Amitryn 50mg Tablet SR

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KC Laboratories

Composition for Amitryn 50mg Tablet SR

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Primarily used for

Depression, Neuropathic pain
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Alcohol
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Medicine Overview of Amitryn Tablet SR

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Uses of Amitryn Tablet SR

Amitryn 50mg Tablet SR is used in the treatment of depression and neuropathic pain.
It is used in patients intolerant of or unresponsive to alternative treatment options for depression.
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Side effects of Amitryn Tablet SR

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Sleepiness, Blurred vision, Increased heart rate, Dry mouth, Constipation, Weight gain, Difficulty in urination, Orthostatic hypotension (sudden lowering of blood pressure on standing).

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How to use Amitryn Tablet SR

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. It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Amitryn 50mg Tablet SR at a fixed time.

How Amitryn Tablet SR works

Amitryn 50mg tablet sr increases the levels of chemical messengers in the brain that help in regulating the mood and treat depression.

In Depth Information on Amitryn Tablet SR

Expert advice for Amitryn Tablet SR

  • The main dose should be taken at night as this drug may produce drowsiness or sleepiness.
  • It can take 4 to 6 weeks for Amitryn 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 Amitryn, 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 Amitryn, as it may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness.
  • The addiction/dependence potential of Amitryn is very less.
  • It may be extremely dangerous in overdose.
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Warnings
Special precautions for Amitryn 50mg Tablet SR
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Alcohol
CAUTION
Amitryn 50mg Tablet SR may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Amitryn 50mg Tablet SR 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.
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Lactation
CAUTION
Amitryn 50mg Tablet SR is probably usafe to use during lacta
tion. Limited human data suggests that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
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Driving
Do not drive unless you are feeling well.

Amitryn 50mg Tablet SR may impair your alertness which may affect your ability to drive.
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Kidney
Amitryn 50mg Tablet SR is probably safe to use in patients w
ith kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Amitryn 50mg Tablet SR may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
CAUTION
Amitryn 50mg Tablet SR should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Amitryn 50mg Tablet SR may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

Use of Amitryn 50mg Tablet SR is not recommended in patients with severe liver disease.
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Severely interacts with other drugs like
Linowin 200mg Injection, Mezolam 7.5mg Injection, Adamon 100mg Injection, TRANDOL 50MG INJECTION

Missed Dosageuses

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.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Amitryn 50mg Tablet SR

Frequently asked questions for Amitriptyline

Amitryn is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor
No, Amitryn is not a steroid. It belongs to class of medication called as tricyclic antidepressant.
No, Amitryn is not like diazepam. Amitryn belongs to a different class of medication called as tricyclic antidepressant while diazepam belongs to the class of medicines called benzodiazepines.
Q. Can I take Amitryn with Betahistine?
Amitryn 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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