What is amitriptyline?
Amitriptyline is a tricyclic antidepressant. It affects chemicals in the brain that may become unbalanced.
Amitriptyline is used to treat symptoms of depression.
Amitriptyline may also be used for purposes not listed in this medication guide.
Amitriptyline side effects :
chest pain or heavy feeling, pain spreading to the arm or shoulder, sweating, general ill feeling;
sudden numbness or weakness, especially on one side of the body;
sudden severe headache, confusion, problems with vision, speech, or balance;
pounding heartbeats or fluttering in your chest;
feeling like you might pass out;
confusion, hallucinations, seizures (convulsions);
restless muscle movements in your eyes, tongue, jaw, or neck, uncontrollable shaking or tremor;
extreme thirst with headache, nausea, vomiting, and weakness;
numbness, burning pain, or tingly feeling;
easy bruising, unusual bleeding (nose, mouth, vagina, or rectum), purple or red pinpoint spots under your skin;
skin rash, bruising, severe tingling, numbness, pain, muscle weakness;
urinating less than usual or not at all.