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Review: could Amitriptyline cause Dry mouth?

We study 5,671 people who have side effects while taking Amitriptyline from FDA and social media. Among them, 78 have Dry mouth. Find out below who they are, when they have Dry mouth and more.

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Amitriptyline hydrochloride

Amitriptyline hydrochloride (latest outcomes from 7,098 users) has active ingredients of amitriptyline hydrochloride. It is often used in depression.

Dry mouth

Dry mouth (latest reports from 200,189 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, depression, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, osteoporosis, high blood cholesterol.

On Sep, 13, 2014: 5,671 people reported to have side effects when taking Amitriptyline hydrochloride. Among them, 78 people (1.38%) have Dry Mouth.

Trend of Dry mouth in Amitriptyline hydrochloride reports

Time on Amitriptyline hydrochloride when people have Dry mouth * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Dry mouth12.50%12.50%16.67%29.17%8.33%8.33%12.50%

Gender of people who have Dry mouth when taking Amitriptyline hydrochloride * :

FemaleMale
Dry mouth81.71%18.29%

Age of people who have Dry mouth when taking Amitriptyline hydrochloride * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Dry mouth2.99%0.00%4.48%4.48%16.42%17.91%29.85%23.88%

Severity of Dry mouth when taking Amitriptyline hydrochloride ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Dry mouth4.35%39.13%47.83%8.70%

How people recovered from Dry mouth ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Dry mouth0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Depression (13 people, 16.67%)
  2. Muscle spasms (10 people, 12.82%)
  3. Hypertension (9 people, 11.54%)
  4. Pain (8 people, 10.26%)
  5. Breast cancer (7 people, 8.97%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Clonazepam (13 people, 16.67%)
  2. Ibuprofen (13 people, 16.67%)
  3. Atenolol (11 people, 14.10%)
  4. Protonix (11 people, 14.10%)
  5. Amlodipine (10 people, 12.82%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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  • Have been reluctant to leave house,
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