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Pranil Forte Tablet

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Composition for Pranil Forte Tablet

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Primary uses of Pranil Forte Tablet

Depression, Bed-wetting
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Alcohol
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Medicine Overview of Pranil Forte Tablet

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Uses of Pranil Forte Tablet

Pranil Forte Tablet is used in the treatment of depression and bed-wetting. It is used in patients intolerant of or unresponsive to alternative treatment options for depression.
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Pranil Forte Tablet side effects

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

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How to use Pranil Forte 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. Pranil Forte Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Pranil Forte Tablet works

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

In Depth Information on Pranil Forte Tablet

Expert advice for Pranil Forte 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 Pranil forte 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 Pranil forte, 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 Pranil forte, as it may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness.
  • The addiction/dependence potential of Pranil forte is very less.
  • It may be extremely dangerous in overdose.
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Pranil Forte Tablet related warnings
Special precautions for Pranil Forte Tablet
Alcohol
CAUTION
Pranil Forte Tablet may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Pranil Forte 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
Pranil Forte 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 Pranil Forte Tablet may impair your alertness or cause drowsiness or blurred vision, and this may affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
CAUTION
Pranil Forte Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Pranil Forte Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Pranil Forte Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Pranil Forte Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Regular monitoring of liver function tests is recommended while you are taking this medicine.

What if you miss a dose of Pranil Forte Tablet?uses

If you miss a dose of Pranil Forte 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

Frequently asked questions about Pranil Forte Tablet

Frequently asked questions about Imipramine

Pranil forte belongs to a class of medication called tricyclic antidepressants. It is not a monoamine oxidase inhibitor/ anticholinergic/ benzodiazepine
No, Pranil forte is not addictive
It had sedative effect, due to its antihistaminergic effect
Yes, Pranil forte may be used for the treatment of anxiety (panic disorder).

Severely interacts with other drugs like

Taking Pranil Forte with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Pranil Forte with Moclobemide
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Moclobemide: Trima, Rimarex
Pranil Forte with Moxonidine
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Moxonidine: Moxilong, Moxcent, Moxovas, Moxopress
Pranil Forte with Cinacalcet
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Cinacalcet: Capicet, Setz
Pranil Forte with Codeine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Codeine: Montokuf
Pranil Forte with Indinavir
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Indinavir: Indivan
Pranil Forte with Etizolam
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Etizolam: Etilax, Etirest, Etimark, Etizep, Etilaam, Solopose, Lam ET, Suprabenz, Sylkam, Etizoram, New Zomnia
Pranil Forte with Ethylmorphine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Ethylmorphine: Dionindon
Pranil Forte with Pentazocine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Pentazocine: Fortwin
Pranil Forte with Ritonavir
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Ritonavir: Viriton, Ritomune, Ritomax
Pranil Forte with Lithium
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Lithium: Lithocent, Lisalt, Lithocap, Unicarb, Carbolith, Hethium, Zecarb, Lalithium, T Lith, Tricab
Pranil Forte with Clonidine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Clonidine: Arkamin, Cloneon, Catapres
Pranil Forte with Citalopram
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Citalopram: Vocita, Olarc, Citopam, Cetadep, Cita, Topdep, Celica, Citalomine, Citalent, Citola, Cytop, Madam
Pranil Forte with Nalbuphine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Nalbuphine: Rubuphine, Nalfy, Nacphin
Pranil Forte with Venlafaxine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Venlafaxine: Venlift, Ventee, Venpad, Venlor, Venla, Flavix, Venjoy, Nutraport, Venlaway, Sentosa, Ventin, Veniz
Pranil Forte with Terbinafine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Terbinafine: Terbicutis, Tzorg, Terbicide, Tinazen, Zygter, Terfast, Fluty TF, Terbit, Tinafine
Pranil Forte with Fluvoxamine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Fluvoxamine: Voxinix, Uvox, Voxidep, Voxazen, Voxamin, Psyvoxin, Fluxam, Sorest, Fluvoxin, Fluvo
Pranil Forte with Paroxetine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Paroxetine: Parox, Pirotin, Paropex, Depaxil, Patriot, Xet, Parocen, Paroxee, Pxt, Praxet, Parot, Paxidep, Pxn, Emoxet, Paxiford, XL Paro
Pranil Forte with Clobazam
SERIOUS
Pranil Forte with Midazolam
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Midazolam: Medzol, Mezolam, Midfast, Fulsed, Midosed, Midzee, Benzosed, Megarest
Pranil Forte with Lorazepam
SERIOUS
Pranil Forte with Nitrazepam
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Nitrazepam: Nap, Nitraz, Nzm, Sopor, N Tra, Nira, Hypnoril, Nitab, Hypnocent, Nite, Nitrosun, Nitavan
Pranil Forte with Diazepam
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Diazepam: Peptica, Placidox, Shipam, Anxol, D P M, Paxum, Dizep, Starlium, Repam
Pranil Forte with Primidone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Primidone: Mysoline
Pranil Forte with Butorphanol
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Butorphanol: Butodol
Pranil Forte with Dapoxetine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Dapoxetine: Actinex, DA Sutra, Stay Tal, Dapoxy, Dapnex, Duraject, Appynite, Ristor, Dejac
Pranil Forte with Chlordiazepoxide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Chlordiazepoxide: Zepox, Anxibrium, Poxid, Peaceoxide, Anxon H, Equilibrium, Cloxide, Librel, Anxizide
Pranil Forte with Phenobarbitone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Phenobarbitone: Nytoin, Barbee, Gardenal, Fenobarb, Luminal, Beetal, Emgard
Pranil Forte with Rasagiline
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Rasagiline: Rasalect, Relgin
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