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A 44-year-old male 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
Neurology 52 years experience
Not directly: 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.

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Last updated Feb 21, 2013

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