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Amitop 10mg Tablet

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Amitop 10 MG Description

Amitop 10mg is a prescription medicine. Amitop tablets contain Amitriptyline as the active ingredient. Amitop tablets are used to relieve depression and nerve (neuropathic) pain. Amitop tablets ar...
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ContainsAmitriptyline(10.0 Mg)
UsesDepression; major depressive disorder; nerve (neuropathic) pain; tension headache and migraine prevention
Side effectsTremors and abnormal body movements; speech difficulties; abnormal sensation; abnormal taste; abnormal vision and eye pain; palpitations; blocked nose
ClassificationANTI-DEPRESSANT
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Uses of Amitop 10 MG

  • In Adults
  • Treatment of Depression
  • Treatment of Major Depressive Disorder
  • Treatment of Nerve (Neuropathic) Pain
  • Prevention of Tension Headache
  • Prevention of Migraine
  • In Children > 6 Years
  • Treatment of Persistent Nocturnal Enuresis

Contraindications of Amitop 10 MG

If you have an allergy to Amitriptyline or any other ingredients. If you have heart diseases like heart attack, heart block, angina, and abnormal cardiac rhythm. If you are taking monoamine oxidase ...
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Side effects of Amitop 10 MG

  • Headache
  • Dry mouth
  • Nausea
  • Sweating
  • Fatigue
  • Weight gain
  • Urinary difficulties
  • Constipation
  • Lack of attention and concentration
  • This is not an exhaustive list. You should talk to your doctor if you have side effects with Amitop tablets. Some side effects like dry mouth occur in many patients who take Amitriptyline.

Precautions and Warnings of Amitop 10 MG

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Amitop tablets during pregnancy?
A:
Amitop tablets are generally not recommended in pregnancy as they can harm the baby in the womb until essential for your health. You should talk to your doctor if you are pregnant or are planning a pregnancy.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Amitop tablets while breastfeeding?
A:
Amitop tablets are not generally recommended in breastfeeding women. Amitriptyline can be secreted in breast milk and harm your baby. You should talk to your doctor if you are breastfeeding.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have taken Amitop tablets?
A:
Amitop tablets may decrease your ability to drive. Driving is generally not recommended in patients taking Amitop tablets.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Amitop tablets?
A:
Taking alcohol can worsen the side effects of Amitop tablets. Drinking alcohol is not recommended in patients taking Amitop tablets.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • Amitop tablets may cause a worsening of symptoms in patients with depression.
  • Amitop tablets may induce thoughts about ending your life, especially in children, adolescents and young adults.
  • Older people taking Amitop tablets may need a lower dose.
  • Talk to your doctor if you are experiencing side effects.
  • Keep track of blood pressure; if you notice a sudden drop, consult a doctor.
  • Reach out to your doctor if you are facing vision issues.

Mode of Action of Amitop 10 MG

How Does It Work?

Amitriptyline in Amitop tablets acts on the nervous system to produce antidepressant and analgesic effects. In the brain, Amitriptyline increases neurotransmitters (chemicals regulating the nervous ...
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Directions for Use of Amitop 10 MG

  • Take Amitop tablets with water as directed by your doctor.
  • Swallow the Amitop tablets as a whole.
  • Do not break or crush Amitop tablets.

Interactions of Amitop 10 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • Opioids and tramadol
  • Analgesics
  • Muscle relaxants
  • Sympathomimetics, like adrenaline, ephedrine
  • Anticholinergic medicines
  • Antiarrhythmic medicines, like quinidine
  • Diuretics, like furosemide
  • Antihistamines, like astemizole
  • Antipsychotic medicines, like pimozide
  • Centrally acting antihypertensives, like clonidine
  • Antifungals, like fluconazole
  • CNs depressants, like barbiturates, benzodiazepines

Interactions with food items

  • You can take Amitop tablets with or without food.

Storage and disposal of Amitop 10 MG

Amitop tablets should be stored in a cool and dark place. Protect them from extremes of temperature. Keep Amitop tablets out of the reach of children. Do not throw away expired Amitop tablets in the o...
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Dosage of Amitop 10 MG

Overdose

  • You should not take more Amitop tablets than prescribed by your doctor. Overdose of Amitop tablets can produce severe side effects like seizures, abnormal heart rhythm, coma. You should watch out for ...
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Missed a Dose

You can take the missed dose of Amitop before the next dose as soon as you remember. But, do not combine the missed dose with the next dose as that can cause severe side effects.

Content Details

WRITTEN BY
doctor

Dr. Naval Asija

MBBS, DHA (Diploma in Health Administration)

REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Vijay Y

MBBS, MD in Clinical Pharmacology

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: Do I need blood monitoring for Amitriptyline levels if I am taking Amitop tablets?

A: Blood monitoring for amitriptyline levels is generally not recommended. But, you should take the dose of Amitop tablets as recommended by your doctor. Do not take more tablets than that recommended by your doctor.

Q: Is Amitop a sleeping pill?

  • Amitop tablets are not sleeping pills per se. They are considered antidepressants and analgesics. But, Amitop tablets can induce sedation and sleep in many people that use them. You should not use Ami...
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AMITOP
Expires on or After
03/10/2022
Last Updated on: 24 Jan 2022 | 03:39 PM (IST)

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