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I'm taking amitriptyline for insomnia, i'm taking 40 mg. It worked well for a while but now its not working. Is this normal?

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Dr. Alan Ali
Psychiatry
4 doctors agree

In brief: Elavil (amitriptyline)

Tolerance to low dose not uncommon.

In brief: Elavil (amitriptyline)

Tolerance to low dose not uncommon.
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Dr. Bassam Amawi
Psychiatry
1 doctor agrees

In brief: As above

If u take medication for sleep , do not take it every night , since u will get used to it .
Take it only on as needed basis . In addition try to practice sleep hygiene.

In brief: As above

If u take medication for sleep , do not take it every night , since u will get used to it .
Take it only on as needed basis . In addition try to practice sleep hygiene.
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