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Old 12-15-2007, 09:17 AM
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DebK, how long have you been taking the amitriptyline? It is a tricyclic, which can cause some unwanted side-effects such as delirium. If they start giving you any unwanted side-effects, be sure to ask your doctor about an antidepressant that is either an SSRI, like Prozac or Cymbalta. He or she would know which is best.

One thing I want to caution you about though no matter what antidepressant you take. Be sure to exercise as much as possible because one side-effect they all have is weight gain. If you know this upfront, you can watch what you eat and increase your exercise routine.

Good luck! I have heard great things in pain management with these drugs.
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