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Review: could Nortriptyline hydrochloride cause Confusion?

Summary: Confusion is found among people who take Nortriptyline hydrochloride, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Prilosec, and have Generalized anxiety disorder.

We study 981 people who have side effects while taking Nortriptyline hydrochloride from FDA and social media. Among them, 16 have Confusion. Find out below who they are, when they have Confusion and more.

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Nortriptyline hydrochloride

Nortriptyline hydrochloride has active ingredients of nortriptyline hydrochloride. It is often used in depression. (latest outcomes from 1,508 Nortriptyline hydrochloride users)

Confusion

Confusion has been reported by people with depression, pain, high blood pressure, multiple sclerosis, stress and anxiety. (latest reports from 36,476 Confusion patients)

On Feb, 26, 2015: 976 people reported to have side effects when taking Nortriptyline hydrochloride. Among them, 16 people (1.64%) have Confusion.

Trend of Confusion in Nortriptyline hydrochloride reports

Time on Nortriptyline hydrochloride when people have Confusion * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Confusion20.00%60.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%20.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have Confusion when taking Nortriptyline hydrochloride * :

FemaleMale
Confusion75.00%25.00%

Age of people who have Confusion when taking Nortriptyline hydrochloride * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Confusion0.00%0.00%7.69%0.00%0.00%30.77%30.77%30.77%

Severity of Confusion when taking Nortriptyline hydrochloride ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Confusion33.33%66.67%0.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Confusion ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Confusion0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Anxiety disorder (2 people, 12.50%)
  2. High blood pressure (2 people, 12.50%)
  3. Depression - chronic (2 people, 12.50%)
  4. Fibromyalgia (1 people, 6.25%)
  5. High blood cholesterol and triglycerides (1 people, 6.25%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Prilosec (4 people, 25.00%)
  2. Ambien (4 people, 25.00%)
  3. Compazine (3 people, 18.75%)
  4. Propulsid (2 people, 12.50%)
  5. Amoxil (2 people, 12.50%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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