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Nortriptyline Hydrochloride - EQ 50MG BASE vs Amitriptyline Hydrochloride, a side effect and effectiveness comparison for a male patient aged 35

This is personalized comparison of Nortriptyline Hydrochloride - EQ 50MG BASE vs Amitriptyline Hydrochloride for a male aged 35. The study is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA and social media.

What are the drugs

Nortriptyline hydrochloride - eq 50mg base (latest outcomes) has active ingredients of nortriptyline hydrochloride.

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

On Nov, 17, 2014: 1,118 male patients aged 31 who take the same drugs are studied in Nortriptyline Hydrochloride - EQ 50MG BASE vs Amitriptyline Hydrochloride

Information of patient in study:

GenderAgeReason for the drug

Drugs to compare:

Nortriptyline Hydrochloride - EQ 50MG BASE nortriptyline hydrochloridenot specified
Amitriptyline Hydrochloride amitriptyline hydrochlorideVintage Pharms

eHealthMe real world results:

For males aged 31 (±5):

Most common side effects:

(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
Nortriptyline Hydrochloride - EQ 50MG BASEAmitriptyline Hydrochloride (Vintage Pharms)
HypoaesthesiaNausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)
FallDrug Ineffective
Drug IneffectiveDepression
Urinary IncontinenceDrug Withdrawal Syndrome (interfere with normal social, occupational, or other functioning. are not due to another medical condition, drug use, or discontinuation)
PyrexiaChest Pain
SomnolenceSuicidal Ideation
ParaesthesiaDrug Dependence
Weight DecreasedInsomnia (sleeplessness)
AstheniaPyrexia (fever)
Dyspnoea NosAnxiety

Most common side effects experienced by people in long term use:

(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
Nortriptyline Hydrochloride - EQ 50MG BASEAmitriptyline Hydrochloride (Vintage Pharms)
Headache (pain in head)
Neck Pain
Dysphagia (condition in which swallowing is difficult or painful)
Incontinence (lack of moderation or self-control)
Rectal Bleeding (bleeding from rectum)
Drug Dependence
Ataxia (loss of full control of bodily movements)
Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)
Condition Aggravated
Shoulder Blade Pain

Drug effectiveness:

not at allsomewhatmoderatehighvery high
Nortriptyline Hydrochloride - EQ 50MG BASE6.25%50.00%37.50%6.25%0.00%
Amitriptyline Hydrochloride7.69%35.90%23.08%28.21%5.13%

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Drug effectiveness in real world:

Alternative drugs:

Side effects in real world:

On eHealthMe, Amitriptyline Hydrochloride (amitriptyline hydrochloride) is often used to treat migraine. Find out below the conditions the drugs are used for, how effective they are, and any alternative drugs that you can use to treat those same conditions.

What is the drug used for and how effective is it:

Other drugs that are used to treat the same conditions:

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NOTE: The study is based on active ingredients. Other drugs that have the same active ingredients are also considered.

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