Our expert says:
Elavil (amitriptyline) is an tricyclic antidepressant. "Normal" doses range up to 150 mg per day. In severe cases it may be increased up to 300 mg.
Sedation is potentiated by alcohol and is one of the main reasons why it should be used together - espescially when driving. It may increase the risk of liver damage if taken together often.
Most important: She should keep at the dose her doc prescribed, and not change it herself!
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