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can amitriptiline overdose be diagnosed in autopsy?

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I know that my question is not about depression. I need to know whether overdose by amitriptiline can be diagnosed in autopsy?

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replied November 18th, 2016
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Thank you for asking at Ehealth forum!

I read your question and i understand your concern. Amitriptyline is hard to overdose as it takes 300 mg of amitriptyline to consider an overdose. We give at 25 mg to 50 a day. Yes it can be seen in blood if autopsy done.

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