SALT INFORMATIONAmitriptyline(10 mg)
Amitriptyline is used in the treatment of depression and night time bed wetting (enuresis) in children.
How it works
Amitriptyline belongs to class of medication called as tricyclic antidepressant. It acts by changing levels of certain chemicals in the brain (norepinephrine, serotonin) that helps in improving the mood and mental balance.
Common side effects
testicular swelling, interference with sexual function, elevation or lowering of blood sugar levels, fatigue, blurred vision, suicidal behaviors, raised, urinary retention, libido fluctuations, disturbed concentration, increased appetite and weight gain, drowsiness, Skin rashes, sensitivity to sunlight, breast enlargement in men and women, heart problems., ringing in ears, bone marrow depression, pale red, constipation), lack of sleep, dizziness, fever, nightmares, abnormal milk discharge from breast, dry mouth, headache, confusional states, palpitations, itchy skin rash, edema of face and tongue, weakness
- Do not consume grapefruit juice.
- Do not suddenly stop taking your medicine.
- Amitriptyline can make you dizzy or sleepy. So avoid driving or performing activities that require mental alertness.
- Avoid alcohol intake.
- Do not take this drug if you are consuming antidepressants (monoamine oxidase inhibitors) or have been taking them within the previous two weeks.
Frequently asked questions
Q. Is amitriptyline/Tryptomer safe?
Amitriptyline is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor.
Q. What is amitriptyline/Amitone 10/Amitone plus/ Tryptomer/Tryptomer plus used for?
Amitriptyline/amitone 10/amitone plus/ tryptomer/tryptomer plus is used in the treatment of depression and nocturnal bed wetting (enuresis) in children.
Q. Is amitriptyline a benzodiazepine/MAOI/opioid/antibiotic/steroid?
No, Amitriptyline belongs to class of medication called as tricyclic antidepressant.
Q. Is amitriptyline like Xenan (diazepam)?
No, Xenan belongs to class of medication called as benzodiazepine.
Q. Is amitriptyline addictive?
No, Patients should follow the advice of the doctor regarding its use.
Q. Can I take amitriptyline/tryptomer for pain/insomnia/backache/migraine/headache/anxiety?
No, it is used to treatment of depression and nocturnal bed wetting (enuresis).
Q. Can I take amitriptyline with Prozac/zopiclone/Xanan/naproxen/prednisolone/Benadryl/
Amitriptyline can interact with Prozac/Zopiclone/Xanan/diazepam/trazadone/flexeril. Please follow doctor’s advice regarding its use.
Q. Does amitriptyline cause hair loss/ insomnia/constipation/weight gain: loss/fever/affect memory/vomiting/increased hunger/sleepiness?
Amitriptyline causes insomnia/constipation/weight gain/vomiting/increases huger. Always consult your doctor regarding possible side effects.