A 28-year-old female asked:
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was prescribed sandoz amitriptyline hci 25mg. is this dose correct and how long before i go to bed should i drink it?

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Dr. James Okamoto
28 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: That is the correct starting dose (it may need to be increased in the future depending on how it is working). I usually recommend taking it about 30 min before bedtime, but some patients just take it prior to going to bed. It doesn't have to be exact unless you suffer from reflux/heartburn, then take it a little earlier before you lie down (30-60 min).
Answered on Dec 2, 2014

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