Shimin 25mg Tablet

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Shine Pharmaceuticals Ltd

Composition for Shimin 25mg Tablet

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Primarily used for

Depression, Bed-wetting
Potentiallyunsafewith
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Alcohol
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Medicine Overview of Shimin Tablet

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Uses of Shimin Tablet

Shimin 25mg 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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Side effects of Shimin Tablet

Common

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

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How to use Shimin 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. It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Shimin 25mg Tablet at a fixed time.

How Shimin Tablet works

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

In Depth Information on Shimin Tablet

Expert advice for Shimin 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 Shimin 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 Shimin, 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 Shimin, as it may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness.
  • The addiction/dependence potential of Shimin is very less.
  • It may be extremely dangerous in overdose.
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Warnings
Special precautions for Shimin 25mg Tablet
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Alcohol
CAUTION
Shimin 25mg Tablet may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Shimin 25mg 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.
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Lactation
CAUTION
Shimin 25mg Tablet is probably usafe to use during lactation
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Driving
Do not drive unless you are feeling well.

As Shimin 25mg Tablet may impair your alertness or cause drowsiness or blurred vision, and this may affect your ability to drive.
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Kidney
CAUTION
Shimin 25mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients w
ith kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Shimin 25mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
CAUTION
Shimin 25mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Shimin 25mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

Regular monitoring of liver function tests is recommended while you are taking this medicine.
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Severely interacts with other drugs like
Linowin 200mg Injection, Mezolam 7.5mg Injection, Adamon 100mg Injection, TRANDOL 50MG INJECTION

Missed Dosageuses

If you miss a dose of Imipramine, 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 for Shimin 25mg Tablet

Frequently asked questions for Imipramine

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