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Why can't i take cold and flu tablets when taking amitriptyline?

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Dr. Adam Tripp
Psychiatry
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In brief: Antihistamine action

Cold and flu tablets work often at least partly as antihistamines, and amitrptyline has antihistamine activity as well.
In combination this could cause delirium and altered mental status, hence the concern.

In brief: Antihistamine action

Cold and flu tablets work often at least partly as antihistamines, and amitrptyline has antihistamine activity as well.
In combination this could cause delirium and altered mental status, hence the concern.
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