• Amitriptyline for nerve pain: review of effectiveness, side effects and alternative options
    Drug reviews

    Amitriptyline for NERVE PAIN (REVIEWED)

    Amitriptyline is one of the most popular antidepressants in the UK. Its use is not just restricted to the treatment of depression. Amitriptyline is one of the first options considered when a drug treatment is needed to help manage neuropathic pain. This post focuses on the use of amitriptyline for nerve pain. Summary of the post: What is amitriptyline? What is nerve pain (neuropathic pain)? Nerve pain – recommended pharmacological treatment Is amitriptyline good (effective) for nerve pain? How does amitriptyline work in the management of neuropathic pain? Amitriptyline: common side effects Amitriptyline for nerve pain & weight gain Is paracetamol or ibuprofen good for nerve pain? Nerve pain –…