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Re: Sleep troubles: Early awakening

... but is often explained by Drs as nervous system oversensitivity, as a result of not getting adequate restorative (restful) sleep. This is why amitriptyline (in small doses) is used for sleep disturbance and "nervous system oversensitivity". It does seem to work for chronic pain in ...
by boatdeck
on July 23rd, 2008, 4:56 am
 
Forum: Symptom Management
Topic: Sleep troubles: Early awakening
Replies: 33
Views: 3793

Re: Question about pain and pins + needles sensation

... the side of optimism, it certainly put that little of shadow of doubt behind me to be reassured there was nothing sinister. I have just been given amitriptyline to try to dull the pins and needles - have been on a week without any significant decrease but will give it a while to work. Good luck. ...
by pumpkinmum
on March 23rd, 2008, 11:52 am
 
Forum: Questions About BFS
Topic: Question about pain and pins + needles sensation
Replies: 5
Views: 595

Recently diagnosed after 20 years - My story - HELP!

... just adjacent to my anus. My symptoms are at their least bothersome when I wake in the morning after a good 8 hours sleep aided by Zopiclone and Amitriptyline. My symptoms get worse through the day but seem to settle a bit with rest in the evening before I go to bed, and settle more so with a ...
by beewild
on December 31st, 2007, 8:19 pm
 
Forum: The Support Group
Topic: Recently diagnosed after 20 years - My story - HELP!
Replies: 5
Views: 652

... a lower dose Tricyclic Antidepressant.....(provided it works with your other meds, I know they have a lot of interaction warnings) like Elavil (amitriptyline), it kind of helps work on some of that other stuff, including anxiety or depression. Hope that helps.... Shauna
by koopie33
on November 20th, 2007, 12:33 pm
 
Forum: Experiences with BFS
Topic: BFS -- more strange symptoms
Replies: 3
Views: 911

How to tell the difference between BFS and ALS???

Hello, everyone, I am new here, and have been twitching for about 3 weeks now. I was on a low dose (10mgs) of amitriptyline for about three months, and then weaned myself off of it because I was feeling really good. I am a personal trainer, so I was working out a lot. My thigh ...
by koopie33
on November 15th, 2007, 7:42 pm
 
Forum: Experiences with BFS
Topic: How to tell the difference between BFS and ALS???
Replies: 4
Views: 1212

Trisyclic vs. Lexapro

Hello, I tested amitriptyline for 4 weeks, not significant relief in any symptoms, maybe some better sleep. That's it. Maybe I need two more weeks to try if I get some pain reduction or something... I just found some posters which ...
by Jazzmo
on September 26th, 2007, 1:22 am
 
Forum: General Topics
Topic: Trisyclic vs. Lexapro
Replies: 3
Views: 497

Neuro visit...

... and wierd sensations are from stress and maybe mild depression. Asked me if I want bilateral surgery for hands etc. He also prescribed me some amitriptyline for mild anxiety and nerve pain. So, now I am quite amazed of all this. I maybe have some health anxiety, had it always, but never thought ...
by Jazzmo
on August 30th, 2007, 2:02 am
 
Forum: General Topics
Topic: Neuro visit...
Replies: 2
Views: 447

11 ½ years Quinine. Tramadoll Clonazepam. Diazepam. Phenytoin. Amitriptyline. Carbamazepine. Slow release Lamotrigine. Gabapentin. Sodium Valporate. Slow release. Only a combination of Lamotrigine and Gabapentin has proved effective. I've never suffered ...
by stevepaul
on May 16th, 2007, 3:47 pm
 
Forum: Symptom Management
Topic: Medication list
Replies: 12
Views: 1701

Neck tired and throat problems

... a ALS. He has diagnosed my symptoms as BFCS, but I am seem to keep getting worse. The doc has taken me off of tramadol and put me on a low dose of amitriptyline for pain management (not working so far after 2 weeks). Thanks in advance. Tom
by tomcham
on January 24th, 2007, 1:55 pm
 
Forum: Experiences with BFS
Topic: Neck tired and throat problems
Replies: 9
Views: 1621

Amitriptyline is bad for the liver.. one of the most harshest meds for the liver to handle...bluck
by Floater
on January 28th, 2006, 12:42 pm
 
Forum: Symptom Management
Topic: Amitriptyline
Replies: 7
Views: 1414

Hi Chris, i took Amitriptyline several years ago for the migraines i was having, and i loved it!!! I had headaches for several years and a constant debilitating migraine for about 3 months. My doctor put me on amitriptyline and walla, ...
by MindyDW
on January 28th, 2006, 1:46 am
 
Forum: Symptom Management
Topic: Amitriptyline
Replies: 7
Views: 1414

Amitriptyline

Hi

I would like to find out if anyone has taken Amitriptyline to help with Bfs as my Neuro give them to me to help relax the muscles. I have leg pain along with every other symtom of Bfs

Thank You for any help
Chris
by Chris swl
on January 27th, 2006, 4:01 pm
 
Forum: Symptom Management
Topic: Amitriptyline
Replies: 7
Views: 1414

Here is my research from the medications you listed and how they are cholinergically related: elavil (Amitriptyline) = strong anticholinergic dilantin = low to none anticholinergic neurontin = no anticholinergic zoloft = low to none anticholinergic prozac = low to none anticholinergic ...
by jbbah
on September 6th, 2005, 10:15 am
 
Forum: Symptom Management
Topic: Bethanechol worked for me and others
Replies: 54
Views: 8196

... that was over his head or apparently even listened to much of my droning on about what I think I have gleaned out of it. I have recently quit the amitriptyline that I was using and feel pretty decent right now so I probably wont try soon. I would think some of you with the heavy concentration ...
by hopeful
on August 24th, 2005, 10:08 am
 
Forum: Questions About BFS
Topic: BFS or RLS? Mirapex, Requip?
Replies: 4
Views: 630

Stevepaul- another email?

... non twitching symptoms (vibrations, throat tension, perceived weakness, etc) have diminished but I do have twitching daily and I am on medication(amitriptyline 10mg). I am disturbed by this study because my Mother died of small cell carcinoma of the lung complicated by Lambert-Eaton syndrome (a ...
by Guest
on May 24th, 2005, 11:20 pm
 
Forum: Questions About BFS
Topic: Schuey, EMG clarification.
Replies: 6
Views: 849
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