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Review: Amitriptyline hydrochloride side effects

In this review, we analyze Amitriptyline hydrochloride side effects by the time on the drug, gender and age (0-60+) of the people who have side effects while taking Amitriptyline hydrochloride. The review is based on 5,725 people who have side effects while taking Amitriptyline hydrochloride from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.

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What is Amitriptyline hydrochloride

Amitriptyline hydrochloride (latest outcomes from 7,140 users) has active ingredients of amitriptyline hydrochloride. It is often used in depression.

Other drugs that have the same active ingredients (amitriptyline hydrochloride): Elavil, Endep, Amitril, Amitid.

On Nov, 25, 2014: 5,725 people who reported to have side effects when taking Amitriptyline hydrochloride are studied


Most common side effects over time * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
Coma (state of unconsciousness lasting more than six hours)Panic AttackHypertension (high blood pressure)DizzinessCerebrovascular Accident (sudden death of some brain cells due to lack of oxygen when the blood flow to the brain is impaired by blockage or rupture)Temporomandibular Joint Syndrome (pain at the temporomandibular joint due to various causes of increased muscle tension and spasm. it is believed that syndrome is a physical manifestation of psychological stress)DizzinessNausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)
FallIrritable Bowel SyndromeMood Swings (an extreme or rapid change in mood)Dry MouthAnxietyDrug Administration ErrorShort-term Memory LossFatigue (feeling of tiredness)
DepressionArthralgia (joint pain)Lethargy (tiredness)Confusional StateOsteonecrosis (death of bone)Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)DiarrheaFall
Suicide AttemptNausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)Pancreatitis (inflammation of pancreas)Insomnia (sleeplessness)Cellulitis (infection under the skin)Fistula (an abnormal connection or passageway between two)Tremor (trembling or shaking movements in one or more parts of your body)Arthralgia (joint pain)
Hallucination (an experience involving the perception of something not present)DiarrhoeaVomitingTremor (trembling or shaking movements in one or more parts of your body)Blood Cholesterol IncreasedOsteomyelitis (infection of bone)ConfusionAnxiety
Restlessness (not able to rest)Heart Rate IncreasedNausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)Anticholinergic Syndrome (absolute or relative reduction in cholinergic activity in the central nervous system)Arthralgia (joint pain)Osteitis Deformans (a disease of bone occurring in the middle aged and elderly; excessive bone destruction sometimes leading to bone pain)Rash Generalised (rash on most of body parts)Dyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)
Somnolence (a state of near-sleep, a strong desire for sleep)Hypertension (high blood pressure)Heart Rate IncreasedAbnormal Behaviour NosDisturbance In AttentionHerpes ZosterHair LossHeadache (pain in head)
DizzinessAbdominal Pain UpperChest PainCondition AggravatedAmnesia (deficit in memory caused by brain damage, disease, or psychological trauma)Osteonecrosis (death of bone)Night Sweats (sweating in night)Pain
Syncope (loss of consciousness with an inability to maintain postural tone)Reflexes Abnormal (body receives a certain stimulus not normally)Convulsion (muscles contract and relax rapidly and repeatedly, resulting in an uncontrolled shaking of the body)Disorientation (disability in which the senses of time, direction, and recognition of people and places)Drug HypersensitivityPainItching ScarDepression
Tremor (trembling or shaking movements in one or more parts of your body)DizzinessDiarrhoeaDelirium (wild excitement)Transient Ischaemic Attack (a transient episode of neurologic dysfunction caused by ischemia (loss of blood flow))Rheumatoid Arthritis (a chronic progressive disease causing inflammation in the joints)Mental Status Changes (general changes in brain function, such as confusion, amnesia (memory loss), loss of alertness, loss of orientation)Dizziness

Most common side effects by gender * :

Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)Pyrexia (fever)
FallFatigue (feeling of tiredness)
Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)Depression
Arthralgia (joint pain)Fall
Pyrexia (fever)Headache (pain in head)
DepressionConfusional State
Dyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)Anxiety
AnxietyNausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)

Most common side effects by age * :

Maternal Drugs Affecting Foetus (chemical affecting the baby before birth taken by mother)AsthmaAbdominal PainPyrexia (fever)Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)Fall
Macrocytosis (enlargement of red blood cells with near-constant haemoglobin concentration)Nasopharyngitis (inflammation of the nasopharynx)Headache (pain in head)Suicide AttemptDepressionFatigue (feeling of tiredness)FallNausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)
Hypertriglyceridaemia (excess of triglycerides in the blood)Pallor (unusual lightness of skin colour)Heart Rate IncreasedSerotonin Syndrome (occurs when two drugs that affect the body's level of serotonin are taken together at the same time)Chest PainDrug IneffectivePyrexia (fever)Pyrexia (fever)
Neutropenia (an abnormally low number of neutrophils)Respiratory Disorder Nos (respiratory disease)Drug IneffectiveHeadache (pain in head)DizzinessPainDepressionArthralgia (joint pain)
Drug Withdrawal Syndrome Neonatal (prenatal nas is caused by discontinuation of drugs taken by the pregnant mother)SedationAbasia (inability to walk)Drug ToxicityAnxietyDepressionNausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)
Poisoning DeliberateFacial Palsy (paralysis of face nerve)Tremor (trembling or shaking movements in one or more parts of your body)Hypotension (abnormally low blood pressure)Dyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)VomitingAnxietyDyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)
Foetal Distress Syndrome (altered heart rate or rhythm and leading tocompromised blood flow or changes in blood chemistry of foetus)Hemiparesis (weakness on one side of the body)Abdominal Pain UpperIntentional OverdoseSuicide AttemptAnxietyHeadache (pain in head)Asthenia (weakness)
Drug Exposure During PregnancyHypotonia (low muscle tone)IrritabilityArthralgia (joint pain)Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)DizzinessPainAnxiety
Blood Creatinine IncreasedMydriasis (a dilation of the pupil)Pyrexia (fever)Condition AggravatedVomitingBack PainDizzinessDizziness
Foetal Growth Retardation (a baby in the womb fails to grow at the expected rate during the pregnancy)Tremor Nec (trembling or shaking movements in one or more parts of your body)Cardio-respiratory Arrest (sudden dysfunction of heart and lungs)Somnolence (a state of near-sleep, a strong desire for sleep)Paraesthesia (sensation of tingling, tickling, prickling, pricking, or burning of a person's skin with no apparent long-term physical effect)Headache (pain in head)Drug IneffectiveDiarrhoea

* Some reports may have incomplete information.

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  • peanuts on Mar, 31, 2010:

    my friend is suffering from rhumatory arthertis.and is currenty taking cocaine. oxy cotin,prestine, wellbutrim, predisone 10mg what side effects should she expect ?????


    jimmy on Apr, 29, 2013:

    Finally, I'd been reading thru here and finnaly, what doctor in the U.S. still prescribes cocaine? LOL


    jimmy on Apr, 29, 2013:

    IF you donT see my other comments, Never take Cymbalta or anything containing same ingrediants or speeding thru the same side effects durring their enjoyable living advertizements!


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