ELAVIL (AMITRIPTYLINE) is a tricyclic antidepressant used to treat depression. ELAVIL (AMITRIPTYLINE) may also be used to treat chronic pain and other conditions as determined by your doctor.
Elavil side effects that may occur while taking ELAVIL(AMITRIPTYLINE) include dry mouth, drowsiness, dizziness, headache, nausea, weakness, diarrhea, excess sweating, heartburn, unpleasant taste, weight gain, or an increased appetite especially for sweets. If Elavil side effects continue or are bothersome, check with your doctor. CHECK WITH YOUR DOCTOR AS SOON AS POSSIBLE if you experience Elavil side effects like constipation; blurred vision or other vision changes; eye pain; fast, slow, or irregular heartbeat; hair loss; shakiness; fainting; nervousness or restlessness; twitching of the face or tongue; mood swings; loss of balance; uncontrolled movements of arms and legs or stiffness; difficulty speaking and swallowing; unusual bleeding or bruising; sore throat or fever; skin rash and itching; swelling of hands, face, lips, eyes, throat, or tongue; irritability; ringing in the ears; seizures; yellowing of the skin or eyes; hallucinations; or chest pain. If you notice other Elavil side effects not listed above, contact your doctor, nurse, or pharmacist.