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Elavil for RLS?
Aug 22, 2005
... I am pretty sure it's the Elavil that is helping the night sweats I know it helps me sleep but, I also started taking soy tablets around the same time I started the Elavil. ... (5 replies)
Elavil for RLS?
Aug 22, 2005
... my husband takes elavil for chronic pain and to help him sleep. recently started with RSL and the only thing that seems to help is klonopin. ... (5 replies)
Elavil for RLS?
Aug 22, 2005
... I have been on Elavil for awhile it really seems to help. I also take klonopin and Tylenol Codeine in the day for my restless legs. Elavil makes me very sleepy and I don't get night sweats hardly as much. That is due to my Periomenopause symptoms. So it helps both things. ... (5 replies)

Elavil for RLS?
Aug 26, 2005
... I was put on Elavil for migraines and it seemed to help for a while. But it did not mix well with the RLS, I was going crazy and had to get off. ... (5 replies)
Elavil for RLS?
May 19, 2001
... Hi all. My doctor recently put me on Elavil for my RLS symptoms. Has anyone else taken this med for this reason? ... (5 replies)
... taking Pramipexole and Elavil to control along with no alcohol and regular exercise, good eating habits etc. ... (2 replies)
... hubby took elavil for 3 years for pain management. helped him sleep wonderfully until he acquired RLS. dr. told him long term use of elavil can be the cause of RLS. ... (7 replies)
Jan 22, 2006
... I am taking Elavil at night to help sleep, and for my restless leg. I gained wait but I thought that was do to all the munching at Christmas time. Did Elavil make you gain wait. ... (13 replies)
... Elavil is actually amitryptiline (just looked it up) which is supposed to make RLS much worse than it has to be. Statins, melatonin, anti-histamines, antacids, sugar substitutes can all make RLS worse than it has to be. Like you I was shocked at how well iron worked for me. This was about 10 years ago when I read about iron. Since childhood my RLS has always been mild... (2 replies)
... Not on any other meds. Is Elavil also known as trazodone? ... (2 replies)
Aug 3, 2008
... yes it will make it worse. So do cold meds. Here are a few drugs that aggravate rls right from rls foundation. . Are there any medications that can make RLS worse? Yes. These include: Antihistamines (like Benadryl) found in many cold, allergy and over the counter sleeping pills. Anti-dizzy, anti-nausea medications like meclizine, Compazine, Phenergan and Reglan.... (16 replies)
Feb 10, 2008
... Yikes! Be very careful with Benadryl; it can severely exacerbate RLS! ... DRUGS WHICH ARE REPORTED TO LEAD TO OR AGGRAVATE RLS: ANTIDEPRESSANTS: particularly the serotonin re-uptake inhibitors and tricyclics such as elavil(amitripyline) + paxil (paroxetine) and prozac (fluoxetine) have been reported to aggravate RLS symptoms in some. PSYCHIATRIC DRUGS: i. e.,... (16 replies)
... Hi Melissa, I have been having burning feet for about 8 years now. I would have to put ice on them and when going to bed, the bottoms get really bad, I cannot cover them with blankets, have to leave them out of the covers, and in summer, my fan is on all night, so that helps, and the windows are open so I get a cool breeze and that helps, but it is enough to drive anyone... (1 replies)
... Hubby experienced the same thing. Was taking elavil for sleep and pain and within a year he had RLS. Dr. took him off it and tried cymbalta. He took it for a month and couldn't stand how he felt. ... (3 replies)
... I am not suffering now because I take requip and Elavil and klonipin. I take it at night and it konks me out. My legs don't bother me anymore. Requip is what really helped me. It takes it away completely. ... (15 replies)
... I have a very serious case of restless leg. Now I am on .25 of requip, and I usually take two at night. I also take Elavil two at night and two Klonopins. My neurologist told me to take those amount of pills. ... (28 replies)
... Well when you found out about it please let me know. I am desperate and willing to try anything. I can't stay on codeine forever. I am aslo on klonopin and elavil sometimes. I really don't like taking all these medicines but on the other hand, I don't like suffering either. ... (15 replies)
... Previously I was on Elavil for migranes and it kicked the RLS into over drive. I am taking Requip for the RLS now and it usually works great. ... (7 replies)
I have the "Jerks"
Dec 29, 2004
... re 12 total. You said you don't sleep well. I don't either, without medications. My sleep difficulties come mostly from the pain. I do take Ambein, Klonopin, Elavil and Gabitril at bedtime, They prescribe mainly two meds for Restless Leg syndrome. ... (27 replies)
May 4, 2004
... Hi, my neurologist has had me on Requip for a little over a year. It does seem like a miracle drug. I would reccomend that if the low dose is atleast helping stay on it until it stops helping before going up. I also started out low and now am 2mg per night and one at mid day. It helps me to take it at a consistant time every night about 1 1/2 hours before bedtime. My... (10 replies)

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