Side Effects of an Orange pill

003782685Applies to amitriptyline: oral tablet
In addition to its needed effects, some unwanted effects may be caused by amitriptyline. In the event that any of these side effects do occur, they may require medical attention.
You should check with your doctor immediately if any of these side effects occur when taking amitriptyline:
Incidence not known
Abdominal or stomach pain
agitation
black, tarry stools
bleeding gums
blood in urine or stools
blurred vision
burning, crawling, itching, numbness, prickling, “pins and needles”, or tingling feelings
change in consciousness
changes in patterns and rhythms of speech
chest pain or discomfort
chills
cold sweats
coma
confusion
confusion about identity, place, and time
continuing ringing, buzzing, or other unexplained noise in ears
convulsions
cool, pale skin
cough or hoarseness
dark urine
decrease in frequency of urination
decrease in urine volume
decreased urine output
difficulty in breathing
difficulty in passing urine (dribbling)
difficulty in speaking
disturbance of accommodation
disturbed concentration
dizziness, faintness, or lightheadedness when getting up from a lying or sitting position suddenly
double vision
drooling
dry mouth
excitement
fainting
false beliefs that cannot be changed by facts
fast, slow, or irregular heartbeat
fear or nervousness
fever with or without chills
flushed, dry skin
fruit-like breath odor
general feeling of tiredness or weakness
headache
hearing loss
high fever
high or low blood pressure
hostility
inability to move arms, legs, or facial muscles
inability to speak
increased hunger
increased need to urinate
increased ocular pressure
increased sweating
increased thirst
increased urination
irritability
lack of coordination
lethargy
light-colored stools
lip smacking or puckering
loss of appetite
loss of balance control
loss of bladder control
loss of consciousness
lower back or side pain
mental depression or anxiety
muscle spasm or jerking of all extremities
muscle tightness
muscle trembling, jerking, or stiffness
muscle twitching
nausea and vomiting
nightmares or unusually vivid dreams
overactive reflexes
painful or difficult urination
passing urine more often
pinpoint red spots on skin
poor coordination
pounding in the ears
puffing of cheeks
rapid or worm-like movements of tongue
rapid weight gain
restlessness
seeing, hearing, or feeling things that are not there
seizures
severe muscle stiffness
shakiness and unsteady walk
shivering
shortness of breath
shuffling walk
sleeplessness
slow speech
slurred speech
sore throat
sores, ulcers, or white spots on lips or in mouth
stiffness of limbs
stupor
sudden loss of consciousness
sweating
swelling of face, ankles, or hands
swelling or puffiness of face
swollen glands
talking or acting with excitement you cannot control
trouble in speaking
trouble sleeping
troubled breathing
twisting movements of body pain or discomfort in arms, jaw, back, or neck
unable to sleep
uncontrolled chewing movements
uncontrolled movements, especially of arms, face, neck, back, and legs
unexplained weight loss
unpleasant breath odor
unsteadiness, trembling, or other problems with muscle control or coordination
unusual bleeding or bruising
unusual tiredness or weakness
unusually pale skin
upper right abdominal pain
vomiting of blood
weakness in arms, hands, legs, or feet
weight gain or loss
yellow eyes and skin
If any of the following symptoms of overdose occur while taking amitriptyline, get emergency help immediately:
Symptoms of Overdose
Clumsiness
drowsiness
low body temperature
muscle aches
muscle weakness
sleepiness
tiredness
weak or feeble pulse
Some of the side effects that can occur with amitriptyline may not
need medical attention. As your body adjusts to the medicine during
treatment these side effects may go away. Your health care professional
may also be able to tell you about ways to reduce or prevent some of
these side effects. If any of the following side effects continue, are
bothersome or if you have any questions about them, check with your health care professional:

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