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Review: could Amitriptyline cause Partial seizures?

We study 5,695 people who have side effects while taking Amitriptyline from FDA and social media. Among them, 3 have Partial seizures. Find out below who they are, when they have Partial seizures and more.

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Amitriptyline hydrochloride

Amitriptyline hydrochloride (latest outcomes from 7,109 users) has active ingredients of amitriptyline hydrochloride. It is often used in migraine.

Partial seizures

Partial seizures (seizures which affect only a part of the brain at onset) (latest reports from 9,209 patients) has been reported by people with epilepsy, multiple sclerosis, convulsion, depression, high blood pressure.

On Sep, 14, 2014: 5,671 people reported to have side effects when taking Amitriptyline hydrochloride. Among them, 3 people (0.05%) have Partial Seizures.

Trend of Partial seizures in Amitriptyline hydrochloride reports

Time on Amitriptyline hydrochloride when people have Partial seizures * :

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Gender of people who have Partial seizures when taking Amitriptyline hydrochloride * :

FemaleMale
Partial seizures100.00%0.00%

Age of people who have Partial seizures when taking Amitriptyline hydrochloride * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Partial seizures33.33%0.00%0.00%0.00%66.67%0.00%0.00%0.00%

Severity of Partial seizures when taking Amitriptyline hydrochloride ** :

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How people recovered from Partial seizures ** :

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Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Multiple sclerosis (2 people, 66.67%)
  2. Poisoning deliberate (1 people, 33.33%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Baclofen (2 people, 66.67%)
  2. Mitoxantrone (1 people, 33.33%)
  3. Betaferon (1 people, 33.33%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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  • Elavil, 25mg @ night stopped an 11 month chronic headache after a head injury, I sustained 1 1/2 years ago.
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    I had been using Ibuprofen daily in moderate to heavy dosage for the last 20+ years. (800+ mg daily B/4 and then continually after recent head injury)
    I was advised to stop/reduce use of Motrin to 1/2 month or less. It is still the best pain relief but have reduced to PRN, perhaps 200 mg alternate days.
    Since treatment with Lyrica I've noticed reduced nerve pain and stopped using Elavil for sake of not feeling so "wrecked" in the mornings. I have also developed a severe sleep apnoea, treated unsuccessfully via CPAP device which is unbearable to use. I have subsequently suffered with depression/mood disorder for 20+ years and am currently un-treated for this long-standing vulnerability which came back with a vengence after the head-injury. I feel irregularity to my heart beat by the end of the day. I feel suicidal and violently angry.

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    dutchgirlsamm on Aug, 30, 2014:

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