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Uses of Amitryn 10mg Tablet
Amitryn 10mg Tablet is used for the treatment or prevention of the following disease(s):
Side effects of Amitryn 10mg Tablet
The most common side effects of Amitryn 10mg Tablet are – Fever, Headache, Insomnia, Sleep Disturbance, Chest Pain, Abdominal Pain, Constipation, Diarrhea,Nausea, Vomiting
These side effects can usually occur in patients. However, these are only indicative and not all patients will experience them.
Precautions while using Amitryn 10mg Tablet
Do not use Amitryn 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 Amitryn 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 Amitryn 10mg Tablet works
Amitryn 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 Amitryn 10mg Tablet
The dosage of Amitryn 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 Amitryn 10mg Tablet
If you forget to take a dose of Amitryn 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 Amitryn 10mg Tablet
It takes about 2 to 4 weeks to show the effect of the medicine.
Duration of Action Amitryn 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.
For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
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