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... I sometimes have to take a Xanax along with all the other stuff I take in order to get to sleep. Of course, my doctors have sent me to relaxation classes and all that good stuff, but most of the techniques do not help me. I am not consciously thinking about not sleeping, but I know that it just has to be the reason. ... (6 replies)
... ctly what your going through it took years before I found the right combo to sleep through the night. This is coming from someone with a history of anxiety based insomnia up for literally weeks at a time. I take 1mg clonopin, 0.1mg clonodine and 100mg Elavil and problem solved every single night. ... (3 replies)
... but for the past week It takes me hours to fall asleep even with the Elavil and taking my Klonopin early before bedtime but for the past few nights after tossing and turning for a few hours I get really hot all over,not sweaty but just hot and the room is nice and cool,though I had a fever and checked my temp which was 98. ... (5 replies)

... Thanks for the Kind words. No better place to find advice about insomnia then a sleep disorder forum in the middle of the night, lol. ... (52 replies)
... I also take 100 mg of Elavil and was working okay until I started back to work? ... (3 replies)
... This past year up until June 2, I was out of work for a bout a year with disabilities from addiction and depression. ... (6 replies)
... Does anyone know if elavil and diphenhydramine taken together can cause insomnia? ... (5 replies)
... I had the occasional completely sleepless night from the time I was a child. It seemed to be resolved by the time I was in my twenties. Until I was 28 and contracted mono. It's supposed to make you sleep a lot, but it made me stay up all night every night. ... (2 replies)
... I am so exhausted after that 2nd or 3rd day that I usually sleep more on the following. Sleeping pills like Trazadone, Elavil, Ambien did not work right for me and have horrible side effects. I am wondering if the Zoloft has not entirely kicked in? ... (2 replies)
... worked only for one week and now he told me to go back to my regular doctor to refer me to a sleeping clinic. There are nights I can't sleep at all and some night get 3 hrs of sleep and wake up at 3am. Is there anything else out there in terms of medication that someone can suggest as more effective? ... (2 replies)
... I have fibromyalgia also, as well as other pain conditions that go along with it. It's so frustrating. I take Lyrica for it and it helps a lot. I'm taking Elavil for vulvodynia and IC pain. I also just started to take Klonopin to help sleep and relax my muscles. I'm going to alternate that with my Xanax as needed. ... (14 replies)
... I also take Mirapex for Restless Legs Syndrome and have some other things I take for nerve pain, so I am literally a walking drug store. ... (14 replies)
... Thanks guys for your responses! I hear of so many people gaining weight taking Elavil. I just hope that I don't. I'm trying to not eat the bad stuff and only stick to my healthy diet. ... (14 replies)
... but I was at a much higher dosage, 75mg, taken about 2 hours before bedtime. However, I gained a great deal of weight over the course of taking this medication and it is one of the reasons I discontinued it. However, my insomnia was resistant to nearly every other medication and this was a Godsend for me at the time. ... (14 replies)
... for a couple weeks now and even at 20mg I still don't get really tired and I'm waking up a few times a night. I thought that this drug would knock me out, but so far it really hasn't. ... (14 replies)
... I take 100mg of Elavil every night at bedtime and I have a good night's sleep. ... (3 replies)
May 28, 2008
... ping but I do have the added problem of the poor breathing. When I see him again I am going to ask about some of the other meds. The Lunesta is doing nothing now and I have not taken it that much that I am immune to it. ... (15 replies)
May 28, 2008
... Sorry to hear of your sleep troubles. I have been a chronic insomniac for over 15 years and it has had a devastating impact on my life. ... (15 replies)
... uld be very, very careful with the OTC, "natural" stuff, especially when taken with a prescription medication. The herbal remedies are not regulated by the FDA, and can interact with other things you take in ways that could be potentially dangerous. For me, none of them worked anyway. ... (7 replies)
... I use to have insomnia. I didn't have any problem falling asleep but after two or three hours I would wake up and couldn't fall back to sleep again. My doctor prescribed Elavil and I haven't had any more problems with insomnia since. ... (7 replies)

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