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Elamin 25 mg Tablet

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Overview

Introduction of Elamin Tablet

Elamin 25 mg Tablet is known as a tricyclic antidepressant. It is used to treat depression. It is also effective in treating depression that is unresponsive to alternative treatment. It also manages night time bedwetting (nocturnal enuresis) by older children at different doses.

Elamin 25 mg Tablet works by increasing the level of chemical messengers in the brain that stabilizes and enhances the mood. It is better to take it before bedtime because it can make you feel drowsy. It can be taken with or without food, but you should take it at a fixed time each day for better efficacy. The dose and duration will be decided by your doctor so that you get the right amount to control your symptoms. If you have missed any dose, take it as soon as you remember it. Do not skip any dose and finish the full course of treatment even if you feel better. This medication must not be stopped suddenly without talking to the doctor. Your dose will need to be gradually decreased when the doctor decides to stop it.

The most common side effects of this medicine include increased heart rate, blurred vision, dryness in the mouth, difficulty in urination and constipation. Initially, this medicine may also cause a sudden drop in the blood pressure when you change positions, rise slowly if you have been sitting or lying down. It may even cause dizziness and sleepiness, do not drive or do anything that requires mental focus until you know how this medicine affects you. It may also lead to weight gain in some people. Most of the common side effects tend to be mild and temporary. 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.

Before taking this medicine, it is important to tell your doctor if you are taking or have recently taken any other medicines for the same disease or other diseases. Pregnant and breastfeeding women should take this medicine with proper consultation and caution. This medicine is not known to be addictive, but you can get extra side effects (withdrawal symptoms) if you stop taking it suddenly. If you notice any sudden mood change or get suicidal or self-harm thoughts, you must consult the doctor without delay. Also, remember to take this medicine as advised by the doctor as an overdose of this medication may lead to a serious health emergency. Consumption of alcohol should be avoided as alcohol interacts with this medicine to cause serious health issues.

Uses of Elamin Tablet

Elamin Tablet side effects

Common
  • Constipation
  • Weight gain
  • Dryness in mouth
  • Difficulty in urination
  • Increased heart rate
  • Orthostatic hypotension (sudden lowering of blood pressure on standing)

How to use Elamin 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. Elamin 25 mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Elamin Tablet works

Elamin 25 mg Tablet increases the levels of chemical messengers in the brain that help in regulating the mood and treat depression.

Elamin Tablet related warnings

Alcohol
UNSAFE
Elamin 25 mg Tablet may cause excessive drowsiness with alcohol
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Elamin 25 mg Tablet may be unsafe to use during pregnancy. Although there are limited studies in humans, animal studies have shown harmful effects on the developing baby. Your doctor will weigh the benefits and any potential risks before prescribing it to you. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Elamin 25 mg 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
Elamin 25 mg Tablet may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
As Elamin 25 mg Tablet may impair your alertness or cause drowsiness or blurred vision, and this may affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
CAUTION
Elamin 25 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Elamin 25 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Elamin 25 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Elamin 25 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Regular monitoring of liver function tests is recommended while you are taking this medicine.

What if you miss a dose of Elamin Tablet?

If you miss a dose of Elamin 25 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.

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Interaction with Drugs

Taking Elamin with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
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SERIOUS
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SERIOUS
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Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Elamin

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depression and anxiety not sleeping
Dr. Jyoti Kapoor Madan
Psychiatrist
Behavioral disturbance in children can be a result of a number of factors including genetic/ biological factors like ADHD, ODD, temperamental issues and/or environmental factors like stress and conflict at home/ school/ peer group etc. Children can't express themselves adequately and have more acting out manifestations like anger/ irritability/ eating problems/ bed wetting etc or other physical problems like stomachache without physical cause. A psychologist/ psychiatrist can evaluate the child and do necessary psychodiagnostics to analyse problem and offer help.
He has problem of night bed wetting. Please suggest homeopathy medicine.
Dr. Saurav Arora
Homeopathy
Dear sir for the time being you can give Equisetum Ruta 30, 04 drops in half cup water thrice daily for 15 days, but as this case needs supervision, discussion and examination you need to visit a homeopath so that he can discuss your case in detail, get some investigations, do examination and guide you accordingly,
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FAQs

Q. Is Elamin a monoamine oxidase inhibitor/ anticholinergic/ tricyclic antidepressant/benzodiazepine?

Elamin belongs to a class of medication called tricyclic antidepressants. It is not a monoamine oxidase inhibitor/ anticholinergic/ benzodiazepine

Q. Is Elamin addictive?

No, Elamin is not addictive

Q. Is Elamin sedative?

It had sedative effect, due to its antihistaminergic effect

Q. Is Elamin good for anxiety?

Yes, Elamin may be used for the treatment of anxiety (panic disorder).

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