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Side Effects of Chlordiazepoxide and Amitriptyline

Serious Side Effects of Chlordiazepoxide and Amitriptyline

Some side effects with chlordiazepoxide and amitriptyline, while occurring infrequently, are potentially serious and should be reported immediately to your healthcare provider. These include but are not limited to:
  • Worsening depression or anxiety
  • Severe dizziness or problems with balance, especially if this causes you to fall
  • Low blood pressure (hypotension)
  • Difficulty breathing
  • Hallucinations
  • Signs of blood disorders, including easy bruising or bleeding or frequent infections
  • Signs of liver problems, such as yellow eyes or skin (jaundice)
  • Heart attack or stroke
  • Changes in heart rhythm (arrhythmia)
  • Fast heart rate (tachycardia) or feelings of a rapidly or forcefully beating heart (palpitations)
  • Seizures
  • Suicidal thoughts or behavior
  • Hostility or aggressiveness
  • Engaging in unusual or dangerous activities
  • Signs of an allergic reaction, including unexplained rash, hives, itching, and unexplained swelling.

Final Thoughts on Side Effects of Chlordiazepoxide and Amitriptyline

You may experience some or none of the side effects of chlordiazepoxide and amitriptyline listed in this article. Unfortunately, there is no way for your healthcare provider to know beforehand if you will have side effects from a medicine that you have never tried. Therefore, make sure to let your healthcare provider know if you develop any side effects while taking the drug or if something "just does not seem right." While it may not be a side effect of chlordiazepoxide and amitriptyline, your healthcare provider will be able to diagnose and treat the problem.
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