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... 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)
... has anyone used this for sleep aid and does it help with depression like I found out . ... (8 replies)
May 1, 2007
... mg, when needed. At night, originally my doctor had me on 100 mg of Elavil for sleep. At some point that started to be hit or miss as far as working and my doctor added 1 mg of Klonopin. ... (8 replies)

... ain managment and a neurologist. Because of the serious back pain I also get severe headaches so I was also prescribed Elavil. The neurologist said it works well for chronic pain and headache prevention. I first took it in the hospital but had to stop because it caused me to have urinating problems. ... (10 replies)
... Elavil was originally designed for depression quite some years ago, in the last 10 or so years ago doctors began prescribing it for those with FMS and pain to help people sleep better because sleep obviously is important to someone in pain. ... (10 replies)
... But most Drs. will think that if you've been getting along for these years since the accident and now you are on medications....that two weeks is not going to make a difference. ... (5 replies)
... I had an SUV slide and roll and repeat a total of 3 times at 75 MPH the accident was 2.5 years ago. I have tried Physical Therapy acupuncture yoga nothing has huge result other than temporary relief. My PM Dr ordered MRI and found 4 bulging discs 3 in lumbar one BAD and 1 in thoracic. Stenosis is present and painful there were tons of indicators of the stenosis and... (5 replies)
... only instead of the 8 per day allowed. I also take soma with it. Those 3 things seem to be working after 20 yrs of trying so many different combinations. I take elavil for sleep. I also take cymbalta once a day. ... (18 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)
... Most docs prescribe Elavil for nighttime, especially to help you sleep when you have prolonged or chronic pain. ... (4 replies)
... Yes it is very common for PM doc to treat for depression. ... (9 replies)
... I took Elavil for years, but it put a ton of weight on me and eventually stopped working well. The withdrawal was difficult, even though it wasn't working anymore. ... (11 replies)
... to help me sleep better. Frankly, I was naive to every type of medication, so I didn't take in much information the following day of classes! ... (8 replies)
... I just found a great PM doc about 6 weeks ago, and he put me on Elavil b/c I was not sleeping well due to pain (maybe 3-4 hours/night). So I started taking 25mg at bedtime, and it worked wonders from the first night - I slept like a baby. I had been sleeping on the couch since June, but just 3 weeks ago we got our new bed (a "memory foam" type mattress), so I don't know what... (8 replies)
... the elavil has not worked well for me, and think I will stop taking it and go to abien which I already have .... its the weekend so I cant get any doctors advice..... ... (8 replies)
... There are so many wonderful uses for amitriptilyne some of what they use to call off label uses. ... (8 replies)
... I take 100 mg Elavil every night at bedtime to help me sleep and depression. Ive taken Elavil since 1985 and have never had any serious side effects from it. It dries my mouth so I drink lots of water. Also sometimes it causes drowsiness during the day. ... (8 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 12, 2007
... I've taken Elavil for several years and have noticed no obvious side effects from it. I take 50 mgs at bedtime and I'm on Methadone for pain. In addition to the Elavil at bedtime, I also take Ambein, 10 mg and Klonopin, 2 mg. ... (7 replies)

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