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Amilift 10mg Tab

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Medical Description

Amilift Tablet is a prescription medicine that is mainly used to treat depression. Depression is characterised by a feeling of sadness, mood swings, loss of interest, feelings of hopelessness and lone...
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Product Summary

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ContainsAmitriptyline(10.0 Mg)
UsesDepression, Migraine headaches, Neuropathic pain, Nocturnal enuresis.
Side effectsDrowsiness, Dry mouth, Nasal congestion, Blurred vision, Constipation, Weight gain, Sexual Dysfunction.
ClassificationANTI-DEPRESSANT
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Uses of Amilift 10 MG

  • As per CDSCO and MHRA-UK, Amilift Tablet is used for-
  • Treatment of Depression.
  • Treatment of Migraine headaches in adults.
  • Treatment of Neuropathic pain in adults.
  • Treatment of nocturnal enuresis (bedwetting at night) in children.

Contraindications of Amilift 10 MG

  • If you are allergic to any component of Amilift Tablet, i.e., Amitriptyline.
  • If you are taking medicines like-Monoamine Oxidase Inhibitors (MAOIs) and antipsychotic medications or using other anti-anxiety or sedative medicines.
  • If you have a heart condition and recently had a heart attack or myocardial infarction.
  • If you have acute angle glaucoma, which increases the fluid pressure in the eyes.
  • If you have a history of seizures or epilepsy.
  • If you have liver or kidney disease.
  • If you have respiratory issues.
  • If you are pregnant or a breastfeeding mother.

Side effects of Amilift 10 MG

  • Drowsiness
  • Dry mouth
  • Nasal congestion
  • Blurred vision
  • Constipation
  • Weight gain
  • Sexual Dysfunction

Precautions and Warnings of Amilift 10 MG

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Amilift Tablet during pregnancy?
A:
No, Amilift Tablet is unsafe during pregnancy. Limited research studies have shown a definite risk to unborn babies. Sometimes your doctor may prescribe this medicine only during life-threatening conditions if they think the benefits outweigh the risks. Do not take Amilift Tablet without consulting your doctor.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Amilift Tablet while breastfeeding?
A:
No, It may be unsafe to use Amilift Tablet while breastfeeding since this medicine can be excreted into human breast milk. You must seek medical consultation to decide whether to discontinue nursing or discontinue the medicine.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have taken Amilift Tablet?
A:
No. It’s not advisable to drive or do any work that requires high mental alertness if you are taking Amilift Tablet. Since Amilift Tablet is a sedative, it can cause side effects like drowsiness, dizziness, and sleepiness. Avoid driving a vehicle if you experience any of these symptoms.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Amilift Tablet?
A:
Alcohol consumption with Amilift Tablet is not advised. This may lead to an increase in the side effects of the medicine and may result in severe dizziness, fatigue, stomach pain, nausea, fever etc.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You have any allergic reactions after taking Amilift Tablet.
  • You notice any suicidal ideation or self-harming thoughts.
  • You experience sudden or severe changes in thought, behaviour, or mood.
  • You notice serotonin syndrome-like symptoms.
  • You are pregnant or planning for it.
  • You are over 65 years; the dose of this medicine should be carefully monitored to prevent serious side effects.
  • You want to stop taking the medication. Don’t stop taking Amilift Tablet suddenly, as it may lead to withdrawal side effects.
  • You are using any ayurvedic/herbal medicines, vitamins, and other health supplements.

Mode of Action of Amilift 10 MG

How Does It Work?

Amilift Tablet contains Amitriptyline-10mg as an active ingredient. Amitriptyline is an antidepressant. It belongs to the Tricyclic antidepressants (TCAs) class of medicine. It works by increasing t...
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Directions for Use of Amilift 10 MG

  • Take Amilift Tablet exactly as prescribed by the doctor.
  • You can take Amilift Tablet with or without food or as prescribed by the doctor.
  • Take Amilift Tablet on a regular schedule, preferably at the same time every day.
  • Take the tablet as a whole with a full glass of water. Do not break/crush the tablet.
  • Do not take Amilift Tablet with other medications without consulting your doctor.
  • Don’t exceed the dosage of Amilift Tablet, even if you cannot feel its effects.

Interactions of Amilift 10 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • Amilift Tablet interacts with MAOI (monoamine oxidase inhibitors) like Selegiline, Rasagiline, Isocarboxazid, and other antidepressants, lithium, triptans, buspirone, amphetamines, tramadol, tryptopha...
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  • Amilift Tablet interacts with antidepressants or mood-elevating medicines like fluoxetine and desipramine can cause increased side effects.
  • Amilift Tablet interacts with antifungal medications like itraconazole, fluconazole, and ketoconazole can reduce its effects of it.
  • Amilift Tablet interacts with antipsychotics (pimozide, haloperidol), and antihistamines can prolong QT interval (ECG reading) and may alter heart rhythm.
  • NSAIDs, Aspirin, and other medications which affect coagulation may interact with Amilift Tablet and can increase the risk of bruising or bleeding.
  • Amilift Tablet interacts with Herbal products like St john’s wort can lead to life-threatening side effects.

Interactions with food items

  • You should avoid caffeine-containing diets- tea, coffee, grapefruit and its juice, as it may reduce the effectiveness of the Amilift Tablet.

Storage and disposal of Amilift 10 MG

Store Amilift Tablet at room temperature in a cool and dry area, away from direct sunlight. Keep the medication away from children and pet animals in a closed cabin. Do not remove Amilift Tablet from ...
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Dosage of Amilift 10 MG

Overdose

Amilift Tablet overdose can cause symptoms like confusion, agitation, sleepiness, raised heart rate, low blood pressure, irregular heart rate, dilated pupils, dry mouth, inability to pass urine, seizu...
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Missed a Dose

If you have missed a dose of Amilift Tablet, take it as soon as you remember. If you remember missing a dosage when it's already time to take the next one, skip the missed dose and consume the next ta...
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Content Details

WRITTEN BY
doctor

Dr. Zishan Ahmad

Final year MBBS Student

REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Vijay Y

MBBS, MD in Clinical Pharmacology

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: Is Amilift Tablet safe for all age groups?

A: Amilift Tablets are not indicated for children below six years of age. Amilift Tablet should be used with caution in elderly patients. Since the elder patient is more prone to hepatic and renal impairment, therefore dose adjustment and careful monitoring are necessary.

Q: Does taking Amilift Tablet more than the recommended dose resolve my symptoms quickly

A: No, do not take Amilift Tablet more than the recommended dose as it may lead to overdose or may worsen your condition. Consult your doctor if you have further queries about the doses and duration, and do not increase the dose on your own.

Q: Does taking Amilift Tablet affects my sexual life?

A: Amilift Tablets can cause decreased sexual drive, problems getting an erection and ejaculating, and difficulty achieving orgasm in women. These side effects usually tend to pass on their own after a couple of weeks. However, if you experience these side effects for a longer duration, then consult your doctor.
Product Details
Brand
AMILIFT
Expires on or After
21/08/2022
Last Updated on: 13 Apr 2022 | 12:12 PM (IST)
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