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Can amitriptyline cause serious side effects?

Amitriptyline can cause serious side effects including allergic reaction (skin rash, hives, wheezing or difficulty breathing, tightening of the chest, or swelling of the face and mouth); dizziness or fainting; rapid or irregular heartbeat; numbness in your arms or legs; muscle spasms; and seizure. If you experience these symptoms, seek immediate medical attention.

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