food interaction for NORIP tablet

alcohol interaction for NORIP tablet

pregnancy interaction for NORIP tablet

lactation interaction for NORIP tablet

medicine interaction for NORIP tablet

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It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Norip 25mg tablet at a fixed time.
Norip 25mg tablet may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
UNSAFE
Norip 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.
WEIGH RISKS VS. BENEFITS
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.
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  • SALT INFORMATION FOR NORIP 25mg tablet

    Nortriptyline(25mg)

    Norip tablet uses

    Norip 25mg tablet is used in the treatment of depression
    It is used in patients intolerant of or unresponsive to alternative treatment options for depression.

    How norip tablet works

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

    Common side effects of norip tablet

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

    SUBSTITUTES FOR NORIP tablet

    11 Substitutes
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    • SENSIVAL 25MG TABLET
      (10 tablets in strip)
      Wallace Pharmaceuticals Pvt Ltd
      Rs. 3.12/tablet
      Tablet
      Rs. 31.20
      pay 21% more per tablet
    • NORTIMER 25MG TABLET
      (10 tablets in strip)
      Intas Pharmaceuticals Ltd
      Rs. 3.27/tablet
      Tablet
      Rs. 32.70
      pay 27% more per tablet
    • PRIMOX 25MG TABLET
      (10 tablets in strip)
      Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd
      Rs. 2.60/tablet
      Tablet
      Rs. 26
      pay 1% more per tablet
    • NORTRIP 25MG TABLET
      (10 tablets in strip)
      A N Pharmacia
      Rs. 1.73/tablet
      Tablet
      Rs. 17.32
      save 33% more per tablet
    • NORTIN 25MG TABLET
      (10 tablets in strip)
      La Pharmaceuticals
      Rs. 1.98/tablet
      Tablet
      Rs. 19.80
      save 23% more per tablet

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    Expert advice FOR NORIP 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 Nortriptyline 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 Nortriptyline, 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 Nortriptyline, as it may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness.
    • The addiction/dependence potential of Nortriptyline is very less.
    • It may be extremely dangerous in overdose.

    Frequently asked questions FOR NORIP 25mg tablet

    Nortriptyline

    Q. Is nortriptyline an MAOI/SSRI?
    No, they belong to class of medication called as tricyclic antidepressant
    Q. Is nortriptyline same as amitryptiline?
    Nortriptyline and amitriptyline belongs to same category of drugs with similar action, but their effect may vary upon individual response
    Q. Is nortriptyline safe?
    Nortriptyline is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor
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    Q. What is nortriptyline/Sensival used for?
    Nortriptyline is used for the treatment of depression and nocturnal bed wetting (enuresis) in children
    Q. Is nortriptyline like xenan?
    No, xenan belongs to class of medication called as selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor
    Q. Is nortriptyline a controlled substance?
    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
    Q. Does nortriptyline cause weight loss/gain, acne, sleepiness, hair loss, dry mouth, memory loss?
    Nortriptyline may cause weight gain/loss, loss of hair, dry mouth. Always consult your doctor regarding possible side effects
    Q. Can nortriptyline be used for treating pain (back pain)?
    No, it is used to treat depression and nocturnal bed wetting.

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    Content on this page was last updated on 08 March, 2017, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)