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Amitone Syrup

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Primary uses of Amitone Syrup

Preventive treatment of migraine, Neuropathic pain, Depression
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Medicine Overview of Amitone Syrup

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Uses of Amitone Syrup

Amitone Syrup 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.
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Amitone Syrup side effects

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

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How to use Amitone Syrup

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Check the label for directions before use. Measure it with a measuring cup and take it by mouth. Shake well before use. Amitone Syrup may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Amitone Syrup works

Amitone Syrup increases the levels of chemical messengers in the brain that help in regulating the mood and treat depression.

In Depth Information on Amitone Syrup

Expert advice for Amitone Syrup

  • The main dose should be taken at night as this drug may produce drowsiness or sleepiness.
  • It can take 4 to 6 weeks for Amitone 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 Amitone, 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 Amitone, as it may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness.
  • The addiction/dependence potential of Amitone is very less.
  • It may be extremely dangerous in overdose.
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Amitone Syrup related warnings
Special precautions for Amitone Syrup
Alcohol
CAUTION
Amitone Syrup may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Amitone Syrup 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
Amitone Syrup 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.
Amitone Syrup may impair your alertness which may affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
Amitone Syrup is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Amitone Syrup may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Amitone Syrup should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Amitone Syrup may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Amitone Syrup is not recommended in patients with severe liver disease.

What if you miss a dose of Amitone Syrup?uses

If you miss a dose of Amitone Syrup, 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 Amitone Syrup

Frequently asked questions about Amitriptyline

Amitone is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor
No, Amitone is not a steroid. It belongs to class of medication called as tricyclic antidepressant.
Q. Can I take Amitone with Betahistine?
Amitone 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 Amitone with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Amitone with Moxonidine
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Moxonidine: Moxilong, Moxcent, Moxovas, Moxopress
Amitone with Moclobemide
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Moclobemide: Trima, Rimarex
Amitone with Nitrazepam
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Nitrazepam: Nap, Nitraz, Nzm, Sopor, N Tra, Nira, Hypnoril, Nitab, Hypnocent, Nite, Nitrosun, Nitavan
Amitone with Lithium
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Lithium: Lithocent, Lisalt, Lithocap, Unicarb, Carbolith, Hethium, Zecarb, Lalithium, T Lith, Tricab
Amitone with Butorphanol
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Butorphanol: Butodol
Amitone with Ritonavir
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Ritonavir: Viriton, Ritomune, Ritomax
Amitone with Phenobarbitone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Phenobarbitone: Nytoin, Barbee, Gardenal, Fenobarb, Luminal, Beetal, Emgard
Amitone with Paroxetine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Paroxetine: Parox, Pirotin, Paropex, Depaxil, Patriot, Xet, Parocen, Paroxee, Pxt, Praxet, Parot, Paxidep, Pxn, Emoxet, Paxiford, XL Paro
Amitone with Chlordiazepoxide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Chlordiazepoxide: Zepox, Anxibrium, Poxid, Peaceoxide, Anxon H, Equilibrium, Cloxide, Librel, Anxizide
Amitone with Codeine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Codeine: Montokuf
Amitone with Nalbuphine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Nalbuphine: Rubuphine, Nalfy, Nacphin
Amitone with Dapoxetine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Dapoxetine: Actinex, DA Sutra, Stay Tal, Dapoxy, Dapnex, Duraject, Appynite, Ristor, Dejac
Amitone with Clobazam
SERIOUS
Amitone with Fluvoxamine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Fluvoxamine: Voxinix, Uvox, Voxidep, Voxazen, Voxamin, Psyvoxin, Fluxam, Sorest, Fluvoxin, Fluvo
Amitone with Ethylmorphine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Ethylmorphine: Dionindon
Amitone with Etizolam
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Etizolam: Etilax, Etirest, Etimark, Etizep, Etilaam, Solopose, Lam ET, Suprabenz, Sylkam, Etizoram, New Zomnia
Amitone with Indinavir
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Indinavir: Indivan
Amitone with Midazolam
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Midazolam: Medzol, Mezolam, Midfast, Fulsed, Midosed, Midzee, Benzosed, Megarest
Amitone with Terbinafine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Terbinafine: Terbicutis, Tzorg, Terbicide, Tinazen, Zygter, Terfast, Fluty TF, Terbit, Tinafine
Amitone with Pentazocine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Pentazocine: Fortwin
Amitone with Venlafaxine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Venlafaxine: Venlift, Ventee, Venpad, Venlor, Venla, Flavix, Venjoy, Nutraport, Venlaway, Sentosa, Ventin, Veniz
Amitone with Primidone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Primidone: Mysoline
Amitone with Clonidine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Clonidine: Arkamin, Cloneon, Catapres
Amitone with Citalopram
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Citalopram: Vocita, Olarc, Citopam, Cetadep, Cita, Topdep, Celica, Citalomine, Citalent, Citola, Cytop, Madam
Amitone with Rasagiline
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Rasagiline: Rasalect, Relgin
Amitone with Diazepam
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Diazepam: Peptica, Placidox, Shipam, Anxol, D P M, Paxum, Dizep, Starlium, Repam
Amitone with Cinacalcet
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Cinacalcet: Capicet, Setz
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