Amitop 10mg Tablet

Medically reviewed by Dr. Nilanjan Chandra | Written By Sonu Kumar Rao

Last updated on: November 02, 2020 11:16 am

Amitop 10mg Tablet

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Uses of Amitop 10mg Tablet

Amitop 10mg Tablet is used for the treatment or prevention of the following disease(s):


Side effects of Amitop 10mg Tablet

The most common side effects of Amitop 10mg Tablet are – Nausea, Vomiting, Dizziness, Dryness In Mouth, Altered Taste, Abdominal Pain, Agitation, Anxiety, Fever, Constipation, Allergic Reaction, Impaired Concentration, Sweating, Headache

These side effects can usually occur in patients. However, these are only indicative and not all patients will experience them.

Precautions while using Amitop 10mg Tablet

Do not use Amitop 10mg Tablet if you are allergic to – Amitriptyline

If you have heart disease, liver or kidney disease, drug or alcohol addiction, consult your doctor before using Amitop 10mg Tablet.

If you are allergic to any medicine or food, consult your doctor before using this medicine.

Use this medicine under the supervision of your doctor.

To avoid an adverse reaction, consult your doctor if you are already taking other medicines.

How Amitop 10mg Tablet works

Amitop 10mg Tablet contains – Amitriptyline

Amitriptyline works in depression by prolonging the activity of neurotransmitters called serotonin and noradrenaline that are released from nerve cells in the brain. This helps prolong the mood lightening effect of these neurotransmitters and helps relieve depression.

Dosage of Amitop 10mg Tablet

The dosage of Amitop 10mg Tablet depends on many factors such as the patient age, health, medical condition or history of the patient and many other conditions.

Please use this medicine as prescribed by your doctor.

Overdose of Amitop 10mg Tablet

If you forget to take a dose of Amitop 10mg Tablet, do not take two doses at the same time, there is a risk of overdose.

If you notice any unusual reaction in your body after taking this medicine, contact your doctor immediately or call your local medical emergency number.

Consult your doctor before taking this medicine to avoid an overdose. Overdose symptoms – Changes in heart rate, hallucinations, confusion, nausea, severe drowsiness.

Onset of Action Amitop 10mg Tablet

It takes about 2 to 4 weeks to show the effect of the medicine.

Duration of Action Amitop 10mg Tablet

Effect of medication lasts for an average of 4 to 7 weeks.

Precautions & Warnings


Don't consume alcohol while taking this medicine; it may increase the risk of side effects. Adverse effects symptoms - changes in heart rate; sleepiness; excessive sweating; muscle stiffness.


It is safe to take this medicine during pregnancy. However; consult your doctor before taking this medicine.


This medicine is safe to use during breastfeeding. It is advisable to consult your doctor before taking this medication.


Not safe during driving; you may feel dizzy or sleepy after taking this medicine.


This medicine is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. However; Consult your doctor before taking this medicine.


This medicine should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Consult your doctor before taking this medicine.

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.

Ambival 10mg Tablet  ( Dycine Pharmaceuticals Ltd. )

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Amitril 10mg Tablet  ( Sigmund Promedica )

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Triptaz 10mg Tablet  ( Linux Laboratories )

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Trilin 10mg Tablet  ( Triton Healthcare Pvt. Ltd. )

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Mytrip 10mg Tablet  ( Mayflower India )

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Drug :- anticholinergics, epinephrine, norepinephrine: Increased effects of these drugs.

barbiturates: Decreased amitriptyline level.

carbamazepine: Decreased serum amitriptyline level and increased serum carbamazepine level, which increases therapeutic and toxic effects of carbamazepine cimetidine, disulfiram, fluoxetine, fluvoxamine, haloperidol, H2-receptor antagonists,methylphenidate, oral contraceptives, paroxetine,phenothiazines, sertraline: Increased serum amitriptyline level.

cisapride: Possibly prolonged QT interval and increased risk of arrhythmias.

clonidine, guanethidine, and other antihypertensives: Decreased antihypertensive effects.

dicumarol: Increased anticoagulant effect.

levodopa: Decreased levodopa absorption, sympathetic hyperactivity, sinus tachycardia, hypertension, agitation MAO inhibitors: Possibly seizures and death thyroid replacement drugs: Arrhythmias and increased antidepressant effects.

Activity :- alcohol use: Enhanced CNS depression.

smoking: Decreased amitriptyline effects

About Reviewer

Dr. Nilanjan Chandra is a talented Psychiatrist, Psychotherapist, De-addiction specialist, and Sex Therapist with 10 years of experience. He's currently practicing as a Consultant Neuro-psychiatrist at Institute of Neurosciences, Kolkata. He completed his MBBS from Calcutta National Medical College in 2011 and MD from Government Medical College and New Civil Hospital, Surat in 2016.

About Author

Sonu Kumar is a registered pharmacist with Bihar State Pharmacy Council with over 6 months experience. He is a medicine content contributor at Zotezo.