Antidepressant. Adults (outpatients): 75 mg/day in divided doses; may be increased to 150 mg/day. Alternate dosage: Initial, 50-100 mg at bedtime; then, increase by 25-50 mg, if necessary, up to 150 mg/day. Hospitalized clients: initial, 100 mg/day; may be increased to 200-300 mg/day. Maintenance: usual, 40-100 mg/day (may be given as a single dose at bedtime). Adolescent and geriatric: 10 mg t.i.d. and 20 mg at bedtime up to a maximum of 100 mg/day. Pediatric, 6-12 years: 10-30 mg (1-5 mg/kg) daily in two divided doses.

Chronic pain. 50-100 mg/day.


Pediatric, over 6 years: 10 mg/day as a single dose at bedtime; dose may be increased up to a maximum of 25 mg. Less than 6 years: 10

mg/day as a single dose at bedtime.

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