Amivane 10mg Tablet

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Composition for Amivane 10mg Tablet

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Primarily used for

Depression, Neuropathic pain
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Alcohol
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Medicine Overview of Amivane Tablet

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Uses of Amivane Tablet

Amivane 10mg Tablet 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 Amivane Tablet

Common

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 Amivane 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. It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Amivane 10mg Tablet at a fixed time.

How Amivane Tablet works

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

In Depth Information on Amivane Tablet

Expert advice for Amivane 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 Amivane 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 Amivane, 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 Amivane, as it may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness.
  • The addiction/dependence potential of Amivane is very less.
  • It may be extremely dangerous in overdose.
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Warnings
Special precautions for Amivane 10mg Tablet
Alcohol
CAUTION
Amivane 10mg Tablet may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Amivane 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.
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Lactation
CAUTION
Amivane 10mg Tablet is probably usafe to use during lactatio
n. 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.

Amivane 10mg Tablet may impair your alertness which may affect your ability to drive.
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Kidney
Amivane 10mg Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with
kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Amivane 10mg Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
CAUTION
Amivane 10mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Amivane 10mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

Use of Amivane 10mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe liver disease.
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Severely interacts with other drugs like
Mezolam 7.5mg Injection, Adamon 100mg Injection, TRANDOL 50MG INJECTION, Barbinol 20mg/5ml Syrup

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.
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Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Amivane 10mg Tablet

Frequently asked questions for Amitriptyline

Amivane is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor
No, Amivane is not a steroid. It belongs to class of medication called as tricyclic antidepressant.
No, Amivane is not like diazepam. Amivane 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 Amivane with Betahistine?
Amivane 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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