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AMIT 10 MG TABLET

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Primary uses of AMIT 10 MG TABLET

Preventive treatment of migraine, Neuropathic pain, Depression
Potentiallyunsafewith
Alcohol
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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

Common

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
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?uses

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

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 Linezolid
LIFE-THREATENING
Amit with Moclobemide
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Moclobemide: Trima, Rimarex
Amit with Moxonidine
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Moxonidine: Moxilong, Moxcent, Moxovas, Moxopress
Amit with Nalbuphine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Nalbuphine: Nalfy, Nacphin
Amit with Citalopram
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Citalopram: Olarc, Citopam, Cetadep, Topdep, Celica, Citalomine
Amit with Ethylmorphine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Ethylmorphine: Acidion, Dionindon
Amit with Paroxetine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Paroxetine: Leparox, Prx, Paromec, Madotine, Parolyst, Parox, Baxidep, Pirotin, Paropex, Depaxil, Patriot, Xet, Parocen, Paroxee, Pxt, Praxet, Parot
Amit with Etizolam
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Etizolam: Etizom, Etimax, Etezole, Etilax, Etirest, Etimark, Etizep, Etilaam, Solopose, Lam ET, Suprabenz, Sylkam
Amit with Clonidine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Clonidine: Arkamin
Amit with Ritonavir
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Ritonavir: Viriton, Ritomune, Ritomax
Amit with Codeine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Codeine: Acicod, Montokuf
Amit with Midazolam
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Midazolam: Medzol, Mezolam, Midfast, Fulsed, Midosed, Midzee
Amit with Lithium
SERIOUS
Amit with Nitrazepam
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Nitrazepam: Konit, Zipam, Enzed, Nitrosh, Nap, Nitraz, Nzm, Sopor, N Tra, Hypnoril
Amit with Indinavir
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Indinavir: Indivan
Amit with Flurazepam
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Flurazepam: Nindral
Amit with Rasagiline
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Rasagiline: Rasalect, Relgin
Amit with Fluvoxamine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Fluvoxamine: Boxamine, Voxinix, Uvox, Voxidep, Voxazen, Voxamin, Psyvoxin, Fluxam, Sorest, Fluvoxin
Amit with Primidone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Primidone: Mysoline
Amit with Phenobarbitone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Phenobarbitone: Shinosun, Epikon, Nytoin, Barbee, Gardenal, Fenobarb
Amit with Lorazepam
SERIOUS
Amit with Diazepam
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Diazepam: Dizapam, Zeopse, Karpam, Osopose, Peptica, Placidox, Anxol, D P M
Amit with Dapoxetine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Dapoxetine: Actinex, DA Sutra, Stay Tal, Dapoxy, Dapnex, Duraject, Appynite
Amit with Venlafaxine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Venlafaxine: Vlx, Venlift, Ventee, Venpad, Venlor, Venla, Flavix, Venjoy, Nutraport, Venlaway
Amit with Clobazam
SERIOUS
Amit with Cinacalcet
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Cinacalcet: Capicet, Setz
Amit with Terbinafine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Terbinafine: Terbicutis, Terminator, Hifen, Anibret, Tzorg, Tinazen, Fluty TF, Terbit
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Chlordiazepoxide: Equblam, Zepox, Raipox, Equiliser, Anxibrium, Poxid, Peaceoxide, Anxon H, Equilibrium, Cloxide, Librel
Amit with Butorphanol
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Butorphanol: Butodol

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