Nortip Tablet

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Sigmund Promedica

Composition for Nortip NA Tablet

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Medicine Overview of Nortip Tablet

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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.
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Side effects of Nortip Tablet

Common

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

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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. It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Nortip Tablet 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.
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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.
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Lactation
CAUTION
Nortip Tablet is probably usafe to use during lactation. Li
mited human data suggests that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
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Driving
Do not drive unless you are feeling well.

As Nortip Tablet may affect your alertness which may affect your ability to drive.
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Kidney
SAFE
Nortip Tablet is safe to use in patients with kidney disease
. No dose adjustment of Nortip Tablet is recommended.
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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.
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Severely interacts with other drugs like
Mezolam 7.5mg Injection, Adamon 100mg Injection, TRANDOL 50MG INJECTION, Barbinol 20mg/5ml Syrup

Missed Dosageuses

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.
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Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Nortip NA Tablet

Frequently asked questions for 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.
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Substitutes for Nortip

No substitutes found for this medicine
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