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Dr. Ronald Krauser
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Perphenazine And Amitriptyline (Overview)

Perphenazine|amitriptyline is a combination, sleep-inducing agent which is a kind of sleep-inducing drug (anti-anxiety drug, psychiatric drug).


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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. Ronald Krauser
5 doctors shared insights

Perphenazine And Amitriptyline (Overview)

Perphenazine|amitriptyline is a combination, sleep-inducing agent which is a kind of sleep-inducing drug (anti-anxiety drug, psychiatric drug).


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Can perphenazine amitriptyline get u high?

Perphenazine: Not quite "high" but certainly oversedated in an uncomfortable way, at high doses. ...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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Have IBS and anxiety. Was prescribed today triavil 2-10mg, , amitryptline 20mg , with celexa (citalopram) 20 mg. Wanted to know if ok to take these together?

Have IBS and anxiety. Was prescribed today triavil 2-10mg, , amitryptline 20mg , with celexa (citalopram) 20 mg.  Wanted to know if ok to take these together?

Polypharmacy: With these medications, you are essentially receiving 30 mg of amitriptylene (a tricyclic antidepressant) 2 mg of trilafon (perphenazine) (an antipsychotic), as well as 20 mg Celexa (an ssri antidepressant). I would be cautious about sleepiness with them, and possible constipation. I also don't know the extent of your case, and cannot comment on the need for an antipsychotic. ...Read more

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How long should I wait after stopping sam-e before I take Elavil (amitriptyline)?

How long should I wait after stopping sam-e before I take Elavil (amitriptyline)?

I've asked a lot: of MD's this question. Some start you off on the new med right after stopping the old one. Some wait as much as two weeks. You are mixing an herb with a Tricyclic, so I'd play it safe and wait awhile. As a psychiatrist who knows about herbs. Most don't. ...Read more

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What is trilafon (perphenazine)?

What is trilafon (perphenazine)?

Conventional antipsy: Perphenazine is a conventional antipsychotic used to treat symptoms of schizophrenia and to control severe nausea and vomiting in adults. You can ask your prescribing doctor and pharmacist as to why you were given this medication. ...Read more

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Is 100mg of amitriptyline at bedtime too much?

Is 100mg of amitriptyline at bedtime too much?

No: Maintenance dose: is 150 to 300 mg per day orally in single or divided doses. Ask your doctor for more information. ...Read more

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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


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