Karthin 25 mg Tablet

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Overview

Uses of Karthin Tablet FC
Karthin 25 mg Tablet is used in the treatment of depression and bed-wetting. It is used in patients intolerant of or unresponsive to alternative treatment options for depression.
Karthin Tablet FC side effects
Common
  • Sleepiness
  • Blurred vision
  • 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
CAUTION
Karthin 25 mg Tablet may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Karthin 25 mg Tablet may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
CAUTION
Karthin 25 mg 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 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

Expert Advice

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  • The main dose should be taken at night as this drug may produce drowsiness or sleepiness.
  • It can take 4 to 6 weeks for Karthin 25 mg Tablet to start working.
  • You should continue the treatment for at least 6 months after you feel better to stop depression from coming back.
  • If your doctor asks you to stop Karthin 25 mg Tablet, you should reduce the dose slowly over 4 weeks. You should not discontinue it abruptly.
  • Avoid driving or operating machinery as it may decrease alertness.
  • Avoid consuming alcohol when taking the Karthin 25 mg Tablet, as it may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness.
  • The addiction/dependence potential of Karthin 25 mg Tablet is very less.
  • It may be extremely dangerous in overdose.

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
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Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Karthin

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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. 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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Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 1st Aug 2018.
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