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Severe headaches. Taking nortriptyline, acne breakouts. Side effects of medication?

I recently was put on a drug called nortriptyline for my headaches . I was put on this a week ago. A couple days ago I started getting serious acne . I never have had a problem with acne before besides one or two pimples every so often at a time. Could nortriptyline be causing this reaction? If not, why is this happening to me all of the sudden and how can I make it go away?
Asked On : Mon, 10 Dec 2012
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Hi stender ! If you are near 18 year of age it occurs. Take less fat diet, use face wash then apply anti pimple cream. Now! You are taking nortryptyline for headaches. Not a good choice first try eye drops, reading glasses, wear cap when you move in hot or cold weather. If migraine their is other safe medicine. Nortryptyline is addictive with more side effect. Even suicidal thoughts. So my friend be safe and be healthy. Bye.
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