Hello. I'm Dr. Phil, licensed and practicing internist. Excellent service is my goal.
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Hi I'm Dr. Phil
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I totally agree with trazodone
And number 2 I agree with 20-25 mg of amitryptiline
I believe you were among the two who previously recommended it. I was thinking about dosage considering my current 20 mg of amitryptiline
I would go with 25 mg
I am already on 20 mg of amitryptiline. The question is: if i switch to trazadone, what would the equivalent dosage be for trazdone ot aid sleep?
25 mg of trazadone, you mean?
50 mg traz
I am only asking about traz. I am already on amitryptiline for a long time, and want to get off it. So you are saying 50 mg traz equals 20 mg amitryptiline WHEN used as a sleep aid?
no 50 mg traz is 25 mg of amitr
OK, so 50 mg traz is a bit higher than 20 amit. i guess from that that 40 mg (if that is possible) would equal 20 0f amit? Simply, amit is double the strength of traz. Are tablet form available that one could cut?
I think traz only comes in 50 mg doses
you can cut them for sure
amit comes in 10,25,50
ok. Thank you. You previously mentioned that traz can cause the opposite effect on erections. What precautions if any should i take with it?
no precautions at a 50 mg dose
but an erection lasting > 4 hours is a medical emergency
OK. so if that last thing happens, i would have to stop. Is it very rare?
it is VERY rare at 50 mg dose
I have never seen it
OK. I'd be very unlucky then, especially considering amit experience. Thanks again
did I do excellent for you today?
Proof is in the pillpudding. But that has made my mind up for me. I'll rate you high. thanks
thank you sir