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Condition: Other
3/4/2008 11:08:38 PM

Reviewer: Michele, 35-44 Female on Treatment for 10 years or more (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I have been using 25mg at bedtime for 12 years now.. It has changed my life. I had IBS since a child and think the IBS was all anxiety related from the start. From the IBS (I thought) I then had panic attacks everytime I would go some where, thinking I was going to have the IBS attacks and ofcourse by thinking it, it did happen.. I was afraid to travel far.. Now I can sleep well, I can go anyw ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Other
1/24/2008 7:22:38 PM

Reviewer: studmixer, 35-44 Male on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
I just read through some of the reviews of this medicine and am now concerned. My dr. put me on this to help with sleep, severe depression and spinal pain. I take 150mg at bedtime. When I first started taking it I felt very tired and in a trance for about an hour in the morning but that side effect went away quickly (within 3 days). It seemed to work at the beginning when I first started taking ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Other
1/23/2008 9:48:35 AM

Reviewer: 35-44 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
Have been taking for 2 weeks now for IBS and stress related stomach problems. Only taking 10mg at night before bed and I not only sleep like a baby, but has helped me with my intestinal problems as well.

Condition: Other
1/1/2008 8:34:18 PM

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Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:

Condition: Other
11/19/2007 6:49:48 PM

Reviewer: bird_dog, 35-44 Male on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
Before taking Elavil I would almost always wake in the morning with a headache. Since taking one 10mg pill before bed, I have been sleeping deeper and no longer wake up with a headache. The only side affects I had was dry mouth and and feeling a little groggy in the morning, but they went away in time. The side affects were much easier to tolerate than the headaches.

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