Review: could Elavil cause Skin rash (Rashes)?
Summary: Skin rash is found among people who take Elavil, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Neurontin, and have Pain.
We study 11,113 people who have side effects while taking Elavil from FDA and social media. Among them, 544 have Skin rash. Find out below who they are, when they have Skin rash and more.
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Elavil has active ingredients of amitriptyline hydrochloride. It is often used in depression. (latest outcomes from 11,898 Elavil users)
Skin rash (redness) has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, high blood pressure, high blood cholesterol, depression, osteoporosis. (latest reports from 146,484 Skin rash patients)
On Mar, 5, 2015: 11,113 people reported to have side effects when taking Elavil. Among them, 544 people (4.90%) have Skin Rash.
Time on Elavil when people have Skin rash * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Skin rash||53.33%||33.33%||0.00%||6.67%||0.00%||0.00%||6.67% |
Gender of people who have Skin rash when taking Elavil * :
|Skin rash||63.95%||36.05% |
Age of people who have Skin rash when taking Elavil * :
|Skin rash||0.00%||0.00%||0.71%||0.53%||11.05%||20.86%||29.59%||37.25% |
Severity of Skin rash when taking Elavil ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Skin rash||33.33%||33.33%||0.00%||33.33% |
How people recovered from Skin rash ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Skin rash||0.00%||0.00%||100.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Pain (107 people, 19.67%)
- Depression (66 people, 12.13%)
- Multiple myeloma (65 people, 11.95%)
- Gastrooesophageal reflux disease (61 people, 11.21%)
- Hypertension (47 people, 8.64%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Neurontin (165 people, 30.33%)
- Zometa (136 people, 25.00%)
- Lasix (133 people, 24.45%)
- Vioxx (130 people, 23.90%)
- Aredia (126 people, 23.16%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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I had an MRI scan on my spine lumber & sacral and pelvis but strangly results say its normal.
What is this pain? And been physio but this did not help it made pain worse. It is all a mystery, i want answers, i know it has something to do with the pethidine.
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From this study (9 months ago):
About 5 years ago I started both Flomax and Crestor. After about 3 month a very mild rash started on both insteps. This rash has gradually increased until now it is on most of body except face, neck and scalp.There was a very significant increase beginning about 6months ago, (At that time I was taken off of Plavix.
From this study (3 years ago):
Mrs Susan Spence on Dec, 9, 2011:
WITHOUT YOUR HELP I WOULD NEVER HAVE KNOWN WHY I STARTED SLEEP WALKING AND ASHAMED TO SAY WET THE BED. I HAVE PSORIASIS ARTHRITIS AND WAS STARTED ON PLAQUENIL WHILST ALREADY TAKING A HIGH DOSE OF AMITRIPTYLINE. DURING SLEEP WALKING I FELL OVER AND CRACKED MY HEAD SERIOUSLY. WITHIN 48 HOURS OF WITHDRAWING MYSELF OFF PLAQUENIL I WAS BACK TO NORMAL. THANKYOU SO MUCH. I AM PASSING THIS ON TO THE HEALTH PROFESSIONALS THAT NEED TO KNOW.
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