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... Amitriptilyne is the generic name for elavil, it is a tricyclic antidepressant mainly used for nerve pain it has been around for a while and is not used very often anymore for depression. ... (7 replies)
... I currently use elavil which is an old tricylic antidepressant. Now a days it is used mainly for nerve pain and not so such for depression. I started out on 10 mg at bedtime and now take 25 mg at bedtime. ... (7 replies)
... Hi Izzy's mom, I take Neurontin for my nerve pain which has been very effective for me. Some people prefer Lyrica over Neurontin but Lyrica never really helped me. I do know alot of people have had weight gain due to taking Lyrica. ... (16 replies)

... Welcome to the boards although you have been here for awhile. I know that nerve pain is one of the worst pains to deal with. ... (4 replies)
Nerve Pain
Apr 7, 2008
... IF AT ALL TO NARCOTIC PAIN MEDS". I can't even begin to tell you how much of a struggle it has been with me concerning my nerve pain in my feet. I definitely know what you mean about leaning against the cart because of the severe pain in the feet. ... (4 replies)
... They frequently prescribe elavil for nerve pain, depression and to help chronic pain patients rest at night. Personally, I can't take it due to joint pain and swelling in the hands. ... (8 replies)
... Great news to others about the massage and cymbalta. It sounds promising with the nerve pain. I am thinking about asking for a script from my doctor next week. May I ask, did you gain any weight on it and how long were you taking it? ... (9 replies)
... i too take not sure it really helps with nerve pain as most drs believe but it definately helps you get to sleep. ... (10 replies)
... Hello I to am taking Elival for years but for sleeping only due to nerve pain in my leg and I take a stronger medicine to deal with my pain. I never thought of Elival being for pain management? ... (10 replies)
... other times when the MRI is scheduled an order for an IV sedative can be given to you right in the "tube" of the MRI machine. ... (32 replies)
... ortriptyline and the nortriptyline circulates. As jonnstar said, you may need to be on up to 50mg or more to get adequate relief. I was on 100mg of nortriptyline for quite a while, but that was still not enough for my stubborn case of occipital neuralgia. ... (2 replies)
... Nerve pain is rather easily diagnosed via emg and other neurological testing. Opiates don't necessarily help nerve pain but there are many medications to help with it. Neurontin, topomax, Lyrica, elavil, pamelor, cymbalta and several more. ... (16 replies)
... Well it is pretty obvious that you are too sedated by all of the medications being taken at night. If I were you I would stop taking the Ambien. Now please be aware that if you have taken it awhile(longer than 1 week) you are going to have some rebound insomnia. However, once you get past that(a few days), then you should be alright. I would stick with the Elavil for two... (4 replies)
... and within 2 days the horrible pain in my foot was pretty much gone. Amazing. ... (3 replies)
... I've tried Neurontin, Lyrica and Topamax. I guess Topamax was the best. With the other two I swelled up and it was horrible. None really got rid of the pain so the Dr. stopped them. I'm starting Elavil for my bladder so maybe it will help a little. Good luck with the meds. ... (16 replies)
... I was really, really concerned about you making that convention. I know you have the commitment but you are really putting yourself to the limit and paying for it with the pain. I know you probably are already realizing this by now. I do know for a fact that pain directly, and I mean directly influences pain levels. ... (5 replies)
... Yes it is very common for PM doc to treat for depression. ... (9 replies)
... I had used it twice. Once was for my bladder. It was to stretch my bladder while I slept at night. I use to get up 4 times a night and that med stopped that. ... (8 replies)
... I have never used elavil but I did use something similar called nortripyline but it was being used for nerve pain and I didn't have any success with it so I went off of it. ... (8 replies)
Elavil question
Dec 11, 2007
... My hubby takes it for nerve pain at night and the only side effect was that he had a hard time getting up in the morning for the first two weeks he took it. We also have two close friends who take it and they have only reported the same side effect. Just wondering what the others were. ... (7 replies)

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