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Amitone Plus Tablets

By INTAS PHARMACEUTICALS LTD
10 Tablet(s) in Strip
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Amitone Plus Tablets Description

Amitone Plus is used to treat moderate to severe depression and anxiety. Depression is a mental illness that causes a feeling of sadness, hopelessness and leads to the loss of interest, which can dis

rupt day to day life. Anxiety refers to persistent fear, worry and restlessness in routine life. Amitone Plus combines two salts, namely, Amitriptyline(12.5 mg) and Chlordiazepoxide (5mg). Amitriptyline is a type of Tricyclic Antidepressant, whereas Chlordiazepoxide is a type of Benzodiazepine. Both the active ingredients act together to control depression and anxiety. It is recommended by a doctor and has to be taken as a regular medication.

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Product Summary

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ContainsChlordiazepoxide(5.0 Mg) + Amitriptyline(12.5 Mg)
UsesDepression, Anxiety
Side effectsDrowsiness, Dry Mouth, Headache, Nausea, Constipation
TherapyANTI-DEPRESSANT
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uses

Uses of Amitone Plus Tablets

  • Depression
  • Anxiety
  • Insomnia
  • Neuropathic Pain
  • Migraine Prevention
contraindications

Contraindications of Amitone Plus Tablets

  • Allergic
  • Recent Heart Attack
  • On MAO Inhibitors
  • Suicidal tendency
  • Heart problems
  • Kidney problem
  • Liver Problem
  • You need to mention to the doctor if you have any of these conditions
sideEffects

Side effects of Amitone Plus Tablets

  • Drowsiness
  • Dry Mouth
  • Headache
  • Nausea
  • Constipation
  • Blurred vision
  • Difficulty in urination
  • Weight gain
  • Tiredness
  • Confusion
  • Uncoordinated body movements
  • Orthostatic Hypotension (lowering of BP while standing)
  • Erectile dysfunction
  • Serious side effects
  • Heart attack
  • Stroke
  • Suicidal tendencies
  • Seek immediate help if any side effect worsens or you are having any rare side effects
precautionsAndWarnings

Precautions and Warnings of Amitone Plus Tablets

pregnancy

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Amitone Plus during pregnancy?
A:
Amitone Plus can be harmful to the baby as it is known to cause congenital disabilities. Please inform your doctor if you are pregnant or are planning a baby. The doctor will weigh the benefits in the situation and advise the best for you.
breastfeeding

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Amitone Plus while breastfeeding?
A:
Amitone plus can pass through breast milk. You need to consult a doctor if you are breastfeeding. He will advise the best for you according to the situation.
driving

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have taken the Amitone Plus?
A:
Amitone Plus is known to cause drowsiness, dizziness and decreased concentration. Hence, it is advised not to drive after taking medicine to ensure safety.
alcohol

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Amitone Plus?
A:
Alcohol consumption is not recommended while taking Amitone Plus. Alcohol may increase the feeling of drowsiness and confusion and cause serious side effects.
otherGeneralWarnings

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • Patients should not take Amitone Plus with any heart, thyroid, visual, liver, or kidney disorder without a doctor’s supervision.
  • Be regular with the dose; Amitone Plus cannot be stopped without a doctor's recommendation.
  • Not to be taken by children under the age of 18.
  • Do not drive or operate heavy machinery after taking Amitone plus.
  • Pregnant and lactating women should always inform the doctor about the present situation.
  • It is of utmost importance to inform the doctor if you take any medicine, vitamins or supplements,regularly even if the supplement is herbal, ayurvedic or anything under the sun.
modeOfAction

Mode of Action of Amitone Plus Tablets

How Does It Work?

Amitone plus has two active ingredients, namely Amitriptyline(12.5 mg) and Chlordiazepoxide (5mg). Amitriptyline works by controlling the balance of certain chemicals in the brain. However, Chlordiaze...
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directionsForUse

Directions for Use of Amitone Plus Tablets

  • Amitone Plus should be taken according to the recommendation of a doctor. It is usually taken as a long term medicine regularly.
  • It can be taken with or without food. However, try to take it preferably with food to avoid any stomach problems. Try to maintain a schedule and have the medicine at the same time every day.
  • Do not stop taking the dose without consulting your doctor.
  • The tablet has to be swallowed whole orally with a glass of water. The tablet should not be chewed, crushed or broken.
  • In case of a missed dose, take the tablet as soon as you remember the skipped dose. But if it is almost time for another one, consider sticking to the schedule.
interactions

Interactions of Amitone Plus Tablets

Interactions with other medicines

  • Amitone Plus interacts with
  • MAO Inhibitors- One needs to inform the doctor if taking this medication causes severe side effects.
  • Blood thinners- can cause bleeding/ bruises.
  • You need to inform your doctor if you are taking any medicines such as
  • Anticholinergic drugs
  • Anticonvulsant
  • Anti-anxiety
  • Anti-allergic
  • Opioid analgesic
  • NSAIDs
  • Cimetidine

Interactions with food items

  • Amitone Plus interacts with alcohol.
  • Alcohol consumption is not recommended while taking Amitone Plus. Alcohol may increase the feeling of drowsiness and confusion.
storageAndDisposal

Storage and disposal of Amitone Plus Tablets

Store the medicine at room temperature away from any source of direct heat. Try to avoid keeping the medicine in direct sunlight. The medicine does not need to be refrigerated. Keep it away from the...
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dosage

Dosage of Amitone Plus Tablets

Overdose

Do not take medicine more than the advised dosage. Overdose can exhibit severe side effects. Seek immediate help in case of overdose. Do not give the medicine to someone you feel has the same sympt...
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Missed a Dose

If you miss a dose, try to take the tablet as soon as you remember. If it is almost the time of the next dose, do not take the double dose. Try to stick to the previous schedule. Consider setting the...
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Content Details

WRITTEN BY
doctor

Dr. Suneet Monga

BDS, MDS (Paediatric & Preventive Dentistry) MMCDSR

REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Varsha Parihar

MBBS, MD (Community Medicine)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: Can I smoke while taking Amitone Plus?

A: Smoking tends to interact with absorption of Amitone Plus. Hence, it is advised to avoid smoking while taking Amitone Plus.

Q: Is Amitone Plus habit forming?

A: Amitone Plus tends to cause mild to moderate dependence and has potential for abuse. Kindly stick to the schedule and dosage provided by the doctor.

Q: Is there any specific diet that I need to follow?

A: There are no special instructions to be followed. Try to maintain a healthy balanced diet. Include foods rich in omega fatty acids like fish, nuts, fresh fruits and vegetables. Try to keep yourself active by exercising for sometime on a regular basis.
Product Details
Brand
AMITONE
Country of Origin
India
Expires on or After
05/05/2023
Last Updated on: 04 Jun 2022 | 12:37 PM (IST)
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