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
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.
Skin rash, hives, photosensitivity, swelling of the face and tongue.
Bone marrow depression including decreased blood cell counts and bruising.
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.
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.
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.