Ive been on amitriptyline for years now (75mg) for transformed migraine and chronic tension headaches. Im looking to have children but am finding it hard coming off the ami. I saw a neurologist recently and he said I had to come off it before having a baby. However, on my write up to my GP it says:
"I advised that she should gradually wean off Amitriptyline if she was considering pregnancy....in some cases ami can be continued during pregnancy... generally its recommended that it be ceased because of the possibility (albeit, unlikely) of it having an adverse affect on the baby."
The (albeit, unlikely)n part was crossed out but I could of course still read it. So any ideas? I'm not fully confident in my neurologist tbh and am not sure he is totally up to date on current thinking and treatments for migraine sufferers.