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Amitriptyline vs Prozac

Amitriptyline
VS.
Prozac
Other name: Elavil Elavil
Other name: Fluoxetine HCl Fluoxetine HCl
Satisfaction Score
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2.9
Moderately Satisfied
Satisfaction Score
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2.9
Moderately Satisfied
Helpfulness
for Depression
3.3
Concern level
3.2
Helpfulness
for Depression
2.8
Concern level
3.0
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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 ...
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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 ...
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Drowsy
5
Dry Mouth
4
Withdrawal
4
Dizzy
4
Burning
3
Groggy
2
Arthritis
2
Seizures
2
Tingling
2
Palpitations
1
Top Concerns
Pro
Withdrawal
9
Addiction
3
Nausea
3
Suicidal
3
Dizzy
2
Suicide
2
Sexual Dysfunction
2
Numbness
2
Suicidal Thoughts
2
Psychotic
1
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About Amitriptyline
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 ...
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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 ...
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effects take some getting used to e.g made me very drowsy...
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" Prozac did nothing but make me cry at the slightest thing, my GP then put ...had! Im now on Amitriptyline. Which in my eyes is the best so far altho side effects take some getting used to e.g made me... "

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IBS symptoms get worse whenever I reduce the Amitriptyline....
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" ...GERD. 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... "

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gained 13 pounds,It is the only side effect of Amitriptyline...
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" I suffered with chronic pain for about seven years. ...me 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... "

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The amitriptyline is great for my fibromyalgia and the...
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" ...take a child's dose of amitriptyline (10 mg) and 10mg of generic prozac and I can feel it ...other the next. The amitriptyline is great for my fibromyalgia and the prozac works better for panic/anxiety.... "

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riptyline and i slept better than i have in ages. from 10....
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" ...i'd de-lurk. ive just started on amitriptyline, having been on prozac from jan - aug the prozac did nothing for me. and having been 3 ...the first night on amitriptyline and i slept better than i have... "

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on 12.5 mgs amitriptyline, mainly 2 help with fibromyalgia,...
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" ...of NON extended release generic prozac kept me calm and lifted me ...20 mgs made me have panic attacks. go figure, now i am on 12.5 mgs amitriptyline, mainly 2 help with fibromyalgia, and... "

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oft. I once took Amitriptilyne and hated it right off so can...
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" ...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... "

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Amitriptyline at a low dose I tolerated it so well but Ive...
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" 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... "

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amitriptyline had cured her neck pain. In my case, it helped...
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" I used Prozac first for 6 months, ...someone and 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... "

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amitriptyline had cured her neck pain. In my case, it helped...
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" I used Prozac first for 6 months, ...member and 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... "

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