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Hello Dr Phil
Thanks for the answer
However, I'm yet more confused.
I contacted this service two months ago and was given contrary information.
A Dr. Kaushik said:
A good alternative for amitriptyline is trazodone which is an anti depressant itself but has a more profound and better known sedative action owing to which it is often used for insomnia. It is to be taken at dose of 25 mg at bedtime to start with and then you may titrate it up to 50 mg at bedtime. However on a flip side it also may lead to erection problem but not as severely and frequently as amitriptyline.
He says trazodone causes erectile problems, and you are saying the contrary. Why is this?
That does sound the ticket. If so, it could have stopped a lot of heartache in my life. I've dropped my amitryptiline to 20 mg, and am loathe to take a higher sedative dose.
what would you recommend trazodone dosage to be in the same region as 20 mg of amitryptiline?
Thank you again