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Is amitriptyline safe to take in pregnancy?

January 16, 2015

Is it ever safe to take amitriptyline for depression or migraines during pregnancy?
In a nutshell: Amitriptyline is not generally recommended in pregnancy 
The expert view: Amitriptyline hydrochloride is a drug that can be used to treat depression by increasing the activity and levels of certain chemicals in the brain.
But it can also be prescribed in low doses for migraines, or nerve pain – so it’s always worth telling your doctor if you are trying to conceive, or may be pregnant.

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