Nortriptyline Withdrawal and Tapering Help
Nortriptyline Dependence is often misunderstood. Our NonProfit has been helping people safely withdraw from Antidepressants for over 14 Years.
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Nortriptyline is a 2nd generation Tricyclic Antidepressant with common side effects that include dry mouth, sedation, constipation, increased appetite, blurred vision, tinnitus, euphoria and mania. An occasional side effect
is a rapid or irregular heart beat and alcohol can exacerbate side effects and should be avoided. Nortriptyline should not be abruptly or rapidly discontinued due to the potential of severe withdrawal symptoms.
It is recommended to do a slow taper to minimize symptoms.
Contact Us if you need help to taper off of Nortriptyline or have questions.
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Real Results for Nortriptyline Dependency
The Point of Return Program is an in-home tapering program that allows you to gradually lessen the amount of Nortriptyline while also implementing the use of all-natural, calming nutraceuticals to help ease symptoms.
We eliminate Interaction items to help make Nortriptyline withdrawal more comfortable. Our physician recommended schedules allow your doctor to taper you off Nortriptyline correctly. The success
of our program over the past 14 years is due to our unmatched service and unique mentoring approach. We are the Prescription Drug Experts. Nortriptyline can be dangerous to abruptly or rapidly stop and our program
is a proven, viable, low-cost option to continue living your life while tapering.
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We are prescription drug experts that specialize Antidepressant withdrawals.
Key Components of Our In-Home Program
Skilled Experts in Prescription Drugs guiding you throughout the process
Professional, kind mentoring
Assessment at the onset to determine taper rates, potential interactions, etc.
*Nutraceuticals specially formulated to ease symptoms, these are utilized throughout the whole process
Unlike herbs and many vitamins, our nutraceuticals will not interact medications
- Information, advice and direction
- 24/7 discussion board with encouraging members and knowledgeable mentors
- Email and phone access at no charge
- Recommendations for addressing symptoms such as gut problems, headaches, pain, etc.
- Experienced team of committed experts with over 14 years experience
Every person at Point of Return has a personal story with these drugs. You are not alone
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At Point of Return, a 501(c)3 nonprofit, we have spent the last 14 years helping people taper off antidepressants correctly. With customized withdrawal rates and all natural nutraceuticals, our program allows you to control
your symptoms and properly come off Nortriptyline, once and for all, from the comfort of your home.
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Nortriptyline history and info
Nortriptyline Hydrochloride is the active metabolite of Amitriptyline and is considered a second-generation tricylic antidepressant (TCA). It is also marketed as Sensoval, Aventyl, Pamelor, Norpress, Allegraon, Noritren and Nortrilen.
Notriptyline is approved for the treatment of major depression and childhood nocturnal enuresis (bedwetting), but it is also used off-label for panic disorder, irritable bowel, migraines and chronic pain. Although Nortriptyline and other Tricyclic Antidepressants are frequently prescribed for gastroparesis, a randomized clinical trial published in the December 25, 2013 issue of JAMA Medical Journal showed Nortriptyline was not more effective than placebo.
Tricyclic Antidepressants were developed in the early 1950s amid the explosive expansion of psychopharmacology and named after their chemical structure that contains three rings of atoms. Tricyclics began with the synthesis of chlorpromazine in December 1950 and generated significant revenue as an antipsychotic by 1955. This spurred chemists to explore other derivatives. The first clinical trial took place in 1955 and it wasn't long before Tricyclics became the first choice for the treatment of depression. But due to their side effect profile, Tricylics have been largely replaced by SSRIs and other antidepressants.
All Tricyclics, including Nortiprtyline, have a narrow therapeutic index, increasing the likelihood of an overdose (both accidental and intentional). Close monitoring is recommended for any patient on Nortriptyline with a history of cardiovascular disease, glaucoma, stroke, seizures, or hyperthyroid. Nortriptyline should not be combined with MAO Inhibitors, Turmeric or Curcumin due to the risk of Serotonin Syndrome.
Nortriptyline should not be abruptly or rapidly discontinued due to the potential of severe withdrawal symptoms. It is recommended to do a slow taper to help minimize symptoms.
*While great care has been taken in organizing and presenting the material throughout this website, please note that it is provided for informational purposes only and should not be taken as Medical Advice.
*Because prescription medications can cause severe withdrawal reactions, do not stop taking any medication without first consulting your physician. The decision to taper any medication should be discussed with your doctor and done with their consent and support. More...