Amitop 250 mg Injection

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Overview

Uses of Amitop Injection
Amitop 250 mg Injection 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.
Amitop Injection side effects
Common
  • Injection site reactions (pain, swelling, redness)
  • 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 Amitop Injection
Your doctor or nurse will give you this medicine. Kindly do not self administer.
How Amitop Injection works
Amitop 250 mg Injection 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).
Amitop Injection related warnings
Alcohol
CAUTION
Amitop 250 mg Injection may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Amitop 250 mg 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.
Lactation
CAUTION
Amitop 250 mg Injection 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.
Amitop 250 mg Injection may impair your alertness which may affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
Amitop 250 mg Injection is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Amitop 250 mg Injection may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Amitop 250 mg Injection should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Amitop 250 mg Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Amitop 250 mg Injection is not recommended in patients with severe liver disease.
What if you miss a dose of Amitop Injection?
If you miss a dose of Amitop 250 mg Injection, 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.

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
No alternate brands found for this medicine

Expert Advice

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  • You have been prescribed Amitop 250 mg Injection 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 250 mg Injection to start working.
  • Monitor your weight during the treatment as Amitop 250 mg Injection 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 250 mg Injection affects you.
  • Talk to your doctor if you notice sudden mood changes or develop suicidal thoughts.
  • Avoid consuming alcohol when taking the Amitop 250 mg Injection as it may cause excessive drowsiness.

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Amitop with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
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Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Amitop

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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
Sexologist
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
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FAQs

Q. Is Amitop safe?
Amitop is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor
Q. Is Amitop a steroid?
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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Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 8th Mar 2017.
Manufacturer/Marketer Address
Thrift Pharmaceuticals Private Limited, Kh--136, raipur Industrial Area Behind Pritam International, Roorkee-247661, Uttarakhand, India
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