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Chlortrip DS Tablet

Prescription Required
Storage
Store at room temperature (10-30°C)

Overview

Introduction

Chlortrip DS Tablet is a combination of two medicines. It is used in the treatment of depression associated with anxiety. It helps in regulating mood and to reduce anxiety.

Chlortrip DS Tablet is taken with or without food. However, it is advised to take it at a fixed time each day to maintain a consistent level of medicine in the blood. In case you miss a dose of this medicine, take it as soon as you remember. Never skip any dose and finish the full course of treatment even if you feel better. It is important that this medication is not stopped suddenly without talking to the doctor as it may worsen your symptoms. Taking this medicine for a long time may require regular monitoring of blood and liver functions.

Some common side effects of this medicine include constipation, difficulty in urination, weight gain, confusion, orthostatic hypotension (sudden lowering of blood pressure on standing). This medicine may cause weight loss. In case of losing weight, consult a dietitian for dietary supplements or try to increase your food portion. Most of the common side effects tend to be mild. Your doctor may be able to suggest ways of preventing or reducing side effects if they bother you or do not go away. Serious side effects are rare. Remember to inform your doctor if you develop any unusual changes in mood as it may lead to suicidal thoughts.

Take caution while taking medicine if you are suffering from liver disease. Your doctor should also know about all other medicines you are taking as many of these may make this medicine less effective or change the way it works. Inform your doctor if you are pregnant, planning pregnancy or breastfeeding.

Uses of Chlortrip Tablet

Benefits of Chlortrip Tablet

In Depression

Chlortrip DS Tablet works by affecting the balance of certain chemicals (such as serotonin) in the brain. It helps improve mood and feelings of wellbeing, relieve anxiety and tension, helps you sleep better, and increase your energy level. It is an effective antidepressant but may cause drowsiness. You need to take it regularly as it is prescribed for it to be most effective and should not stop taking it suddenly.

Side effects of Chlortrip Tablet

Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them

Common side effects of Chlortrip

  • 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 movements
  • Depression
  • Memory impairment

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

How Chlortrip Tablet works

Chlortrip DS Tablet is a combination of two medicines: Amitriptyline and Chlordiazepoxide, which treats 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.

Safety Advice

Alcohol
UNSAFE
It is unsafe to consume alcohol with Chlortrip DS Tablet.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Chlortrip DS Tablet is unsafe to use during pregnancy as there is definite evidence of risk to the developing baby. However, the doctor may rarely prescribe it in some life-threatening situations if the benefits are more than the potential risks. Please consult your doctor.
Breastfeeding
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Chlortrip DS Tablet is probably unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug may pass into the breastmilk and harm the baby.
Driving
UNSAFE
Chlortrip DS Tablet may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
As Chlortrip DS Tablet may make you feel drowsy or affect your concentration and this may affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Chlortrip DS Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Chlortrip DS Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Chlortrip DS Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Chlortrip DS Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

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Fact Box

Habit Forming
Yes

Patient Concerns

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Suggest anti depression tablet
Dr. Sunil Sekhri
Diabetology
Firstly Depression patient need to be diagnosed in the clinic and based on that appropriate medication are prescribed
I feel depressed all the time n feeling lyk suicide I dont know why i m feeling lyk ds i just expect a lot
Dr. Jyoti Kapoor Madan
Psychiatry
Depression is a persistent state of sadness that is the result of interaction between one's inner biological and psychological state and gets triggered of with environmental stressors. Reactive depression is in response to a situation like loss, sickness, trauma etc. Endogenous depression occurs without any noticeable environmental stressors. Psychological symptoms include lack of interest, negative thinking, irritability, frustration, feeling demotivated etc. Somatic symptoms like fatigue/ weakness/ lack of sleep/ lack of appetite and other physical symptoms are common. Anxiety is common. In severe cases one may feel helpless and hopeless enough to wish for death or attempt suicide. Treatment includes physical and psychiatric work up following which medicines can be prescribed. In milder cases, psychotherapy or counselling is recommended.
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FAQs

Q. What are the instructions for storage and disposal of Chlortrip?

Keep this medicine in the container or the pack it came in, tightly closed. Store it according to the instructions mentioned on the pack or label. Dispose of the unused medicine. Make sure it is not consumed by pets, children and other people.

Q. Are there any important warnings associated with use of Chlortrip?

During the first few months of treatment, Chlortrip may increase suicidal thoughts or actions in some patients. Patients having mood or behavioral disorder have a high risk of developing suicidal thoughts and actions. You should pay close attention and report your doctor of any such behavior or mood changes. Make sure that you visit the doctor for the scheduled follow-up appointments.

Q. Can I stop taking Chlortrip when my symptoms are relieved?

No, you should continue to take Chlortrip, even if you feel well. If you stop Chlortrip suddenly, serious withdrawal symptoms may occur. Consult your doctor if the symptoms are relieved, he might decrease your dose gradually.

Q. How to manage weight gain associated with the use of Chlortrip?

There are reports which suggest that the use of Chlortrip can cause weight gain. If you maintain good eating habits and exercise regularly, you might not gain any weight. An important to remember is that it is easier to prevent weight gain than losing increased weight.

Q. Can the use of Chlortrip cause sleepiness?

Yes, Chlortrip can make you feel sleepy. Avoid driving, operating machinery, working at heights or participating in potentially dangerous activities till you know how this medicine affects you.

Q. Can the use of Chlortrip affect my sexual life?

The use of Chlortrip can affect the sexual life of both men and women. Most commonly caused problems are decreased sexual desire, erectile dysfunction (inability to develop or maintain erection during the sexual activity) and inability to reach orgasm. It can also cause a decrease in satisfaction and cause discomfort while having sex. If you experience these problems, discuss with your doctor.

Q. Can I drink alcohol while taking Chlortrip?

No, do not drink alcohol while you are taking Chlortrip. Drinking alcohol can increase the severity of drowsiness or sleepiness caused by Chlortrip.

Q. Can the use of Chlortrip change the color of urine?

Yes, Chlortrip can the change the color of the urine to blue or green. This change of color is expected while using Chlortrip, and it is not harmful. Your urine color becomes normal once you stop taking Chlortrip.

Q. How long does Chlortrip take to work?

Everybody responds differently to the treatment. In general, it can take several weeks to feel the full benefits of Chlortrip, although some people will start to feel better sooner. When taking Chlortrip, it is important to give it time to work.

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References

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