Information about Nortriptyline
Nortriptyline is used to treat depression and nocturnal bed wetting (enuresis) in children.. It is used in patients intolerant of or unresponsive to alternative treatment options for depression.
How nortriptyline works
Nortriptyline increases the levels of chemical messengers in the brain that help in regulating the mood and treat depression.
Common side effects of nortriptyline
Increased heart rate, Weight gain, Difficulty in urination, Orthostatic hypotension (sudden lowering of blood pressure on standing), Dryness in mouth, Constipation
Available Medicine for Nortriptyline
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Frequently asked questions for Nortriptyline
Q. Is Nortriptyline an MAOI/SSRI?
No, they belong to class of medication called as tricyclic antidepressant
Q. Is Nortriptyline same as amitryptiline?
Nortriptyline and amitriptyline belongs to same category of drugs with similar action, but their effect may vary upon individual response
Q. Is Nortriptyline safe?
Nortriptyline is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor
Q. What is Nortriptyline/Sensival used for?
Nortriptyline is used for the treatment of depression and nocturnal bed wetting (enuresis) in children
Q. Is Nortriptyline like xenan?
No, xenan belongs to class of medication called as selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor
Q. Is Nortriptyline 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 Nortriptyline cause weight loss/gain, acne, sleepiness, hair loss, dry mouth, memory loss?
Nortriptyline may cause weight gain/loss, loss of hair, dry mouth. Always consult your doctor regarding possible side effects
Q. Can Nortriptyline be used for treating pain (back pain)?
No, it is used to treat depression and nocturnal bed wetting.