Effects That You Need to Know
Pamelor side effects: Overview
Pamelor side effects cannot really be anticipated, if any develop or change in
intensity you need to contact your physician immediately. Your doctor can then
determine whether you can continue taking this antidepressant medication in
spite of Pamelor's side effects.
Some of the more common Pamelor side effects may include:
Abdominal cramps, agitation, anxiety, black tongue, blurred vision, breast
development in males, breast enlargement, confusion, constipation, delusions,
diarrhea, dilation of pupils, disorientation, dizziness, drowsiness, dry mouth,
excessive or spontaneous flow of milk, excessive urination at night, fatigue,
fluid retention, flushing, frequent urination, hair loss, hallucinations,
headache, heart attack, high or low blood pressure, high or low blood sugar,
hives, impotence, inability to sleep, inability to urinate, increased or
decreased sex drive, inflammation of the mouth, intestinal blockage, itching,
loss of appetite, loss of coordination, nausea, nightmares, numbness, pain,
perspiration, pins and needles in the arms and legs, rapid, fluttery, or
irregular heartbeat, rash, reddish or purple spots on the skin, restlessness,
restlessness, seizures, sensitivity to light, stomach upset, strange taste,
stroke, swelling of the testicles, swollen glands, tingling, tremors, vision
problems, vomiting, weakness, weight gain or loss, yellow eyes and skin.
Pamelor side effects due to rapid decrease or abrupt withdrawal after long-term
Headache, nausea, vague feeling of bodily discomfort,
While these Pamelor side effects can be significant they do not indicate
addiction to this medication.
Possible drug interactions in addition to Pamelor side effects:
Combining Pamelor and MAO inhibitors can be fatal. Pamelor may intensify the
effects of alcohol so you should not drink while taking this antidepressant
medication. Pamelor should not be taken with certain other drugs, as the effects
may be increased or decreased or altered in other ways. You should always check
with your physician before combining Pamelor with any other medications.
While the above list of side effects is fairly comprehensive, you should never
consider this to be an absolutely complete listing of Pamelor side effects.
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Additional information By Paul Susic
Ph.D. Licensed Psychologist