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Condition: Other
5/31/2008 4:38:36 AM

Reviewer: Mel, 25-34 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
I was put on 25mg of amitriptyline for chronic pain from endometriosis 3 days ago. I have a new born and have a difficult time waking up to feed him 3 times during the night and feel groggy and very sleepy till noon. Plus my boyfriend has noticed that after the first night taking it I was mean, irritable, and my emotions were out of control. I'm going to give it till the end of the 4 weeks to ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Other
5/30/2008 1:13:30 PM

Reviewer: Linda, 55-64 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 fibromyalgia and take only 10mg about 7:00 at night to sleep it has been very successful for me and I have been taking it for over 10 years. Taking it earlier in the evening eliminated the groginess in the morning.

Condition: Other
5/28/2008 5:24:46 PM

Reviewer: weeteddy1952, 55-64 Female on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
i was scared of going to sleep because of horrific nightmares where i was alert but could not move. not getting enough sleep gave me the same nightmares! so it was a viciuos circle,dr gave me 25 mg saying i was depressed i didnt agree and said it was stress as the treatment was the same i was happy to give it a go. so it took about 6 month and up to 150mg before i felt any benefit, my husband died ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Other
5/27/2008 3:01:39 PM

Reviewer: jojo02, 55-64 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
It has been almost 1 month that I have been taking only 10 mg at bedtime. I used to wake up every 3 hours and felt exhausted for so long. After about 3 weeks I am sleeping great but I want to sleep longer than 8 hours. Also I have notices a weight gain. (Oh God) that's not good at all for me my weight is my main reason for depression. I am persisiting and watching my diet now that I know w ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Other
5/25/2008 6:50:41 PM

Reviewer: heidi, 35-44 Female on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
I have taken this for anxiety/panic attacks worked well...dry mouth severely now need dental attention. Also gained 30 lbs with this medication which of course makes me more anxious...I was a size 5 now I am 12/14 and I have been on this for 7 months. I am needing to get off of it, due to painful breasts and BAD stomach cramping, I am about to lost it here...and the dry mouth is insane..no ice ch ... Show Full Comment

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