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

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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
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Dr. Ron Jones
Family Medicine
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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
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