Medicine Overview of Ketriplin Cream
Uses of Amitriptyline
It is used in patients intolerant of or unresponsive to alternative treatment options for depression.
Side effects of Amitriptyline
Sleepiness, Blurred vision, Increased heart rate, Dry mouth, Constipation, Weight gain, Difficulty in urination, Orthostatic hypotension (sudden lowering of blood pressure on standing).
How to use Amitriptyline
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Uses of Ketamine
Side effects of Ketamine
Nausea, Agitation, Double vision, Erythema, Vomiting, Nightmare, Abnormal dreams, Abnormal behavior, Hallucination, Generalized tonic-clonic seizure, Increased respiratory rate , Hypertonia, Increased blood pressure, Tachycardia, Confusion, Nystagmus (involuntary eye movement).
How to use Ketamine
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In Depth Information on Ketriplin Cream
Expert advice for Amitriptyline
- The main dose should be taken at night as this drug may produce drowsiness or sleepiness.
- It can take 4 to 6 weeks for Amitriptyline 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 Amitriptyline, 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 Amitriptyline, as it may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness.
- The addiction/dependence potential of Amitriptyline is very less.
- It may be extremely dangerous in overdose.
Expert advice for Ketamine
- Do not eat or drink for at least six hours before administration of ketamine.
- Inform your doctor if you have history of alcoholism, drug abuse or addiction, mental health problem, glaucoma (increased pressure in eye), porphyria (inherited disease that affects the blood), fits.
- Ketamine should usually be combined with a painkiller when used for an operation on the chest or abdominal organs.
- Do not drink alcohol at least for 24 hours after surgical procedure, as it may worsen the side effects.
- Do not drive or operate machines at least 24 hours after surgical procedure, as ketamine may make you feel dizzy or sleepy.
- Avoid if Patients is allergic to ketamine or any of its ingredients.
- Do not take if Patients is suffering from severe heart disease, who have recently suffered a stroke or serious head or brain injury
- Avoid if Pregnant and lactating women.
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.
Ketriplin Cream may impair your alertness which may affect your ability to drive.
Use of Ketriplin Cream is not recommended in patients with severe liver disease.