Medicine Overview of Amitop Tablet
Amitop 10 mg Tablet is used for preventive treatment of migraine, neuropathic pain
. It is used in patients intolerant of or unresponsive to alternative treatment options for depression.
Side Effects of Amitop 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).
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. Amitop 10 mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.
Amitop 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 Amitop Tablet
You have been prescribed Amitop 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 Amitop 10 mg Tablet to start working.
Monitor your weight during the treatment as Amitop 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 Amitop 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 Amitop 10 mg Tablet as it may cause excessive drowsiness.
Amitop Tablet related warnings
Amitop 10 mg Tablet may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Amitop 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.
Amitop 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.
Amitop 10 mg Tablet may impair your alertness which may affect your ability to drive.
Amitop 10 mg Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Amitop 10 mg Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
Amitop 10 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Amitop 10 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Amitop 10 mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe liver disease.
If you miss a dose of Amitop 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.
Questions Related to Amitop
I suffered from brain stroke. How long can I use gabapentin 300 mg tablets ?
Dr. Anshul Varshney
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
I m in depression as I m not getting any job. Parents r forcing me for marriage bt i want to do something in my life nd now I m feeling like hell. What to do?
Dr. Jyoti Kapoor Madan
Dealing with Depression- Assess your thinking pattern. Become aware of negative thought patterns. Decide to trash negative thoughts and replace them by positive thoughts. Pursue hobbies that make you happy. Manage time by making a schedule that includes physical exercises and De stress routines. Communicate your thoughts to people you are comfortable with. Accept your limitations and work on them if possible, no one is born perfect and we don't need to be perfect, we need to be adaptive.
Diet control iam suffering from dipression and blood prassur
Dr. Waseem Mirza
Diet has no major role in depression. Just take your anti depressant medications regularly and follow up with your doctor periodically as advisedFor high bp, Take salt restricted diet, Avoid fatty foods. Walk daily for 30 mins
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Frequently asked questions about Amitop Tablet
Amitop is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor
No, Amitop is not a steroid. It belongs to class of medication called as tricyclic antidepressant.
Q. Can I take Amitop with Betahistine?
Amitop 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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