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Amitryp tablet 10 mg 20x10's

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Amitryp tablet contains Amitriptyline | belongs to Tricyclic antidepressant (TCAD)

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How it works

Amitryp tablet 10 mg 20×10’s works by affecting the balance of certain natural chemicals (neurotransmitters such as serotonin) in the brain.

Side effects

Major & minor side effects for Amitryp tablet 10 mg 20×10’s

  • Headache
  • Nausea and Vomiting
  • Constipation or diarrhea
  • Blurred vision
  • Swelling of face, lips, eyelids, tongue, hands and feet
  • Unexpected weight gain or loss
  • Chest pain and discomfort severe
  • Shortness of bWeakness in one side of the bodyreath severe
  • Weakness in one side of the body severe
  • Slurred speech severe
  • Seizures severe
  • Decreased sexual urge severe
  • Unusual bleeding severe

Uses of Amitryp tablet 10 mg 20×10’s

What is it prescribed for?

  • Migraine Prevention

    Amitryp tablet 10 mg 20×10’s is also used to prevent the onset of migraine headaches in some patients.

  • Bed wetting

    This medicine may sometimes be used to treat a condition in children characterized by bed wetting while sleeping.

  • Neuropathic pain

    This medicine is sometimes used to treat neuropathic pain in adult patients. This pain may be caused by nerve damage or chronic diseases such as diabetes.

  • Depression

    Amitryp tablet 10 mg 20×10’s is used to relieve symptoms of depression. These symptoms may include sadness, loss of interest, irritability and sleeplessness.

Concerns

Frequently asked questions

  • Onset of action

    Amitryp tablet 10 mg 20×10’s is used to relieve symptoms of depression. These symptoms may include sadness, loss of interest, irritability and sleeplessness.

  • Duration of Effect

    The effect of this medicine lasts for an average duration of 4-7 weeks after onset of action.

  • Safe with Alchohol?

    You should restrict or minimize the use of alcohol while taking this medicine. Symptoms like sleepiness, excessive sweating, muscle stiffness and change in pulse should be reported to the doctor on priority.

  • Is it habit forming?

    No habit forming tendency has been reported.

  • Usage in pregnancy?

    This medicine should be used by pregnant women only when the benefits outweigh the risk associated with usage. This medicine can cause harmful effects on fetus. Hence, you are advised to consult your doctor before taking this medicine.

  • Usage while breast-feeding?

    This medicine should not be used by women who are breastfeeding. If it is absolutely necessary to take this medicine then you should stop breastfeeding. Consult your doctor before using this medicine.

When not to use?

  • Allergy

    This medicine is not recommended for use if you have a history of allergy to it or any other component of the medicine.

  • Monoamine oxidase inhibitors

    This medicine is not recommended to use if you have taken Monoamine oxidase inhibitors within 14 days.

  • Cisapride

    This medicine is not recommended for use along with Cisapride due to an increased risk of side effects on heart and blood vessels.

  • Heart attack

    This medicine is not recommended for use if the patient is recovering from a recent heart attack.

Warnings

Warnings for special population
  • Pregnancy

    This medicine should be used by pregnant women only when the benefits outweigh the risk associated with usage. This medicine can cause harmful effects on fetus. Hence, you are advised to consult your doctor before taking this medicine.

  • Breast-feeding

    This medicine should not be used by women who are breastfeeding. If it is absolutely necessary to take this medicine then you should stop breastfeeding. Consult your doctor before using this medicine.

General Warnings
  • Sedation

    Use of this medicine can cause moderate to severe sedation and impairment of physical abilities. You should avoid work that requires a high level of mental alertness while using this medicine.

  • Hypotension

    This medicine should be used with the caution due to the risk of sudden fall in blood pressure.

  • Liver disease

    This medicine should be used with caution if you are suffering from impaired liver functioning. Report all such conditions to the doctor before receiving this medicine.

  • Kidney disease

    This medicine should be used with caution if you are suffering from impaired kidney function. Report all such conditions to the doctor before receiving this medicine.

  • Bipolar disorder

    This medicine should be used with extreme caution in patients suffering from bipolar disorder. Symptoms of mania and depression can worsen upon usage of this medicine. Consult your doctor and report the incidence of bipolar depression or mania before receiving this medicine.

  • Suicidal tendencies

    Use of this medicine is reported to provoke suicidal thoughts and increased suicidal tendencies, especially in young patients. Report any such incidence to the doctor so that counseling and monitoring of progress can be performed at regular intervals.

  • Benign prostatic hyperplasia

    This medicine should be used with caution if you have an enlarged prostate gland. The symptoms might worsen after using this medicine.

  • Withdrawal symptoms

    The use of this medicine should not be discontinued abruptly. You may experience withdrawal symptoms especially if you have been using a high dose for a long duration. Do not stop the use of this medicine without consulting your doctor.

  • Other medicine

    This medicine is known to interact with many other medicines. Report the use of all the medicines including supplements and herbs to the doctor before starting to taking this medicine.

  • Surgery

    Use of this medicine is not recommended if you are planning to undergo a surgery in near future. Consult your doctor in this regard so that it can be discontinued properly.

Dosage

  • Missed Dose

    Take the missed dose as soon as you remember. However, if it is almost time for the next scheduled dose then the missed dose should be skipped.

  • Overdose

    Contact a doctor immediately if an overdose is suspected. Symptoms of overdose may include a change in pulse rates, severe drowsiness, confusion, vomiting, hallucinations, convulsions, and fainting. Immediate medical intervention may be required if the overdose symptoms are severe.

Interactions

Interaction with Medicines
  • Cisapride severe
  • Clozapine severe
  • Fluoxetine severe
  • Linezolid severe
  • Ondansetron severe
  • Selegeline severe
  • Phenylephrine severe
Disease interactions
  • severesevere

    This medicine should be used with caution in patients suffering from heart disease like heart failure, stroke, heart block etc. A fall in blood pressure, changes in the pulse, dizziness and other associated complications should be reported to the doctor. It is advised to not take this medicine if the patient has recently suffered a heart attack.

  • severesevere

    This medicine should be administered with extreme caution in patients suffering from Pheochromocytoma, the risk of severe to fatal change in blood pressure is very high. Suitable dose adjustment and clinical monitoring of the symptoms is recommended in such cases.

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  • moderate

    This medicine should be used with caution if you have diabetes as the risk of changes in blood sugar levels are very high. You should get your blood sugar levels checked more frequently while using this medicine.

  • moderate

    This medicine should be used with caution if you have glaucoma. Use of this medicine can worsen the symptoms of both closed and open-angle glaucoma.

General Instructions

Take this medicine as instructed by the doctor. Follow all the labeled instructions while taking this medicine. Ensure that the right quantity of medicine is consumed for the prescribed duration only. Initial use may worsen the symptoms of depression and it may take up to 20-30 days for any improvement to happen. Usage should not be stopped abruptly.

Other details

  • Can be taken with or without food, as advised by your doctor
  • To be taken as instructed by doctor
  • Causes sleepiness

References

Additional Information:

How to use Amitryp tablet 10 mg 20×10’s

UNLICENSED USE
Children: Neuropathic pain: 2-12 yr, initially 200-500 mcg/kg, max 10 mg once daily at night, increased if necessary, max 1 mg/kg twice daily on specialist advice; 12-18 yr, initially 10 mg once daily at night, increased gradually if necessary to usual dose 75 mg at night.

what are the adverse effects of Amitryp tablet 10 mg 20×10’s?

Anticholinergic effects, (e.g. dry mouth, blurred vision). Tinnitus, confusion, drowsiness, headache, tremor, ataxia, seizures, movement disorders, dyskinesias. Cardiovascular effects, e.g. hypotension, tachycardia, syncope, conduction disturbances, arrhythmias, GI upset, taste disturbance. Blood dyscrasias, sweating, allergic skin reactions, weight changes, testicular swelling, gynaecomastia, changes in blood sugar concentrations, hyponatraemia. Behavioural disturbances. Hepatic impairment, jaundice.

What happens if I miss a dose of Amitryp tablet 10 mg 20×10’s?

Adults: Usually 75 mg daily in divided doses increasing if required to 150 mg daily. Maintenance, 50-100 mg daily usually as a single dose at bedtime. Elderly: 50 mg daily in divided doses or as a single dose at bedtime.
Children: Depression: 16-18 yr, 10-25 mg 3 times daily (total daily dose may alternatively be given as a single dose at bedtime) increased gradually as necessary to 150-200 mg daily.

One of the following licensed pharmacy from the nearest location will deliver Amitryp tablet 10 mg 20×10’s. The details of the licensed pharmacy shall be shared once you request the drugs and the respective pharmacy accepts your request based on valid prescription and availability.

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