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Primox 25mg Strip Of 10 Tablets

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Medical Description

Primox 25 mg Tablet is a medication used in the treatment of depression and bedwetting at night. It is also prescribed for the pain that originates in the nerves. Depression is a mental disorder i...
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Product Summary

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ContainsNortriptyline(25.0 Mg)
UsesDepression, bedwetting, pain caused by nerve damage.
Side effectsDizziness, difficulty in the passage of urine, blurred vision, weight gain, dryness of mouth, weakness in limbs.
ClassificationANTI-DEPRESSANT
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Uses of Primox 25 MG

  • Treatment of depression
  • Treatment of bedwetting
  • Treatment of pain due to nerve damage

Contraindications of Primox 25 MG

  • If you are hypersensitive to Primox 25 mg tablet or any ingredient of it.
  • If you had a recent heart attack.
  • If you are scheduled to have surgery in the near future.
  • If you are suffering from bipolar disorder or schizophrenia.
  • If you are using any other medication for depression.

Side effects of Primox 25 MG

  • Drowsiness
  • Blurred Vision
  • Decreased urine output
  • Weight gain
  • Lowering of blood pressure
  • Dryness of mouth
  • Increased heart rate
  • Skin rash

Precautions and Warnings of Primox 25 MG

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Primox 25 mg Tablet during pregnancy?
A:
There are limited studies about the effects of Primox 25 mg Tablet on pregnant women and unborn children. It is important to consult your doctor before taking the medication if you are pregnant.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Primox 25 mg Tablet while breastfeeding?
A:
Limited data suggest that Primox 25 mg Tablet may be unsafe to use during breastfeeding. The medicine may pass into the breast milk and can harm the baby. It is important to consult your doctor about breastfeeding before starting the medication.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have taken the Primox 25 mg Tablet?
A:
Primox 25 mg Tablet causes side effects such as dizziness and reduced alertness. Hence, it can affect your ability to drive. It is recommended to avoid driving after taking the medication.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with the Primox 25 mg Tablet?
A:
The combination of alcohol and Primox 25 mg Tablet is considered unsafe as it increases the side effects such as dizziness, sweating, and reduces alertness. It is recommended to avoid activities that require high levels of concentration, such as driving and use of any machinery if you are drinking alcohol while taking this medication.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You conceive or are planning a pregnancy during the course of medication.
  • You are breastfeeding.
  • Your work requires high levels of alertness, driving or operating heavy machinery.
  • You are suffering from any liver or heart disease, report to the doctor before starting the medication.
  • You want to discontinue the medicine. If you are using a high dose of Primox 25 mg Tablet for a long duration, do not discontinue the medication suddenly. This may cause withdrawal symptoms.

Mode of Action of Primox 25 MG

How Does It Work?

Primox 25 mg Tablet contains a medicine called nortriptyline. It helps in reducing depression by increasing the levels of a chemical called serotonin in the brain, which helps to elevate the mood, red...
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Directions for Use of Primox 25 MG

  • Take a Primox 25 mg Tablet as a whole with a glass of water for as long as the doctor advises.
  • Do not take this tablet without a doctor’s prescription.
  • Do not stop taking Primox 25 mg Tablet suddenly without any medical advice.
  • It can be taken with or without food but is advised to take at a fixed time daily.

Interactions of Primox 25 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • Seek your doctor’s advice before taking Primox 25 mg Tablet if you are on one of the following medications-
  • Glimepiride- It is a medicine used in the treatment of type 2 diabetes where the body is unable to create enough insulin. Regular monitoring of your sugar levels is needed if you are taking glimepirid...
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  • Linezolid- Linezolid is used in the treatment of pneumonia, skin infections, and other bacterial infections. Linezolid and the ingredient of Primox 25 mg, nortriptyline, both are known to increase the...
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  • Ondansetron- It is used in the treatment of gastroenteritis and nausea/vomiting caused due to radiation therapy or surgery. Combining this medication with Primox 25 mg can cause a serious condition ca...
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  • Metoprolol- It is used in the treatment of chest pain and high blood pressure. Interaction of metoprolol with Primox 25 mg can cause symptoms like dizziness, headache, low blood pressure, etc.

Interactions with food items

  • Consumption of alcohol while taking Primox 25 mg Tablet can increase the severity of the side effects such as dizziness, blurred vision, and sweating.

Storage and disposal of Primox 25 MG

Primox 25 mg Tablet should not be stored above 30°C. Keep the medicine in a cool and dry place, away from direct sunlight and humidity. The medicine should not be accessible to children or pets. Dispo...
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Dosage of Primox 25 MG

Overdose

The symptoms of an overdose of Primox 25mg Tablet include blurred vision, irregular heartbeats, fits, fever, dry mouth, confusion, hallucinations, uncontrolled movements, difficulty in breathing, disc...
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Missed a Dose

If you have missed a dose of Primox 25 mg Tablet, take it as soon as possible. If it's almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and take the next scheduled one. Avoid doubling the dose to ...
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Content Details

REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Varsha Parihar

MBBS, MD (Community Medicine)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: Is Primox 25 mg Tablet habit-forming or addictive?

A: No. There is no evidence that shows that Primox 25 mg Tablet is addictive.

Q: What information should I give my doctor before taking Primox 25 mg Tablet?

A: You should inform your doctor if you are allergic to Primox 25 mg Tablet or any of its ingredients. You should also let your doctor know if you are suffering from any conditions related to the heart, liver, kidneys, prostate, or thyroid. Inform your doctor if you have any history of seizures, or if you have diabetes or glaucoma. You should also tell your doctor about all the other medicines you are taking. Consult your doctor before taking the medication if you are pregnant or breastfeedin

Q: What is the main ingredient of Primox 25 mg Tablet?

A: The main ingredient of Primox 25 mg Tablet is nortriptyline. When consumed, it increases the levels of certain chemicals in the brain, such as serotonin, which helps to reduce anxiety, improves mood, and reduces depression.
Product Details
Brand
PRIMOX
Country of Origin
India
Expires on or After
30/10/2024
Last Updated on: 15 Feb 2022 | 03:36 PM (IST)
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