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Adult dose:

Initially, 125mg daily at bedtime. The dose is increased by 125mg every 3 days to 500 mg daily in 2 divided doses. The dose may then be increased by 250mg every 3 days to a maximum of 1.5g daily in divided doses.

For comprehensive details on the use of this drug, see BNF 4.8.1.

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