Can you take trazodone and amitriptyline together?

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Anonymous

11 Nov 2012

Hello cecini. No. Not recommended. (The risk factors run high) Unless your doctor feels the benefits out weigh the risks. regards pledge

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11 Nov 2012

I'm at a loss as to why you would want to. They are the same kind of drug.

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Anonymous

11 Nov 2012

Hello,

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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http://www.drugs.com/interactions-check.php?drug_list=168-0,2228-0&consumer=1

Take care,

maso.-

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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.

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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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