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I'm having a realy bad time at the moment with depression and insomnia my mam recommend that I take 50mg of amitriptyline and 30mg of mirtazapine tonight so I can sleep I've already been taking 40mg and sometimes 50mg of amitriptyline and there not helping I'm realy tired but I can't sleep I just lie there in the dark for hours does anyone know if it's ok to take those tablets together I'm also on 20mg of Prozac in the morning

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My doctor put me on Prozac and amitriptyline but the mirtazapine was off my mam it turns out its not a good idea I was ok for 2 nights then on the 3rd night I was sick and started having a panic attack due to my heart ebeating fast which I think was an overdose on serotonin increasing tablets I'm ok now tho

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If it were me, I'd call my pdoc and ask about an increase in the amitriptyline. You're on a pretty low dose. A higher dose of amitriptyline might also help with your sleep. I take mine in the evening and try as I might, I can't stay up more than about an hour after I take it.  

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