Medicine Overview of Nortip Tablet
Side effects of Nortip Tablet
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 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, 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, as it may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness.
- The addiction/dependence potential of Nortip is very less.
- It may be extremely dangerous in overdose.
Nortip Tablet related warnings
Special precautions for Nortip Tablet
Nortip Tablet may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Nortip Tablet may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.+more
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....
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.
Nortip Tablet is probably unsafe to use during lactation. L+more
imited human data suggest that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby....
Do not drive unless you are feeling well.+more
As Nortip Tablet may affect your alertness which may affect your ability to drive....
As Nortip Tablet may affect your alertness which may affect your ability to drive.
Nortip Tablet is safe to use in patients with kidney disease+more
. No dose adjustment of Nortip Tablet is recommended....
Nortip Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Nortip Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.+more
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....
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.
Severely interacts with other drugs like
Mezolam 7.5mg Injection, Adamon 100mg Injection, TRANDOL 50MG INJECTION, Barbinol 20mg/5ml Syrup
If you miss a dose of Nortriptyline, 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.
Frequently asked questions about Nortip Tablet
Frequently asked questions about Nortriptyline
No, they belong to class of medication called as tricyclic antidepressant
Nortip and amitriptyline belongs to same category of drugs with similar action, but their effect may vary upon individual response
Nortip is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor
Nortip 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
Nortip 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.
Substitutes for Nortip
No substitutes found for this medicine