Side effect(s) of Amitriptyline

Read the side effects of Amitriptyline as described in the medical literature. In case of any doubt consult your doctor or pharmacist.
Body as a Whole- Lupus-like syndrome.

Liver- Liver failure.

Heart - Heart attack, stroke, nonspecific ECG changes, heart block, irregular heartbeat, low/high blood pressure, fainting, fast heart rate and palpitations.

Central Nervous System - Coma, seizures, hallucinations, delusions, confusion, disorientation, in coordination, unsteadiness, tremors, nerve disease, numbness, tingling, involuntary movements, poor concentration, excitement, anxiety, sleeplessness, restlessness, abnormal dreams, drowsiness, dizziness, weakness, fatigue and headache.

Allergic - Skin rash, hives, photosensitivity, swelling of the face and tongue.

Blood - Bone marrow depression including decreased blood cell counts and bruising.

Gastrointestinal - Nausea, vomiting, loss of appetite, mouth ulcer, peculiar taste and diarrhea.

Eye and ENT - Blurred vision, dim vision, increased eye pressure, dilatation of pupil and dry mouth.

Genitourinary - Testicular swelling and breast enlargement in males, spontaneous flow of milk from the nipple in females, increased or decreased sexual drive, impotence, urinary retention and lowered blood sugar levels.

Miscellaneous - Hair loss, weight gain or loss, urinary frequency and increased sweating.
Other Precautions : * This medication may develop with increased risk of suicidal thoughts in children and teenagers; watch them carefully.
* Monitor blood sugar level regularly while taking this medication.

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