Medicine Overview of Amitrip AZ Tablet
Side effects of Amitrip AZ Tablet
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 Amitrip AZ 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 AZ Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.
How Amitrip AZ Tablet works
Amitrip AZ Tablet increases the levels of chemical messengers in the brain that help in regulating the mood and treat depression.
In Depth Information on Amitrip AZ Tablet
Expert advice for Amitrip AZ 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 az 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 az, 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 az, as it may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness.
- The addiction/dependence potential of Amitrip az is very less.
- It may be extremely dangerous in overdose.
Amitrip AZ Tablet related warnings
Special precautions for Amitrip AZ Tablet
Amitrip AZ Tablet may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Amitrip AZ Tablet may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.+more
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....
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.
Amitrip AZ Tablet is probably unsafe to use during lactation+more
. Limited human data suggest that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby....
Do not drive unless you are feeling well.+more
Amitrip AZ Tablet may impair your alertness which may affect your ability to drive....
Amitrip AZ Tablet may impair your alertness which may affect your ability to drive.
Amitrip AZ Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with k+more
idney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Amitrip AZ Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor....
Amitrip AZ Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Amitrip AZ Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.+more
Use of Amitrip AZ Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe liver disease....
Use of Amitrip AZ Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe liver disease.
Severely interacts with other drugs like
Mezolam 7.5mg Injection, Adamon 100mg Injection, TRANDOL 50MG INJECTION, Barbinol 20mg/5ml Syrup
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.
Frequently asked questions about Amitrip AZ Tablet
Frequently asked questions about Amitriptyline
Amitrip az is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor
No, Amitrip az is not a steroid. It belongs to class of medication called as tricyclic antidepressant.
Q. Can I take Amitrip az with Betahistine?
Amitrip az 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.
Substitutes for Amitrip AZ
No substitutes found for this medicine