Shine 25 mg Tablet is used to treat depression (symptoms of hopelessness, mood swings and sleep disturbances) in adults. It is also prescribed to treat neuropathic pain (pain due to nerve injury) and migraine in adults.
Shine 25 mg tablet belongs to a class of medicine generally used to treat symptoms of depression. The active ingredient in Shine 25 mg tablets is amitriptyline, which increases the level of mood-stabilising chemicals in the body and thus effectively helps in maintaining a mental balance and treating depression. Amitriptyline also has pain-reducing properties and treats migraine headaches and severe pain arising from any nerve damage.
Shine 25 mg tablets should be taken as prescribed by a doctor. The duration and dose of this medicine will vary depending on the affected person’s condition and age. Side effects of Shine 25 mg tablets include nausea, constipation, dry mouth, and headache. It is advisable to consult a doctor before starting treatment with the Shine 25 mg tablets and get complete information on its potential side effects and benefits.
Interactions of Shine 25 mg tablets with other medicines have been found. The medicine may also change or affect negatively when taken with alcohol and St. John’s Wort (herbal medicine for depression) and therefore must be avoided. Shine 25 mg tablets may interact and produce life-threatening side effects with certain medications used in anxiety, depression, tuberculosis, pain, epilepsy, and high blood pressure. Therefore, it is suggested to inform the doctor about all medications been taken currently....
Q: I have been taking Shine 25 mg tablets for a week now but do not see much improvement in my condition. Should I stop taking it?
A: No, you should not stop taking Shine 25 mg tablets suddenly without consulting your doctor. It may cause withdrawal symptoms like nausea (feeling sick), weakness, restlessness, irritation, increased heart rate and breathing. You should speak to the doctor before you stop taking this medicine or feel any discomfort while taking the medication.
Q: Can I give Shine 25 mg tablets to children?
A: No, Shine 25 mg tablets should not be given to children below six years of age as the safety and efficacy of Shine 25 mg tablets in children has not been studied and lacks the required data.
Q: What other precautions should I take while taking Shine 25 mg tablets?
A: After taking a Shine 25 mg tablet, you may feel lightheaded and a bit dizzy while getting up quickly. Get up slowly and rest your feet on the floor before standing up.