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How long does it usually take elavil (amitriptyline) to work for chronic pain and depression together?
4 doctors weighed in

Dr. Michael Gofeld
Pain Management
1 doctor agrees
In brief: A lot
Although Elavil (amitriptyline) is an antidepressant, the medicine is out of traditional repertoire for depression.
Very high dose will be required, and may be poorly tolerated.

In brief: A lot
Although Elavil (amitriptyline) is an antidepressant, the medicine is out of traditional repertoire for depression.
Very high dose will be required, and may be poorly tolerated.
Dr. Michael Gofeld
Dr. Michael Gofeld
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Dr. Ron Jones
Family Medicine
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Depends
Depends on the individual.
I think it is well accepted that it is usually 2 weeks before Amitriptyline reaches maximum effect in the human body.

In brief: Depends
Depends on the individual.
I think it is well accepted that it is usually 2 weeks before Amitriptyline reaches maximum effect in the human body.
Dr. Ron Jones
Dr. Ron Jones
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