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Suggest dosage for Nortriptyline

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Dr. Seikhoo Bishnoi

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Posted on Thu, 25 Aug 2016 in Mental Health
Question: Would 1,050mg of Nortriptyline be a lethal dose to someone who is 264lbs and 5'5"?
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Answered by Dr. Seikhoo Bishnoi 27 minutes later
Brief Answer:
This dose can prove lethal

Detailed Answer:
Hello thanks for asking from HCM

Nortriptyline is a TCA drug. The drug is known to cause serious consequences if taken in high doses. Considering the weight the 1050 mg might cause serious side effects and can prove lethal. In general doses of 20-25 mg per kg are considered as lethal and should be avoided completely.

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