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Amilite Plus Tablets

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Amilite Plus Tablets Description

Amilite Plus tablet contains a combination of two medicines - Amitriptyline and Chlordiazepoxide. These tablets should be taken at a fixed time each day to maintain the balance between the chemical s

ubstances in the brain. The use of Amilite Plus tablets include management of depression, eating disorders, and panic disorders. Amilite Plus tablets prevent the reuptake of serotonin and norepinephrine at the nerve endings. Serotonin helps to give a sense of satisfaction and enhances the mood. On the other hand, norepinephrine helps increase the body's energy levels. Amilite Plus tablets take about 4-6 weeks to show effects. The most common side effects of Amilite Plus tablets are constipation, decrease in sexual desire, difficulty in urination, fatigue (tiredness), drowsiness, decreased appetite, and tremors. Most of the side effects are mild and should not interfere with your day-to-day activities. However, if the side effects increase in severity, you should consult your doctor. You should inform the doctor about any pre-existing medical conditions you have and about all the medicines you take before starting this medication. This would prevent any potential adverse interaction with other medicines. You should take this medicine at a dose and for a duration as advised by the doctor. Take it before or after having food. You should continuously monitor your symptoms. If you notice any drastic change in your behavior or notice any suicidal thoughts or thoughts related to self-harm, you should inform your doctor immediately.

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Product Summary

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ContainsAmitriptyline + Chlordiazepoxide
Usesdepression, panic disorder, eating disorder
Side effectsfatigue, dizziness, tremors, decrease in sexual activity, constipation, urinary incontinence
TherapyANTI-DEPRESSANT
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uses

Uses of Amilite Plus Tablets

  • Management of depression
  • Management of eating disorders
  • Management of panic disorders
contraindications

Contraindications of Amilite Plus Tablets

  • Amilite Plus tablets are contraindicated in those who have had allergic reactions to the medicine in the past.
  • This medicine should not be taken with Monoamine Oxidase Inhibitors (MAOIs) like Tranylcypromine, Selegiline. Combining these medicines can cause severe adverse effects like flushing, low blood pressu...
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  • Amilite plus tablets should not be prescribed to those who suffer from pre-existing heart diseases.
  • This medicine should not be used in people with pre-existing liver diseases as the medicine is metabolized in the liver.
  • Children, adolescents, and young adults should be prescribed Amilite Plus tablets with caution as this medicine increases the chances of suicidal thoughts in them.
sideEffects

Side effects of Amilite Plus Tablets

  • Blurred vision
  • Fatigue
  • Peripheral neuropathy (sensation of tingling and burning in the hands and feet)
  • Difficulty in urination
  • Fever
  • Decrease in sexual desire
  • Loss of appetite
  • Sweating
  • Tremors
  • Weight gain
  • Drowsiness
precautionsAndWarnings

Precautions and Warnings of Amilite Plus Tablets

pregnancy

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take an Amilite Plus Tab during pregnancy?
A:
You should avoid pregnancy while taking Amilite Plus tablets as it can result in irritability, decrease in respiratory rate, convulsions, and fall in blood pressure in your child.
breastfeeding

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take an Amilite Plus Tab while breastfeeding?
A:
Amilite Plus tablets should not be taken while breastfeeding as it can pass through breast milk and cause adverse effects on the baby like irritability, convulsions, poor feeding, lethargy, constipation, and difficulty in urination.
driving

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have taken the Amilite Plus Tab?
A:
You should not drive or operate any machinery after taking Amilite Plus tablets as it can cause drowsiness and blurred vision. You should not do any activity that requires mental focus while taking this medicine, as Amilite Plus causes impairment in coordination and judgement.
alcohol

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with the Amilite Plus Tab?
A:
You should not consume alcohol after taking Amilite Plus tablets as it can increase the severity of side effects like drowsiness and palpitations.
otherGeneralWarnings

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You should monitor your symptoms regularly and inform your doctor if you have any drastic changes in mood or behavior. If you have thoughts related to suicide and self-harm, you should consult a docto...
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  • You may feel drowsy or lightheaded after taking this medicine. Hence, you should avoid exercising and exposure to hot weather after taking this medicine.
  • If you have angle-closure glaucoma, you should inform your doctor as Amilite Plus may increase the severity of the symptoms.
  • You should use an Amilite Plus tablet for the elderly after monitoring their health conditions. Dose modifications may be required in elderly people.
  • You should monitor the functions of the liver after taking this medicine. Liver function tests should be done as directed by the doctor.
  • You should inform your doctor regarding any pre-existing kidney conditions. This medicine is primarily excreted through urine. Hence, a decrease in the excretion of the medicine can increase its conce...
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  • You should monitor your weight regularly as the medicine can cause weight gain. You should indulge in physical activities to prevent excessive weight gain.
modeOfAction

Mode of Action of Amilite Plus Tablets

How Does It Work?

Amilite Plus tablet contains Amitriptyline and Chlordiazepoxide as active ingredients. Amitriptyline belongs to the class of tricyclic antidepressants (medicines used to manage depression). Tricyclic ...
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directionsForUse

Directions for Use of Amilite Plus Tablets

  • Take this medicine exactly as prescribed by your doctor.
  • Do not exceed the recommended dosage.
  • If you have any side effects, seek medical help immediately.
  • Make sure that the treatment duration is completely followed by you.
  • Do not discontinue using this medication without consulting your physician first.
  • Keep the medicines in the container with the lid tightly closed.
interactions

Interactions of Amilite Plus Tablets

Interactions with other medicines

  • Antidepressants (bupropion, fluoxetine) cause drowsiness and impairment in judgment.
  • Antiepileptics (phenytoin) as it decreases the efficacy of Amilite Plus tablets.
  • Anti-malaria medication (Quinidine) as the combination can cause abnormalities in the heart.
  • Barbiturate (phenobarbital or secobarbital) as it causes sedation when used with Amilite Plus tablets.
  • Medicines used to treat urine incontinence (darifenacin, fesoterodine, oxybutynin, tolterodine) as they become ineffective in the presence of Amilite Plus tablets.
  • Bronchodilators (ipratropium or tiotropium) can increase the chances of tremors.
  • Antihistamines (cetirizine) as they cause drowsiness.
  • Cough medicine (dextromethorphan) increases the chances of drowsiness and dryness of the mouth.
  • Antiarrhythmics (propafenone, flecainide) as the combination can increase the chances of palpitations and abnormalities in the heart rhythm.
  • Antifungals (ketoconazole) as Amilite Plus tablets decrease the efficacy of the medicine.
  • Antacids (Cimetidine, Omeprazole) as it decreases the absorption of the Amilite Plus tablets.
  • Medicines used to treat Parkinson’s disease, such as ropinirole as Amilite Plus tablets, can increase the symptoms of Parkinson’s disease like tremors and bradykinesia (slow movement).
storageAndDisposal

Storage and disposal of Amilite Plus Tablets

Keep this medicine packed in the packet or container it came in. This medication should be kept in a cool and dry place, at a temperature below 30 degrees celsius. Store it according to the package or...
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dosage

Dosage of Amilite Plus Tablets

Overdose

Taking more than the recommended dose of Amilite Plus tablets can cause symptoms like abnormalities in heartbeats, restlessness, agitation, confusion, jerky body movements, extreme dizziness, and low ...
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Missed a Dose

If you miss a dose of Amilite Plus tablet, you should take it as soon as possible. However, if it’s time for the next dose to be taken, you may skip it and continue with your regular schedule. You sho...
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Content Details

WRITTEN BY
REVIEWED BY
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Dr. Jagruti Jain

M.B.B.S., M.D., D.N.B., General Medicine

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: Can the Amilite Plus tablet affect my sexual health?

A: Amilite Plus tablets can cause side effects like impotence (difficulty maintaining an erection) and painful ejaculation. It also decreases sexual desire. Please consult a doctor if you come across any of these effects

Q: When should I stop taking Amilite Plus tablets?

A: You should take Amilite Plus tablets at a dose and for a duration as prescribed by your doctor. You should try to take it at a particular time of the day. However, if you forget to take a dose, you should take it as soon as you remember it. You should not stop taking medicine abruptly without consulting a doctor. Suddenly, stopping the medicine can cause withdrawal symptoms like headache, dizziness, convulsions, palpitations, and agitation. Please consult your doctor when facing these side effects.

Q: Can Amilite Plus tablets increase suicidal tendencies?

A: Yes, there are chances of worsening of symptoms and emergence of suicidal thoughts and thoughts related to self-harm in the meantime. These symptoms may indicate either inadequate control of the symptoms or worsening of the condition. You should inform your doctor immediately.
Last Updated on: 14 Apr 2022 | 05:54 PM (IST)
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