Missing one nights dosage

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What happens if you accidentally miss a dosage of amitriptyline.

Im going to a party on friday which finishes at midnight though i wont be staying until then, followed by a 30 minute drive home. Should i take the tablets around 9pm or would i be ok to miss that one nights doasge.

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    You don't say what you have to take it for but I wouldn't have thought missing a dose would do any harm.
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    I missed a dose and I was up all night in pain 

    It's cause drowsiness may be dangerous to drive on have a accident dunno if your insurance is covered 

    Myself I would take it at home when you get in 

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    I suppose as long as you don't drink any alcohol it wouldn't do any harm taking your dose just before you leave. Only you know how quickly you feel drowsy.
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    PLEASE do not miss a dose. Take it later if you have to, shortly before you leave the party but DONT drink while you are taking it. Its not good to miss a dose, especially on purpose as you put yourself at risk of side effects. Its always better to take it than not.  You dont say how much you are taking, but if you feel drowsy when you have had it, then maybe its better to take it as you actually leave the party so that by the time you are home, it will have started to take effect. If you feel that  you are affected because you have had it, then get a taxi...its much safer all round.
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