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Aculip Tablet Description

Aculip is a prescription medication used in the treatment of depression and associated anxiety. It is a combination of Amitriptyline and Chlordiazepoxide. This combination is utilised to treat modera

te to severe depression and anxiety. Depression is a medical condition associated with low mood, hopelessness, inability to complete daily activities, difficulty sleeping, or overall sadness. This may be accompanied by anxiety which is a condition of excessive worry and feelings of fear and nervousness. Increased sweating or trembling may be seen. Both of these conditions affect daily activities. Aculip should be taken in the dose and duration prescribed by a medical professional. Aculip should not be stopped abruptly. In case of any side effects, it is advisable to consult the prescribing doctor. For best results, the tablet should be taken at the same time each day.


Product Summary

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ContainsAmitriptyline(25.0 Mg) + Chlordiazepoxide(10.0 Mg)
UsesTreatment of Major Depressive Disorder with moderate to severe anxiety
Side effectsConstipation, urinary retention, weight gain, confusion, orthostatic hypotension (sudden lowering of blood pressure on standing), tiredness
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Uses of Aculip Tablet

  • Treatment of Major depressive disorder (MDD)
  • Treatment of Moderate to severe anxiety

Contraindications of Aculip Tablet

  • It is contraindicated in case of hypersensitivity to either of the components.
  • If you have a recent history of heart attack, heart failure, or irregular heart rhythm.
  • If you have angle-closure glaucoma.
  • If you have epilepsy/seizure disorders patients.
  • If you have any pulmonary diseases.
  • If you are planning a pregnancy, or are pregnant or breastfeeding.

Side effects of Aculip Tablet

  • Constipation
  • Urinary retention
  • Dry mouth
  • Orthostatic hypotension (unanticipated lowering of blood pressure on standing up)
  • Dizziness
  • Headache

Precautions and Warnings of Aculip Tablet



Can I take Aculip during pregnancy?
No, Aculip is unsafe in pregnancy and should not be taken while pregnant or if the person intends to conceive. Consult your doctor, and inform them regarding your health status.

Breast Feeding

Can I take Aculip while breastfeeding?
Aculip is generally not advised while breastfeeding. Discuss with your doctor for more information.


Can I drive if I have taken Aculip?
Driving and operating other heavy machinery while on Aculip is not recommended as it may cause sedation and drowsiness.


Can I consume alcohol with the Aculip?
Alcohol consumption while on Aculip is contraindicated as it may cause increased sedation and other adverse effects.

Other General Warnings

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  • You must inform your doctor in case you are on any other medications. There are several medicines that may affect the metabolism of this tablet and modify the blood levels. Appropriate dose adjustment...
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Mode of Action of Aculip Tablet

How Does It Work?

The first active ingredient in Aculip is amitriptyline, a Tricyclic antidepressant (TCA). Aculip acts in the central nervous system and regulates the levels of several chemical mediators known as neur...
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Directions for Use of Aculip Tablet

  • Aculip should be taken as prescribed by the treating physician.
  • Consult your doctor before stopping Aculip.
  • Unexpected stoppage of the medication can compel withdrawal side effects.
  • Swallow Aculip as a whole. Do not granulate, break, or bite this tablet.
  • It is recommended to consume Aculip on a regular schedule, i.e., at the same time every day, for optimal pharmacological effects of Aculip.
  • Inform your doctor regarding other medications you may be taking to review and prevent any medication interaction associated effects.

Interactions of Aculip Tablet

Interactions with other medicines

  • Aculip can cause arrhythmias and should not be used with any medications that affect heart rhythm, such as astemizole, cisapride, etc.
  • Aculip should not be used with any medications that are known to raise the levels of serotonin as it can result in a fatal condition called serotonin syndrome. These include antidepressants, opioids s...
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  • Aculip should not be given along with monoamine oxidase inhibitors. If they must be given, a minimum gap of two weeks is required.
  • Aculip should not be taken with central nervous system depressants. These include alcohol and other benzodiazepines such as clonazepam and alprazolam.
  • Aculip needs to be used with caution along with anaesthetic agents, and it is generally advisable to discontinue the tablet before any major surgery.

Interactions with food items

  • Aculip does not have any specific interactions with food.

Storage and disposal of Aculip Tablet

Store under 30’C. Keep out of reach of children and pets. Do not expose to direct sunlight or moisture. Discard the medication after the date of expiration.

Dosage of Aculip Tablet


Both the active ingredients of Aculip can cause toxicity if taken in higher doses than prescribed. Amitriptyline can cause sedation, raised and irregular heart rate, dizziness, dry mouth, urine retent...
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Missed a Dose

If you miss a dose of this pill, it is advised to be taken at the earliest. If the duration missed is too long, and it is almost time for the next dose, it is recommended to skip the missed dose and g...
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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)


Q: After taking Aculip, I feel very dizzy and tired. I feel it is not suiting me. Can I stop taking it?

A: No. Dizziness and drowsiness are known side effects of Aculip; it is not recommended to stop the medication without consulting your doctor. Always discuss any side effects you may be facing with your doctor to adjust the dose as required.

Q: I have a chronic problem of backache. Is it okay to take other painkillers while taking this tablet?

A: There are different types of painkillers prescribed for different indications. Certain painkillers may contain opioids and must be avoided with Aculip. Consult a doctor with details of all the medications that you are taking.

Q: Can Aculip cause constipation?

A: Aculip may cause constipation as a side-effect. However, constipation can be treated by drinking plenty of fluids and eating fibrous foods. If the constipation is severe, you should see a doctor.
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Last Updated on: 15 Apr 2022 | 05:38 PM (IST)
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