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Noritop 25 Tablet


Overview

Introduction of Noritop Tablet

Noritop 25 Tablet is a medicine used in the treatment of depression and neuropathic pain. It is used in patients intolerant of or unresponsive to alternative treatment options for depression. It works by increasing the level of chemical messengers in the brain that help in regulating mood.

Noritop 25 Tablet is taken by mouth with or without food and preferably at night. Take it at a fixed time each day to maintain consistent level of medicine in the blood. In case you missed a dose, take it as soon as you remember it and finish the full course of treatment even if you feel better. It is important that this medication is not stopped suddenly without talking to doctor as it may worsen your symptoms. Remember to take this medicine as advised by doctor as it can be extremely dangerous in overdose.

Some common side effects of this medicine includes dryness in mouth, increased heart rate, and constipation. Initially, this medicine may cause sudden drop in the blood pressure when you change positions, rise slowly if you have been sitting or lying down. It even causes dizziness and sleepiness, do not drive or do anything that requires mental focus until you know how this medicine affects you. This medicine may cause weight gain, you should have a balanced diet and exercise regularly.

Noritop Tablet side effects

Common
  • Increased heart rate
  • Weight gain
  • Difficulty in urination
  • Orthostatic hypotension (sudden lowering of blood pressure on standing)
  • Dryness in mouth
  • Constipation

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

How Noritop Tablet works

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

Noritop Tablet related warnings

Alcohol
UNSAFE
Noritop 25 Tablet may cause excessive drowsiness with alcohol
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Noritop 25 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
Noritop 25 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
Noritop 25 Tablet may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
As Noritop 25 Tablet may affect your alertness which may affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Noritop 25 Tablet is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Noritop 25 Tablet is recommended.
Liver
CAUTION
Noritop 25 Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Noritop 25 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 Noritop 25 Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe liver disease.

What if you miss a dose of Noritop Tablet?

If you miss a dose of Noritop 25 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.
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Interaction with Drugs

Taking Noritop with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
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SERIOUS
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SERIOUS
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SERIOUS
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SERIOUS
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SERIOUS
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SERIOUS
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Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Noritop

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Your question is not clear
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Diabetes Specialist
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FAQs

Q. Is Noritop an MAOI/SSRI?

No, they belong to class of medication called as tricyclic antidepressant

Q. Is Noritop same as amitryptiline?

Noritop and amitriptyline belongs to same category of drugs with similar action, but their effect may vary upon individual response

Q. Is Noritop safe?

Noritop is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor

Q. What is Noritop/Sensival used for?

Noritop is used for the treatment of depression and nocturnal bed wetting (enuresis) in children

Q. Is Noritop like xenan?

No, xenan belongs to class of medication called as selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor

Q. Is Noritop 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 Noritop cause weight loss/gain, acne, sleepiness, hair loss, dry mouth, memory loss?

Noritop may cause weight gain/loss, loss of hair, dry mouth. Always consult your doctor regarding possible side effects

Q. Can Noritop be used for treating pain (back pain)?

No, it is used to treat depression and nocturnal bed wetting.
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