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Amitrip 25mg Tablet

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Amitrip 25 MG Description

Amitrip 25mg Tablet is used in the treatments of conditions such as depression, migraine, neuropathic pain (pain that is caused by damage of nerve cells), etc. It belongs to the class of tricyclic an...
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ContainsAmitriptyline(25.0 Mg)
Usesdepression, migraine prophylactic treatment, neuropathic pain
Side effectsNausea, vomiting, dizziness, confusions
ClassificationANTI-DEPRESSANT
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Uses of Amitrip 25 MG

  • Amitrip 25mg Tablet is used in,
  • Treatment of depression
  • Treatment of migraine (prophylaxis- treatment or prevention procedure)
  • Treatment of neuropathic pain (pain by damage of the nerves)
  • Treatment of fibromyalgia
  • Treatment of social anxiety disorder (the person is unable to speak, express themselves, or feel comfortable in surroundings of many people, a crowd or a social gathering)

Contraindications of Amitrip 25 MG

  • If you have acute myocardial infarction - heart disorder
  • If you have a known allergy to amitriptyline
  • If you are undergoing treatment with MAOI therapy (combination of medicines for panic disorder)
  • If you have been diagnosed with a severe liver disease
  • Amitrip Tablet is unsuitable for children under 6 years of age

Side effects of Amitrip 25 MG

  • Confusion
  • Dizziness
  • Nausea
  • Drowsiness
  • Oedema (swelling in legs)
  • Fatigue
  • Headache
  • Low sexual desires

Precautions and Warnings of Amitrip 25 MG

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take an Amitrip 25mg Tablet during pregnancy?
A:
No, it is not safe to take Amitrip 25mg Tablet during pregnancy as the studies have shown that there is a toxic effect on the foetus. Consult your doctor before taking Amitrip Tablet during pregnancy.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take an Amitrip 25mg Tablet while breastfeeding?
A:
No, it is not safe for lactating mothers to take Amitrip Tablet. Discuss the benefits and consequences of taking Amitrip Tablet with your doctor before starting it.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have taken the Amitrip 25mg Tablet?
A:
Amitrip Tablet has a sedative effect that causes dizziness and sleepiness. So, it is best to avoid driving a vehicle after taking this medicine.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with the Amitrip 25mg Tablet?
A:
No, it is not safe to take Amitrip 25mg Tablet medicine while consuming alcohol. Since alcohol and this medicine both induce sleepiness and confusion, it is unsafe to mix them both.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You start feeling dizzy or sleepy, more often than earlier.
  • You are a chronic alcohol user.
  • You start feeling sudden mood changes, or having suicidal thoughts.
  • Your side effects persist for longer than the usual period, after starting the medicine.
  • You plan to get pregnant or are a lactating mother.
  • Your caffeine intake is high. Keep it in control while taking Amitrip 25mg Tablet.

Mode of Action of Amitrip 25 MG

How Does It Work?

Amitrip 25mg tablets have a main component called amitriptyline. This component comes under the class of tricyclic antidepressants (TCA). While the specific action of amitriptyline is not yet clear, i...
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Directions for Use of Amitrip 25 MG

  • Swallow Amitrip Tablet as a whole orally with water. Do not chew, break or crush it.
  • The dosage of the medicine is to be taken as prescribed by the doctor.
  • Do not stop taking Amitrip Tablet abruptly, even if you start to feel better after some time.
  • It can be taken with or without food, depending upon the instructions from the doctor.
  • For optimal pharmacological effects, take Amitrip Tablet at the same time every day.

Interactions of Amitrip 25 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • To avoid adverse effects caused by drug interaction, inform your doctor about all medicines and supplements(including herbal medicines and supplements, and multivitamins ) you are currently taking. Ta...
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  • Antibiotics for bacterial infections- linezolid -efficiency of both the treatments can be reduced.
  • Anticholinergic medicines (used in the treatment of breathing disorders) - Interactions can cause difficulty in breathing or breathlessness.
  • Medicines that contain sympathomimetic agents (used in heart emergencies)-in some cases, heart failures or sudden deaths have been reported.
  • Antifungal medicines like fluconazole- side-effects can be increased when these two are taken simultaneously.
  • Anti-tubercular medicine - rifampicin- interaction with these medications can cause an elevation in depression and sedation.

Interactions with food items

  • Avoid caffeine-containing food and drinks with Amitrip Tablet. If your daily intake of caffeine is more than the usual amount, kindly keep a watch on it because this medicine and caffeine can interact...
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Storage and disposal of Amitrip 25 MG

Keep Amitrip 25mg Tablet away from children, pets, direct sunlight, and moisture. The disposal of the medicine should be done correctly so that no other person or animal can consume it. If there are e...
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Dosage of Amitrip 25 MG

Overdose

An overdose of Amitrip Tablet can cause serious health problems. So, always be careful of the dosing schedule. Symptoms of overdose include tremors, vomiting, convulsions, or in extreme conditions- co...
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Missed a Dose

If you have missed a dose of Amitrip Tablet, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for the next prescribed dose, skip the missed dose completely to avoid an overdose of Amitrip 25...
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Content Details

WRITTEN BY
doctor

Dr. Tanya Gupta

BDS (Bachelor’s in Dental Surgery), MPH (Masters in Public Health)

REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Vijay Y

MBBS, MD in Clinical Pharmacology

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: Is Amitrip 25mg Tablet a habit-forming medicine?

A: No, Amitrip 25mg Tablet is not a habit-forming medicine.

Q: Can I take Amitrip 25mg Tablet more than the prescribed dose if my pain is not relieved?

A: No, it is not advised to take more than the recommended dose. In conditions of an overdose, the patient may feel a disorderly pattern of breathing, difficulty in walking, maintaining posture, etc. The effect of the medicine takes some time to show. If the patient is not feeling better, it is best to contact your doctor and consult with them.

Q: Can Amitrip 25mg Tablet cause any change in my lifestyle?

A: Yes, this medicine may make the patient feel a little sleepy and nauseated. These side effects usually go away after some time. But if they persist for a longer time, the patient is advised to contact their doctor. Also, this medicine causes a decrease in sexual desires.
Product Details
Brand
AMITRIP
Expires on or After
28/09/2022
Last Updated on: 28 Feb 2022 | 09:37 AM (IST)

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