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Condition: Other
9/28/2014 12:20:37 AM

Reviewer: thismedsucks, 55-64 Male on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
This medication was prescribed to me in March. Prior to going on this med for vertigo, migraine related, I had lost 30 lbs and was able to cut my BP meds in half. Since being on it I have regained all the weight even though I ate very clean. It also reduced my desire to get out to the gym, reduced libido and my BP meds had to be increased again. It is not my desire to have to take more meds to dea ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Other
9/15/2014 11:36:23 AM

Reviewer: tk, 55-64 Female (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
I took 100mg for 4 years and I gain 75 in 4 years I didn't think it was this pill at all, I quit smoking around the same time. YOU WILL SLEEP GREAT ON THIS PILL. I was working night shift so it really helped to sleep, then I moved to a state that I couldn't get health insur so easy so I ran out of my pills, I stated losing weight, I lost 55lb in 8 months still not thinking it was this pill ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Other
9/5/2014 3:29:35 AM

Reviewer: Emma, 13-18 Female on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 2

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
I went on amitriptyline hcl for ibs, it did help but after 3 years I decided to try going off to see if I could control ibs with my diet. When I went off, I started have strange mood swings, lost motivation, and freaked out about everything. It's been 4 months since I went off and my mood swings are about gone and and my mood has improved, but I would have never gone on this medication if I kn ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Other
7/28/2014 8:06:14 AM

Reviewer: bill, 75 or over Male on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
I take it for calming of the brain cells,that creates a slight shaking and noise in m head

Condition: Other
7/28/2014 1:28:29 AM

Reviewer: nanasheart44, 45-54 Female on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I HAVE TAKEN THIS MED. FOR ABOUT 8 MONTHS...150 MG...HAVING A HIGH TOLERANCE TO MEDS. MY DR. PUT ME ON TWO CAPSULES A DAY/NIGHT...SLEEP WAS WONDERFUL, BUT I STARTED HAVING PROBLEMS STANDING, WALKING, IT WAS LIKE I WAS STANDING ON SOMEONE ELSES LEGS...WELL LAST WED. I FELL...MY HUSBAND HAD TO DO CPR ON ME I WAS GONE...I ENDED UP IN ER. THIS MED. HAS HAD BADDDD THINGS WITH IT, ATLEAST FOR ME...WE DU ... Show Full Comment

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