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Sirena

895d

After many trials with SSRI’s and Cymbalta that had side effects I couldn’t handle, my doctor prescribed Amitryptaline. I’m nervous to take it… I wish I didn’t have to be on anything. I have been on .5 Xanax for many years and I know it’s bad so I’m trying to wean off. Anything you can share about your experience?

    • Sirena

      895d

      Thank you so much for your response. I’m so disheartened by this journey. I gained 25 lbs on Cymbalta 30mg and now I’m in a withdrawal phase after 2 weeks because I am so afraid to take anything. I take .5 xanax and spooked myself after finding out it’s actually terrible and can damage your brain.

    • IlanaJ

      895d

      Yes! I also had awful experiences with cymbals and SSRI’s. I did much better with tricyclics and amytriptline is wonderful. At low doses (under 25 mg) I had no side effects, significant reduction in pain, and elevated mood. I also did awful with gabapentin and was scared this would be the same. Happy to report it is not at all similar to that or lyrica!

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