is the only thing...
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