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... I've been taking it for years. It helped immediately. As soon as I went on it, I would fall into a better sleep within a few hours. I always take it a few hours before sleep. You may find that you need to change the dose at times. ... (9 replies)
... That could be a factor. So I took one 25mg pill this morning just to see if the pain abates a bit. If it doesn't I am just quitting them..they worked great for sleep for a while but why take them if they don't? ... (14 replies)
... Ok kids, I have been taking elavil for about 3 months now for sleeping. It worked like a charm for a while, lately not so much. ... (14 replies)

... to work. I myself am between jobs and able to rest a lot..I rest but don't sleep..I am still waking in the night. I took trazodone last night instead of my usual elavil and think I slept better. Horrific nightmares but I can deal with that.. ... (5 replies)
... Hi, my pharmacist says it takes 4 to 6 weeks to start working. I took it early last night as someone said to do. I had a good sleep and never woke up drowsy just in full blown pain in the legs. I took it about PM, I will keep taking it as I have had no side effects for the first one. ... (9 replies)
... for some it is helpful. i hope it helps you. it did not ease pain nor help me sleep as i was told it would. ... (9 replies)
... I take elavil every night for insomnia. I started at 10mg then up to 20, then 25, then 50. Now the 50mg isn't working so I upped to 75mg. ... (9 replies)
... I took it for 3 weeks - the lowest dose 10mg. I've never taken any meds before and after my experience I won't be again - unless I have a life threatening condition. I had heart palpatations and in the mornings felt really groggy - I felt it was unsafe for me to drive - and f I don't drive I can't work! I came off it and now take herbal sleep aids and vitamin supplements (9 replies)
Elavil?
Dec 8, 2010
... Im on Elival and it does wonders in helping me sleep along with everything else I take (5 replies)
Elavil?
Dec 8, 2010
... Hi there, I take 2 elavil at night to help me sleep, that along with my percocet, a trazodone and a gabapentin and I sleep great most of the time. I still get the occasional bout of insomnia but not nearly as bad as without the elavil. ... (5 replies)
... I took it for a short time during an ugly divorce to help get me thru the night before my Effexor kicked in. It did help with sleep but the weight gain seems to be universal. ... (5 replies)
... i tried it 15 years ago. made me gain so much weight i had to stop. it took years to lose the weight. it also caused depression like symptoms and i don't have depressions issues. it gave me a huge craving for sweets at night. not good. i hope you are one of the ones who is helped and has little or no side affects. i take ambien now and have for over a decade. no side... (5 replies)
... He stressed, like most docs do when discussing fibro, that getting good sleep and some exercise will help me. ... (5 replies)
... You mention the Klonopin, this is one med my Rheumy wants to make an exchange with for me. Replace elavil and celexa with Klonopin. ... (13 replies)
... I was on the old type like elavil which helps with pain, so I could have had this for many more years than I have been dx almost 6 years now. ... (33 replies)
... I was on Elavil for years or older ADs and think that is why my fibro or what ever didn't show up so strong. But they all cause weight gain and so will not take time. ... (7 replies)
Can't sleep!
Sep 7, 2008
... Hi all! I finally got to sleep that night but man! that was really a bad case of the wanders. It was like Restless Legs Syndrome, but I had "Restless Body Syndrome"! lol. ... (7 replies)
Can't sleep!
Sep 7, 2008
... tablet when I wake up. This with Elavil really help. I also take Soma at night and it really has helped with the usual aches and pains. There's times when nothing works. ... (7 replies)
Can't sleep!
Sep 5, 2008
... Do you take sleep meds? ... (7 replies)
Sleep troubles
Sep 4, 2008
... Fatigue is a common symptom of fibro. It is because the fibro somehow deprives us of restorative sleep, meaning we sleep and sleep, but we can never get the right kind of sleep. ... (6 replies)


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