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Amicon 10mg Tablet

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Medical Description

Amicon 10 mg Tablet contains Amitriptyline used to treat depression, neuropathic pain, chronic tension headaches, and migraine prevention. Amicon 10 mg tablets are also used to treat bedwetting in chi...
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ContainsAmitriptyline(10.0 Mg)
UsesMigraine, depression, neuropathic pain, bedwetting, chronic tension headache
Side effectsConstipation, Dryness in mouth, Increased heart rate, Nasal congestion (stuffy nose), Sleepiness, Sweating, Dizziness, Headache, Nausea, Tremor
ClassificationANTI-DEPRESSANT
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Uses of Amicon 10 MG

  • As per CDSCO, the medicine, Amicon 10 mg Tablet has its usage in
  • Migraine
  • Depression
  • Bedwetting
  • Neuropathic pain
  • Chronic tension headache

Contraindications of Amicon 10 MG

  • If you are person with diabetes
  • If you have a heart problem – Amicon 10 mg Tablet can make some heart problems worse
  • If you have thyroid problems
  • If you have pheochromocytoma (tumour of adrenal gland)
  • If you have neutropenia (decreased neutrophils in blood)
  • If you suffer from bone marrow suppression
  • if you have epilepsy (fits)
  • If you have liver or kidney problems
  • If you have glaucoma (an eye disorder) – Amicon 10 mg Tablet can increase the pressure in your eye
  • If you have thoughts on harming yourself and ending your life
  • If you have had an allergic reaction to Amicon 10 mg Tablet or any other medicine in the past

Side effects of Amicon 10 MG

  • Constipation
  • Dryness in mouth
  • Increased heart rate
  • Nasal congestion (stuffy nose)
  • Dizziness
  • Headache
  • Sleepiness
  • Sweating
  • Nausea

Precautions and Warnings of Amicon 10 MG

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take an Amicon 10 mg Tablet during pregnancy?
A:
Amicon 10 mg Tablet is not recommended during pregnancy as the effect of this medicine on the pregnant mother is unknown.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take an Amicon 10 mg Tablet while breastfeeding?
A:
It is not recommended to take an Amicon 10 mg Tablet during breastfeeding as there is no sufficient data about it. Hence you should always consult your doctor before consuming an Amicon 10 mg Tablet, as a small amount of the medicine passes through the milk to the infant, which may harm the infant.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have taken the Amicon 10 mg Tablet?
A:
Amicon 10 mg Tablet is not known to cause any harm or affect driving ability. However, if you experience drowsiness or dizziness while taking this medicine, avoid driving and operating heavy machinery.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with the Amicon 10 mg Tablet?
A:
It is not safe to consume alcohol with Amicon 10 mg Tablet as it causes some adverse effects like increased heartbeat, fainting, and heartburn.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You are below 18 years of age.
  • You have stopped taking medicine on your own.
  • You have liver disease.
  • You have kidney disease.

Mode of Action of Amicon 10 MG

How Does It Work?

Amicon 10 mg Tablet contains amitriptyline that increases the amount of certain chemicals (norepinephrine, serotonin) in your brain, improving your mood, blocking the transmission of pain signals, and...
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Directions for Use of Amicon 10 MG

  • Take Amicon 10 mg Tablet orally, or as directed by your physician
  • The tablet is to be swallowed orally and not meant to be chewed or crushed.
  • Amicon 10 mg Tablet can be taken with or without food.

Interactions of Amicon 10 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • Antidepressants - phenelzine, iproniazid, isocarboxazid, nialamide, imipramine, and desipramine and tranylcypromine
  • Anticonvulsants - gabapentin, lamotrigine, escitalopram, pregabalin, topiramate
  • Anti-thyroid - levothyroxine
  • Anti-anxiety - alprazolam
  • Antihistamine - diphenhydramine, cetirizine
  • Sedatives - zolpidem
  • Painkillers - tramadol, trazodone, hydrocodone, oxycodone, acetaminophen
  • Muscle relaxant - cyclobenzaprine

Storage and disposal of Amicon 10 MG

Ensure that your medicines are kept in a secure place so they are out of reach from children and pets. It is best to keep your medicines in well-ventilated rooms since heat and humidity can damage you...
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Dosage of Amicon 10 MG

Overdose

Symptoms of overdose may include drowsiness, confusion, problems with coordination, and loss of consciousness. You may also experience symptoms of nervousness and cardiovascular systems. Seek medical ...
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Missed a Dose

If one misses a dose, one should take the missed dose as soon as one remembers it. If it’s time for the next dose, one should continue following a regular dosing schedule. Do not take a double dose to...
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Content Details

WRITTEN BY
REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Anuj Tiwari

MBBS, DNB Medicine

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: Does an Amicon 10 mg Tablet cause weight gain? What can I do to prevent it?

A: Taking an Amicon 10 mg Tablet can cause you to gain weight because the tablets increase appetite. You should choose to eat a healthy diet and exercise regularly to maintain a healthy weight.

Q: Recently, I have been feeling the urge to harm myself, and I have been taking an Amicon 10 mg Tablet for depression. What should I do? Is it due to the medicine?

A: Consult your doctor or go to the hospital immediately if you feel suicidal. Your condition or the medicine may have caused your suicidal tendencies to increase. It generally takes about two weeks for the Amicon 10 mg Tablet to be effective, but it may take longer in some cases. It is common for someone who previously had suicidal thoughts or is a young adult (less than 25 years old) to have thoughts of self-harm or death when they take Amicon 10 mg Tablet. However, the effect of the medicine is different for each individual.

Q: Is it possible to take more than the recommended dose if my pain does not subside?

A: You should use the Amicon 10 mg Tablet strictly according to your doctor's instructions. If you exceed the recommended dose, you may develop fatigue, drowsiness, difficulty in speech, dry mouth, difficulty walking, fever, difficulty breathing, blue discolouration of the skin, and decreased heart rate. You might not immediately feel relief from your pain as Amicon 10 mg Tablet usually takes about two weeks to take effect, but it could take even longer in some cases. Treatment times can vary from individual to individual. Consult your doctor if your symptoms don't improve after two weeks..
Product Details
Brand
AMICON
Expires on or After
22/08/2022
Last Updated on: 24 Feb 2022 | 05:26 PM (IST)
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