Review: could Amitriptyline cause Chronic fatigue syndrome?
(By eHealthMe on Mar, 6, 2014)
Severity ratings: 2.8/4
On a scale of 1 to 4: 1=least, 2=moderate, 3=severe, 4=most severe
We study 5,422 people who take Amitriptyline. Among them, 9 have Chronic fatigue syndrome. See who they are, when they have Chronic fatigue syndrome and more. This review is based on reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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Amitriptyline hydrochloride (latest outcomes from 6,951 users) has active ingredients of amitriptyline hydrochloride. It is often used in migraine, depression. Commonly reported side effects of Amitriptyline hydrochloride include fatigue, nausea aggravated, nausea, fatigue aggravated, weakness.
Chronic fatigue syndrome
Chronic fatigue syndrome (disorder that causes extreme fatigue) (latest reports from 11,669 patients) has been reported by people with acne, depression, high blood pressure, pain, high blood cholesterol.
On Mar, 10, 2014: 5,422 people reported to have side effects when taking Amitriptyline hydrochloride. Among them, 9 people (0.17%) have Chronic Fatigue Syndrome. They amount to 0.08% of all the 11,669 people who have Chronic Fatigue Syndrome.
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%||16.67%||0.00%||0.00%||50.00%||16.67%||16.67% |
Gender of people who have Chronic fatigue syndrome when taking Amitriptyline hydrochloride * :
|Chronic fatigue syndrome||55.56%||44.44% |
Age of people who have Chronic fatigue syndrome when taking Amitriptyline hydrochloride * :
|Chronic fatigue syndrome||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||11.11%||0.00%||33.33%||55.56%||0.00% |
Severity of Chronic fatigue syndrome when taking Amitriptyline hydrochloride ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Chronic fatigue syndrome||0.00%||50.00%||25.00%||25.00% |
How people recovered from Chronic fatigue syndrome ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Chronic fatigue syndrome||0.00%||25.00%||75.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Osteoporosis (3 people, 33.33%)
- Hypertension (2 people, 22.22%)
- Gastrooesophageal reflux disease (2 people, 22.22%)
- Back pain (2 people, 22.22%)
- Pain management (1 people, 11.11%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Zestoretic (3 people, 33.33%)
- Norvasc (3 people, 33.33%)
- Fosamax (3 people, 33.33%)
- Coumadin (3 people, 33.33%)
- Plavix (3 people, 33.33%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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