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Im taking 150mg of tramadol a day for sciatica which hasn't been working for me, the doctor today prescribed me 10mg of amitriptyline, is this ok?

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Dr. Anil Nasta
Family Medicine
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In brief: Side effects

It can increase your risk of seizures and other issues, my suggestion is to discuss with your doctor. Also any other medications you are on may interact as well.

In brief: Side effects

It can increase your risk of seizures and other issues, my suggestion is to discuss with your doctor. Also any other medications you are on may interact as well.
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Dr. Philip Miller
Family Medicine

In brief: Possibly

however, the amitriptyline dose is quite small.
Ask about a tapered dose of prednisone.

In brief: Possibly

however, the amitriptyline dose is quite small.
Ask about a tapered dose of prednisone.
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