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Primox 25 mg Tablet

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Primary uses of Primox 25 mg Tablet

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Medicine Overview of Primox Tablet

Uses of Primox Tablet

Primox 25 mg Tablet is used in the treatment of depression. It is used in patients intolerant of or unresponsive to alternative treatment options for depression.

Primox Tablet side effects

Common

Side Effects of Primox are 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 Primox 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. Primox 25 mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Primox Tablet works

Primox 25 mg Tablet increases the levels of chemical messengers in the brain that help in regulating the mood and treat depression.

In Depth Information on Primox Tablet

Expert advice for Primox 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 Primox 25 mg Tablet 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 Primox 25 mg Tablet, 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 Primox 25 mg Tablet, as it may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness.
  • The addiction/dependence potential of Primox 25 mg Tablet is very less.
  • It may be extremely dangerous in overdose.
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Primox Tablet related warnings
Special precautions for Primox Tablet
Alcohol
CAUTION
Primox 25 mg Tablet may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Primox 25 mg 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
Primox 25 mg 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 Primox 25 mg Tablet may affect your alertness which may affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
SAFE
Primox 25 mg Tablet is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Primox 25 mg Tablet is recommended.
Liver
CAUTION
Primox 25 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Primox 25 mg 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 Primox 25 mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe liver disease.

What if you miss a dose of Primox Tablet?uses

If you miss a dose of Primox 25 mg 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.

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Frequently asked questions about Primox Tablet

Frequently asked questions about Nortriptyline

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

Severely interacts with other drugs like

Taking Primox with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Primox with Linezolid
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Linezolid: Lizolan, Lidoford, Mapzolide, Zenlid, Linolid, Adlid, Molzodin, Linonex, Linzomind, Linosyn
Primox with Moxonidine
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Moxonidine: Moxilong
Primox with Clonazepam
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Clonazepam: Panik, Klojet, Sezolan, Brispam, Naze, Clono, Sonazep, Closis, Ubitpam, Clonarey
Primox with Tramadol
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Tramadol: Tremash, Tropidol, Dolfi, Cradol, Rimol, Aldol T, Trawel, Acupain, Tramajeev, Fostra
Primox with Sertraline
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Sertraline: Zosert, Sernit, Taline, Biosert, Pifser, Yline, Mares, Serwal, Setalin, Setrakon
Primox with Escitalopram
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Escitalopram: Kopram, Ecit, Escnx, Esitopa, Madito, Citolex, Elcit, Escivi, Esetinol, Esmood
Primox with Dapoxetine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Dapoxetine: Actinex, DA Sutra, Stay Tal, Dapoxy, Dapnex, Duraject, Appynite
Primox with Venlafaxine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Venlafaxine: Vlx, Venlift, VNF, Ventee, Venpad, Venlor, Venla, Flavix
Primox with Lorazepam
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Lorazepam: Psycopan, Urpam, Anxionil, Biokalm, Larosh, Loripam, Loratranc, Lori, Loralite, Loranxit
Primox with Midazolam
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Midazolam: Medzol, Mezolam, Midfast
Primox with Lithium
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Lithium: Psycolith, Cartil, A Lith, Likon, Lidep, Cylith, Elith, Litholite, Lithocent, Lisalt
Primox with Nalbuphine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Nalbuphine: Nalfy
Primox with Diazepam
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Diazepam: Dizapam, Zeopse, Karpam, Osopose, Campin, Elpam, Elpose, Calmtack, Peptica, Placidox
Primox with Etizolam
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Etizolam: Etizom, Etimax, Etezole, Etilax, Ruhiz, Zoly, Etizaa, Etirest, Etimark, Etizep
Primox with Ritonavir
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Ritonavir: Viriton, Ritomune
Primox with Nelfinavir
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Nelfinavir: Nel
Primox with Clonidine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Clonidine: Arkamin
Primox with Pentazocine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Pentazocine: Wintal
Primox with Terbinafine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Terbinafine: Terbicutis, Terminator, Hifen, Anibret, Terbimet, Derbina, Mycosol, Tinacure, Terowin, Febitan
Primox with Fluoxetine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Fluoxetine: Flotin, Fluxen, Fluty, FT, Depilox, Bydep, Afzot, Ulaxy, Flurix, Tune
Primox with Nitrazepam
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Nitrazepam: Konit, Zipam, Enzed, Nitrosh, Hypnonex, Nitram, Nit, Nap, Nitrac, Nitrapam
Primox with Paroxetine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Paroxetine: Leparox, Prx, Paromec, Madotine, Parolyst, Parox, Baxidep, Psypro, Parot, Proxzen
Primox with Codeine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Codeine: Acicod, Montokuf
Primox with Alprazolam
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Alprazolam: Eurolam, Tenzo, Indolam, Alzopam, Ezoprax, Aryalam, Lamad, Nucalm, Altok, Sozox
Primox with Indinavir
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Indinavir: Indivan
Primox with Clobazam
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Clobazam: Risure, Boze, Clobazed, Solzam, Clozop, Sloba, Clobakon, Closum, Emilep, Oresta
Primox with Fluvoxamine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Fluvoxamine: Boxamine, Voxinix, Fluvox, Uvox, Voxidep, Voxazen, Voxamin, Psyvoxin
Primox with Ethylmorphine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Ethylmorphine: Acidion
Primox with Phenobarbitone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Phenobarbitone: Shinosun, Epikon, Sonal
Primox with Chlordiazepoxide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Chlordiazepoxide: Equblam, Zepox, Raipox, Equiliser, Anxibrium, Cdcon, Czep, Poxid, Peaceoxide, Anxon H
Primox with Citalopram
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Citalopram: Vocita, Celexa, Olarc, Citopam

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