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Primary uses of AMIT 10 MG TABLET

Preventive treatment of migraine, Neuropathic pain, Depression
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Medicine Overview of Amit Tablet

Uses of Amit Tablet

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

Amit Tablet side effects


Side Effects of Amit are 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).
In Depth Information on Amit Tablet

Expert advice for Amit Tablet

  • 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.
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Amit Tablet related warnings

Special precautions for Amit Tablet
AMIT 10 MG TABLET may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
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.
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.
Do not drive unless you are feeling well.
AMIT 10 MG TABLET may impair your alertness which may affect your ability to drive.
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.
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.

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Amit

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.)
I suffered from brain stroke. How long can I use gabapentin 300 mg tablets ?
Dr. Anshul Varshney
General Physician
Hello, Welcome to 1mg. I am Anshul Varshney for your help. This medicine is used to calm down the neuropathic pain. You may take it till you feel better. Later your doctor may reduce the dose and stop it.
I m suffering due to pain in left testis, so I visited pgimer Chandigarh in urology deptt. There I had gone for dopler ultrasound testis and its reports are normal Now whenever I lay down at bed I felt a smaal lump in testis,when I touchdown it, the pain radiates in whole left testis Now I m feeling pain sometimes in both tastis Is it a sign of early vericoseal Or something else Pls. Suggest
Dr. Pranay Gandhi
it is a neuropathic pain and it won't show any abnormality in USG. i am worried about the lump u r talking about. its better if u consult a surgeon, PGIMER UROLOGY is the best place to go for examination. if they say its normal, its normal. for pain take pregaba m 1 od
sir, my self im very depressing while comparing me to others& i dont talk to much bcoz i feel im not in level to talk with them & feel me about myself everyday about my negetativity.this type thinking stressess me very much how can i come from this type of stress?? i feel this is b.coz my weight & height at the age of 21 im right sir??
Dr. Jyoti Kapoor Madan
If you let your confidence down, you will develop helplessness ehic leads to depression. Instead of worrying about your weight, take action. Seek professional help. If you feel unmotivated, meet a psychiatrist, its neither too early nor too late for professional advice.
Sir i m suffering from mindly disturbance last 8 days because i have fail in love . Now i dont get to sleep. Only 2-3 hrs sleeping please help me. Im in more depression
Dr. Mehtab Baig
Think one mantra ,,,,,duniya jaye bhad me ,,,,, if u don't you takes always on medicine plz ignore all your memories with your ex And deleted
Doctor i m suffering from a major depression disoder i went to a psychiatrist 2 days back she prescribed tab paxidep cr 25mg, lithosun 300mg along with epitril 1mg for sleep purpose but still i m not getting sleep could you let me know that what is my rootcause & i would be on balance
Dr. Varun Mehta
Dear PATIENT are many causes of depression ranging from genetics to socialDifficulty in falling asleep is one of the symptoms of depressionThe medications take time to act and you should wait for atleast 7-10 days for observable effect to take place

Frequently asked questions about Amit Tablet

Frequently asked questions about Amitriptyline
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.

Severely interacts with other drugs like

Taking Amit with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Amit with Lithium
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Amit with Lorazepam
Medicines with composition Lorazepam: Psycopan
Amit with Venlafaxine
Medicines with composition Venlafaxine: Vlx
Amit with Clonazepam
Medicines with composition Clonazepam: Panik
Amit with Sertraline
Medicines with composition Sertraline: Zosert
Amit with Alprazolam
Medicines with composition Alprazolam: Eurolam
Amit with Phenobarbitone
Medicines with composition Phenobarbitone: Shinosun
Amit with Paroxetine
Medicines with composition Paroxetine: Leparox, Prx
Amit with Clobazam
Medicines with composition Clobazam: Risure
Amit with Tramadol
Medicines with composition Tramadol: Tremash

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