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... Hi. I was on amitriptyline for fifteen years for ibs. It helped a lot. It helps with the pain and bathroom running. The only problem was I had weight gain and could never lose it. Plus it made me very moody. ... (11 replies)
... I've used a similar med, desipramine, to amitriptyline, for years. I think it's helping with my moods, but I don't know that it's helping otherwise. ... (11 replies)
... ith lots of vomiting. After the tumor was removed, I still am not free from my migraines. Have been told I will never be free from them. My neurologist put me on amitriptyline in 2001 to help control the migraines and now it is 2008 and I'm still on the medication and experiencing TERRIBLE GERD symptoms. ... (2 replies)

... Have they looked into doing an Esophagram or Barium Swallow for you? ... (15 replies)
... I have just come off the PPI I have been on for a few years and am dealing with rebound with Gaviscon Advance.... ... (11 replies)
... The Amitriptyline acts to help calm your vagus nerve. Irritation of the vagus nerve can cause acid reflux type symptoms. ... (11 replies)
... w about it. Search the threads where "Seeking Sunrise" has commented... he cites many studies that you can check out and bring to your doctor. Btw, I think the amitriptyline is supposed to help LPR, not GERD. Yes, it is horrible, and I'm tired of having doctors who are not curious and do not really want to help. ... (11 replies)
... Does Amlodipene for blood pressure adversely affect the LES sphincter? ... (11 replies)
... As far as I know, Amitriptyline doesn't actually treat GERD itself. ... (11 replies)
... He wants me to try 10mg of the amitriptyline see if it helps at all, has anyone else tried this for similar issues with success? ... (11 replies)
... for about 3.5 years for migraine related vertigo and it has worked well for me. ... (4 replies)
... I still have no idea why my doctor has kept me on it for so long. I'm going to discuss a new medication if my migraines return. ... (2 replies)
... Amitriptyline is a tricyclic antidepressant and like other tricyclics they can have severe anticholinergic effects such as weakening the LES and causing GERD. I was on Nortriptyline for only a couple weeks and it caused me extreme reflux problems while I was taking it. I was under the impression that LES function would return after stopping the medication (have you... (2 replies)
... that causes me to have chest pains that could be mistaken for a heart attack. The pain usually starts in the upper stomach, travels to the chest and up into the jaw and ears. ... (3 replies)
... Seltzer seems to work for a longer period of time. ... (15 replies)
... and that the GERD symptoms could be from that. Since I can't take calcium channel blockers, my GI has put me on 25 mg Amitriptyline which he says will take about 3 months to see if it will help. ... (15 replies)
... First I would like to thank all of you for responses and advice. He has been doing the small frequent meals, raising bed for sleep , etc. ... (3 replies)
... I'm glad it has helped somewhat. You could look into reducing fermentable carbs to reduce bloating. (11 replies)
... that's good I guess. look into reducing fermentable carbs to reduce bloating (11 replies)
... I definitely feel some relief, stomach hasn't been as upset I still have burning in my stomach and reflux but I feel like bloating has been reduced and my bathroom situation is sort of better (11 replies)

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