Review: could Amitriptyline cause Decreased appetite?
(By eHealthMe on Mar, 1, 2014)
Severity ratings: 3.0/4
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, 71 have Decreased appetite. See who they are, when they have Decreased appetite 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.
Decreased appetite (decreased appetite occurs when you have a reduced desire to eat) (latest reports from 369,049 patients) has been reported by people with type 2 diabetes, high blood pressure, depression, pain, osteoporosis.
On Feb, 8, 2014: 5,017 people reported to have side effects when taking Amitriptyline hydrochloride. Among them, 66 people (1.32%) have Decreased Appetite.
Time on Amitriptyline hydrochloride when people have Decreased appetite * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Decreased appetite||33.33%||16.67%||0.00%||8.33%||41.67%||0.00%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Decreased appetite when taking Amitriptyline hydrochloride * :
|Decreased appetite||70.42%||29.58% |
Age of people who have Decreased appetite when taking Amitriptyline hydrochloride * :
|Decreased appetite||0.00%||0.00%||1.45%||0.00%||5.80%||11.59%||40.58%||40.58% |
Severity of Decreased appetite when taking Amitriptyline hydrochloride ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Decreased appetite||0.00%||0.00%||100.00%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Decreased appetite ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Decreased appetite||0.00%||0.00%||100.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Depression (14 people, 21.21%)
- Hypertension (12 people, 18.18%)
- Breast cancer (9 people, 13.64%)
- Osteoporosis (8 people, 12.12%)
- Sleep disorder (7 people, 10.61%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Synthroid (18 people, 27.27%)
- Zometa (16 people, 24.24%)
- Aredia (15 people, 22.73%)
- Aspirin (15 people, 22.73%)
- Ambien (14 people, 21.21%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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WalleyWalrus on Dec, 29, 2013:
52 year old, white, female, recently diagnosed with Interstitial Cystitis (painful bladder syndrome). Also had recent surgery for mucocele on my appendix. Type II diabetes and gastrophoresis. Been taking amitriptyline for severe bladder pain for approx. 6 months. Began at 10mg increased to 25mg. Can't sleep at night, sleepy throughout the day, zero appetite, nothing tastes right even water, eat a few bites and can't swallow any more, lost 30 in 6 weeks, extremely weak muscles, balance issues, blood sugars high dispite lack of food, extreme constipation, depressed (no interest in anything) where I wasn't depressed before. I thought I was having a long recovery from my surgery. I keep feeling more sick and weak and don't want to eat. I have almost fallen several times because my legs start to give out from underneath me. I have worked full time for 30 years. I kept wondering what was wrong with me. I am having to steady myself with a cane and I don't have the strength to step onto a curb. I did some research and found that someone with gastrophoresis should not take amilyltriptoline! I also have type II diabetes and I take Ritalin for a sleep disorder and these are two other reasons why I should not take amilyltriptoline. I stopped it last night and will call my doctor tomorrow. I hope my bladder pain doesn't flare up, but I have to get off this medicine!
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