Aptric 25mg/5mg Tablet


Overview

Uses of Aptric Tablet
Aptric 25mg/5mg Tablet is used in the treatment of depression.
Aptric Tablet side effects
Common
  • Constipation
  • Difficulty in urination
  • Weight gain
  • Confusion
  • Orthostatic hypotension (sudden lowering of blood pressure on standing)
  • Tiredness
  • Blurred vision
  • Dryness in mouth
  • Increased heart rate
  • Uncoordinated body movement
  • Depression
  • Memory impairement
How to use Aptric 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. Aptric 25mg/5mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.
How Aptric Tablet works
Aptric 25mg/5mg Tablet is a combination of two medicines: Amitriptyline and chlordiazepoxide which treat depression. Amitriptyline is a tricyclic antidepressant which increases the levels of chemical messengers in the brain that help in regulating the mood and treat depression. Chlordiazepoxide is a benzodiazepine (BZD) which works by increasing the action of GABA, a chemical messenger which suppresses the abnormal and excessive activity of the nerve cells in the brain.
Aptric Tablet related warnings
Alcohol
CAUTION
Aptric 25mg/5mg Tablet may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Aptric 25mg/5mg Tablet is unsafe to use during pregnancy.
There is positive evidence of human fetal risk, but the benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk, for example in life-threatening situations. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
CAUTION
Aptric 25mg/5mg 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.
As Aptric 25mg/5mg Tablet may make you feel drowsy or affect your concentration and this may affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
Aptric 25mg/5mg Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Aptric 25mg/5mg Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Aptric 25mg/5mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Aptric 25mg/5mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

Alternate Brands

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Aptric 25mg/5mg Tablet
₹1.95/Tablet
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Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Aptric

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sir, my self im very depressing while comparing me to others& i dont talk to much bcoz i feel im not in level to talk with them & feel me about myself everyday about my negetativity.this type thinking stressess me very much how can i come from this type of stress?? i feel this is b.coz my weight & height at the age of 21 im right sir??
Dr. Jyoti Kapoor Madan
Psychiatrist
If you let your confidence down, you will develop helplessness ehic leads to depression. Instead of worrying about your weight, take action. Seek professional help. If you feel unmotivated, meet a psychiatrist, its neither too early nor too late for professional advice.
Sir i m suffering from mindly disturbance last 8 days because i have fail in love . Now i dont get to sleep. Only 2-3 hrs sleeping please help me. Im in more depression
Dr. Mehtab Baig
Physiotherapist
Think one mantra ,,,,,duniya jaye bhad me ,,,,, if u don't you takes always on medicine plz ignore all your memories with your ex And deleted
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FAQs

Q. What are the instructions for storage and disposal of Aptric?
Keep this medicine in the container or pack it came in, tightly closed. Store it at as mentioned on the pack or label. Dispose off the unused medicine. Make sure it is not consumed by pets, children, and other people.
Q. Are there any important warning associated with use of Aptric?
Aptric may increase suicidal thoughts or actions in some patient, in the first few months of treatment. Patients having mood or behaviour disorder have high risk of suicidal thoughts and actions. You should pay close attention and report your doctor of any behaviour or mood changes. Make sure that you visit the doctor for the follow-up appointments as scheduled.
Q. Can I stop taking Aptric when my symptoms are relieved?
No, you should continue to take Aptric even if you feel well. If you stop Aptric suddenly, serious withdrawal symptoms may occur. Your doctor will probably decrease your dose gradually.
Q. How to manage weight gain associated with the use of Aptric?
There are reports that suggest association weight gain with the use of Aptric. If you keep good eating habits and exercise regularly, you might not gain any weight. An important to remember: It is easier to stop weight gain than losing increased weight.
Q. Can the use of Aptric cause sleepiness?
Yes, Aptric can make you feel sleepy. At the beginning of your treatment: do not drive, operate machinery, work at heights, or participate in potentially dangerous activities till you know how this medicine affects you.
Q. Can the use of Aptric affect my sexual life?
Sexual side effects are common with the use of Aptric in both men and women. Different sexual problems can occur due to Aptric like decreased sexual desire, erectile dysfunction (inability to develop or maintain erection during the sexual activity) and orgasm problem. It can also cause a decrease in satisfaction and comfort while having sex. If you experience these problems, discuss with your doctor.
Q. Can I drink alcohol while taking Aptric?
No, do not drink alcohol while you are taking Aptric. Drinking alcohol can increase the severity of drowsiness or sleepiness caused by Aptric.
Q. Can the use of Aptric change the colour of urine?
Yes, Aptric can the change the colour of the urine to blue or green colour. This change of colour is expected while using Aptric, and it is not harmful. Your urine colour will be normal once you stop taking Aptric.
Q. How long does Aptric take to work?
Everybody responds differently to treatment. In general, it can take several weeks to feel the full benefits of Aptric, although some people will start to feel better sooner. When taking Aptric, it’s important to give it time to work.
Q. What are the instructions for storage and disposal of the Aptric?
Keep this medicine in the container or pack it came in, tightly closed. Store it at as mentioned on the pack or label. Dispose off the unused medicine. Make sure it is not consumed by pets, children, and other people.<br>

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Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 23rd Apr 2018.
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