Amitriptyline

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Amitriptyline (Elavil, Tryptizol, Laroxyl, Sarotex, Lentizol) is a tricyclic antidepressant (TCA). It is...
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Amitriptyline for Bipolar Disorder

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so far and he is definitely bipolar. He is also on...
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" ...problems so far and he is definitely bipolar. He is also on amitryptaline to now... "

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amitriptyline. I also have bipolar disorder and it helps...
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" \"This stuff works soooo good. I have IBS and I take 10 mg a night and ...movements compared to before I started taking the amitriptyline. I also have bipolar disorder and it helps with my stress levels... "

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UK) as part of my treatment for bipolar.I take 40mg in the m...
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" ...UK) as part of my treatment for bipolar. I take 40mg in the morning, followed by seroquel at night together with... "

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nce that will only make the depression side of my bipolar wo...
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" Remeron (mirtazapine) has no real sexual side effects for alot of people including myself. I also never got any sexual side effects from amitriptyline. And ya i pretty much... "

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tonin for sleep? My son and I also used Amitriptyline for...
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" ...As you probably know, BP kids need Depakote blood levels in the 80 to 90 range; some need as high as 100 to 125 for stability. Has he ever tried the mood stabilizers Trileptal or Tegretol? Have... "

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and it has helped. It may have nothing to do with your bp...
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" ...just wouldn't slow down at night and I couldn't sleep. I ended up on Amitriptyline and it has helped. It may have nothing to do with your bp or lupus. But, I know how you are feeling... "

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I suspect the increased BP was due to weight gain. The...
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" ...well as increased BP. I suspect the increased BP was due to weight gain. The drug made me very hungry and I gained several pounds. I have a history of high BP resulting from weight gain, though.... "

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but it jacks up your BP something fierce - I'm gonna ask...
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" Quote: Not my fault man - dr. put me on amitriptyline for nerve damage in my back - works great, and you sleep like a champ but it jacks up your BP something fierce - I'm gonna ask her for Doxepin... "

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to adjust i also have bi-polar and for years been trying...
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" ...diagnosed w this and on amitriptline i deel it works for me. give it a little more time for your system to adjust i also have bi-polar and for years been trying different meds.it... "

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d Neuronton (600mg). I also am bipolar and doing alright on...
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" ...Cymbalta (60mg) and Neuronton (600mg). I also am bipolar and doing alright on that combo. I take Benedryl and melatonin to help me get to sleep. I use a CPAP for sleep apnea. I am now 56. I... "

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Amitriptyline
72,326 discussions
Taken for: Pain*, Depression, Anxiety*, Migraines*, Fibromyalgia*, Headaches, Insomnia, Nerve Pain*, Weight Gain, Not Sleeping, Chronic Pain, Neuropathy, Bipolar Disorder
Other names: Elavil, Endep, Laroxyl, Vanatrip, Elatrolet
Method of use: Injection, Pill
Prescribing mode: Rx
*Off Label
2.9
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Gabapentin
128,459 discussions
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Other names: Neurontin, Gabarone, Fanatrex
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Prescribing mode: Rx
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Elavil
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Cymbalta
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Neurontin
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Prozac
353,886 discussions
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*Off Label
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Citalopram
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Other names: Celexa, Cipramil, Seropram, Selexa, Talohexal
Method of use: Pill
Prescribing mode: Rx
*Off Label
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Trazodone
98,100 discussions
Taken for: Insomnia*, Depression, Anxiety, Pain, Not Sleeping
Other names: Desyrel, Oleptro, Molipaxin, Oleptro ER, Desyrel Dividose
Method of use: Pill
Prescribing mode: Rx
*Off Label
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