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Review: could Amitriptyline cause Mood swings?
We study 5,695 people who have side effects while taking Amitriptyline from FDA and social media. Among them, 42 have Mood swings. Find out below who they are, when they have Mood swings and more.
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Amitriptyline hydrochloride (latest outcomes from 7,123 users) has active ingredients of amitriptyline hydrochloride. It is often used in migraine.
Mood swings (an extreme or rapid change in mood) (latest reports from 121,951 patients) has been reported by people with quit smoking, depression, birth control, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, stress and anxiety.
On Oct, 26, 2014: 5,695 people reported to have side effects when taking Amitriptyline hydrochloride. Among them, 43 people (0.76%) have Mood Swings.
Time on Amitriptyline hydrochloride when people have Mood swings * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Mood swings||11.11%||0.00%||44.44%||0.00%||33.33%||11.11%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Mood swings when taking Amitriptyline hydrochloride * :
|Mood swings||69.77%||30.23% |
Age of people who have Mood swings when taking Amitriptyline hydrochloride * :
|Mood swings||0.00%||0.00%||8.11%||8.11%||27.03%||32.43%||18.92%||5.41% |
Severity of Mood swings when taking Amitriptyline hydrochloride ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Mood swings||11.11%||11.11%||44.44%||33.33% |
How people recovered from Mood swings ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Mood swings||0.00%||16.67%||83.33% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Depression (11 people, 25.58%)
- Ill-defined disorder (7 people, 16.28%)
- Insomnia (6 people, 13.95%)
- Back pain (6 people, 13.95%)
- Attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (5 people, 11.63%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Neurontin (13 people, 30.23%)
- Fentanyl (7 people, 16.28%)
- Citalopram hydrobromide (7 people, 16.28%)
- Oxycodone hcl (6 people, 13.95%)
- Sertraline hcl (6 people, 13.95%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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