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Nortriptyline Withdrawal and Tapering Help

"The program was VERY helpful, a must have! I feel great, sleeping just fine. So good to be drug FREE!!!! Thank you Point of Return. - Morgan (Nortriptyline, Ativan)


Looking for Help to Get Off Nortriptyline or How to Taper off Nortriptyline?  Weaning Nortriptyline is critical, and our nonprofit has used a holistic approach to help control Nortriptyline Withdrawals for over 15 years.  We use slow reduction schedules; calming natural nutraceuticals and expert guidance and mentoring to ensure success.  Nortriptyline is a tricyclic antidepressant that was approved by the FDA in 1964 and alters Serotonin and Norepinephrine. Abruptly stopping Nortriptyline can cause Nortriptyline Withdrawal Symptoms including restlessness, anxiety, muscle pain, headache, brain zaps, nausea, vomiting and chills.  Our nonprofit is often asked for the proper way to Taper off Nortriptyline and rates can vary depending on many factors. Tapering Nortriptyline minimizes the Nortriptyline Discontinuation Syndrome yet many still have symptoms that interrupt every aspect of their life.  Our team knows since we all have our story with psychoactive medications and we can help you Come off Nortriptyline properly while helping to calm your system through a natural approach.  Don't Quit Nortriptyline on your own, we've helped people in 78 countries that were also looking for How to Taper Off Nortriptyline and needed natural relief for withdrawal symptoms. Contact our Expert Team today to Stop Nortriptyline the right way.

How the Program and Tapering Process Works for Nortriptyline Withdrawal

Our Nortriptyline Weaning Program is a slow taper that allows you to safely step down from Nortriptyline under the guidance of our Prescription Experts; your Physician and Pharmacist.  

The Pre-Taper is for Symptom Relief. You will not Wean Nortriptyline until you feel better. This is where our Advanced Nutraceuticals are critical.

Point of Return provides healthy, Drug-Free Strategies to help minimize Nortriptyline Withdrawal Symptoms to improve mental and physical well-being.

Our areas of expertise are Antidepressants, Benzodiazepines, Sleeping Pills and Painkillers on a case-by-case basis.

At-Home programs are individualized based on your situation. An assessment is done once you start which allows us to individualize your gameplan based on age; length of time on the medications; health challenges; lifestyle, stress levels; additional medications; and interactions. Don't Wean Nortriptyline alone, work with our Prescription Drug Experts.


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We are prescription drug experts that specialize in antidepressant withdrawals.

Call us about Nortriptyline withdrawal treatment

Imagine being free of Nortriptyline Dependency

- An in-home program with skilled experts guiding you throughout the progress

- Free Assessment Upon Starting our Program (a $400 value) 

- *Nutraceuticals specially formulated to help ease Nortriptyline withdrawal symptoms, these are utilized throughout the whole process 

- Unlike herbs and many vitamins, our nutraceuticals will not interact with any medications 

-  FREE 24/7 discussion board with expert mentors and encouraging members

- Strategies for addressing symptoms 

Learn More about how our process works.


Call toll-free 866-605-2333 to Learn More or send us an Email.

We've helped people in 78 countries and in all 50 states in the USA


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This experience has left me humbled and oh so grateful. Please let Point of Return work for you. They will provide the tools you need to succeed. more...

by Liz A. (Oklahoma, USA)
Liz A. - Nortriptyline Withdrawal

Nortriptyline In-Home Withdrawal Program

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At Point of Return, a 501(c)3 nonprofit, we have spent the last 15 years helping people taper off Nortriptyline and other antidepressants correctly. With customized withdrawal rates and all natural nutraceuticals, our program allows you to come off Nortriptyline, once and for all, from the comfort of your home. Read program FAQs

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Nortriptyline Side Effects May Include

A ggression, anxiety, balance issues , blurred vision, brain zaps, concentration impairment, constipation, crying spells, depersonalization, diarrhea, dizziness. electric shock sensations, fatigue, flatulence, flu-like symptoms, hallucinations, hostility, highly emotional, indigestion, irritability, impaired speech, insomnia, jumpy nerves, lack of coordination, lethargy, migraine headaches / increased headaches, nausea, nervousness, over-reacting to situations, paranoia, repetitive thoughts or songs, sensory & sleep disturbances, severe internal restlessness (akathisia), stomach cramps, tremors, tinnitus (ear ringing or buzzing), tingling sensations, troubling thoughts, visual hallucinations / illusions, vivid dreams, speech or visual changes, worsened depression


Nortriptyline Abrupt Discontinuation

Drowsiness, dizziness, dry mouth, blurred vision, constipation, weight gain, or trouble urinating, myocardial infarction, arrhythmia, hypotension, hypertension, palpitation, tachycardia, coma, seizures, hallucinations; delusions, confused states; disorientation, incoordination, tremors, peripheral neuropathy, abnormal involuntary movements, tardive dyskinesia, dysarthria, disturbed concentration, anxiety, insomnia, restlessness, nightmares, drowsiness, dizziness, weakness, fatigue, headache, syndrome of inappropriate ADH secretion, tinnitus, hyperpyrexia, urinary retention, dilation of urinary tract, constipation, blurred vision, increased ocular pressure, skin rash, urticarial, edema of face and tongue, bone marrow depression, nausea, vomiting, anorexia, stomatitis; peculiar taste, diarrhea, black tongue, testicular swelling, breast enlargement – female, increased or decreased libido, impotence, elevation and lowering of blood sugar levels, alopecia, weight gain or loss, urinary frequency, increased perspiration

Other names for Nortriptyline

Aventyl, Pamelor,  Norpress, Allegraon, Noritren, Nortilen

Nortriptyline history and info

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 Nortriptyline withdrawal symptoms. It is recommended to do a slow Nortriptyline taper to minimize withdrawal symptoms. Contact Us if you need help weaning off of Nortriptyline or have questions. 

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.

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*The statements on this website have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). The products and labels mentioned / sold are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease or illness.

* Testimonial results may vary person to person.

*The program outlined in Point of Return is not meant to substitute your doctor, instead it is to be utilized with your physician to help you with your drug withdrawal process and with his or her consent.

*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...