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Nortip Tablet

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Composition for Nortip Tablet

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Primary uses of Nortip Tablet

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Medicine Overview of Nortip Tablet

Uses of Nortip Tablet

Nortip Tablet is used in the treatment of depression. It is used in patients intolerant of or unresponsive to alternative treatment options for depression.

Nortip Tablet side effects

Common

Side Effects of Nortip are 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 Nortip 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. Nortip Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Nortip Tablet works

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

In Depth Information on Nortip Tablet

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

What if you miss a dose of Nortip Tablet?uses

If you miss a dose of Nortip 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

Questions Related to Nortip
sir, my self im very depressing while comparing me to others& i dont talk to much bcoz i feel im not in level to talk with them & feel me about myself everyday about my negetativity.this type thinking stressess me very much how can i come from this type of stress?? i feel this is b.coz my weight & height at the age of 21 im right sir??
Dr. Jyoti Kapoor Madan
Psychiatrist
If you let your confidence down, you will develop helplessness ehic leads to depression. Instead of worrying about your weight, take action. Seek professional help. If you feel unmotivated, meet a psychiatrist, its neither too early nor too late for professional advice.
Sir i m suffering from mindly disturbance last 8 days because i have fail in love . Now i dont get to sleep. Only 2-3 hrs sleeping please help me. Im in more depression
Dr. Mehtab Baig
Physiotherapist
Think one mantra ,,,,,duniya jaye bhad me ,,,,, if u don't you takes always on medicine plz ignore all your memories with your ex And deleted
Doctor i m suffering from a major depression disoder i went to a psychiatrist 2 days back she prescribed tab paxidep cr 25mg, lithosun 300mg along with epitril 1mg for sleep purpose but still i m not getting sleep could you let me know that what is my rootcause & i would be on balance
Dr. Varun Mehta
Psychiatrist
Dear PATIENT are many causes of depression ranging from genetics to socialDifficulty in falling asleep is one of the symptoms of depressionThe medications take time to act and you should wait for atleast 7-10 days for observable effect to take place
I m in depression as I m not getting any job. Parents r forcing me for marriage bt i want to do something in my life nd now I m feeling like hell. What to do?
Dr. Jyoti Kapoor Madan
Psychiatrist
Dealing with Depression- Assess your thinking pattern. Become aware of negative thought patterns. Decide to trash negative thoughts and replace them by positive thoughts. Pursue hobbies that make you happy. Manage time by making a schedule that includes physical exercises and De stress routines. Communicate your thoughts to people you are comfortable with. Accept your limitations and work on them if possible, no one is born perfect and we don't need to be perfect, we need to be adaptive.
Diet control iam suffering from dipression and blood prassur
Dr. Waseem Mirza
Sexologist
Diet has no major role in depression. Just take your anti depressant medications regularly and follow up with your doctor periodically as advisedFor high bp, Take salt restricted diet, Avoid fatty foods. Walk daily for 30 mins
Hello sir i have taking the tablet of depression from three month this desease come out from dengue now i have taking ventab 25 mg proponol 10 mg and clozepam . 50mg but when i get off it again i feel anxient and sad. I feel freqeunt in mind only when i miss one or two days dose. I wanted to know that we will i stop these medicine i also wanted to get pregnant but due to this tablets i miss this chance sir please help me when will i conceive because have no baby and wanted to plan for this
Dr. Sunil Sekhri
Diabetes Specialist
you have been diagnosed with depression as told by you. It is a treatable condition. your re already undergoing medical therapy and you consult your Doctor to add Psychotherapy but this decision has to be made by your treating doctor
I feel like tired and not Intrested in work if I go to work my mind won't be constant it swings itseems like all new my heart beat get faster feel like difficult to breath
Dr. Ambrish Dharmadhikari
Mental Wellness
It seems you might be suffering from depression. Please search internet for self help CBT" and use those techniques for your help. Along with this please continue medications and follow up regularly with your psychiatrist."

Frequently asked questions about Nortip Tablet

Frequently asked questions about Nortriptyline

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

Severely interacts with other drugs like

Taking Nortip with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Nortip with Clonazepam
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Clonazepam: Panik
Nortip with Clobazam
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Clobazam: Risure
Nortip with Paroxetine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Paroxetine: Leparox, Prx
Nortip with Tramadol
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Tramadol: Tremash
Nortip with Phenobarbitone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Phenobarbitone: Shinosun
Nortip with Lithium
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Lithium: Psycolith
Nortip with Lorazepam
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Lorazepam: Psycopan
Nortip with Sertraline
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Sertraline: Zosert
Nortip with Venlafaxine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Venlafaxine: Vlx
Nortip with Alprazolam
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Alprazolam: Eurolam

Substitutes for Nortip

No substitutes found for this medicine
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