Review: could Amitriptyline cause Chronic fatigue syndrome?
We study 5,671 people who have side effects while taking Amitriptyline from FDA and social media. Among them, 11 have Chronic fatigue syndrome. Find out below who they are, when they have Chronic fatigue syndrome and more.
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Amitriptyline hydrochloride (latest outcomes from 7,085 users) has active ingredients of amitriptyline hydrochloride. It is often used in depression.
Chronic fatigue syndrome
Chronic fatigue syndrome (disorder that causes extreme fatigue) (latest reports from 13,074 patients) has been reported by people with acne, depression, high blood pressure, high blood cholesterol, pain.
On Aug, 29, 2014: 5,671 people reported to have side effects when taking Amitriptyline hydrochloride. Among them, 11 people (0.19%) have Chronic Fatigue Syndrome. They amount to 0.08% of all the 13,074 people who have Chronic Fatigue Syndrome on eHealthMe.
Time on Amitriptyline hydrochloride when people have Chronic fatigue syndrome * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Chronic fatigue syndrome||0.00%||12.50%||0.00%||0.00%||62.50%||12.50%||12.50% |
Gender of people who have Chronic fatigue syndrome when taking Amitriptyline hydrochloride * :
|Chronic fatigue syndrome||63.64%||36.36% |
Age of people who have Chronic fatigue syndrome when taking Amitriptyline hydrochloride * :
|Chronic fatigue syndrome||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||9.09%||9.09%||27.27%||54.55%||0.00% |
Severity of Chronic fatigue syndrome when taking Amitriptyline hydrochloride ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Chronic fatigue syndrome||0.00%||33.33%||50.00%||16.67% |
How people recovered from Chronic fatigue syndrome ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Chronic fatigue syndrome||0.00%||16.67%||83.33% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Hypertension (3 people, 27.27%)
- Osteoporosis (3 people, 27.27%)
- Gastrooesophageal reflux disease (2 people, 18.18%)
- Back pain (2 people, 18.18%)
- Fibromyalgia (2 people, 18.18%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Zestoretic (3 people, 27.27%)
- Norvasc (3 people, 27.27%)
- Fosamax (3 people, 27.27%)
- Coumadin (3 people, 27.27%)
- Plavix (3 people, 27.27%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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