Ambival 10mg Tablet

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Dycine Pharmaceuticals Ltd

Composition for Ambival 10mg Tablet

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Primarily used for

Depression, Neuropathic pain
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Alcohol
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Medicine Overview of Ambival Tablet

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Uses of Ambival Tablet

Ambival 10mg Tablet is used in the treatment of depression and neuropathic pain.
It is used in patients intolerant of or unresponsive to alternative treatment options for depression.
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Side effects of Ambival Tablet

Common

Sleepiness, Blurred vision, Increased heart rate, Dry mouth, Constipation, Weight gain, Difficulty in urination, Orthostatic hypotension (sudden lowering of blood pressure on standing).

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How to use Ambival Tablet

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Ambival 10mg Tablet at a fixed time.

How Ambival Tablet works

Ambival 10mg tablet increases the levels of chemical messengers in the brain that help in regulating the mood and treat depression.

In Depth Information on Ambival Tablet

Expert advice for Ambival Tablet

  • The main dose should be taken at night as this drug may produce drowsiness or sleepiness.
  • It can take 4 to 6 weeks for Ambival to start working.
  • You should continue the treatment for at least 6 months after you feel better to stop depression from coming back.
  • If your doctor asks you to stop Ambival, you should reduce the dose slowly over 4 weeks. You should not discontinue it abruptly.
  • Avoid driving or operating machinery as it may decrease alertness.
  • Avoid consuming alcohol when taking the Ambival, as it may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness.
  • The addiction/dependence potential of Ambival is very less.
  • It may be extremely dangerous in overdose.
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Warnings
Special precautions for Ambival 10mg Tablet
Alcohol
CAUTION
Ambival 10mg Tablet may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Ambival 10mg Tablet may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.

Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
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Lactation
CAUTION
Ambival 10mg Tablet is probably usafe to use during lactatio
n. Limited human data suggests that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
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Driving
Do not drive unless you are feeling well.

Ambival 10mg Tablet may impair your alertness which may affect your ability to drive.
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Kidney
Ambival 10mg Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with
kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Ambival 10mg Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
CAUTION
Ambival 10mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Ambival 10mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

Use of Ambival 10mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe liver disease.
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Severely interacts with other drugs like
Mezolam 7.5mg Injection, Adamon 100mg Injection, TRANDOL 50MG INJECTION, Barbinol 20mg/5ml Syrup

Missed Dosageuses

If you miss a dose of Amitriptyline, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.
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Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Ambival 10mg Tablet

Frequently asked questions for Amitriptyline

Ambival is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor
No, Ambival is not a steroid. It belongs to class of medication called as tricyclic antidepressant.
No, Ambival is not like diazepam. Ambival belongs to a different class of medication called as tricyclic antidepressant while diazepam belongs to the class of medicines called benzodiazepines.
Q. Can I take Ambival with Betahistine?
Ambival has not been clinically studied when used along with Betahistine. So there are no reports of any drug-drug interactions or harmful effects when these are used together.
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