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Currently on low dose Nortriptyline but not sure..

Posted by Skeletor on November 8, 2020, at 10:35:10

>>>Currently on low dose nortriptyline (10mg) but not sure if that's the med for me<<<

A few days ago I added 10mg of Nortriptyline to my present 7.5 mg of Escitalopram to help with IBS, Anxiety and Depression. I figured my target dose of the Nortriptyline would probably be 25 mg, but right now I can hardly handle 10 mg: It makes me feel lethargic, sedated and drowsy. I sleep 12 hours / day. I feel kinda spaced out in the head, somewhat slow and forgetful in the hand.

On the plus side: It enhances my appetite and that is great! It gives me good sleep! It relaxes my muscles. It also seems to diminish my restless legs.

Will those negative side effects diminish? I want to try 25 mg, but I am afraid of even more sedation and sleepiness. Do 10 mgs seem like a ridiculously low dose? I am worried about sedation! Will it become more sedating when I get past 10 mg...?




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