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Nortin 25mg Tablet

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Nortin 25 MG Description

Nortin 25 mg tablet is a prescription medication used in the treatment of depression and night-time bedwetting. It is also used to treat neuropathic pain. Depression is a mental health disorder in wh

ich a person feels excessively sad and loses interest in day-to-day activities. It requires medical attention. The active ingredient in Nortin 25 mg tablet is Nortriptyline, present in the strength of 25 mg. It belongs to a class of medicines called tricyclic antidepressants. The mode of action of Nortin 25 mg tablet is by increasing the levels of certain chemicals in the brain, which help regulate mood and reduce the symptoms of depression. It also alleviates pain associated with neuropathic pain. The doctor’s directions for use of Nortin 25 mg tablets should be strictly followed. It is essential to maintain the dose and schedule of this medicine. The doctor should approve any changes in dose. Sudden stoppage of this medicine can cause serious side effects and worsen the condition of the user. Some common side effects of the Nortin 25 mg tablets include increased heart rate, weight gain, dizziness, difficulty in urinating, fatigue, drowsiness, constipation, etc.


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ContainsNortriptyline(25.0 Mg)
UsesDepression, Night-time bedwetting, Neuropathic pain
Side effectsIncreased heart rate, Weight gain, Dry mouth, Blurred vision, Orthostatic hypotension
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Uses of Nortin 25 MG

  • Nortin 25 mg tablets are used in the treatment of:
  • Depression
  • Night-time bedwetting (nocturnal enuresis)
  • Neuropathic pain

Contraindications of Nortin 25 MG

  • Do not take Nortin 25 mg tablets or take with caution:
  • If you are hypersensitive or allergic to Nortriptyline or other tricyclic antidepressants and other inactive substances present in the medication
  • If you have recently had a heart attack or are recovering from one

Side effects of Nortin 25 MG

  • Side effects of Nortin 25 mg tablets include:
  • Increased heart rate
  • Weight gain
  • Orthostatic hypotension (sudden drop in blood pressure on standing)
  • Dry mouth
  • Constipation
  • Urination difficulties
  • Blurred vision
  • Agitation
  • Weakness of arms, legs, or feet
  • Breast enlargement
  • Skin rash
  • Decreased libido

Precautions and Warnings of Nortin 25 MG



Can I take Nortin 25 mg tablets during pregnancy?
Taking Nortin 25 mg tablets during pregnancy is not advised. You must consult with your doctor before taking this medicine. Always inform your doctor about your pregnancy or intention to conceive.

Breast Feeding

Can I take Nortin 25 mg tablets while breastfeeding?
No. Nortin 25 mg tablets are not recommended for nursing mothers. Limited studies indicate that small amounts of Nortin 25 mg tablets may pass into breast milk. Always consult your doctor if you wish to take a Nortin 25 mg tablet while breastfeeding.


Can I drive if I have taken a Nortin 25 mg tablet?
No. Nortin 25 mg tablets can cause adverse side effects that hamper your driving ability. These side effects include having blurry vision, experiencing confusion, or having bouts of dizziness. Avoid driving if you experience any of these symptoms; wait for them to pass. Ideally, after taking your medicine, wait for a couple of hours before driving. The same caution should be exercised in the case of operating heavy machinery.


Can I consume alcohol with Nortin 25 mg tablets?
Consuming alcohol with a Nortin 25 mg tablet is not advised. Mixing alcohol with Nortin 25 mg tablets can lead to adverse reactions such as fever, nausea, fatigue, upset stomach, and dizziness.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You have suicidal thoughts or experience a behaviour change. Any unusual symptoms or changes in behaviour should be reported to the doctor immediately.
  • You have allergic reactions such as rashes, swelling, severe dizziness, or difficulty breathing after taking this medicine.
  • You want to discontinue the medicine. Suddenly stopping Nortin 25 mg tablets may cause withdrawal symptoms, more so if the medicine has been used for a long time.
  • You want to do activities that require high alertness. Nortin 25 mg tablets can cause moderate levels of sedation and can hamper the ability to do tasks requiring high alertness and concentration.
  • You have surgery scheduled. This medication is not recommended for people about to have surgery in the near future. Talk to your doctor about discontinuing the medication in the proper manner.
  • You have been diagnosed with bipolar disorder. Symptoms of bipolar disorder can worsen when on treatment with Nortin 25 mg tablets. Any history of bipolar disorder and depression should be reported to...
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Mode of Action of Nortin 25 MG

How Does It Work?

Nortin 25 mg is a tricyclic antidepressant that works by influencing the chemical messengers of the brain. It influences the levels of serotonin and norepinephrine. Serotonin is also known as the feel...
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Directions for Use of Nortin 25 MG

  • Nortin 25 mg tablets must be taken as directed by the doctor.
  • Take the pill at the same time every day to ensure that a constant level of medication is maintained in the blood.
  • Swallow the pill whole with a glass of water.
  • Do not break, crush or chew the tablet; this can reduce its efficacy.
  • Nortin 25 mg tablets can be taken with or without food.
  • Do not take more medicine than what your doctor has recommended. Consult your doctor if you feel that your prescribed dosage isn’t working for you.
  • Do not stop taking medicine without consulting your doctor.

Interactions of Nortin 25 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • Nortin 25 mg tablets can interact with many medicines and cause adverse side effects. It is advised to inform the doctor of all medication being taken so they can be checked for possible interaction i...
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  • Glimepiride (medication used to treat diabetes type-2) - blood sugar levels are altered.
  • Linezolid (medication used to treat infections such as pneumonia or skin infections) - increase the risk of a rare but serious condition called the serotonin syndrome, which may include symptoms such ...
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  • Ondansetron (medication used to prevent nausea and vomiting) - increase the risk serotonin syndrome
  • Metoprolol (medication to treat chest pain and high blood pressure) - additive effects in lowering your blood pressure

Storage and disposal of Nortin 25 MG

Store Nortin 25 mg tablets at room temperature in a cool and dry place, away from sunlight. Keep the tablets out of reach of children and pets. Store the medicine in its original packaging. Do no...
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Dosage of Nortin 25 MG


Nortin 25 mg tablet overdose can cause adverse reactions like nausea, vomiting, dizziness, tremors, etc. If you overdose on Nortin 25 mg tablets and experience any of these symptoms, immediately seek ...
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Missed a Dose

There is no need to panic if you forget to take a dose of Nortin 25 mg tablets. Consult your doctor about the missed dosage or read the information leaflet provided with the medicine to learn more. ...
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MBBS, MD in Clinical Pharmacology

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)


Q: Can Nortin 25 mg tablets be used in persons with kidney diseases?

A: People with kidney diseases should use this medication with caution. The doctor can make dose adjustments based on the clinical conditions of the affected person.

Q: Is Nortin 25 mg tablet a habit-forming medicine?

A: No. Nortin 25 mg tablets are not habit-forming in nature. However, you should not stop taking this medicine without consulting your doctor.

Q: Can Nortin 25 mg tablets be used in persons with liver disease?

A: People with liver disease should exercise caution when using Nortin 25 mg tablets. Your healthcare provider will adjust the dosage of this medicine based on your signs and symptoms.
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Last Updated on: 19 Mar 2022 | 11:08 AM (IST)

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