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Amitriptyline Hcl 25 mg Tablet

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Composition for Amitriptyline Hcl 25 mg Tablet

Prescription Required

Primary uses of Amitriptyline Hcl 25 mg Tablet

Preventive treatment of migraine, Neuropathic pain, Depression
Potentiallyunsafewith
Alcohol
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Medicine Overview of Amitriptyline Tablet

Uses of Amitriptyline Tablet

Amitriptyline Hcl 25 mg 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.

Amitriptyline Tablet side effects

Common

Side Effects of Amitriptyline 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).

How to use Amitriptyline 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. Amitriptyline Hcl 25 mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Amitriptyline Tablet works

Amitriptyline Hcl 25 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 Amitriptyline Tablet

Expert advice for Amitriptyline Tablet

  • You have been prescribed Amitriptyline Hcl 25 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 Amitriptyline Hcl 25 mg Tablet to start working.
  • Monitor your weight during the treatment as Amitriptyline Hcl 25 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 Amitriptyline Hcl 25 mg Tablet affects you.
  • Talk to your doctor if you notice sudden mood changes or develop suicidal thoughts.
  • Avoid consuming alcohol when taking the Amitriptyline Hcl 25 mg Tablet as it may cause excessive drowsiness.
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Amitriptyline Tablet related warnings
Special precautions for Amitriptyline Tablet
Alcohol
CAUTION
Amitriptyline Hcl 25 mg Tablet may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Amitriptyline Hcl 25 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.
Lactation
CAUTION
Amitriptyline Hcl 25 mg 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.
Amitriptyline Hcl 25 mg Tablet may impair your alertness which may affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
Amitriptyline Hcl 25 mg Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Amitriptyline Hcl 25 mg Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Amitriptyline Hcl 25 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Amitriptyline Hcl 25 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Amitriptyline Hcl 25 mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe liver disease.

What if you miss a dose of Amitriptyline Tablet?uses

If you miss a dose of Amitriptyline Hcl 25 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.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions about Amitriptyline Tablet

Frequently asked questions about Amitriptyline

Q. Is Amitriptyline safe?
Amitriptyline is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor
Q. Is Amitriptyline a steroid?
No, Amitriptyline is not a steroid. It belongs to class of medication called as tricyclic antidepressant.
Q. Can I take Amitriptyline with Betahistine?
Amitriptyline 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 Amitriptyline with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Amitriptyline with Moxonidine
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Moxonidine: Moxilong
Amitriptyline with Linezolid
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Linezolid: Lizolan, Lidoford, Mapzolide, Zenlid, Linolid, Adlid, Molzodin, Linonex, Linzomind, Linosyn
Amitriptyline with Clonazepam
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Clonazepam: Panik, Klojet, Sezolan, Brispam, Naze, Clono, Sonazep, Closis, Ubitpam, Clonarey
Amitriptyline with Venlafaxine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Venlafaxine: Vlx, Venlift, VNF, Ventee, Venpad, Venlor, Venla, Flavix, Venjoy
Amitriptyline with Midazolam
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Midazolam: Medzol, Mezolam, Midfast
Amitriptyline with Phenobarbitone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Phenobarbitone: Shinosun, Epikon, Sonal
Amitriptyline with Chlordiazepoxide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Chlordiazepoxide: Equblam, Zepox, Raipox, Equiliser, Anxibrium, Cdcon, Czep, Poxid, Peaceoxide, Anxon H
Amitriptyline with Codeine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Codeine: Acicod, Montokuf
Amitriptyline with Sertraline
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Sertraline: Zosert, Sernit, Taline, Biosert, Pifser, Yline, Mares, Serwal, Setalin, Setrakon
Amitriptyline with Escitalopram
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Escitalopram: Kopram, Ecit, Escnx, Esitopa, Madito, Citolex, Elcit, Escivi, Esetinol, Esmood
Amitriptyline with Pentazocine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Pentazocine: Wintal
Amitriptyline with Fluoxetine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Fluoxetine: Flotin, Fluxen, Fluty, FT, Depilox, Bydep, Afzot, Ulaxy, Flurix, Tune
Amitriptyline with Nitrazepam
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Nitrazepam: Konit, Zipam, Enzed, Nitrosh, Hypnonex, Nitram, Nit, Nap, Nitrac, Nitrapam
Amitriptyline with Nelfinavir
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Nelfinavir: Nel
Amitriptyline with Dapoxetine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Dapoxetine: Actinex, DA Sutra, Stay Tal, Dapoxy, Dapnex, Duraject, Appynite
Amitriptyline with Ethylmorphine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Ethylmorphine: Acidion
Amitriptyline with Citalopram
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Citalopram: Vocita, Celexa, Olarc, Citopam
Amitriptyline with Indinavir
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Indinavir: Indivan
Amitriptyline with Lorazepam
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Lorazepam: Psycopan, Urpam, Anxionil, Biokalm, Larosh, Loripam, Loratranc, Lori, Loralite, Loranxit
Amitriptyline with Clobazam
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Clobazam: Risure, Boze, Clobazed, Solzam, Clozop, Sloba, Clobakon, Closum, Emilep, Oresta
Amitriptyline with Lithium
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Lithium: Psycolith, Cartil, A Lith, Likon, Lidep, Cylith, Elith, Litholite, Lithocent, Lisalt
Amitriptyline with Alprazolam
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Alprazolam: Eurolam, Tenzo, Indolam, Alzopam, Ezoprax, Aryalam, Lamad, Nucalm, Altok, Sozox
Amitriptyline with Fluvoxamine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Fluvoxamine: Boxamine, Voxinix, Fluvox, Uvox, Voxidep, Voxazen, Voxamin, Psyvoxin
Amitriptyline with Ritonavir
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Ritonavir: Viriton, Ritomune
Amitriptyline with Etizolam
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Etizolam: Etizom, Etimax, Etezole, Etilax, Ruhiz, Zoly, Etizaa, Etirest, Etimark, Etizep
Amitriptyline with Paroxetine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Paroxetine: Leparox, Prx, Paromec, Madotine, Parolyst, Parox, Baxidep, Psypro, Parot, Proxzen
Amitriptyline with Diazepam
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Diazepam: Dizapam, Zeopse, Karpam, Osopose, Campin, Elpam, Elpose, Calmtack, Peptica, Placidox
Amitriptyline with Clonidine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Clonidine: Arkamin
Amitriptyline with Terbinafine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Terbinafine: Terbicutis, Terminator, Hifen, Anibret, Terbimet, Derbina, Mycosol, Tinacure, Terowin, Febitan
Amitriptyline with Tramadol
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Tramadol: Tremash, Tropidol, Dolfi, Cradol, Rimol, Aldol T, Trawel, Acupain, Tramajeev, Fostra
Amitriptyline with Nalbuphine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Nalbuphine: Nalfy

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