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17-02-15, 13:16
For the past 4 years I have been taking Escitalopram 20mg with Amitriptyline 50mg. I was given the Amitriptyline because I had trouble staying asleep with the Escitalopram and found the Amitriptyline all but solved my migraine problem.

Four years on the GP is saying this is not a good combination and I have tried lowering the Amitriptyline but the migraines have returned. My GP is now going to quiz the Pharmacist about this combination to see how dangerous it is and whether I could lower the Escitalopram instead. Any one else had this combo please?

21-04-15, 03:38
I have but not for long. Or I have taken Am with an SSRI before. Also for sleep. My gp said it was quite safe.