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Amytriptyline Doesn't Work

May 29, 2015 7:48 AM

I've been on the max dose of amytriptyline for 3 months now with doses in the morning and at night and haven't had any improvement.
I regularly take max doses of diclofenac and cocodamol and tramadol hasn't helped either.

Is there others with back and leg pain where amytriptyline hasn't worked but something else has? X rays show my discs are fine and given a diagnosisof bad mechanics causing nerve inflammation. It doesn't take into consideration unexplained pain in other areas in my pelvis and groin.

I want to speak to my doctor next week when I'm due a new prescription what other options I have. Morphine has been mentioned but I really don't want that when I'm due to go back to university in September.

May 29, 2015 8:26 AM

Mofo, you mentioned having pelvic and groin pain. I do too, and I was diagnosed after 3 years with pelvic floor dysfunction & pelvic congestion syndrome. Here are two links regarding these...



Read these and see if they might explain some of your pain. You can Google search and find more info. And if you think it applies to you find a Urogynecology doc & Colon surgeon or pelvic floor treatment center. I hope you can find some meds that work better for you. 🙏🌼

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