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Read user comments about the side effects, benefits, and effectiveness of amitriptyline oral.

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1/21/2016 9:37:19 PM

Reviewer: AcassidyIam, 45-54 Female on Treatment for 10 years or more (Patient)

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I have been on this drug for apprx 11 yrs now for my REM sleep related to my Fibromyalgia. It works wonders, I can't sleep without it! And it helps with the nighttime pain. BUT, since I have been on it all these years it has put 30lbs on me! Seriously, I used to be 120lbs with never a weight issue in my life. And I am a "clean" eater. Almost a vegetarian. I've just been consider ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Other
12/18/2015 9:48:15 AM

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I am taking 10 mg. tablet every evening to relieve colon problems. I would waken in the early morning with severe pain in my lower abdomen and could not go to the bath room. The meds have relaxed the colon and I no longer have a problem.

Condition: Other
11/22/2015 6:24:02 AM

Reviewer: Gill, 55-64 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

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I have been taking 20mg of this drug at night to help me sleep and also for restless legs. As far as both of the above conditions it has worked well. I have been taking this drug for about 2 months now, but am concerned about the weight I am putting on. I am very active in my job at work and weight has never been an issue, so now I can't seem to stop gaining weight.

Condition: Other
11/21/2015 1:00:24 PM

Reviewer: samantha, 55-64 Female on Treatment for 10 years or more (Patient)

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I was prescribed 10 mg at night to give me REM sleep and have taken it for around 20 years and still do .I used to lay in bed for 1 to 3 hours trying to fall asleep and had lots of pain from my body not getting enough rest. I take it about 2 hours before I want to go to bed and fall asleep in about 10 minutes yet can still get up easily after 4-0r 5 hrs sleep and drive if I need to without any d ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Other
11/6/2015 11:55:15 PM

Reviewer: 45-54 Male on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

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Current Rating: 1

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Current Rating: 3

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I have had both Panic disorder and IBS. Dr prescribed this drug in attempt to ease IBS symptoms. Chose to discontinue due to increased heart palpitations.

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