A member asked:

I been taking 50mg a night of amitripyline for 2 months.can it give pins and needles around my small finger and hand.

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Dr. Bennett Machanic answered

Specializes in Neurology

This is not a direct side effect, but sounds like you may be sleeping more soundly, and when you compress a nerve, you may not awaken as rapidly and change position. So, a secondary problem. But have your doctor see if you now have an ulnar neuropathy.

Answered Feb 20, 2013



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