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Does elavil (amitriptyline) start working on bad nerve pain immediately?
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Dr. Einar Ottestad
Pain Management
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In brief: No
Elavil (amitriptyline) is a tricyclic medication that can often have side effects when a high dose ismstarted immediately.
Starting at a low dose 10-25 mg and titrating only every 5-7 days can help patients tlerate the side effects until reaching a dose that helps with pain.

In brief: No
Elavil (amitriptyline) is a tricyclic medication that can often have side effects when a high dose ismstarted immediately.
Starting at a low dose 10-25 mg and titrating only every 5-7 days can help patients tlerate the side effects until reaching a dose that helps with pain.
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