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Amitriptyline vs Trazodone

Amitriptyline
VS.
Trazodone
Other name: Elavil Elavil
Other name: Desyrel Desyrel
Satisfaction Score
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2.9
Moderately Satisfied
Satisfaction Score
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2.9
Moderately Satisfied
Helpfulness
for Pain
3.7
Concern level
3.2
Helpfulness
for Pain
3.6
Concern level
3.2
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Pain*
Depression
Anxiety*
Migraines*
Fibromyalgia*
Headaches
Insomnia
Nerve Pain*
Weight Gain
Not Sleeping
Chronic Pain
Neuropathy
Bipolar Disorder
* Off label
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Taken for:
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Insomnia*
Depression
Anxiety
Pain
Not Sleeping
Bipolar Disorder
Fibromyalgia
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Method of use:
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Method of use:
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Prescribing mode:
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Prescribing mode:
Rx
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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Trazodone (also sold under the brand names Desyrel, Oleptro, Beneficat, Deprax, Desirel, Molipaxin, Thombran, Trazorel, Trialodine, Trittico, and Mesyrel) is an antidepressant of the serot...
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Top Concerns
Ami
Drowsy
8
Dry Mouth
7
Dizzy
6
Withdrawal
6
Burning
6
Groggy
4
Arthritis
3
Seizures
3
Tingling
3
Palpitations
2
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Tra
Drowsy
7
Groggy
7
Nausea
5
Dizzy
4
Nightmares
4
RLS
4
Psychotic
3
Seizures
2
Hallucinations
2
Dry Mouth
2
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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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About Trazodone
Trazodone (also sold under the brand names Desyrel, Oleptro, Beneficat, Deprax, Desirel, Molipaxin, Thombran, Trazorel, Trialodine, Trittico, and Mesyrel) is an antidepressant of the serot...
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taken Amitriptyline for IBS for 12 years but my primary...
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" I've taken Amitriptyline for IBS for 12 ...and switched me to Trazodone. Doesn't seem to help and I've had a headache for three weeks. Anyone else take Trazodone... "

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good for sleep. By the time i got it it had almost no effect...
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" Trazadone use to work for me but quit. I seem ...i never tried before. I ordered amitriptyline because it was touted as so good for sleep. By the time i got it it had almost no effect. If i take 75... "

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good for sleep. By the time i got it it had almost no effect...
" Quote: Trazadone use to work for me but quit. I seem ...i never tried before. I ordered amitriptyline because it was touted as so good for sleep. By the time i got it it had almost no effect. If i... "

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prescribed amitriptyline for insomnia, but it doesn't...
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" My doctor prescribed amitriptyline for insomnia, but it doesn't seem to be helping. He said he may switch me to trazodone. They seem to be... "

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itriptyline made me gain weight so they switched me to tr...
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" Tricylic antidepresants such as trazadone or amitriptyline at night help nerve pain ...diffrence for me. The amitriptyline made me gain weight so they switched me to trazadone, I feel both... "

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riptyline for chronic pain and found it effective....
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" ...have a fight on her hands. I started amitriptyline for chronic pain and found it effective. OT, but Trazodone doesn't ...insomnia. I tried to switch from Amitriptyline to Trazodone and found... "

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riptyline doesn't help me sleep. Trazodone made me m...
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" ...effect - making you tired. Amitriptyline doesn't help me sleep. Trazodone made me more awake and more anxious and gave me hallucinations. I'm tired all the... "

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ou on? I gained almost 40 lbs on amitriptyline so I was sw...
" hi there.. What meds are you on? I gained almost 40 lbs on amitriptyline so I was switched to trazadone, and off of the gabipentin and onto lyrica.. and I have now lost almost 30 of the... "

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ry hard for brief periods. The amitriptylin has helped m...
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" ...the hangover effect for me, although, the Trazodone caused me to sleep very good for about four hours ...at a time - I slept very hard for brief periods. The amitriptylin has helped me sleep through the... "

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take amitriptyline for sleep and it works well. I was also...
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" I take amitriptyline for sleep and it works well. I was also given trazodone but it made me... "

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