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Amit 10mg Tablet

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Amit 10 MG Description

Amit 10 mg Tablet is a tricyclic antidepressant that aids in the treatment of depression, neuropathic pain (like diabetic neuropathy, post-herpetic neuralgia, and spinal cord illness), and migraines.

The symptoms of these ailments are severe enough to hinder one's regular life. Amit 10 mg Tablet is a prescription-only antidepressant medication. You should continue the recommended course of Amit 10 mg tablets even if you are feeling fine. Do not stop taking the medication without consulting your psychiatrist, as it can trigger additional complications. The doctor will taper the dosage of the medication before stopping it completely. Common side effects of Amit 10 mg are nausea, constipation, perspiration, dry tongue, weariness, trembling, dizziness, speech problems, palpitations, increased heart rate, and orthostatic hypotension. It might also make you irritable or disoriented, and it can lead to weight gain in some situations.

Product Summary

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ContainsAmitriptyline(10.0 Mg)
UsesDepression, Migraine, Neuropathic pain
Side effectsBreathing distress, oedema, drowsiness, dizziness, headache, constipation, weight gain, low libido, slow speech and confusion
TherapyANTI-DEPRESSANT
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Uses of Amit 10 MG

  • According to CDSCO, Amit 10 mg Tablet is used in,
  • Treatment of migraine
  • Treatment of symptoms associated with depression
  • Treatment of neuropathic pain

Contraindications of Amit 10 MG

  • If you have a known allergy to the active or inactive components of Amit 10 mg Tabs.
  • If you are currently taking MAOIs (Monoamine oxidase inhibitors) or have taken them within the last 14.
  • If you have recently had a heart attack.
  • If you have liver problems.
  • If you have narrow-angle glaucoma.
  • If you have pheochromocytoma.
  • If you have diabetes.
  • If you have epilepsy or have a history of fits.

Side effects of Amit 10 MG

  • Nausea
  • Constipation
  • Dry mouth
  • Weariness
  • Tremor
  • Headache
  • Palpitations
  • Orthostatic hypotension

Precautions and Warnings of Amit 10 MG

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Amit 10 mg during pregnancy?
A:
No. Amit 10 mg Tablets are not safe for pregnant women. Consult with your doctor before taking Amit Tablet, who may prescribe the medicine if absolutely essential.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Amit 10 mg while breastfeeding?
A:
Nursing mothers should avoid taking Amit 10 mg Tablets. This medicine can pass on to the newborn through breast milk and cause harm. If Amit Tabs are prescribed due to the severity of the condition, feeding should be stopped for the duration of the course. Before starting this medicine, please seek medical advice.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have taken Amit 10 mg?
A:
Adverse effects of the tablet Amit 10 mg may impair your ability to drive. As a result, consuming an Amit 10 mg may make you drowsy, making driving problematic.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with the Amit 10 mg?
A:
No. It is not safe to use Amit 10 mg with alcohol, as this may amplify its sedative effects. While using this medication, you should avoid or limit your alcohol use.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You experience sudden mood swings or suicidal thoughts.
  • You have any urinary problems after taking this medicine.
  • You conceive during the course of Amit Tabs or are planning a pregnancy.
  • You experience fluctuations in blood glucose levels.
  • You are above 65 years of age. Amit 10 mg Tablets should be used with caution due to the increased risk of side effects.
  • Avoid administering Amit 10 mg tablets to children for depression, neuropathic pain, or migraine.

Mode of Action of Amit 10 MG

How Does It Work?

Amit 10 mg Tablet is a tricyclic antidepressant that contains amitriptyline. It has sedative and anticholinergic effects. It stops neurotransmitters, noradrenaline and serotonin, from being absorbed, ...
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Directions for Use of Amit 10 MG

  • Follow the doctor's instructions when taking Amit 10 mg Tablets.
  • For optimal pharmacological effects, take the recommended dose of Amit 10 mg Tabs at the same time every day for the prescribed duration.
  • As Amit Tablet can make you drowsy, it is advised to take the tablet right before you sleep.
  • Swallow the Amit 10 mg pill whole with a glass of water, do not crush, chew, or break it.

Interactions of Amit 10 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • Interaction of cisapride (gastroprokinetic class) with Amit 10 mg can cause palpitations, a change in pulse rate, dizziness, and excessive perspiration.
  • Antipsychotics like clozapine, taken with Amit 10 mg, can increase the risk of heart problems.
  • Fluoxetine belongs to the antidepressant class of medications. When combined with Amit Tablets, side effects such as tiredness, dry mouth, vision abnormalities, confusion, and so on are very high.
  • When antibacterials like linezolid have co-administered with Amit 10 mg, disorientation, hallucinations, convulsions, and coma are side effects.
  • There is a very high risk of side effects when selegiline (MAO inhibitors) and Amit 10 mg are taken together. After discontinuing selegiline, wait 14 days before starting the Amit 10 mg Tablet.

Interactions with food items

  • Interaction of Amit 10 mg with any specific food is not known. A regular diet can be continued unless advised otherwise by the doctor.

Storage and disposal of Amit 10 MG

Keep Amit 10 mg Tablet in its original container at a cool and dry place with a temperature below 30°C. Ensure that Amit Tablets are stored away from the reach of children and pets at home. Any unused...
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Dosage of Amit 10 MG

Overdose

Symptoms of an overdose of Amit 10 mg Tablet include agitation, seizures, drowsiness, hallucinations, headache, stupor, and in extreme cases, coma. In case of an overdose or suspected overdose, reach ...
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Missed a Dose

If you skip a dose of Amit 10 mg Tablet, take it as soon as you recall. If the gap is too long or the next dose is approaching, skip the dose you have missed and continue with the regular schedule. Do...
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Content Details

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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 Amit 10 mg Tablet have an impact on my sexual life?

A: Yes. Reduced sex drive, erection issues, and orgasm are all possible side effects of Amit 10 mg Tablets. Men may be unable to acquire or sustain an erection during sexual activity, while women may be unable to get an orgasm.

Q: Can I stop Amit 10 mg once I start feeling better?

A: No. The duration for which you need to take Amit 10 mg Tabs is determined by the underlying cause. You should keep taking it, even if you are feeling fine. Stopping your medicine too soon can make your health issue worse. Furthermore, before discontinuing the medicine, its dose should be tapered down.

Q: Does Amit 10 mg cause orthostatic hypotension?

A: Orthostatic hypotension is a possible adverse effect of Amit 10 mg. Orthostatic hypotension, or a sudden dip in blood pressure, causes standing dizziness. If this happens to you, don't attempt to stand or walk immediately away, instead lie down and slowly rise when you feel better. People on Amit 10 mg should keep track of their blood pressure regularly.
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AMIT
Expires on or After
06/01/2023
Last Updated on: 17 Mar 2022 | 09:28 AM (IST)

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