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Review: could Amitriptyline hydrochloride cause Fatigue?

Summary: Fatigue is found among people who take Amitriptyline hydrochloride, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Fosamax, and have Osteoporosis.

We study 5,733 people who have side effects while taking Amitriptyline hydrochloride from FDA and social media. Among them, 369 have Fatigue. Find out below who they are, when they have Fatigue and more.

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Amitriptyline hydrochloride

Amitriptyline hydrochloride has active ingredients of amitriptyline hydrochloride. It is often used in migraine. (latest outcomes from 7,164 Amitriptyline hydrochloride users)

Fatigue

Fatigue (feeling of tiredness) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, high blood pressure, depression, rheumatoid arthritis, osteoporosis. (latest reports from 200,694 Fatigue patients)

On Jan, 13, 2015: 5,733 people reported to have side effects when taking Amitriptyline hydrochloride. Among them, 370 people (6.45%) have Fatigue.

Trend of Fatigue in Amitriptyline hydrochloride reports

Time on Amitriptyline hydrochloride when people have Fatigue * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Fatigue24.62%13.85%15.38%10.77%12.31%16.92%6.15%

Gender of people who have Fatigue when taking Amitriptyline hydrochloride * :

FemaleMale
Fatigue74.74%25.26%

Age of people who have Fatigue when taking Amitriptyline hydrochloride * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Fatigue0.81%0.00%0.81%1.35%8.89%17.79%29.38%40.97%

Severity of Fatigue when taking Amitriptyline hydrochloride ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Fatigue4.00%42.00%42.00%12.00%

How people recovered from Fatigue ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Fatigue0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Osteoporosis (59 people, 15.95%)
  2. Depression (52 people, 14.05%)
  3. Sleep disorder (38 people, 10.27%)
  4. Hypertension (38 people, 10.27%)
  5. Osteopenia (36 people, 9.73%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Fosamax (69 people, 18.65%)
  2. Aspirin (43 people, 11.62%)
  3. Gabapentin (40 people, 10.81%)
  4. Celebrex (40 people, 10.81%)
  5. Neurontin (36 people, 9.73%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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