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Libotryp Ds Strip Of 15 Tablets

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Medical Description

The Libotryp Ds tablets is a prescription medication used for treating depression associated with symptoms of anxiety disorder. It contains two active ingredients: Amitriptylin 25 mg and Chlordiazepox...
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Product Summary

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ContainsAmitriptyline(25.0 Mg),Chlordiazepoxide(10.0 Mg)
UsesDepression
Side effectsConstipation, dryness in the mouth, Tiredness, drowsiness, confusion, weight gain, orthostatic hypotension, difficulty in urination, blurred vision, Increased heart rate, uncoordinated body movements, depression, memory impairment, black stools, chest pain, severe dizziness, fainting, fast/irregular heartbeat, trouble speaking, weakness, vision changes, seizures
ClassificationANTI-DEPRESSANT
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Uses of Libotryp Ds Strip Of 15 Tablets

  • Depression, related to anxiety.

Contraindications of Libotryp Ds Strip Of 15 Tablets

  • Do not take the Libotryp Ds tablets without informing your doctor if you have the following conditions.
  • If you are allergic to any of the components of this drug.
  • If you are already using other antidepressant medications, they can interact and cause dangerous reactions.
  • If you are using medication that can cause changes in the heart’s conduction.
  • If you have a known history of drug or alcohol abuse. This medicine has a high chance of dependency.
  • If you have a history of stroke, seizures, or a recent heart attack.
  • If you have acute liver disease, kidney disease, thyroid problem, inform your doctor.
  • If you have angle-closure glaucoma, an eye condition, this drug can worsen the condition.
  • It is not recommended in children, as there is not enough data on its safety.
  • If you have suicidal and self-harming thoughts, seek immediate help.

Side effects of Libotryp Ds Strip Of 15 Tablets

  • Drowsiness
  • Dry mouth
  • Dizziness
  • Constipation
  • Flatulence
  • Confusion
  • Nasal congestion
  • Decreased sexual desire
  • Vivid dreams
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Excessive fatigue
  • Convulsions
  • Disclaimer - Most of these side effects do not require medical treatment, and they will disappear once you have adjusted to the dose. But, if any of these conditions persist for a long duration, cons...
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Precautions and Warnings of Libotryp Ds Strip Of 15 Tablets

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Libotryp Ds tablets during pregnancy?
A:
No, Libotryp Ds tablets are unsafe during pregnancy. Studies have shown a definite risk to the developing unborn baby. Do not take it without consulting your doctor if you are pregnant or planning for pregnancy.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Libotryp Ds tablets while breastfeeding?
A:
No, you should consult your doctor before taking the Libotryp Ds tablets. It can be unsafe during breastfeeding. There is limited data on the effects of this tablet on the breastfeeding baby. Studies suggested that the drug may pass into the milk and your baby. Discuss with your doctor the benefits and risks.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have taken Libotryp Ds tablets?
A:
No, do not drive after taking the Libotryp Ds tablets. It can cause side effects like drowsiness, dizziness, and blurred vision that can affect your ability to drive.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with the Libotryp Ds tablets?
A:
No, you cannot consume alcohol with Libotryp Ds tablets. It can interfere with the function of the drug and cause exaggerated side effects like drowsiness, tremors, dizziness, etc.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • If you have previously used certain antidepressants, you should wait at least 14 days before using Libotryp Ds tablets to avoid any interaction. Inform your doctor and take necessary precautions.
  • If you have diabetes, monitor your blood glucose levels closely as Libotryp Ds tablets can cause fluctuation in these levels.
  • If you are undergoing any surgical or dental procedure, inform your doctor.
  • Libotryp Ds tablets can increase dizziness and the risk of falling.
  • Cigarette smoking can decrease the levels of this drug in the blood. Inform your doctor if you smoke or recently stopped smoking.
  • Inform your doctor if you use any herbal products or supplements that can interfere with this medicine.

Mode of Action of Libotryp Ds Strip Of 15 Tablets

How Does It Work?

Libotryp Ds tablets are a combination of Amitriptyline and Chlordiazepoxide. Amitriptyline is a tricyclic antidepressant. It increases serotonin levels, a natural chemical messenger in the brain. It i...
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Directions for Use of Libotryp Ds Strip Of 15 Tablets

  • Take the Libotryp Ds tablets exactly as prescribed by the doctor.
  • You can take it with or without consuming food.
  • Do not break this tablet or chew it.
  • Try to take the tablet whole with a glass of water.
  • Do not take it with other medications without informing your doctor.
  • Do not suddenly stop taking this medication, as it can have adverse effects.

Interactions of Libotryp Ds Strip Of 15 Tablets

Interactions with other medicines

  • Other antidepressants will interfere with Libotryp Ds tablet can cause dangerous side effects.
  • Drugs like blood thinners, certain blood pressure drugs, painkillers, and thyroid medication, can interfere with this medicine.
  • Using drugs that can affect the heart rhythm, along with Libotryp tablets, can worsen the heart condition.
  • If you are using sleep-inducing drugs like cough relievers, sleep medication, muscle relaxants, antihistamines with Libotryp tablets, it can increase the effect of drowsiness and dizziness.

Interactions with food items

Do not take the Libotryp Ds tablets with alcohol. It can interfere with the effects of the drug and cause severe side effects like drowsiness, dizziness, mood disorders, and sometimes even death.

Storage and disposal of Libotryp Ds Strip Of 15 Tablets

Store Libotryp Ds tablets in dry conditions. Keep it away from wet surfaces, direct sunlight, and humid conditions. Dispose of the packaging carefully after using it. Throw it away if the package has ...
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Dosage of Libotryp Ds Strip Of 15 Tablets

Overdose

  • Libotryp Ds tablets overdose can cause symptoms like dizziness, nausea, vomiting, anorexia, drowsiness, slight tremor, anxiety, blood pressure, confusion, agitation, sleep disturbances, changes in hea...
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Missed a Dose

If you have missed a dose of the Libotryp Ds tablets, take it as soon as possible. If you remember missing a dose when it's already time to take the next dose, then skip the missed dose and take the n...
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Content Details

WRITTEN BY
REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Varsha Parihar

MBBS, MD (Community Medicine)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: Can I get habit forming tendencies if I use Libotryp Ds tablets?

A: Yes, Libotryp Ds tablets have a high chance of developing addictive tendencies. This is one of the reasons why it isn't a first-choice treatment option and or used extensively in children. It contains chlordiazepoxide, a benzodiazepine that can be addictive. The dose should be carefully monitored under your doctor's guidance.

Q: Can I use Libotryp Ds tablets as a sleeping pill?

  • No, Libotryp Ds tablets are not sleeping pills. It can help if you have sleeplessness that is caused due to anxiety and depression. However, if you're looking for sleep medication, consult your doctor...
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Product Details
Brand
LIBOTRYP DS
Country of Origin
India
Expires on or After
24/08/2022
Last Updated on: 21 Jan 2022 | 03:06 PM (IST)
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