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Nortin 25mg Tablet

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Composition for Nortin 25mg Tablet

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Primary uses of Nortin 25mg Tablet

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Medicine Overview of Nortin Tablet

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Uses of Nortin Tablet

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

How Nortin Tablet works

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

In Depth Information on Nortin Tablet

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

What if you miss a dose of Nortin Tablet?uses

If you miss a dose of Nortin 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.

Patient Concerns

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Frequently asked questions about Nortin Tablet

Frequently asked questions about Nortriptyline

No, they belong to class of medication called as tricyclic antidepressant
Nortin and amitriptyline belongs to same category of drugs with similar action, but their effect may vary upon individual response
Nortin is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor
Nortin 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
Nortin 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 Nortin with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Nortin with Moclobemide
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Moclobemide: Trima, Rimarex
Nortin with Moxonidine
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Moxonidine: Moxilong, Moxcent, Moxovas, Moxopress
Nortin with Clonidine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Clonidine: Arkamin, Cloneon, Catapres
Nortin with Chlordiazepoxide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Chlordiazepoxide: Zepox, Anxibrium, Poxid, Peaceoxide, Anxon H, Equilibrium, Cloxide, Librel, Anxizide
Nortin with Dapoxetine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Dapoxetine: Actinex, DA Sutra, Stay Tal, Dapoxy, Dapnex, Duraject, Appynite, Ristor, Dejac
Nortin with Diazepam
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Diazepam: Peptica, Placidox, Shipam, Anxol, D P M, Paxum, Dizep, Starlium, Repam
Nortin with Fluvoxamine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Fluvoxamine: Voxinix, Uvox, Voxidep, Voxazen, Voxamin, Psyvoxin, Fluxam, Sorest, Fluvoxin, Fluvo
Nortin with Rasagiline
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Rasagiline: Rasalect, Relgin
Nortin with Midazolam
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Midazolam: Medzol, Mezolam, Midfast, Fulsed, Midosed, Midzee, Benzosed, Megarest
Nortin with Clobazam
SERIOUS
Nortin with Butorphanol
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Butorphanol: Butodol
Nortin with Pentazocine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Pentazocine: Fortwin
Nortin with Nitrazepam
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Nitrazepam: Nap, Nitraz, Nzm, Sopor, N Tra, Nira, Hypnoril, Nitab, Hypnocent, Nite, Nitrosun, Nitavan
Nortin with Cinacalcet
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Cinacalcet: Capicet, Setz
Nortin with Nalbuphine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Nalbuphine: Rubuphine, Nalfy, Nacphin
Nortin with Lithium
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Lithium: Lithocent, Lisalt, Lithocap, Unicarb, Carbolith, Hethium, Zecarb, Lalithium, T Lith, Tricab
Nortin with Ethylmorphine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Ethylmorphine: Dionindon
Nortin with Venlafaxine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Venlafaxine: Venlift, Ventee, Venpad, Venlor, Venla, Flavix, Venjoy, Nutraport, Venlaway, Sentosa, Ventin, Veniz
Nortin with Indinavir
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Indinavir: Indivan
Nortin with Terbinafine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Terbinafine: Terbicutis, Tzorg, Terbicide, Tinazen, Zygter, Terfast, Fluty TF, Terbit, Tinafine
Nortin with Codeine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Codeine: Montokuf
Nortin with Primidone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Primidone: Mysoline
Nortin with Paroxetine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Paroxetine: Parox, Pirotin, Paropex, Depaxil, Patriot, Xet, Parocen, Paroxee, Pxt, Praxet, Parot, Paxidep, Pxn, Emoxet, Paxiford, XL Paro
Nortin with Ritonavir
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Ritonavir: Viriton, Ritomune, Ritomax
Nortin with Etizolam
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Etizolam: Etilax, Etirest, Etimark, Etizep, Etilaam, Solopose, Lam ET, Suprabenz, Sylkam, Etizoram, New Zomnia
Nortin with Citalopram
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Citalopram: Vocita, Olarc, Citopam, Cetadep, Cita, Topdep, Celica, Citalomine, Citalent, Citola, Cytop, Madam
Nortin with Phenobarbitone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Phenobarbitone: Nytoin, Barbee, Gardenal, Fenobarb, Luminal, Beetal, Emgard
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