Nordep 25mg Tablet

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Medicine Overview of Nordep Tablet

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Uses of Nordep Tablet

Nordep 25mg Tablet is used in the treatment of depression
It is used in patients intolerant of or unresponsive to alternative treatment options for depression.
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Side effects of Nordep Tablet

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Sleepiness, Increased heart rate, Weight gain, Difficulty in urination, Orthostatic hypotension (sudden lowering of blood pressure on standing), Dry mouth, Constipation.

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

How Nordep Tablet works

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

In Depth Information on Nordep Tablet

Expert advice for Nordep Tablet

  • The main dose should be taken at night as this drug may produce drowsiness or sleepiness.
  • It can take 4 to 6 weeks for Nordep 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 Nordep, 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 Nordep, as it may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness.
  • The addiction/dependence potential of Nordep is very less.
  • It may be extremely dangerous in overdose.
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Warnings
Special precautions for Nordep 25mg Tablet
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Alcohol
CAUTION
Nordep 25mg Tablet may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Nordep 25mg 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.
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Lactation
CAUTION
Nordep 25mg Tablet is probably usafe to use during lactation
. Limited human data suggests that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
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Driving
Do not drive unless you are feeling well.

As Nordep 25mg Tablet may affect your alertness which may affect your ability to drive.
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Kidney
SAFE
Nordep 25mg Tablet is safe to use in patients with kidney di
sease. No dose adjustment of Nordep 25mg Tablet is recommended.
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Liver
CAUTION
Nordep 25mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Nordep 25mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

Inform your doctor if you develop any signs and symptoms of jaundice while taking this medicine. Use of Nordep 25mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe liver disease.
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Severely interacts with other drugs like
Linowin 200mg Injection, Mezolam 7.5mg Injection, Tramazac HP 50mg Injection, Medzol 1mg Injection

Missed Dosageuses

If you miss a dose of Nortriptyline, 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.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Nordep 25mg Tablet

Frequently asked questions for Nortriptyline

No, they belong to class of medication called as tricyclic antidepressant
Nordep and amitriptyline belongs to same category of drugs with similar action, but their effect may vary upon individual response
Nordep is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor
Nordep is used for the treatment of depression and nocturnal bed wetting (enuresis) in children
No, xenan belongs to class of medication called as selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor
No, Patients should follow the advice of the doctor regarding its use
Q. Can I take nortriptyline with ibubrufen/citalopram/ gabapentin/tramadol/hydrocodone/codeine/zopiclone/ clonazepam/Ambien (zolpidem)/Nyquil (antihistaminic)?
No possible interaction has been reported with these drugs. Patients should follow doctor's advice regarding its use
Nordep may cause weight gain/loss, loss of hair, dry mouth. Always consult your doctor regarding possible side effects
No, it is used to treat depression and nocturnal bed wetting.
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