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Recently i just know that I am anemic , is it ok to take amitriptyline 5mg, Xanax (alprazolam) 0.25 mg and sangobion. I have a bit depression and panic attack.

Recently i just know that I am anemic , is it ok to take amitriptyline 5mg, Xanax (alprazolam) 0.25 mg and sangobion. I have a bit depression and panic attack.

Anemia and mood: I don't know the last medication you mentioned but otherwise it's okay. Treating the cause of your anemia will help your mood issues. ...Read more

Dr. Robert Kent
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Take Xanax (alprazolam) .5 mg & amitriptyline 12.5mg HS for sleep. Is it ok to take st johns wort in the morning to help with positive mood?

Take Xanax (alprazolam) .5  mg & amitriptyline 12.5mg HS for sleep. Is it ok to take st johns wort in the morning to help with positive mood?

No.: St. John's Wort hastens the breakdown of Amitriptyline and taking both will be counterproductive. If you still need something to make you feel positive, go back to your doctor and have him reevaluate your medications. ...Read more

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Which is better for treating nerve pain ? Olanzapine or amitriptyline ? Currently taking 5mg of olanzapine for only a few days.

Which is better for treating nerve pain ? Olanzapine or amitriptyline ? Currently taking 5mg of olanzapine for only a few days.

Nerve pain Rx: Amitriptyline is superior for treatment of many kinds of nerve pain, and it is often prescribed to treat this condition. OIanzipine is not likely to help nerve pain, in my opinion. Gabapentin is also a popular treatment for nerve pain. ...Read more

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Can losartan potassium be taken with bisoprolol. Also taking 10mg amitriptyline and 0 .5mg clonazepam for nerve pain and spasm.

Can losartan potassium be taken with bisoprolol. Also taking 10mg amitriptyline and 0 .5mg clonazepam for nerve pain and spasm.

Yes: Yes, all can be taken together. Losartan and bisoprolol are two different classes of medicines for high blood pressure. They work in very different ways but they don't interfere with each other. ...Read more

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Can i take lorazepam 2.5mg together with amitriptyline 50mg at night ?

Can i take lorazepam 2.5mg together with amitriptyline 50mg  at night ?

Yes/NO: The combination leads to increased sedation. Ativan (lorazepam) is a short acitng benzodiazepine, effect is quick and it leaves the human system relatively quick and that is usually associated with a rebound effect. It is preferable if it is not used regularly even if on prn basis. . Tolerance develops reltively fast and soon both baseline anxiety levels as well as sleep will get worse. See your dr. ...Read more

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Can i take lorazepam 2.5mg together with amitriptyline 50mg at night ?

Probably but: Need to run it by doc--both are sedative, Elavil (amitriptyline) has some cv effects, there is an increased risk of falls. ...Read more

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What is amitriptyline prescribed for?

What is amitriptyline prescribed for?

Sadness, sleep, pain: Amitriptyline is the generic name for the antidepressant elavil (amitriptyline). It is used for depression, insomnia and some pain disorders. ...Read more

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