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Merital H Tablets

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Merital H Tablets Description

Merital H Tabs are generally used in the treatment of depression with symptoms of anxiety. It contains two main ingredients chlordiazepoxide and amitriptyline. Merital H tabs should only if prescribed...
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ContainsChlordiazepoxide(5.0 Mg),Amitriptyline(12.5 Mg)
Usesdepression with symptoms of allergy
Side effectsnausea,vomiting,dryness of mouth,constipation,blurring of vision,headache.
ClassificationANTI-DEPRESSANT
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Uses of Merital H Tablets

  • Merital H Tablet is used in,
  • Treatment of depression with symptoms of anxiety

Contraindications of Merital H Tablets

  • If you are hypersensitive to any of the components of Merital H Tabs
  • If you are pregnant
  • If you are a lactating mother
  • If you have any liver conditions
  • If you have narrow-angle glaucoma

Side effects of Merital H Tablets

  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Drowsiness
  • Blurring of vision
  • Dryness of mouth
  • Constipation
  • headache

Precautions and Warnings of Merital H Tablets

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Merital H Tablets during pregnancy?
A:
No, it is usually not recommended to use Merital H Tablets during pregnancy, as it may be harmful to the foetus. Pregnant women must consult the doctor before taking Merital H tablets for proper guidance.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Merital H Tablets while breastfeeding?
A:
No, it usually isn't recommended to use Merital H Tablets during breastfeeding. It may pass from mother to baby through breast milk and may cause side effects in the baby. Always consult your doctor before taking any medicine while you breastfeed a baby.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have taken Merital H Tablets?
A:
No, it isn't recommended to do so. This medication can cause drowsiness which might affect the coordination ability of the mind and muscles. Thus, it is advised not to drive any machinery or vehicle after taking Merital H tablets. Consult your physician for more information.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with the Merital H tablets?
A:
No, it is recommended to not consume alcohol or any of its forms along with Merital H tablets. Alcohol may decrease the effectiveness of Merital H tablets and lead to loss of the coordinating ability of muscles.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You are using any other medications for depression.
  • You are planning to get pregnant.
  • You have a liver disease.
  • You have suicidal thoughts.
  • You are opting for a surgery or any dental procedure.
  • You have a history of a heart attack.
  • You are older than 65 years of age.

Mode of Action of Merital H Tablets

How Does It Work?

Merital H Tabs contain two main ingredients chlordiazepoxide and amitriptyline. They both help in the treatment of depression with associated signs of anxiety. Chlordiazepoxide decreases the hyper...
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Directions for Use of Merital H Tablets

  • Merital H Tablets can be taken with a glass of water, with or without food.
  • Marital H Tablet should be swallowed whole and should not be chewed or crushed.
  • Avoid using the tablet if its packet is broken or the seal is not intact.
  • Do not let anyone else take your medication.

Interactions of Merital H Tablets

Interactions with other medicines

  • To prevent any side effects associated with drug interaction, you must inform your doctor about any medicines and supplements you are currently taking.
  • Taking Marital H Tablets with the following medicines can have adverse reactions:
  • Abiraterone- Decreases the metabolism of amitriptyline
  • Aceclofenac- Increases the risk of bleeding in the gastric system.
  • Alfentanil- May increase the risk of side effects.
  • Alprazolam- Increases risk of severity of side effects when combined with chlordiazepoxide.
  • Benzocaine- Severity of side effects increases.
  • Codeine- Severity of side effects increases.

Interactions with food items

  • Any adverse interaction of Merital H Tablets with any food is not known yet. Follow your doctor’s advice regarding dietary changes.

Storage and disposal of Merital H Tablets

Merital H Tablets should be stored in a dry place away from humid conditions, in an airtight container. It should be kept away from the reach of pets and minors(children). It should be kept away from...
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Dosage of Merital H Tablets

Overdose

In case of an accidental overdose of Merital H Tabs, speak to your doctor immediately and seek medical advice. It can lead to loss of consciousness, seizures, irregular heartbeat, confusion, vomiting,...
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Missed a Dose

In case you miss a dose of Merital H Tabs, take it as soon as possible if you remember before it is time for the next dose. If it is time for the next dose, skip the missed dose and continue the cycle...
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Content Details

WRITTEN BY
REVIEWED BY
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Dr. Varsha Parihar

MBBS, MD (Community Medicine)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: I have a history of diabetes. Can I use Merital H tablets?

A: Merital H tablets may affect the glucose levels in your body. While taking this medication, you should monitor your sugar levels regularly. Consult your doctor for more information before starting the medication.

Q: I have a history of liver disease. Should I take Merital H tablets?

A: If you have a history of liver disease, you should use Merital H Tablets with caution only after consultation by a doctor. Appropriate dose adjustments may be needed from time to time in such patients. Your doctor may advise you to routinely monitor your liver functions by means of a blood test called liver function test(LFTs) to make sure your liver is healthy. Consult your doctor for more information.

Q: Is Merital H Tablet a habit-forming medication?

A: Yes, Merital H Tabs have a habit-forming tendency. You must consult a doctor before stopping the use of this medication. The doctor will slowly taper your dose in order to prevent the occurrence of withdrawal symptoms.
Product Details
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MERITAL H
Expires on or After
26/09/2022
Last Updated on: 04 Mar 2022 | 04:52 PM (IST)

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