Amitop 250mg Injection

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Composition for Amitop 250mg Injection

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Primarily used for

Depression, Neuropathic pain
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Alcohol
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Medicine Overview of Amitop Injection

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Uses of Amitop Injection

Amitop 250mg Injection is used in the treatment of depression and neuropathic pain.
It is used in patients intolerant of or unresponsive to alternative treatment options for depression.
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Side effects of Amitop Injection

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

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How to use Amitop Injection

Your doctor or nurse will give you this medicine. Kindly do not self administer.

How Amitop Injection works

Amitop 250mg injection increases the levels of chemical messengers in the brain that help in regulating the mood and treat depression.

In Depth Information on Amitop Injection

Expert advice for Amitop Injection

  • The main dose should be taken at night as this drug may produce drowsiness or sleepiness.
  • It can take 4 to 6 weeks for Amitop 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 Amitop, 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 Amitop, as it may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness.
  • The addiction/dependence potential of Amitop is very less.
  • It may be extremely dangerous in overdose.
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Warnings
Special precautions for Amitop 250mg Injection
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Alcohol
CAUTION
Amitop 250mg Injection may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Amitop 250mg Injection 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.
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Lactation
CAUTION
Amitop 250mg Injection is probably usafe to use during lact
ation. Limited human data suggests that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
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Driving
Do not drive unless you are feeling well.

Amitop 250mg Injection may impair your alertness which may affect your ability to drive.
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Kidney
Amitop 250mg Injection is probably safe to use in patients
with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Amitop 250mg Injection may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
CAUTION
Amitop 250mg Injection should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Amitop 250mg Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

Use of Amitop 250mg Injection is not recommended in patients with severe liver disease.
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Severely interacts with other drugs like
Mezolam 7.5mg Injection, Adamon 100mg Injection, TRANDOL 50MG INJECTION, Barbinol 20mg/5ml Syrup

Missed Dosageuses

If you miss a dose of Amitriptyline, 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 for Amitop 250mg Injection

Frequently asked questions for Amitriptyline

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.
No, Amitop is not like diazepam. Amitop belongs to a different class of medication called as tricyclic antidepressant while diazepam belongs to the class of medicines called benzodiazepines.
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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Substitutes for Amitop

No substitutes found for this medicine
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