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Review: could Amitriptyline cause Sweating - excessive?

Summary: Sweating - excessive could be caused by Amitriptyline, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take Lyrica, and have Depression.

We study 5,588 people who have side effects while taking Amitriptyline from FDA and social media. Among them, 62 have Sweating - excessive. Find out below who they are, when they have Sweating - excessive and more.

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On Apr, 10, 2014: 5,464 people reported to have side effects when taking Amitriptyline hydrochloride. Among them, 62 people (1.13%) have Sweating - Excessive. They amount to 0.02% of all the 295,108 people who have Sweating - Excessive on eHealthMe.

Trend of Sweating - excessive in Amitriptyline hydrochloride reports

Time on Amitriptyline hydrochloride when people have Sweating - excessive * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Sweating - excessive41.67%8.33%16.67%8.33%16.67%0.00%8.33%

Gender of people who have Sweating - excessive when taking Amitriptyline hydrochloride * :

FemaleMale
Sweating - excessive69.70%30.30%

Age of people who have Sweating - excessive when taking Amitriptyline hydrochloride * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Sweating - excessive0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%10.34%29.31%22.41%37.93%

Severity of Sweating - excessive when taking Amitriptyline hydrochloride ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Sweating - excessive0.00%12.50%87.50%0.00%

How people recovered from Sweating - excessive ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Sweating - excessive0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Depression (12 people, 19.35%)
  2. Pain (8 people, 12.90%)
  3. Hypertension (8 people, 12.90%)
  4. Anxiety (6 people, 9.68%)
  5. Blood cholesterol increased (5 people, 8.06%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Lyrica (10 people, 16.13%)
  2. Effexor (6 people, 9.68%)
  3. Lipitor (5 people, 8.06%)
  4. Folic acid (5 people, 8.06%)
  5. Synthroid (5 people, 8.06%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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  • From this study (1 week ago):

  • I have excessive sweating and cannot determine the cause. The above are drugs I take that show sweating as a side effect. Thank you for any help u can offer. AC

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  • From this study (1 week ago):

  • Have tried drysol antiperspirant and a pill to relieve sweating but nothing has helped. Take Topamax 100 mg nightly to ward off migraines the next day. Have headache daily if don't take the Topamax

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