Amitriptyline.

Amitriptyline is an oral tricyclic antidepressant drug. It is used to treat mental and psychological problems like generalized anxiety disorder (GAD), depressive disorder, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), and bipolar disorder.

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What could be the reason for my head pressure and neck pain?

Query: Hello doctor, I have general head pressure (or tension) and I suspect brain problem. GP seems to treat my symptoms as we struggle to find the root cause. My concentration level seems impaired, though not severely. I get feelings like I would pass out at times. I get weak joints at times (hands, kn...  Read Full »


Dr. Prakashkumar P Bhatt

Internal Medicine Physician, General Medicine Physician, Neurologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. You are having pressure or tension-type feeling over head. Lack of concentration, feeling of impending doom like sensation, slowed cognition, lower neck pain, and weak joints all are symptoms of primary muscle tension headache. Your hemoglobin is normal. Do thyroid ...  Read Full »

Please help to manage severe headache and sleep disturbance.

Query: Hi doctor, I have a problem with headaches. It pains at back of head all around and upper head too sometimes. Headaches are constant all day, and I am having this for a year now. I got an MRI done as well. I will attach the results here. I have a problem with sleep since long time and it seems h...  Read Full »


Dr. Hitesh Kumar

Neurologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I would like to know some further details about your headache. Since when you started to have these headaches? Do they started from 1 year only? Or used to occur before also intermittently? If yes, since when? What kind of headaches you feel at back of head and u...  Read Full »

How to get rid of headache with dreamy sleep and sleep disturbance?

Query: Hello doctor, I have taken meningitis vaccination for visa process. I suffered headache with visual aura with dreamy sleep and less sleep for three months. I started treatment in India and took Cipralex, and Escitalopram. CT scan was normal. My symptoms relieved for about 80-90%. I gradually taper...  Read Full »


Dr. Aida Quka

Neurologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Your symptoms seem to be related to tension type headache, which is a benign headache. Light and sound intolerance are features of migraine, but the other symptoms you explain, are more compatible with tension type headache. Nevertheless, I agree with your doctor tre...  Read Full »

What could be the reason for numbness and pressure in nerves with tingling in head?

Query: Hello doctor, I have numbness, pressure following a nerve path, and tingling in the head while I concentrate more. It has been there for eight years and I have done two MRIs so far and that came back negative.  Read Full »


Dr. Upendra K Shah

Neurologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I understand your problem but it is difficult to arrive at a conclusion with limited information. Please tell me in detail. Tell me where exactly you have numbness, I mean where in the head, on top on right, or left, or front, or back of the head? Which nerve path do y...  Read Full »

Why do I get urinary infection on and off?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 28 year old male. Approximately, six to seven years back, I had urinary infection when I was sexually active with my girlfriend. I was advised to take an antibiotic course, which I did not complete at that time and the infection was not fully cured. After that incident, I used to g...  Read Full »


Dr. Aman Gupta

Urologist, Andrologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I assume that your reports have all been normal. If not, then please forward it to me. The problem is not imaginary. Such symptoms are a part of chronic pelvic pain syndrome. It might have started with an infection. Sometimes the initial trigger is not known. Even after ...  Read Full »

Can St.John's wort be replaced for Trepiline?

Query: Hi doctor, I have been having terrible problems with anxiety and depression. I was on Trepiline and Eltroxin for depression when I was younger and I mainly want to know if I can substitute St John's wort for 25 mg Trepiline? These episodes definitely worsen around my period, so might a vitamin B s...  Read Full »


Dr. Parth Nagda

Psychiatrist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. See, just because Prozac did not work for you, does not mean that you will not respond to other medicines. There are at least 15-20 types of antidepressants. Depression and anxiety are very common and a lot of people have it. It basically happens when some neurotrans...  Read Full »

What could be the reason for frequent imbalance, restlessness and palpitations?

Query: Hello doctor, I took a banana shake and started feeling imbalance so I came back home because of restlessness, imbalance, and palpitations. I vomited that night so the next day I went to the hospital, there intensive care doctor said it is due to high acidity at that time my BP was 150/90 mmHg and ...  Read Full »


Dr. Devavrat Harihar Nene

Neurologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have gone through all your records. (attachment removed to protect patient identity). Symptoms like imbalance while sitting and walking with head heaviness, restlessness and palpitations with stress precipitating them indicate a non-organic or what we call as a functio...  Read Full »

I have constant headcahe where no medicines helped. Why?

Query: Hello doctor, I have been having constant moderate to severe headaches for the past four years, and I mean every single day, all day long, from the time I wake up to the time I fall asleep. Nothing OTC medicine has helped, nothing prescribed has helped. I have been told it is just a tension headac...  Read Full »


Dr. Hitesh Kumar

Neurologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I would like to know some details about your headache. What is your age? Since when you started to have headaches? Is it four years only or even before that? Where do you feel that headache, in which areas of head? What kind of headache do you feel heavy, throbbing,...  Read Full »

I suffer severe headaches, memory loss and lightheadedness. What could it be?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 30-year-old male. I have been suffering from severe headaches and loss of memory sometimes. I get light headedness at times and mt throat dries up. Did an MRI Brain.The contents are: T1 hypointense, T2 flair hyperintense lesion on right peritrigonal region involving optic radiat...  Read Full »


Dr. Hitesh Kumar

Neurologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I would like to know some details about your problem: Since when you started to have headaches? In which areas of head you feel that headache? What kind of headache is this? Is it heavy, throbbing, stretching, bursting or some other kind? Is it severe, moderate or m...  Read Full »

Will Xanax withdrawal result in anxiety symptoms?

Query: Hello doctor, My brother who is 25 years old has been suffering from anxiety for the past four years. His doctor put him on Effexor and Elavil. Both the medicine has to be taken daily in addition to Xanax. Lately, the anxiety has developed into full blown panic attacks, two of which resulted in a ...  Read Full »


Dr. Bharat Udey

Geriatrician, Psychiatrist, Sexologist, Sleep Medicine Physician

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I can understand your concerns. From your description, it seems that your brother might have become dependent on Xanax (Alprazolam). Xanax belongs to Benzodiazepine group of drugs and is quite notorious for causing dependence if used for a longer period. Hence...  Read Full »

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