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Side effect from elavil (amitriptyline)?

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Dr. K. Olson
Psychiatry
4 doctors agree

In brief: Many

In that it affects multiple neurotransmitters, it can cause many side effects.
Receptors and side effect: histamine - sedation, weight gain; cholinergic - dryness, urinary retention, memory decline, ed; adrenergic - low blood pressure, tremor, rapid heart rate; serotonin - tiredness, weight gain, ed.

In brief: Many

In that it affects multiple neurotransmitters, it can cause many side effects.
Receptors and side effect: histamine - sedation, weight gain; cholinergic - dryness, urinary retention, memory decline, ed; adrenergic - low blood pressure, tremor, rapid heart rate; serotonin - tiredness, weight gain, ed.
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Dr. Eric Levin
in low doses the risk of these side effects are less
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