11 Nov 2012
Combining these medications can increase the risk of a rare but serious condition called the serotonin syndrome, which may include symptoms such as confusion, hallucination, seizure, extreme changes in blood...
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17 Nov 2012
A rheumatologist at Johns Hopkins prescribed both to me. Trazodone for sleeping and Amitriptyline for headaches. My primary doctor also with Hopkins said not to take both. I wasn't told why but I read about serotonin syndrome. I was put on something else for headaches.
11 Apr 2013
Yes, I've done so for years. But I take them in low dose and take it at night because i do have side effects such as dizziness, fogginess, etc. Which is why i only take them at night. By the morning, all side effects are gone. Helps me sleep and helps with headaches. It's a winning combination. I take 25mg amitripyline and 50mg trazodone. Good luck.
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