Nortrip 50mg Tablet

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Composition for Nortrip 50mg Tablet

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Medicine Overview of Nortrip Tablet

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Uses of Nortrip Tablet

Nortrip 50mg 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 Nortrip Tablet

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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 Nortrip 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 Nortrip 50mg Tablet at a fixed time.

How Nortrip Tablet works

Nortrip 50mg tablet increases the levels of chemical messengers in the brain that help in regulating the mood and treat depression.

In Depth Information on Nortrip Tablet

Expert advice for Nortrip 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 Nortrip 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 Nortrip, 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 Nortrip, as it may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness.
  • The addiction/dependence potential of Nortrip is very less.
  • It may be extremely dangerous in overdose.
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Warnings
Special precautions for Nortrip 50mg Tablet
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Alcohol
CAUTION
Nortrip 50mg Tablet may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Nortrip 50mg 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
Nortrip 50mg Tablet should be used with caution during lacta
tion. Breast feeding should be held until the treatment of the mother is completed and the drug is eliminated from her body.
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Driving
Nortrip 50mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.

Caution is advised when driving or operating machinery.
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Kidney
There is limited information available on the use of Nortrip
50mg Tablet in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
Severely interacts with other drugs like
Linowin 2mg Injection, Mezolam 7.5mg Injection, Tramazac HP 50mg Injection, Benadryl Dr Dry Cough Active Relief 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.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Nortrip 50mg Tablet

Frequently asked questions for Nortriptyline

No, they belong to class of medication called as tricyclic antidepressant
Nortrip and amitriptyline belongs to same category of drugs with similar action, but their effect may vary upon individual response
Nortrip is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor
Nortrip 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
Nortrip 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 Nortrip

No substitutes found for this medicine
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