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Shine 25mg Tablet

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Product introduction

Shine 25mg Tablet is a tricyclic antidepressant. Different doses of this medicine help in treating and preventing different problems such as depression, neuropathic pain, and migraine.

Shine 25mg Tablet is normally taken before bedtime because it can make you feel sleepy. It can be taken with or without food. The dose and how often you need to take it will be decided by your doctor so that you get the right amount to control your symptoms. The initial dose should be increased with great caution under close supervision. This medicine may not work straight away and it could be several weeks before you get the full effects.

How long you need to use it will depend on what you are taking it for, but it is important to continue taking this medication even if you feel well. Do not stop taking the medicine suddenly without talking to your doctor. Stopping the medicine suddenly can worsen your conditions or cause other symptoms. Your dose may be modified or gradually decreased before stopping the medication.

The most common side effects of this medicine include nausea, constipation, sweating, dry mouth, sleepiness, tremor, dizziness, headache, speech disorder, accommodation disorder, palpitations, increased heart rate, orthostatic hypotension, and nasal congestion. It may also make you aggressive or confused and can lead to weight gain in some people.

This medicine is not addictive, but you can experience additional side effects (withdrawal symptoms) if you stop taking it suddenly. Most of the common side effects tend to be mild. Your doctor may be able to suggest ways of preventing or reducing side effects if they bother you or do not go away. Serious side effects associated with this medicine are rare.

Benefits of Shine Tablet

In Treatment of Depression

Shine 25mg Tablet works by affecting the balance of certain chemicals (such as serotonin) in the brain. It helps improve mood and feelings of well-being, relieve anxiety and tension, helps you sleep better, and increase your energy level. Shine 25mg Tablet is readily absorbed and starts action within approximately 6 hours of taking it orally (by mouth). It is an effective antidepressant but may cause drowsiness. You need to take it regularly as it is prescribed for it to be most effective and should not stop taking it suddenly.

In Neuropathic pain

Shine 25mg Tablet helps in relieving neuropathic pain caused by nerve damage in certain conditions. These may include painful diabetic neuropathy, post-herpetic neuralgia, or spinal cord disease. It works by affecting chemicals in the brain called neurotransmitters. By relieving pain, it helps improve your quality of life.

In Treatment of Migraine

Shine 25mg Tablet helps prevent migraines by changing the way that your nerves receive pain signals. By preventing and reducing the frequency of headaches, it can help you carry out your daily activities and have a better quality of life.

Side effects of Shine Tablet

Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them

Common side effects of Shine

  • Constipation
  • Dryness in mouth
  • Orthostatic hypotension (sudden lowering of blood pressure on standing)
  • Weight gain
  • Aggressive behavior
  • Nasal congestion (stuffy nose)
  • Sleepiness
  • Dizziness
  • Headache
  • Decreased libido
  • Nausea
  • Fatigue
  • Confusion
  • Tremors
  • Speech disorder
  • Palpitations
  • Taste change
  • Paresthesia (tingling or pricking sensation)
  • Abnormality of voluntary movements
  • Loss of accommodation
  • Atrioventricular block
  • Micturition disorders
  • Erectile dysfunction
  • Abnormal ECG
  • Decreased sodium level in blood

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

How Shine Tablet works

Shine 25mg Tablet contains Amitriptyline, a tricyclic antidepressant. It has anticholinergic and sedative properties. It prevents the reuptake, and hence the inactivation of neurotransmitters called noradrenaline and serotonin, that are present at the nerve terminals in our brain. Reuptake prevention of these monoamine neurotransmitters potentiate their action in the brain. This appears to be associated with the antidepressant activity and helps in regulating the mood. It also stops the transmission of pain signals from nerves to the brain thereby relieving neuropathic pain (pain from damaged nerves).

Safety advice

Alcohol
UNSAFE
It is unsafe to consume alcohol with Shine 25mg Tablet.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Shine 25mg Tablet may be unsafe to use during pregnancy. Although there are limited studies in humans, animal studies have shown harmful effects on the developing baby. Your doctor will weigh the benefits and any potential risks before prescribing it to you. Please consult your doctor.
Breast feeding
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Shine 25mg Tablet is probably unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug may pass into the breastmilk and harm the baby.
Driving
UNSAFE
Shine 25mg Tablet may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
Shine 25mg Tablet may impair your alertness which may affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Shine 25mg Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Shine 25mg Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Shine 25mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Shine 25mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Shine 25mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe liver disease.

What if you forget to take Shine Tablet?

If you miss a dose of Shine 25mg 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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Quick tips

  • It may take 4 to 6 weeks for Shine 25mg Tablet to start working. Keep taking it as prescribed.
  • It may cause sleepiness. Take it at bedtime and do not drive or do anything requiring concentration until you know how it affects you.
  • Avoid consuming alcohol when taking Shine 25mg Tablet as it may cause excessive sleepiness.
  • Monitor your weight during the treatment as this medicine can cause weight gain and increased appetite.
  • It may cause sudden drop in your blood pressure. Rise slowly if you have been sitting or lying down.
  • Talk to your doctor if you notice sudden mood changes or develop suicidal thoughts.
  • Pay close attention to any changes, especially sudden changes, in mood, behaviors, thoughts, or feelings. This is very important when an antidepressant medicine is started or when the dose is changed.

Fact Box

Chemical Class
Dibenzocycloheptenes Derivative
Habit Forming
No
Therapeutic Class
NEURO CNS
Action Class
Tricyclic antidepressants

Interaction with drugs

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Patient concerns

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Dr. Atula Gupta
Dermatology
Honey is good for shine . Milk for moisture . So there will be temporary improvement in skin colour and shine . You can use . 9XXXXXX SkinAid Clinic Gurgaon
Right hand thumb joint pain,cant even pick a bottle of 1 ltr water Please.suggest a remmedy
Vipul Aggarwal
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FAQs

Q. What other lifestyle changes should I make to get maximum benefit of Shine 25mg Tablet?

Antidepressants, including Shine 25mg Tablet, are just one of several approaches to treat depression. Certain lifestyle changes can help you get maximum benefit of Shine 25mg Tablet and help you recover fast. Keeping active and eating a healthy diet can make a significant difference to how quickly you recover from depression. Think positively and try to discuss your thoughts with others to reduce stress. Practice yoga or take up a hobby. Ensure that you have a sound sleep to calm your mind. Stay away from smoking or alcohol consumption as these will only worsen your depression. Take your medicines as prescribed even if you start feeling better.

Q. Is there anything I need to be careful about while on therapy with Shine 25mg Tablet?

Shine 25mg Tablet may cause drowsiness and dizziness, especially in the beginning of the treatment. So, avoid driving or using machinery until you know how the medicine affects you. Also, it is not advisable to drink alcohol during treatment with this medicine as it might increase sleepiness.

Q. Can the use of Shine 25mg Tablet affect my sex life?

Yes, Shine 25mg Tablet can affect sex life in both men and women. It may cause decreased sexual desire or you may experience discomfort during intercourse. Men may experience inability to develop or maintain an erection during sexual activity and may be unable to have an orgasm. If you notice these symptoms, do not stop taking the medicine but consult your doctor.

Q. I have been taking Shine 25mg Tablet for depression since a week and recently I have been wanting to harm myself. What should I do? Is it because of the medicine?

You should immediately consult your doctor or go to the hospital. Your suicidal tendencies may have increased because of your disease or the medicine. Generally, Shine 25mg Tablet takes about 2 weeks to show its effect but may take longer. Therefore, when you start taking Shine 25mg Tablet, you may have thoughts about killing or harming yourself. This is more common in people who previously had suicidal tendencies or are young adults (less than 25 years old). However, the effect of medicine is different for every individual.

Q. Can Shine 25mg Tablet cause urinary problems?

Yes, Shine 25mg Tablet can cause urinary problems. It is more commonly seen in elderly patients who are more than 65 years old. The patient may face difficulty in passing urine which can further lead to a urinary tract infection. Consult your doctor immediately if you develop these symptoms.

Q. If my pain is not relieved, can I take more than the recommended dose?

No, you should use Shine 25mg Tablet strictly as prescribed by the doctor. If the dose exceeds, you may develop drowsiness, confusion, difficulty in speech, dry mouth, tiredness, difficulty in walking, fever, difficulty in breathing, blue discoloration of the skin and decreased heartbeat. Your pain may not be relieved because Shine 25mg Tablet takes about 2 weeks to show its effect, but it may take longer in some cases. The duration of treatment can differ from individual to individual. Consult your doctor if your symptoms are not relieved.

Q. Does Shine 25mg Tablet cause any effect on pregnancy or the newborn?

Do not take Shine 25mg Tablet during pregnancy unless recommended by the doctor. If you take this medicine during the last trimester of the pregnancy, the newborn may develop symptoms such as irritability, rigidity, irregular body movements, irregular breathing, poor drinking, loud crying, difficulty in urinating and constipation.

Q. I have been prescribed Shine 25mg Tablet for pain. When will I start feeling better?

You may start feeling better after 2 weeks of starting Shine 25mg Tablet. However, it may take 4-6 weeks to see the full benefits of the medicine.

Q. Can I stop taking Shine 25mg Tablet when my pain is relieved?

No, do not stop taking Shine 25mg Tablet even if the pain is relieved. You should use Shine 25mg Tablet as advised by the doctor. Stopping the medicine suddenly may cause unpleasant symptoms like headache, feeling unwell, sleeplessness and irritability. Consult your doctor for the duration of the treatment since the dose of Shine 25mg Tablet needs to be reduced gradually.

Q. How long does Shine 25mg Tablet take to work?

You may see an improvement in your symptoms after a couple of weeks, although it usually takes between 4 and 6 weeks before you feel the benefits. Do not stop taking Shine 25mg Tablet after 1 or 2 weeks just because you feel it is not helping your symptoms. Give the medicine at least 6 weeks to work.

Q. How will Shine 25mg Tablet make me feel?

Antidepressants like Shine 25mg Tablet help to gradually lift your mood. You may notice that you sleep better and are less anxious. You may worry less about little things that used to bother you. Shine 25mg Tablet will not make you feel excessively or unusually happy. It will help you feel like yourself again.

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308-310 Dwarkesh Complex, Sun Pharma Road, Po:Atladra, Vadodara-390 012., Gujarat, India.
Country of origin: India
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