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Noritop 25 Tablet


Overview

Uses of Noritop Tablet

Noritop Tablet side effects

Common
  • Sleepiness
  • 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
CAUTION
Noritop 25 Tablet may cause excessive drowsiness with alcohol.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Noritop 25 Tablet may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the fetus, 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
Noritop 25 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 Noritop 25 Tablet may affect your alertness which may affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
SAFE
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.
Noritop 25 Tablet
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Expert Advice

  • The main dose should be taken at night as this drug may produce drowsiness or sleepiness.
  • It can take 4 to 6 weeks for Noritop 25 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 Noritop 25 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 Noritop 25 Tablet, as it may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness.
  • The addiction/dependence potential of Noritop 25 Tablet is very less.
  • It may be extremely dangerous in overdose.

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
Brand(s): Zosert
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Eurolam
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Vlx
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Leparox, Prx
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Psycopan
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Panik
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Tremash
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Psycolith
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Risure
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Shinosun
SERIOUS

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Noritop

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Sir i have taken the medicine of depression tablet ventab 25 mg prponol 10 mg nixodre plus i am feeling very tired and i wanted to concieved as soon as possoble is it write please give advice aboit this. When i have to try to conceive does any side effect on baby please suggest me i have taken these medicine from 3 to 4 month but there is no any improment y health how to overcome from this problem please reply me
Dr. Jyoti Kapoor Madan
Psychiatrist
You shouldn't plan pregnancy while you are on psychotropics, they can harm the foetus, especially during the first three months of conception. Pregnancy can also increase the risk to increasing depression. A reasonable solution is to get adequate treatment and go for psychotherapy, after you have recovered from depression, gradually withdraw medicines and continue therapy before planning conception. For further guidance, visit your psychiatrist.
Suggest anti depression tablet
Dr. Sunil Sekhri
Diabetes Specialist
Firstly Depression patient need to be diagnosed in the clinic and based on that appropriate medication are prescribed
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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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