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... 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)
... 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)
... 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)
... 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)
... AND 25 mg of Elavil. The Elavil was added two days ago because I was waking up every hour due to the severe pain. ... (4 replies)
... AND 25 mg of Elavil. The Elavil was added two days ago because I was waking up every hour due to the severe pain. ... (7 replies)
... mg. Elavil is a very old medication that is, technically, a tricyclic antidepressant. This "kills two birds with one stone", as my doctor tells me. Elavil is effective in assisting with pain management, but also has sedative effects. ... (14 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)
... Most docs prescribe Elavil for nighttime, especially to help you sleep when you have prolonged or chronic pain. ... (4 replies)
... I'm on elavil also but on 100mg at night. Sometimes it helps me sleep, sometimes not. I always wake up at least once during the night. ... (7 replies)
... Great tip on the Elavil, too. I am taking Elavil for a CP condition. ... (14 replies)
... ive been taking elavil for about a year.after the first few weeks i did find myself more alert the next should adjust. ... (7 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)
Elavil for pain?
Feb 17, 2003
... Patients I spoke to in the waiting area are all on the same thing. He says the Elavil will help him sleep, as well as it works for chronic pain. ... (7 replies)
... Make sure your doctor is aware of the medications you take daily and occasionally. I take the generic version of Elavil for the frequent headaches and sleep problems. I have been taking it for about 2 yrs, it helps and is affordable. ... (11 replies)
... Good Morning, and thank you for your input and info. I did not know that percocet was stronger than morphine, I always assumed it was the mother of all opiates... Good to know. ... (11 replies)
... 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 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)
... 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)

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