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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

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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.
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Primox Tablet side effects

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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.

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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

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

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

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