Amitriptyline Hcl 25 mg Tablet


Overview

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
  • 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).
Amitriptyline Tablet related warnings
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?
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.

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Expert Advice

  • 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.

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Amitriptyline 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 Amitriptyline

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My wife PATIENT have migraine problem from past 2 years and now its getting too much, right now she is suffering from headache from past 2 days. What to do now please consent as better as u can. And she also have (pcod) problem
Dr. Anuneet Sabharwal
Psychiatrist
She will need to be started on either propranolol 40 mg to 120 mg or amitriptyline 25mg to 100mg or both
Having severe irritable bowel syndrome with diarrhoea since 8 months taking amitriptyline since 20 days it is reduced but not so much I still have to go bathroom after meal
Dr. Waseem Mirza
Sexologist
Hello, greetings from 1mg.com This will take time to act and full benefits appear after months Take plenty of salads Avoid foods that u find hard to digest like spicy n fatty foods Tou can take fructolac prebiotic sachet once daily for 1 month
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FAQs

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.

Related Ayurvedic Ingredients

Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 1st Aug 2018.
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