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Karthin 25 mg Tablet

Prescription Required

Overview

Karthin Tablet FC 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 Karthin Tablet FC

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

How Karthin Tablet FC works

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

Karthin Tablet FC related warnings

Alcohol
UNSAFE
Karthin 25 mg Tablet may cause excessive drowsiness with alcohol
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Karthin 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
Karthin 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
Karthin 25 mg Tablet may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
As Karthin 25 mg Tablet may impair your alertness or cause drowsiness or blurred vision, and this may affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
CAUTION
Karthin 25 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Karthin 25 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Karthin 25 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Karthin 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 Karthin Tablet FC?

If you miss a dose of Karthin 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.

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
No alternate brands found for this medicine

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Karthin with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Brand(s): Risure
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Psycolith
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Brand(s): Shinosun
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Panik
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Eurolam
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Leparox, Prx
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Psycopan
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Tremash
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Zosert
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Vlx
SERIOUS

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Karthin

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Skin Specialist
Dear PATIENT A gel twice daily over face and tablet Atarax 25mg at night for itching
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Sexologist
u have psychiatric problem. irritable bowel syndrome take tablet amitryptaline 25mg hs for 14 days
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FAQs

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

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

Q. Is Karthin addictive?

No, Karthin is not addictive

Q. Is Karthin sedative?

It had sedative effect, due to its antihistaminergic effect

Q. Is Karthin good for anxiety?

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