Reports of failure using this regime are rare, and so it rates 8/10 for Reliability. However, the time before sleep occurs is longer than with the barbiturates and this can cause anxiety. This is why good ‘benzo potentiation’ is strongly recommended.
Peacefulness is rated at 7/10.
Availability from online Internet sources provides a rating of 7/10.
In the minor categories:
Preparation is more complicated than with other ingestibles, giving a rating of 3/5. Note - the drug is undetectable, unless there is an autopsy.
There is nothing about the death that suggests the use of this drug (ie. the person looks as though they have died of a cardiac arrest, which they have). Detectability is rated at 3/5.
The process is, however, slow (rating 2/5). The drug has a moderate shelf life (rating 3/5).
Amitriptyline presents no risk to others so has a safety rating of 5/5.
There are some legal restrictions so this rating is 3/5. Total RPA Test Score is 40 or 66%