Primox 25 mg Tablet


Overview

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
  • 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.
Primox Tablet related warnings
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?
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.

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
Primox 25 mg Tablet
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Expert Advice

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  • 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.

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Primox with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Brand(s): Risure
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Eurolam
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Leparox, Prx
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Panik
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Shinosun
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Zosert
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Brand(s): Vlx
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Brand(s): Psycopan
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Tremash
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Brand(s): Psycolith
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Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Primox

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sir, my self im very depressing while comparing me to others& i dont talk to much bcoz i feel im not in level to talk with them & feel me about myself everyday about my negetativity.this type thinking stressess me very much how can i come from this type of stress?? i feel this is b.coz my weight & height at the age of 21 im right sir??
Dr. Jyoti Kapoor Madan
Psychiatrist
If you let your confidence down, you will develop helplessness ehic leads to depression. Instead of worrying about your weight, take action. Seek professional help. If you feel unmotivated, meet a psychiatrist, its neither too early nor too late for professional advice.
Sir i m suffering from mindly disturbance last 8 days because i have fail in love . Now i dont get to sleep. Only 2-3 hrs sleeping please help me. Im in more depression
Dr. Mehtab Baig
Physiotherapist
Think one mantra ,,,,,duniya jaye bhad me ,,,,, if u don't you takes always on medicine plz ignore all your memories with your ex And deleted
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User Feedback


FAQs

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.

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Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 12th Apr 2018.
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