Review: could Amitriptyline hydrochloride cause Dry mouth?
Summary: Dry mouth is found among people who take Amitriptyline hydrochloride, especially for people who are female, 50-59 old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 2 years, also take medication Clonazepam, and have Depression.
We study 5,760 people who have side effects while taking Amitriptyline hydrochloride 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 has active ingredients of amitriptyline hydrochloride. It is often used in migraine. (latest outcomes from 7,179 Amitriptyline hydrochloride users)
Dry mouth has been reported by people with depression, high blood pressure, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, osteoporosis, high blood cholesterol. (latest reports from 30,844 Dry mouth patients)
On Feb, 19, 2015: 5,749 people reported to have side effects when taking Amitriptyline hydrochloride. Among them, 78 people (1.36%) have Dry Mouth.
Time on Amitriptyline hydrochloride when people have Dry mouth * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Dry mouth||12.50%||12.50%||16.67%||29.17%||8.33%||8.33%||12.50% |
Gender of people who have Dry mouth when taking Amitriptyline hydrochloride * :
|Dry mouth||81.71%||18.29% |
Age of people who have Dry mouth when taking Amitriptyline hydrochloride * :
|Dry mouth||2.99%||0.00%||4.48%||4.48%||16.42%||17.91%||29.85%||23.88% |
Severity of Dry mouth when taking Amitriptyline hydrochloride ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Dry mouth||4.35%||39.13%||47.83%||8.70% |
How people recovered from Dry mouth ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Dry mouth||0.00%||0.00%||100.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Depression (13 people, 16.67%)
- Muscle spasms (10 people, 12.82%)
- Hypertension (9 people, 11.54%)
- Pain (8 people, 10.26%)
- Breast cancer (7 people, 8.97%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Clonazepam (13 people, 16.67%)
- Ibuprofen (13 people, 16.67%)
- Atenolol (11 people, 14.10%)
- Protonix (11 people, 14.10%)
- Amlodipine (10 people, 12.82%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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