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Amitryptyline 10mg Tablet

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Composition for Amitryptyline 10mg Tablet

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Primary uses of Amitryptyline 10mg Tablet

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

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Uses of Amitryptyline Tablet

Amitryptyline 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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Amitryptyline 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).

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

How Amitryptyline Tablet works

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

In Depth Information on Amitryptyline Tablet

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

What if you miss a dose of Amitryptyline Tablet?uses

If you miss a dose of Amitryptyline 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 Amitryptyline Tablet

Frequently asked questions about Amitriptyline

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

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