Unwanted side effects of Protriptyline that need immediate medical help

Protriptyline is useful in treating depression. In order to get maximum benefits from the medication, you should take the medication in right doses as recommended by your doctor. While using Protriptyline your main objective is to get desired effects and you tend to forget about the associated side effects. You can discuss with your doctor to help you learn about the unwanted side effects of Protriptyline.

Major side effects – Protriptyline

Contact your doctor immediately if you experience below listed side effects

  • blurred vision
  • cold sweats
  • irritability or agitation
  • stomach or abdominal pain
  • convulsions
  • pale or cool skin
  • chest discomfort or pain
  • drooling
  • double vision
  • false beliefs
  • faintness, light-headedness, dizziness while getting up from sitting or lying position
  • irregular, fast or pounding pulse or heartbeat
  • seeing, hearing, feeling things that doesn’t exist
  • fever with/without chills
  • hearing loss
  • feeling that others are staring you and controlling your actions
  • hyperventilation
  • hostility
  • inability to move arms, legs or facial muscles
  • side pain or lower back pain
  • mental or mood changes
  • muscle spasms
  • muscle twitching or trembling
  • panic
  • nightmares
  • slurred speech
  • stupor
  • ulcers, white spots or sores on the mouth or lips
  • stiffness of your limbs
  • swollen glands
  • sweating
  • acting, feeling or talking with excitement
  • weight gain or weigh loss
  • yellow skin or eyes
  • weakness in feet, legs or arms
  • sore throat
  • discomfort or pain in back, neck or jaw
  • redness of neck, face and arms
  • unsteady or shakiness while walking
  • speech  problems
  • numbness, crawling, burning or tingling or itching feelings

Symptoms of overdose that need immediate medical help

  • muscle weakness
  • disorientation
  • clumsiness
  • enlarged pupils
  • muscle tightness or aches
  • low body temperature
  • shivering
  • feeble or weak pulse
  • severe sleepiness
  • disturbed concentration
  • drowsiness that leads to coma

Minor side effects

Some minor side effects of Protriptyline do not need medical attention. These side effects disappear with time as your body gets used to the medication. Your doctor can help you know how to prevent these side effects or reduce the effects. If still these side effects continue to exist for a long period, get in touch with your health care provider immediately.

Occurrence not known

  • black tongue
  • stomach or abdominal cramps
  • enlarged, dilated or bigger pupils
  • heartburn
  • welts or hives
  • peculiar taste
  • increased eye sensitivity to light
  • increased skin sensitivity to sunlight
  • small purple or red spots on the skin
  • swollen testicles
  • hair thinning or hair loss
  • inflammation or swelling of mouth
  • increased sexual drive, performance, ability or desire
  • severe sunburn
  • painful, tender or swollen lymph glands( on neck or face)
  • unexpected flow of milk from breasts

You should contact your doctor in any of the side effects that bother you for a long time.

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