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Chloramit H Tablets Description

Chloramit H tablet is a prescription medicine mainly used to treat moderate to severe depression. Depression is a type of mood disorder characterised by an episode of sadness, mood swings, loss of in

terest, hopelessness, etc. The active ingredients in Chloramit H tablets are Amitriptyline and Chlordiazepoxide. Amitriptyline is an antidepressant that works by increasing the levels of chemical messengers in the brain, which helps regulate mood and treats depression. Chlordiazepoxide works by increasing the inhibitory effects of a neurotransmitter called gamma-aminobutyric acid (GABA) and produces sedating and calming effects. Directions for use of Chloramit H tablets should be strictly followed. Many side effects are associated with this medicine, so the dosage must be carefully monitored. Complete the full course of treatment, and do not suddenly stop taking this medicine before consulting your doctor, as it can cause your condition to worsen or lead to withdrawal-like symptoms.


Product Summary

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ContainsChlordiazepoxide(5.0 Mg) + Amitriptyline(12.5 Mg)
UsesModerate to severe depression.
Side effectsDrowsiness, Dry mouth, Nasal congestion, Blurred vision, Constipation, Weight gain, Sexual Dysfunction
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Uses of Chloramit H Tablets

  • As per CDSCO and USFDA, the Chloramit H tablet treats moderate to severe depression.

Contraindications of Chloramit H Tablets

  • Do not take Chloramit H tablets or use caution:
  • If you are allergic to any medicine component, i.e., Amitriptyline or Chlordiazepoxide.
  • If you take medicines like monoamine oxidase inhibitors (MAOIs), antipsychotic medications, and other antianxiety or sedative medication.
  • If you have glaucoma (increases the fluid pressure in the eyes).
  • If you recently had a heart condition like a heart attack (myocardial infarction).
  • If you have respiratory issues like asthma or sleep apnea.
  • If you have a history of seizures or epilepsy.
  • If you have liver or kidney disease.
  • If you are pregnant or nursing.

Side effects of Chloramit H Tablets

  • Side effects of Chloramit H tablets include:
  • Drowsiness
  • Dry mouth
  • Nasal congestion
  • Blurred vision
  • Constipation
  • Weight gain
  • Sexual dysfunction

Precautions and Warnings of Chloramit H Tablets



Can I take Chloramit H tablets during pregnancy?
No, Chloramit H tablets are unsafe during pregnancy. Some research has shown a definite risk to the foetus and the mother. Your doctor may prescribe Chloramit H tablets only in life-threatening conditions if they think the medicine's benefits outweigh the risks. Do not take this medicine without consulting your doctor.

Breast Feeding

Can I take Chloramit H tablets while breastfeeding?
No, Chloramit H tablets are not recommended during breastfeeding. The medicine is excreted into breast milk and can harm the baby. Your doctor may advise you to stop breastfeeding for a while or prescribe low doses if you continue breastfeeding. Discuss the risks and benefits of taking the Chloramit H tablet with your doctor.


Can I drive if I have taken a Chloramit H tablet?
Chloramit H tablets may cause side effects that affect your ability to drive. It may decrease your alertness, affect your vision, and cause dizziness, lethargy, and lightheadedness. You should avoid driving if you are experiencing these side effects after taking this tablet.


Can I consume alcohol with Chloramit H tablets?
Alcohol consumption with Chloramit H tablets is not advised. This may lead to increased side effects of the medicine and result in severe dizziness, fatigue, stomach pain, nausea, and lethargy.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You have an allergic reaction to Chloramit H tablets.
  • You engage in suicidal ideation or have self-harming thoughts.
  • You experience sudden or severe changes in thinking, behaviour, or mood.
  • You notice symptoms of serotonin syndrome.
  • You are pregnant or planning to conceive.
  • You are over 65 years; the dose of this medicine should be carefully monitored to prevent serious side effects.
  • You are using Ayurvedic/herbal medicines, vitamins, and other health supplements.

Mode of Action of Chloramit H Tablets

How Does It Work?

Chloramit H tablet is a combination medicine that contains Amitriptyline-12.5 mg and Chlordiazepoxide 5 mg as its active ingredients. Amitriptyline belongs to the class of medications called tricy...
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Directions for Use of Chloramit H Tablets

  • Take Chloramit H tablets exactly as prescribed by the doctor.
  • Take it with or without food or as prescribed by the doctor.
  • Take Chloramit H tablets on a regular schedule, preferably at the same time every day.
  • Take Chloramit H tablets as a whole orally with a full glass of water. Do not crush the tablet or chew the tablet.
  • Do not take Chloramit H tablets with other medications without consulting your doctor.
  • Do not suddenly stop taking Chloramit H tablets, as it may lead to withdrawal side effects.
  • Don't exceed the dosage of Chloramit H tablets on your own without consulting a doctor.

Interactions of Chloramit H Tablets

Interactions with other medicines

  • Tell your doctor about all prescription and non-prescription medications you take or plan to take as there is a chance of medicine interaction. Many medicines can interact with Chloramit H tablets, ma...
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  • Chloramit H tablet interaction with monoamine oxidase inhibitors (MAOIs) (like selegiline, rasagiline, isocarboxazid, and other antidepressants), lithium, triptans, buspirone, amphetamines, tramadol, ...
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  • Chloramit H tablet interaction with antidepressants or mood-elevating medicines like fluoxetine and desipramine can cause increased side effects like drowsiness, dizziness, and confusion.
  • Chloramit H tablet interaction with antipsychotics (pimozide and haloperidol) and antihistamines can prolong QT interval (ECG reading) and may alter heart rhythm.
  • Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs), aspirin, and other medications that affect coagulation may interact with Chloramit H tablets and increase the risk of bruising or bleeding.
  • Chloramit H tablet interaction with antifungal medications like itraconazole, fluconazole, and ketoconazole can reduce the effect of this medicine.
  • Chloramit H tablet interaction with herbal products like St John's Wort can lead to life-threatening side effects.

Interactions with food items

  • Avoid caffeine-containing items like tea and coffee. They may reduce the effectiveness of Chloramit H tablets.
  • Avoid grapefruit and its juice. They may reduce the effectiveness of Chloramit H tablets.

Storage and disposal of Chloramit H Tablets

Store Chloramit H tablets at room temperature in a cool and dry area, away from direct sunlight. Keep the medication away from children and pet animals in a closed cabin. Do not remove Chloramit H tab...
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Dosage of Chloramit H Tablets


Chloramit H tablet overdose can cause confusion, agitation, sleepiness, raised heart rate, low blood pressure, irregular heart rate, dilated pupils, dry mouth, inability to pass urine, seizures, coma,...
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Missed a Dose

If you have missed a dose of Chloramit H tablet, take it as soon as you remember. However, if you remember missing a dose of this tablet when it's already time to take the next one, skip the missed do...
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Content Details


Dr. Zishan Ahmad

Final year MBBS Student


Dr. Vijay Y

MBBS, MD in Clinical Pharmacology

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)


Q: Do Chloramit H tablets possess habit-forming properties?

A: Some data has shown that Chloramit H tablets can be mildly habit-forming when used for a long time. Do not abruptly stop taking this medicine without consulting your doctor. The dosage of Chloramit H tablets needs to be tapered over time. Consult your doctor for more information.

Q: The symptoms of my depression are gone. Can I stop taking Chloramit H tablets on my own?

A: Do not stop Chloramit H tablets on your own, as this may cause withdrawal symptoms like diarrhoea, vomiting, sweating, confusion, depression, nervousness, and irritability. This may even worsen your disease. Consult your doctor before stopping the Chloramit H tablet as the dose needs to be slowly tapered to avoid any unwanted effects.

Q: Will Chloramit H tablets affect my sex life?

A: Chloramit H tablets can cause side effects of decreased sex drive, problems in erection and ejaculating, and difficulty achieving orgasm in women. However, these side effects usually resolve on their own after a couple of weeks. However, if these side effects persist, consult your doctor.
Last Updated on: 18 Apr 2022 | 05:21 PM (IST)
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