AMIT 10 MG TABLET


Overview

Uses of Amit Tablet

AMIT 10 MG TABLET is used for neuropathic pain, preventive treatment of migraine and depression. It is used in patients intolerant of or unresponsive to alternative treatment options for depression.

Amit Tablet side effects

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

How to use Amit 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. AMIT 10 MG TABLET may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Amit Tablet works

AMIT 10 MG TABLET is a tricyclic antidepressant. It works by increasing the levels of chemical messengers in the brain that help in regulating mood and treat depression. It also stops the movement of pain signals from nerves to the brain thereby relieving neuropathic pain (pain from damaged nerves).

Amit Tablet related warnings

Alcohol
CAUTION
AMIT 10 MG TABLET may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
AMIT 10 MG 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.
Lactation
CAUTION
AMIT 10 MG TABLET is probably unsafe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggest that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
Driving
Do not drive unless you are feeling well.
AMIT 10 MG TABLET may impair your alertness which may affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
AMIT 10 MG TABLET is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of AMIT 10 MG TABLET may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
AMIT 10 MG TABLET should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of AMIT 10 MG TABLET may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of AMIT 10 MG TABLET is not recommended in patients with severe liver disease.

What if you miss a dose of Amit Tablet?

If you miss a dose of AMIT 10 MG TABLET, 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.

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
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Expert Advice

  • You have been prescribed AMIT 10 MG TABLET for treatment of migraine/ neuropathic pain.
  • Take it at bedtime to avoid feeling sleepy during the day.
  • It may take 4 to 6 weeks for AMIT 10 MG TABLET to start working.
  • Monitor your weight during the treatment as AMIT 10 MG TABLET can cause weight gain and increased appetite.
  • It may change your urine color to blue-green.
  • It may cause sudden drop in your blood pressure. Rise slowly if you have been sitting or lying down.
  • Don't drive or do anything requiring concentration until you know how AMIT 10 MG TABLET affects you.
  • Talk to your doctor if you notice sudden mood changes or develop suicidal thoughts.
  • Avoid consuming alcohol when taking the AMIT 10 MG TABLET as it may cause excessive drowsiness.

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Amit with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
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Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Amit

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I amit asking a question for her she was taking medicines like Alprax and clonotril. I did't know why. Is theses drugs are ok to take? Or It has some specifications? She was unable to speak and walk and after taking these medicines she goes to endless sleep. (I'm her college friend and she ask me to brought these medicines).
Dr. Anshul Varshney
General Physician
Hello, Welcome to 1mg. I am Anshul Varshney for your help. No, this is not at all normal to take these medicines as these are anti anxiety medicines and have high addiction potential. However, there are indications for the use like severe anxiety.
Dear Dr.i want to ask two queation about my Baby who is 4month age and 1) I started vaccination from starting. .I want to continue all vaccination til 3month which was important then can we discontinue further vaccination? because every month vaccination cost getting around 4k.from Private hospital or should I start with Govt.hospital So kindly suggest me. 2)Her mother not getting that much milk for feeding. .what we can do for my baby in terms of Food cab we start dalia or anything else? Regards, Amit
Dr. Gopal Samdani
Child Specialist
Regarding vaccine cost its your decision . You can go to govt hospital.The American Academy of Pediatrics recommends that babies be exclusively breastfed or formula ONLY for about 6 months.If you'd like to introduce solids earlier than that, then What to feed Breast milk or formula, PLUS Pureed vegetables (sweet potatoes, squash) Pureed fruit (apples, bananas, peaches) Pureed meat (chicken, pork, beef) Semi-liquid, iron-fortified cerealBegin with about 1 teaspoon pureed food or cereal. Mix cereal with 4 to 5 teaspoons breast milk or formula. (It will be very runny.)
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FAQs

Q. Is Amit safe?
Amit is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor
Q. Is Amit a steroid?
No, Amit is not a steroid. It belongs to class of medication called as tricyclic antidepressant.
Q. Can I take Amit with Betahistine?
Amit 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.

Related Ayurvedic Ingredients

Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 25th Jan 2018.
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