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Nortimer 25mg Tablet

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Composition for Nortimer 25mg Tablet

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Primary uses of Nortimer 25mg Tablet

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Medicine Overview of Nortimer Tablet

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Uses of Nortimer Tablet

Nortimer 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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Nortimer Tablet side effects

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

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

How Nortimer Tablet works

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

In Depth Information on Nortimer Tablet

Expert advice for Nortimer 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 Nortimer 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 Nortimer, 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 Nortimer, as it may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness.
  • The addiction/dependence potential of Nortimer is very less.
  • It may be extremely dangerous in overdose.
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Nortimer Tablet related warnings
Special precautions for Nortimer Tablet
Alcohol
CAUTION
Nortimer 25mg Tablet may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Nortimer 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.
Lactation
CAUTION
Nortimer 25mg 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 Nortimer 25mg Tablet may affect your alertness which may affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
SAFE
Nortimer 25mg Tablet is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Nortimer 25mg Tablet is recommended.
Liver
CAUTION
Nortimer 25mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Nortimer 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 Nortimer 25mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe liver disease.

What if you miss a dose of Nortimer Tablet?uses

If you miss a dose of Nortimer 25mg 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.

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Frequently asked questions about Nortimer Tablet

Frequently asked questions about Nortriptyline

No, they belong to class of medication called as tricyclic antidepressant
Nortimer and amitriptyline belongs to same category of drugs with similar action, but their effect may vary upon individual response
Nortimer is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor
Nortimer 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
Nortimer 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.
Severely interacts with other drugs like
Taking Nortimer with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
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