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Amitrip 10mg Tablet

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Composition for Amitrip 10mg Tablet

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Primary uses of Amitrip 10mg Tablet

Preventive treatment of migraine, Neuropathic pain, Depression
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Medicine Overview of Amitrip Tablet

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Uses of Amitrip Tablet

Amitrip 10mg 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.
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Amitrip Tablet 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 Amitrip 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. Amitrip 10mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Amitrip Tablet works

Amitrip 10mg Tablet increases the levels of chemical messengers in the brain that help in regulating the mood and treat depression.

In Depth Information on Amitrip Tablet

Expert advice for Amitrip Tablet

  • The main dose should be taken at night as this drug may produce drowsiness or sleepiness.
  • It can take 4 to 6 weeks for Amitrip 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 Amitrip, 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 Amitrip, as it may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness.
  • The addiction/dependence potential of Amitrip is very less.
  • It may be extremely dangerous in overdose.
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Amitrip Tablet related warnings
Special precautions for Amitrip Tablet
Alcohol
CAUTION
Amitrip 10mg Tablet may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Amitrip 10mg 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
Amitrip 10mg 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.
Amitrip 10mg Tablet may impair your alertness which may affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
Amitrip 10mg Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Amitrip 10mg Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Amitrip 10mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Amitrip 10mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Amitrip 10mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe liver disease.

What if you miss a dose of Amitrip Tablet?uses

If you miss a dose of Amitrip 10mg 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 Amitrip Tablet

Frequently asked questions about Amitriptyline

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

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