Amitriptyline

Last Update May 24, 2016
Amitriptyline is an antidepressant medication.
Uses: Amitriptyline is prescribed for Depression, Headaches, Insomnia and Weight Issues and is mostly mentioned together with these indications. Our data suggest that it is taken for Anxiety, Fibromyalgia and Nerve Pain, although it is not approved for these conditions. In addition, it is taken to prevent Migraines. Read More
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Amitriptyline for treating Nerve Pain

Our data suggest that Amitriptyline is taken for Nerve Pain, although it is not approved for this condition.

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Nerve Pain medications
Amitriptyline
74,889 discussions
Taken for: Depression, Anxiety*, Migraines*, Headaches, Fibromyalgia*, Insomnia, Nerve Pain*, Weight Gain, Sleep Disorders, Chronic Pain, Neuropathy, Bipolar Disorder, Interstitial Cystitis
Other names: Elavil, Endep, Laroxyl, Vanatrip, Elatrolet
Method of use: Injection, Pill
Prescribing mode: Rx
*Off Label
3.7
Satisfaction
3.4
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Gabapentin
135,858 discussions
Taken for: Nerve Pain, Anxiety*, Withdrawal Symptoms*, Depression*, Fibromyalgia
Other names: Neurontin, Gralise, Gabarone, Gralise 30-Day Starter Pack
Method of use: Pill
Prescribing mode: Rx
*Off Label
3.5
Satisfaction
2.9
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Elavil
59,899 discussions
Taken for: Depression, Weight Gain, Anxiety*, Insomnia, Fibromyalgia*
Other names: Amitriptyline, Endep, Laroxyl, Vanatrip, Elatrolet
Method of use: Injection, Pill
Prescribing mode: Rx
*Off Label
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3.4
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Tramadol
244,828 discussions
Taken for: Pain, Withdrawal Symptoms*, Depression*, Pain Relief, Fibromyalgia*
Other names: Ultram, Tramacet, Ultram ER, Zydol, Ryzolt
Method of use: Pill
Prescribing mode: Rx
*Off Label
3.3
Satisfaction
2.4
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Nortriptyline
23,879 discussions
Taken for: Pain*, Depression, Migraines, Nerve Pain*, Bipolar Disorder
Other names: Pamelor, Aventyl, Notriptyline, Aventyl HCl
Method of use: Pill
Prescribing mode: Rx
*Off Label
3.6
Satisfaction
2.9
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Lyrica
178,396 discussions
Taken for: Fibromyalgia, Nerve Pain, Depression*, Anxiety*, Neuropathy
Other names: Pregabalin
Method of use: Pill
Prescribing mode: Rx
*Off Label
3.4
Satisfaction
3.3
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Cymbalta
193,678 discussions
Taken for: Depression, Anxiety, Fibromyalgia, Nerve Pain, Headaches*
Other names: Duloxetine
Method of use: Pill
Prescribing mode: Rx
*Off Label
3.4
Satisfaction
3.4
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Neurontin
148,749 discussions
Taken for: Nerve Pain, Anxiety*, Depression*, Fibromyalgia, Neuropathy
Other names: Gabapentin, Gralise, Gabarone, Gralise 30-Day Starter Pack
Method of use: Pill
Prescribing mode: Rx
*Off Label
3.5
Satisfaction
3.0
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Pregabalin
33,209 discussions
Taken for: Anxiety*, Nerve Pain, Withdrawal Symptoms*, Depression*, Fibromyalgia
Other names: Lyrica
Method of use: Pill
Prescribing mode: Rx
*Off Label
3.8
Satisfaction
3.4
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Topamax
132,004 discussions
Taken for: Migraines, Headaches, Seizures, Weight Loss*, Depression*
Other names: Topiramate, TROKENDI XR, Topiragen, QUDEXY XR
Method of use: Pill
Prescribing mode: Rx
*Off Label
3.1
Satisfaction
3.1
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Nerve Pain medications
Amitriptyline
74,889 discussions
Taken for: Depression, Anxiety*, Migraines*, Headaches, Fibromyalgia*, Insomnia, Nerve Pain*, Weight Gain, Sleep Disorders, Chronic Pain, Neuropathy, Bipolar Disorder, Interstitial Cystitis
Other names: Elavil, Endep, Laroxyl, Vanatrip, Elatrolet
Method of use: Injection, Pill
Prescribing mode: Rx
*Off Label
3.7
Satisfaction
3.4
Helpfulness
Gabapentin
135,858 discussions
Taken for: Nerve Pain, Anxiety*, Withdrawal Symptoms*, Depression*, Fibromyalgia
Other names: Neurontin, Gralise, Gabarone, Gralise 30-Day Starter Pack
Method of use: Pill
Prescribing mode: Rx
*Off Label
3.5
Satisfaction
2.9
Helpfulness
Elavil
59,899 discussions
Taken for: Depression, Weight Gain, Anxiety*, Insomnia, Fibromyalgia*
Other names: Amitriptyline, Endep, Laroxyl, Vanatrip, Elatrolet
Method of use: Injection, Pill
Prescribing mode: Rx
*Off Label
3.9
Satisfaction
3.4
Helpfulness
Tramadol
244,828 discussions
Taken for: Pain, Withdrawal Symptoms*, Depression*, Pain Relief, Fibromyalgia*
Other names: Ultram, Tramacet, Ultram ER, Zydol, Ryzolt
Method of use: Pill
Prescribing mode: Rx
*Off Label
3.3
Satisfaction
2.4
Helpfulness
Nortriptyline
23,879 discussions
Taken for: Pain*, Depression, Migraines, Nerve Pain*, Bipolar Disorder
Other names: Pamelor, Aventyl, Notriptyline, Aventyl HCl
Method of use: Pill
Prescribing mode: Rx
*Off Label
3.6
Satisfaction
2.9
Helpfulness
Lyrica
178,396 discussions
Taken for: Fibromyalgia, Nerve Pain, Depression*, Anxiety*, Neuropathy
Other names: Pregabalin
Method of use: Pill
Prescribing mode: Rx
*Off Label
3.4
Satisfaction
3.3
Helpfulness
Cymbalta
193,678 discussions
Taken for: Depression, Anxiety, Fibromyalgia, Nerve Pain, Headaches*
Other names: Duloxetine
Method of use: Pill
Prescribing mode: Rx
*Off Label
3.4
Satisfaction
3.4
Helpfulness
Neurontin
148,749 discussions
Taken for: Nerve Pain, Anxiety*, Depression*, Fibromyalgia, Neuropathy
Other names: Gabapentin, Gralise, Gabarone, Gralise 30-Day Starter Pack
Method of use: Pill
Prescribing mode: Rx
*Off Label
3.5
Satisfaction
3.0
Helpfulness
Pregabalin
33,209 discussions
Taken for: Anxiety*, Nerve Pain, Withdrawal Symptoms*, Depression*, Fibromyalgia
Other names: Lyrica
Method of use: Pill
Prescribing mode: Rx
*Off Label
3.8
Satisfaction
3.4
Helpfulness
Topamax
132,004 discussions
Taken for: Migraines, Headaches, Seizures, Weight Loss*, Depression*
Other names: Topiramate, TROKENDI XR, Topiragen, QUDEXY XR
Method of use: Pill
Prescribing mode: Rx
*Off Label
3.1
Satisfaction
3.1
Helpfulness
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