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Doctor insights on: Amitriptyline And Perphenazine Overdose

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Can perphenazine amitriptyline get u high?

Can perphenazine amitriptyline get u high?

Perphenazine: Not quite "high" but certainly oversedated in an uncomfortable way, at high doses. ...Read more

Dr. Robert Kent
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Elavil (Definition)

Elavil is a tertiary amine tricyclic which is a kind of tricyclic type drug (serotonin-norepinephrine reuptake inhibiting ...Read more


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What are orange pills (amitriptyline and perphenazine) prescribed for?

What are orange pills (amitriptyline and perphenazine) prescribed for?

Common combo: Perphenazine is an antipsychotic and amitriptyline is an antidepressant. Combinations of amitriptyline with other psychoactive drug are also available for treatment of continuous neuropathic pain disorders. ...Read more

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Started Saphris (asenapine) April 1st, doctor is having me just go off it and start Perphenazine/Amitryptline 4/50, is this good for psychotic thoughts?

Started Saphris (asenapine) April 1st, doctor is having me just go off it and start Perphenazine/Amitryptline 4/50, is this good for psychotic thoughts?

Worrisome: It is always tricky to find the right mix, while symptoms are present. On the other hand, you have not been on this medication that long, so withdrawal will likely be tolerable. Still, better to add the medication first, then taper off of the old medication, in my opinion. Were there problems with saphris (asenapine) that made your doctor nervous about keeping you on it? ...Read more

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I am bleeding after endep (amitriptyline) overdose is this normal...it is a light bleed?

I am bleeding after endep (amitriptyline) overdose is this normal...it is a light bleed?

See your doctor: Easy bruising, bleeding, tarry stools and vomiting with blood are rare but serious enough to notify your doctor and get checked ...Read more

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What is the distinction between a severe side effect, and an overdose in regards to the drug Amitriptyline? Took 9(25mg) for sleep. Lost coordination.

What is the distinction between a severe side effect, and an overdose in regards to the drug Amitriptyline? Took 9(25mg) for sleep. Lost coordination.

Distinction: A severe side effect may be due one tablet or medication taken over a short period. Taking 9 tablets at a time is a deliberate attempt to fo harm ...Read more

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What is the treatment for elavil (amitriptyline) overdose?

What is the treatment for elavil (amitriptyline) overdose?

ER: Elavil (amitriptyline) is a dangeous medication in od. If you or someone you think took and od, i would call 911 and go to er. There can be heart irregularities with serious consequences. Discuss what dose you should be on and tell if it is not working. There is no home remedy for this od. ...Read more

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How much extra elavil (amitriptyline) does it take before you have to think about overdose?

Depends: Elavil (amitriptyline) can interact with several other meds such that even a low dose can be toxic and some people don't metabolize well. You should discuss with your prescriber your concerns. If thinking of a suicide plan, tell them as well. It's not a pleasant nor sure thing and other help is available if this isn't working. ...Read more

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Will 75mg of amitriptyline cause an overdose, i took 50mg and another 25mg half hour later

Will 75mg of amitriptyline cause an overdose, i took 50mg and another 25mg half hour later

No: Many people take much higher doses of Amitriptyline on a daily basis. The highest daily dose i've ever prescribed is 300 mg. Nevertheless, please be careful to take your medication as your doctor prescribes it. You may notice some unpleasant effects resulting from taking too much, like increased constipation, dry mouth, blurry vision, difficulty urinating and sedation. These should all pass. ...Read more

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Endep (Definition)

Endep is a tertiary amine tricyclic which is a kind of tricyclic type drug (serotonin-norepinephrine reuptake inhibiting ...Read more


Dr. Rohan Ganguli
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Perphenazine (Definition)

Perphenazine is a medium strength D2 stimulator which is a kind of drug ...Read more