Amitriptyline hydrochloride and Dementia - from FDA reports
Dementia is found among people who take Amitriptyline hydrochloride, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 5 - 10 years, also take medication Neurontin, and have High blood cholesterol. This review analyzes which people have Dementia with Amitriptyline hydrochloride. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 5,990 people who have side effects when taking Amitriptyline hydrochloride from FDA , and is updated regularly.
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On Sep, 20, 2017
5,990 people reported to have side effects when taking Amitriptyline hydrochloride.
Among them, 13 people (0.22%) have Dementia
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Amitriptyline hydrochloride when people have Dementia *:
- < 1 month: 0.0 %
- 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
- 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
- 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
- 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
- 5 - 10 years: 100 %
- 10+ years: 0.0 %
Gender of people who have Dementia when taking Amitriptyline hydrochloride *:
- female: 83.33 %
- male: 16.67 %
Age of people who have Dementia when taking Amitriptyline hydrochloride *:
- 0-1: 0.0 %
- 2-9: 0.0 %
- 10-19: 0.0 %
- 20-29: 0.0 %
- 30-39: 0.0 %
- 40-49: 18.18 %
- 50-59: 0.0 %
- 60+: 81.82 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Osteoporosis (4 people, 30.77%)
- High Blood Cholesterol (4 people, 30.77%)
- Hormone Replacement Therapy (3 people, 23.08%)
- High Blood Pressure (3 people, 23.08%)
- Pain (2 people, 15.38%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Neurontin (7 people, 53.85%)
- Fosamax (6 people, 46.15%)
- Effexor (3 people, 23.08%)
- Paxil (2 people, 15.38%)
- Ambisome (2 people, 15.38%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Delirium (6 people, 46.15%)
- Constipation (6 people, 46.15%)
- Confusional State (6 people, 46.15%)
- Bone Disorder (6 people, 46.15%)
- Hypokalemia (5 people, 38.46%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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