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How long after taking amitriptyline will my symptoms improve?

It may take several weeks to fully see results from taking amitriptyline.

Talk to your doctor about improvements to your condition or issues with lack of improvement.

Once your symptoms improve, do not stop taking amitriptyline without talking to your doctor, as there may be withdrawal symptoms, such as lack of energy or headaches, if you stop taking this medication.

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