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Condition: Other
5/30/2009 2:55:19 AM

Reviewer: gunny g, 45-54 Male on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
I was prescribed 10 mg for 1 week, then increased to 20 mg for 2nd week and onward if it was working for irritable bowel syndrome. I am a Gulf War vet, and suffer from this disability. I was waking up every night with severe belly aches and diarrhea. This, along with Lomotil, have gotten it under control.

Condition: Other
5/6/2009 6:15:36 PM

Reviewer: oshkoshbgosh, 35-44 Male on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
It was given to me at 20 mg nightly to desensitize my gi track. I have been taking it 5 monthes now and side effects I am now noticeing are very increaced sweating, hungry most of the time and some trouble urinating. I have hadgood results though with my stomach issues.

Condition: Other
2/27/2009 5:54:12 PM

Reviewer: Cybil, 45-54 Female on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
Imipramine was prescribed as last resort for me when I suffered cystitis-like symptoms which often left me immobilised after urninating...I could not walk! This medical condition was impacting upon my life in a way that left me unable to plan activities and any social occasions; often bed requirement was required following a visit to the loo! Not ideal for a teacher! Initially ...and for just ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Other
6/3/2008 7:57:44 AM

Reviewer: pieceofmind, 45-54 Female on Treatment for 10 years or more (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 2

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
2 yrs. after birthing my daughter, I began this rare form of chronic severe hives. Allergy tests showed no cause (possibly stress/trauma related) though I suffered panic attacks/anxiety yrs. before. After a rough pregnancy, with diabetes, high blood pressure, toximia, I think that started a cycle of inflammatory issues. After trying several antihistimines for the hives, I eventually tried Imiprami ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Other
1/29/2008 11:45:25 PM

Reviewer: gettingusetoit, 19-24 Female on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
I take 50mg at night to help for Migraines. They are down to 1 a month Vs 6-10, I was on Anatripaline before but switched to this because of lower side effects. They are alot better then on the last drug... Is there suck a thing as side effect free/ or not having side effects to drugs? I never was a pill taker. I get bad dry mouth and carry mints everywhere. and i am having balder issues as while ... Show Full Comment

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