Elavil side effects - from FDA reports


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In this review, we analyze Elavil side effects by the time on the drug, gender and age of the people who have side effects while taking Elavil. The review is based on 13,663 people who have side effects while taking the drug from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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Elavil

Elavil has active ingredients of amitriptyline hydrochloride. It is often used in depression. (latest outcomes from Elavil 15,023 users)

On Jul, 14, 2017

13,663 people who take Elavil are studied.


Number of reports submitted per year:

Elavil side effects.

Most common side effects over time *:

< 1 month:
  • tremor
  • vomiting
  • myocardial infarction
  • platelet count decreased
  • suicide attempt
  • syncope
  • weight increased
  • agitation
  • alopecia
  • anaemia of chronic disease
1 - 6 months:
  • weight decreased
  • wolff-parkinson-white syndrome
  • blood creatine phosphokinase increased
  • tremor
  • neuroleptic malignant syndrome
  • rhabdomyolysis
  • suicide attempt
  • viral infection
  • visual impairment
  • white blood cell count increased
6 - 12 months:
  • weight increased
  • dizziness
  • fatigue
  • myocardial infarction
  • pain in extremity
  • peripheral coldness
  • psoriasis
  • renal cyst
  • renal failure
  • sleep apnoea syndrome
1 - 2 years:
  • abdominal discomfort
  • localised infection
  • toxic skin eruption
  • cardiac failure congestive
  • cholangitis
  • depressed level of consciousness
  • enanthema
  • fear of death
  • lacrimation increased
  • muscular weakness
2 - 5 years:
  • scleroderma
  • transient ischaemic attack
  • arthralgia
  • sleep walking
  • tooth loss
  • vitamin d decreased
  • adverse event
  • hepatotoxicity
  • intentional overdose
  • loss of consciousness
5 - 10 years:
  • amnesia
  • bronchitis
  • cholecystitis chronic
  • convulsion
  • delirium
  • dyspnoea
  • hepatitis
  • haemorrhagic anaemia
  • juvenile arthritis
  • abnormal dreams
10+ years:
  • breast cancer female
  • crying
  • nervous system disorder
  • pneumonia
  • urethral syndrome
  • vision blurred
  • visual acuity reduced
not specified:
  • weight increased
  • weight decreased
  • vomiting
  • drug ineffective
  • nausea
  • drug hypersensitivity
  • vision blurred
  • tremor
  • urinary tract infection
  • weakness

Most common side effects by gender *:

female:
  • weight increased
  • vomiting
  • weight decreased
  • nausea
  • drug ineffective
  • drug hypersensitivity
  • urinary tract infection
  • vision blurred
  • tremor
  • weakness
male:
  • weight decreased
  • vomiting
  • weight increased
  • drug ineffective
  • myocardial infarction
  • vision blurred
  • weakness
  • pyrexia
  • pneumonia
  • rhabdomyolysis

Most common side effects by age *:

0-1:
  • maternal drugs affecting foetus
  • drug exposure via breast milk
  • poisoning deliberate
  • speech disorder
  • stomatitis
  • tremor
  • trisomy 21
  • umbilical hernia
  • weight decreased
  • wound
2-9:
  • tachycardia
  • ventricular tachycardia
  • victim of child abuse
  • viral infection
  • vision blurred
  • vomiting
  • activated partial thromboplastin time abnormal
  • death
  • dyspnoea
  • dystonia
10-19:
  • suicide attempt
  • crohn's disease
  • abdominal pain
  • paraesthesia
  • colitis ulcerative
  • completed suicide
  • ileal stenosis
  • pneumonia primary atypical
  • suicidal ideation
  • vomiting
20-29:
  • vomiting
  • weight increased
  • suicide attempt
  • weight decreased
  • drug ineffective
  • pulmonary embolism
  • abdominal pain upper
  • nausea
  • serotonin syndrome
  • completed suicide
30-39:
  • weight increased
  • vomiting
  • weight decreased
  • suicide attempt
  • tremor
  • pulmonary embolism
  • alanine aminotransferase increased
  • completed suicide
  • suicidal ideation
  • drug ineffective
40-49:
  • weight increased
  • weight decreased
  • vomiting
  • vision blurred
  • nausea
  • drug ineffective
  • completed suicide
  • weakness
  • tremor
  • myocardial infarction
50-59:
  • weight decreased
  • weight increased
  • vomiting
  • nausea
  • vision blurred
  • pneumonia
  • drug ineffective
  • myocardial infarction
  • urticaria
  • drug hypersensitivity
60+:
  • vomiting
  • weight decreased
  • weight increased
  • drug hypersensitivity
  • nausea
  • weakness
  • urinary tract infection
  • drug ineffective
  • pneumonia
  • myocardial infarction

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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