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It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Nortrip 75mg tablet at a fixed time.
Nortrip 75mg tablet may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
UNSAFE
Nortrip 75mg 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.
WEIGH RISKS VS. BENEFITS
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.
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  • SALT INFORMATION FOR NORTRIP 75mg tablet

    Nortriptyline(75mg)

    Nortrip tablet uses

    Nortrip 75mg tablet is used in the treatment of depression

    How nortrip tablet works

    Nortrip 75mg tablet increases the levels of chemical messengers in the brain that help in regulating the mood and treat depression.

    Common side effects of nortrip tablet

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

    SUBSTITUTES FOR NORTRIP tablet

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    Expert advice FOR NORTRIP tablet

    • It can take 4 to 6 weeks for Nortriptyline 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 Nortriptyline, you should reduce the dose slowly over 4 weeks.
    • Avoid consuming alcohol when taking the Nortriptyline, as it may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness.
    • The addiction/dependence potential of Nortriptyline is very less.
    • It may be extremely dangerous in overdose.

    Frequently asked questions FOR NORTRIP 75mg tablet

    Nortriptyline

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

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    Content on this page was last updated on 08 March, 2017, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)