I would really like my coffee, anyone else not allowed coffee and why?
I have been on it for more than 40 yrs. I have a cup of coffee every day. The problem is that amitriptyline can raise your heart rate and so can the caffeine in coffee. If you notice that its going up, then cut back on the coffee and don't drink a lot of it routinely. As far as the alcohol, I don't drink. The med can make the alcohol get drunk faster.
Hi, i took Amitriptyline for several years, and i was never warned against drinking caffeine? I have always had 2 black coffees' in the morning!? And was advised it was ok to drink alcohol in moderation. I can understand the reason behind not drinking caffeine with this medication, in certain situations. I think it depends on the reason for which you are taking it and at what dosage? Drugs.com do say the following about mixing alcohol with Amitriptyline: "Alcohol can alter the effects of amitriptyline and cause increased side effects. Call the doctor if you experience uneven heartbeats, extreme drowsiness, confusion, agitation, vomiting, blurred vision, sweating, muscle stiffness, feeling light-headed, and seizures.
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