Side Effects of Amytus 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).
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. Amytus 10 mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.
Amytus 10 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).
Amytus 10 mg Tablet may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Amytus 10 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.
Amytus 10 mg Tablet is probably unsafe to use during lactation.
Limited human data suggest that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
Do not drive unless you are feeling well. Amytus 10 mg Tablet may impair your alertness which may affect your ability to drive.
Amytus 10 mg Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Amytus 10 mg Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
Amytus 10 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Amytus 10 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor. Use of Amytus 10 mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe liver disease.
If you miss a dose of Amytus 10 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.