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Relidep 10mg Tablet

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Relidep 10 MG Description

Relidep 10mg Tablet contains Amitriptyline, which belongs to a class of medicines called tricyclic antidepressants. Tricyclic antidepressants are used in treating depression, obsessive-compulsive diso...
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ContainsAmitriptyline(10.0 Mg)
Usesdepression, neuropathic pain, chronic tension headache, migraine, bed-wetting
Side effectsConstipation, Dryness in mouth, Orthostatic hypotension (sudden lowering of the blood pressure on standing up), Increased heart rate, Nasal congestion (stuffy nose), Sleepiness, Sweating, Dizziness, Headache, Nausea, Tremor, Speech disorder, Difficulty in paying attention
ClassificationANTI-DEPRESSANT
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Uses of Relidep 10 MG

  • As per CDSCO, the medicine, Relidep 10mg Tablet has its usage in
  • Depression
  • Neuropathic pain
  • Migraine
  • Chronic tension headache
  • Bed-wetting

Contraindications of Relidep 10 MG

If you have had an allergic reaction to Relidep 10mg Tablet or any other medicine in the past. If you have a heart problem. If you have thyroid problems. If you have pheochromocytoma. If you have ...
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Side effects of Relidep 10 MG

  • Constipation
  • Dryness in mouth
  • Orthostatic hypotension (sudden lowering of the blood pressure on standing up)
  • Increased heart rate
  • Nasal congestion (stuffy nose)
  • Sleepiness
  • Sweating
  • Dizziness
  • Headache
  • Nausea
  • Tremor
  • Speech disorder
  • Difficulty in paying attention

Precautions and Warnings of Relidep 10 MG

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take a Relidep 10mg tablet during pregnancy?
A:
It is not recommended to take Relidep 10mg Tablet during pregnancy. There is limited or no data about its use in pregnant women, studies on animals that look at reproductive toxicity are insufficient. You must consult with your doctor before taking this medicine.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take a Relidep 10mg tablet while breastfeeding?
A:
It is not recommended to take a Relidep 10mg Tablet when breastfeeding as there is no sufficient data about it. You must consult your doctor before consuming Relidep 10mg Tablet, as a small amount of the medicine passes through the milk to the infant.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have taken the Relidep 10mg tablet?
A:
It is not apparent that Relidep 10mg Tablet would adversely affect the ability to drive or operate machinery. Though if you experience any drowsiness or dizziness during your course of treatment, you should not handle any machinery and be cautious.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with the Relidep 10mg tablet?
A:
It is not safe to consume alcohol with a Relidep 10mg Tablet as it causes some adverse effects like increased heartbeat, fainting, and heartburn.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You have severe liver or kidney disease or problems.
  • You experience side effects that persist.
  • You are below 18 years of age.

Mode of Action of Relidep 10 MG

How Does It Work?

Relidep 10mg Tablet contains Amitriptyline which increases the level of chemical substances (norepinephrine, serotonin) in the brain. This improves your mood, blocks the transmission of pain signals a...
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Directions for Use of Relidep 10 MG

  • Take Relidep 10mg Tablet orally or as directed by your physician.
  • Your doctor will decide the dosage and duration of your treatment based on your health history, age, and sex.
  • Your doctor will advise you how often you should take your Relidep 10mg Tablet on the basis of your medical condition.
  • The tablet should be swallowed orally and not meant to be chewed or crushed.
  • It is recommended to take a Relidep 10mg Tablet after meals. Ideally, one hour after a meal, with a full glass of water.

Interactions of Relidep 10 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • Antidepressants - phenelzine, iproniazid, isocarboxazid, nialamide, imipramine, and desipramine and tranylcypromine
  • Painkillers - tramadol, trazodone, hydrocodone, oxycodone, acetaminophen
  • Antihistamine - diphenhydramine, cetirizine
  • Sedatives - zolpidem
  • Muscle relaxant - cyclobenzaprine
  • Anticonvulsant - gabapentin, lamotrigine, escitalopram, pregabalin, topiramate
  • Anti-thyroid - levothyroxine
  • Anti-anxiety - alprazolam

Interactions with food items

  • You should not consume alcohol with Relidep 10mg Tablet since it may increase its sedative effects.

Storage and disposal of Relidep 10 MG

Ensure that your medicines are stored securely, out of the reach of children and pets, or anyone who might misuse it. It is best to keep your medicines in an airtight container in a cool and dry place...
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Dosage of Relidep 10 MG

Overdose

  • Symptoms of overdose of Relidep 10mg tablet include CNS excitability, drowsiness, confusion, problems with coordination, and loss of consciousness. Seek medical help immediately.

Missed a Dose

Take the missed dose as soon as you remember it. If it is time for the next dose, then take the medicine as per the regular dose. Avoid taking an extra dose for the missed dose. Do not take a double d...
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Content Details

WRITTEN BY
REVIEWED BY
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Dr. Jagruti Jain

M.B.B.S., M.D., D.N.B., General Medicine

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: How can I manage the side effect of dry mouth caused by Relidep 10mg Tablets?

A: Relidep 10mg tablets could result in dry mouth. You can manage these side effects by limiting coffee and tea consumption, avoiding tobacco use, and washing your mouth with mouthwash containing alcohol. Also, try drinking plenty of water and chewing sugar-free gum/candy. This may stimulate saliva secretion and prevent dry mouth.

Q: What other lifestyle changes should I make to get the maximum benefit of Relidep 10mg Tablet?

  • There are certain lifestyle changes that can help you get better and recover faster. How quickly you recover from depression depends on how active you are and how healthy your diet is. Explore your cr...
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Product Details
Brand
RELIDEP
Expires on or After
03/10/2022
Last Updated on: 04 Feb 2022 | 12:57 PM (IST)

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