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Amitriptyline Anxiety Side Effects

Amitriptyline Anxiety Side Effect Reports


The following Amitriptyline Anxiety side effect reports were submitted by healthcare professionals and consumers.

This information will help you understand how side effects, such as Anxiety, can occur, and what you can do about them.

A side effect could appear soon after you start Amitriptyline or it might take time to develop.



Hallucination, Hypoaesthesia, Panic Attack, Grip Strength Decreased, Hot Flush, Anxiety

This Anxiety side effect was reported by a consumer or non-health professional from GB. A 46-year-old female patient (weight:NA) experienced the following symptoms/conditions: migraine. The patient was prescribed Amitriptyline (dosage: 10 Milligram Daily;), which was started on May 01, 2013. Concurrently used drugs: NA. When starting to take Amitriptyline the consumer reported the following symptoms:
  • Hallucination
  • Hypoaesthesia
  • Panic Attack
  • Grip Strength Decreased
  • Hot Flush
  • Anxiety
These side effects may potentially be related to Amitriptyline.
Overdose, Depression, Anxiety, Panic Reaction, Suicide Attempt

This Anxiety Amitriptyline side effect was reported by a consumer or non-health professional from US on Dec 06, 2013. A male , weighting 178.0 lb, was diagnosed with and was treated with Amitriptyline. The patient presented the following health conditions:
  • Overdose
  • Depression
  • Anxiety
  • Panic Reaction
  • Suicide Attempt
. Amitriptyline dosage: 100mg, Once Daily, Taken By Mouth. Additional drugs used at the same time: NA.
Serotonin Syndrome, Agitation, Anxiety, Decreased Appetite, Hallucinations, Mixed, Blood Sodium Decreased, Cyanosis, Vision Blurred, Cogwheel Rigidity

This is a Amitriptyline side effect report of a 27-year-old female patient (weight:NA) from GB, suffering from the following symptoms/conditions: muscle spasms,neuralgia,neck pain, who was treated with Amitriptyline (dosage:25 Milligram Daily; At Night, start time: 1995), combined with: NA., and developed a serious reaction and a Anxiety side effect. The patient presented with:
  • Serotonin Syndrome
  • Agitation
  • Anxiety
  • Decreased Appetite
  • Hallucinations, Mixed
  • Blood Sodium Decreased
  • Cyanosis
  • Vision Blurred
  • Cogwheel Rigidity
which developed after the beginning of treatment. The patient was hospitalized and became disabled. This side effect report can indicate a possible existence of increased vulnerability to Amitriptyline treatment in female patients suffering from muscle spasms,neuralgia,neck pain, resulting in Anxiety.

Vomiting, Dehydration, Weight Decreased, Anxiety, Back Pain, Pregnancy, Maternal Exposure Before Pregnancy

A 28-year-old female patient (weight: NA) from US with the following symptoms: NA started Amitriptyline Hydrochloride treatment (dosage: NA) on NS. Soon after starting Amitriptyline Hydrochloride treatment, the consumer experienced several side effects, including:
  • Vomiting
  • Dehydration
  • Weight Decreased
  • Anxiety
  • Back Pain
  • Pregnancy
  • Maternal Exposure Before Pregnancy
. Concurrently used drugs:
  • Diazepam
  • Oxycodone And Acetaminophen
  • Naproxen
This finding indicates that some patients can be more vulnerable to developing Amitriptyline Hydrochloride side effects, such as Anxiety.
Withdrawal Syndrome, Vomiting, Dehydration, Weight Decreased, Anxiety, Back Pain, Exposure During Pregnancy

A female patient from US was prescribed and started Amitriptyline on Nov 12, 2012. Patient felt the following Amitriptyline side effects: withdrawal syndrome, vomiting, dehydration, weight decreased, anxiety, back pain, exposure during pregnancy Additional patient health information: Female , 28 years of age, The consumer reported the following symptoms: . Amitriptyline dosage: 125mg. Concurrently used drugs:
  • Naproxen (375mg Prn)
  • Oxycodone/apap /01601701/ (Oxycodone/paracetamol 5/325mg Prn)
  • Diazepam (5mg)
  • Lorazepam
The patient was hospitalized.
Vomiting, Weight Decreased, Dehydration, Back Pain, Anxiety, Impaired Work Ability, Withdrawal Syndrome, Exposure During Pregnancy

This report suggests a potential Amitriptyline Anxiety side effect(s) that can have serious consequences. A 28-year-old female patient from US (weight:NA) was diagnosed with the following health condition(s): NA and used Amitriptyline (dosage: 125 Mg, Unk) starting NS. Soon after starting Amitriptyline the patient began experiencing various side effects, including:
  • Vomiting
  • Weight Decreased
  • Dehydration
  • Back Pain
  • Anxiety
  • Impaired Work Ability
  • Withdrawal Syndrome
  • Exposure During Pregnancy
Drugs used concurrently:
  • Diazepam (5 Mg, Unk)
  • Naproxen (375 Mg, Prn)
  • Oxycodone And Acetaminophen (5/325 Mg Prn)
Although Amitriptyline demonstrated significant improvements in a number of clinically relevant cases, troublesome symptoms, such as Anxiety, may still occur.
Pulmonary Embolism, Emotional Distress, Anxiety, Deep Vein Thrombosis, Pain, Anhedonia

An adverse event was reported by a physician on Jun 12, 2012 by a Female taking Amitriptyline Hcl (dosage: NA) . Location: UNITED STATES , 51 years of age, weighting 223.0 lb, patient began experiencing various side effects, including: Directly after treatment started, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Amitriptyline side effects: pulmonary embolism, emotional distress, anxiety, deep vein thrombosis, pain, anhedonia. Additional medications/treatments:
Associated medications used:
  • Oxycontin
  • Maxzide
  • Diazepam
  • Norco
  • Topamax
  • Celebrex
  • Prozac
  • Morphine
The patient was hospitalized.
Anxiety, Confusional State, Disorientation

This Anxiety problem was reported by a physician from GERMANY. A female patient (weight: NA) was diagnosed with the following medical condition(s): NA.On Sep 23, 2011 a consumer started treatment with Amitriptyline Hcl (dosage: 25-0-50mg). The following drugs/medications were being taken at the same time:
  • Levothyroxine Sodium
  • Tapentadol Hydrochloride
  • Ketofex
  • Actos
When commencing Amitriptyline Hcl, the patient experienced the following unwanted symptoms /side effects:
  • Anxiety
  • Confusional State
  • Disorientation
Although all drugs are carefully tested before they are licensed for use, they carry potential side effect risks. Some side effects, such as Anxiety, may become evident only after a product is in use by the general population.
Motor Dysfunction, Anxiety, Muscle Twitching, Tardive Dyskinesia, Injury

This is a Amitriptyline Hcl side effect report of a 26-year-old patient (weight: NA) from UNITED STATES. The patient developed the following symptoms/conditions: migraine prophylaxis and was treated with Amitriptyline Hcl (dosage: 100mg Daily Po) starting Mar 13, 2012. Concurrently used drugs: NA. Soon after that, the consumer experienced the following of symptoms:
  • Motor Dysfunction
  • Anxiety
  • Muscle Twitching
  • Tardive Dyskinesia
  • Injury
This opens a possibility that Amitriptyline Hcl could cause Anxiety and that some patients may be more susceptible.
Anxiety, Feeling Abnormal

This Anxiety side effect was reported by a consumer or non-health professional from UNITED STATES on Oct 25, 2011. A female patient from UNITED STATES , 37 years of age, was diagnosed with and was treated with Amitriptyline Hcl. Directly after treatment started, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Amitriptyline side effects: anxiety, feeling abnormal. Amitriptyline Hcl dosage: NA.
Associated medications used:
  • Singulair
  • Magnesium Hydroxide Tab
  • Benadryl
  • Ropinirole
  • Labetalol Hcl
  • Astelin
These side effects may potentially be related to Amitriptyline Hcl.
Anxiety, Abnormal Dreams, Palpitations, Bruxism, Agitation

This Anxiety side effect was reported by a health professional from UNITED KINGDOM. A 40-year-old female patient (weight:NA) experienced the following symptoms/conditions: NA. The patient was prescribed Amitriptyline Hcl (dosage: NA), which was started on Jan 01, 2012. Concurrently used drugs: NA. When starting to take Amitriptyline Hcl the consumer reported the following symptoms:
  • Anxiety
  • Abnormal Dreams
  • Palpitations
  • Bruxism
  • Agitation
The patient was hospitalized. These side effects may potentially be related to Amitriptyline Hcl.
Erythema, Depression, Feeling Abnormal, Anxiety, Hyperventilation, Syncope

This Anxiety Amitriptyline Hydrochloride side effect was reported by a pharmacist from DENMARK on Mar 22, 2012. A Female , 40 years of age, was treated with Amitriptyline Hydrochloride. The patient presented the following health conditions:
  • Erythema
  • Depression
  • Feeling Abnormal
  • Anxiety
  • Hyperventilation
  • Syncope
. Amitriptyline Hydrochloride dosage: NA. Additional drugs used at the same time:
  • Isotretinoin (35 Mg;qd)
  • Ferrous Sul Elx (200 Mg;bid;po)
  • Desogestrel (desogestrel) (1 Df;qd;po)
  • Nifedipine
  • Antibiotic Nos
Confusional State, Stress, Heart Rate Increased, Anxiety

This is a Amitriptyline Hcl side effect report of a 32-year-old female patient (weight:NA) from UNITED STATES, suffering from the following symptoms/conditions: NA, who was treated with Amitriptyline Hcl (dosage:NA, start time: NS), combined with:
  • Gilenya (0.5 Mg, Qd, Oral)
  • Multivitamins (ascorbic Acid, Ergocalciferol, Folic Acid, Nicotinamide
  • Seasonique
, and developed a serious reaction and a Anxiety side effect. The patient presented with:
  • Confusional State
  • Stress
  • Heart Rate Increased
  • Anxiety
which developed after the beginning of treatment. This side effect report can indicate a possible existence of increased vulnerability to Amitriptyline Hcl treatment in female patients suffering from NA, resulting in Anxiety.
Dopamine Dysregulation Syndrome, Psychomotor Hyperactivity, Restlessness, Dysarthria, Abnormal Behaviour, Anxiety, Aggression, Hyperhidrosis, Hypersexuality

A 57-year-old patient (weight: NA) from BRAZIL with the following symptoms: depressive symptom started Amitriptyline Hcl treatment (dosage: 2 Df, Bid) on NS. Soon after starting Amitriptyline Hcl treatment, the consumer experienced several side effects, including:
  • Dopamine Dysregulation Syndrome
  • Psychomotor Hyperactivity
  • Restlessness
  • Dysarthria
  • Abnormal Behaviour
  • Anxiety
  • Aggression
  • Hyperhidrosis
  • Hypersexuality
. Concurrently used drugs:
  • Pramipexole Dihychlloride
  • Carbidopa + Levodopa (12 Tablets Per Day)
  • Clonazepam (2 Mg, Bedtime)
  • Amantadine Hcl (100 Mg, Bid)
  • Carbidopa + Levodopa (1 Df, Qid)
  • Biperiden Hydrochloride Tab
The patient was hospitalized. This finding indicates that some patients can be more vulnerable to developing Amitriptyline Hcl side effects, such as Anxiety.
Anhedonia, Venous Injury, Pain, Quality Of Life Decreased, Deep Vein Thrombosis, Anxiety, Fear, Mental Disorder

A patient from UNITED STATES was prescribed and started Amitriptyline Hcl on Jan 11, 2012. After Amitriptyline was administered, patient encountered several Amitriptyline side effects: anhedonia, venous injury, pain, quality of life decreased, deep vein thrombosis, anxiety, fear, mental disorder Additional patient health information: Patient , 49 years of age, weighting 140.0 lb, The consumer reported the following symptoms: . Amitriptyline Hcl dosage: 20 Mg, Hs. Concurrently used drugs:
  • Prozac (10 Mg, Daily)
  • Lexapro (10 Mg, Daily)
  • Zyrtec (10 Mg, Daily)
  • Yasmin (Unk)
  • Lexapro
  • Soma (350 Mg, Prn)
  • Fioricet (50-325-40 Mg, Prn)
  • Claritin (Unk)
The patient was hospitalized.
Serotonin Syndrome, Proteinuria, Dyspnoea, Chills, Extrapyramidal Disorder, Anxiety, Masked Facies, Myoglobinaemia

This report suggests a potential Amitriptyline Hcl Anxiety side effect(s) that can have serious consequences. A patient from GERMANY (weight:NA) was diagnosed with the following health condition(s): NA and used Amitriptyline Hcl (dosage: 50 Mg And 100 Mg Capsules, 50-150 Mg) starting Sep 01, 2010. Soon after starting Amitriptyline Hcl the patient began experiencing various side effects, including:
  • Serotonin Syndrome
  • Proteinuria
  • Dyspnoea
  • Chills
  • Extrapyramidal Disorder
  • Anxiety
  • Masked Facies
  • Myoglobinaemia
Drugs used concurrently:
  • Palexia Retard (2 Per Day)
  • Simvastatin (20 Mg)
  • Pantoprazole (40 Mg)
  • Metoclopramide (4 Mg/1 Ml Oral Drops, 30 Mg/day)
  • Losartan Potassium/hydrochlorthiazide (50/12.5 Mg)
Although Amitriptyline Hcl demonstrated significant improvements in a number of clinically relevant cases, troublesome symptoms, such as Anxiety, may still occur.
Anxiety, Imminent Abortion, Deep Vein Thrombosis, Pain, Peripheral Arterial Occlusive Disease, Anaemia, Cholelithiasis, Cholecystitis, Headache

An adverse event was reported by a consumer or non-health professional on Dec 09, 2011 by a Female taking Amitriptyline (dosage: NA) . Location: UNITED STATES , 27 years of age, weighting 191.0 lb, patient began experiencing various side effects, including: Patient felt the following Amitriptyline side effects: anxiety, imminent abortion, deep vein thrombosis, pain, peripheral arterial occlusive disease, anaemia, cholelithiasis, cholecystitis, headache. Additional medications/treatments:
Multiple prescriptions taken:
  • Neurontin
  • Nuvaring
The patient was hospitalized.
Aggression, Nervousness, Nausea, Increased Appetite, Delirium, Anxiety, Nightmare, Weight Increased, Sleep Disorder

This Anxiety problem was reported by a consumer or non-health professional from BRAZIL. A 34-year-old female patient (weight: NA) was diagnosed with the following medical condition(s): insomnia.On Nov 01, 2011 a consumer started treatment with Amitriptyline Hydrochloride (dosage: Unk). The following drugs/medications were being taken at the same time: NA. When commencing Amitriptyline Hydrochloride, the patient experienced the following unwanted symptoms /side effects:
  • Aggression
  • Nervousness
  • Nausea
  • Increased Appetite
  • Delirium
  • Anxiety
  • Nightmare
  • Weight Increased
  • Sleep Disorder
Although all drugs are carefully tested before they are licensed for use, they carry potential side effect risks. Some side effects, such as Anxiety, may become evident only after a product is in use by the general population.
Anxiety, Osteomyelitis, Diabetes Mellitus, Cor Pulmonale, Renal Failure, Economic Problem, Cardiac Disorder, Acute Respiratory Failure, Pneumonia

This is a Amitriptyline Hcl side effect report of a 67-year-old patient (weight: NA) from UNITED STATES. The patient developed the following symptoms/conditions: NA and was treated with Amitriptyline Hcl (dosage: NA) starting Apr 01, 2004. Concurrently used drugs:
  • Ampicillin
  • Doxazosin Mesylate
  • Metolazone
  • Senna
  • Kayexalate
  • Metoprolol Tartrate
  • Doxycycline
  • Humulin R
Soon after that, the consumer experienced the following of symptoms:
  • Anxiety
  • Osteomyelitis
  • Diabetes Mellitus
  • Cor Pulmonale
  • Renal Failure
  • Economic Problem
  • Cardiac Disorder
  • Acute Respiratory Failure
  • Pneumonia
The patient was hospitalized. This opens a possibility that Amitriptyline Hcl could cause Anxiety and that some patients may be more susceptible.
Cholelithiasis, Back Pain, Cholecystitis, Anxiety, Abdominal Pain, Emotional Distress

This Anxiety side effect was reported by a consumer or non-health professional from UNITED STATES on Oct 21, 2011. A female patient from UNITED STATES , 46 years of age, weighting 240.0 lb, was treated with Amitriptyline Hcl. Patient felt the following Amitriptyline side effects: cholelithiasis, back pain, cholecystitis, anxiety, abdominal pain, emotional distress. Amitriptyline Hcl dosage: NA.
Multiple prescriptions taken:
  • Drospirenone And Ethinyl Estradiol (Unk)
  • Ibuprofen (Unk)
  • Hydrochlorothiazide
  • Ascorbic Acid
  • Clonidine
  • Elavil
  • Yasmin (Unk)
  • Nsaid's
These side effects may potentially be related to Amitriptyline Hcl.
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Amitriptyline Anxiety Causes and Reviews


Fear and Anxiety are part of life. You may feel anxious before you take a test or walk down a dark street. This kind of Anxiety is useful - it can make you more alert or careful. It usually ends soon after you are out of the situation that caused it. But for millions of people in the United States, the Anxiety does not go away, and gets worse over time. They may have chest pains or nightmares. They may even be afraid to leave home. These people have Anxiety disorders. Types include

  • Panic disorder
  • Obsessive-compulsive disorder
  • Post-traumatic stress disorder
  • Phobias
  • Generalized Anxiety disorder

Treatment can involve medicines, therapy or both.

NIH: National Institute of Mental Health


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I,ve taken Amitriptyline for many years, but suffer awful dry mouth. Theyr`e to treat migrane and Anxiety, but my doctor says, do I want to come off them to cure the dry mouth. Has anyone else had this problem?
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