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Corel Forte Tablet

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Primary uses of Corel Forte Tablet

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Alcohol
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Medicine Overview of Corel Forte Tablet

Uses of Corel Forte Tablet

Corel Forte Tablet is used in the treatment of depression.

Corel Forte Tablet side effects

Common

Side Effects of Corel Forte are 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 Corel Forte 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. Corel Forte Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Corel Forte Tablet works

Corel Forte 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.

In Depth Information on Corel Forte Tablet

Corel Forte Tablet related warnings
Special precautions for Corel Forte Tablet
Alcohol
CAUTION
Corel Forte Tablet may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Corel Forte 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
Corel Forte 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 Corel Forte Tablet may make you feel drowsy or affect your concentration and this may affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
Corel Forte Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Corel Forte Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Corel Forte Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Corel Forte Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions about Corel Forte Tablet

Frequently asked questions about Corel Forte Tablet

Q. Are there any important warning associated with use of Corel forte?
Corel forte 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 Corel forte when my symptoms are relieved?
No, you should continue to take Corel forte even if you feel well. If you stop Corel forte 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 Corel forte?
There are reports that suggest association weight gain with the use of Corel forte. 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 Corel forte cause sleepiness?
Yes, Corel forte 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 Corel forte affect my sexual life?
Sexual side effects are common with the use of Corel forte in both men and women. Different sexual problems can occur due to Corel forte 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 Corel forte?
No, do not drink alcohol while you are taking Corel forte. Drinking alcohol can increase the severity of drowsiness or sleepiness caused by Corel forte.
Q. Can the use of Corel forte change the colour of urine?
Yes, Corel forte can the change the colour of the urine to blue or green colour. This change of colour is expected while using Corel forte, and it is not harmful. Your urine colour will be normal once you stop taking Corel forte.
Q. How long does Corel forte take to work?
Everybody responds differently to treatment. In general, it can take several weeks to feel the full benefits of Corel forte, although some people will start to feel better sooner. When taking Corel forte, it’s important to give it time to work.

Substitutes for Corel Forte

No substitutes found for this medicine
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