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If I took 20mg of amitriptyline by mistake when my regular dose is 10mg, will I be ok?
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Dr. Carolyn Quist
Gynecology
13 doctors agree
In brief: Yes
The maximum dose is much higher that 20 mg.
The most common side effect of amitryptilline is drowsiness so taking a higher dose will most likely help you sleep. Some people dont notice any significant change with that small a dose.

In brief: Yes
The maximum dose is much higher that 20 mg.
The most common side effect of amitryptilline is drowsiness so taking a higher dose will most likely help you sleep. Some people dont notice any significant change with that small a dose.
Dr. Carolyn Quist
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Dr. Allen Seely
The USUAL Maxium dose of Amitriptyline is150mg/day, but 300mg/day has been used. So , 20 mg is still a 'tiny dose'=NO WORRIES
Dr. Sahba Ferdowsi
Good answer. Wishing you'all the best.
Dr. Alfredo Soto
Psychiatry
4 doctors agree
In brief: Yes
20 mg of Amitriptyline is a very small dose.
The average antidepressant dose is 100 mg. Just continue with the prescribed dose but you should be ok.

In brief: Yes
20 mg of Amitriptyline is a very small dose.
The average antidepressant dose is 100 mg. Just continue with the prescribed dose but you should be ok.
Dr. Alfredo Soto
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Dr. Douglas Bey
Psychiatry
In brief: Should be okay
Treatment range is 100-300 mg so 20mg is safe.

In brief: Should be okay
Treatment range is 100-300 mg so 20mg is safe.
Dr. Douglas Bey
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