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Shine 25mg Tab

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Amitriptyline(25.0 Mg)
Therapeutic classification
ANTI-DEPRESSANT

Medical Description

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 ...
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Uses of Shine 25 MG

  • Shine 25 mg tablets are used to treat:
  • Depression in adults
  • Neuropathic pain (pain due to nerve injury or damage) in adults
  • Migraine headaches in adults
  • Chronic tension-type headache

Contraindications of Shine 25 MG

  • Do not take Shine 25 mg tablets or take with caution:
  • If you’re allergic to amitriptyline or any of the ingredients present in the medicine.
  • If taking medications that are classified as Monoamine Oxidase Inhibitors (MAOIs, class of medicine used in the treatment of depression).
  • If you have heart problems or recently had a heart attack.
  • If you have a severe liver disease.
  • If you are a child below six years of age.

Side effects of Shine 25 MG

  • Most of the side effects of Shine 25 mg tablets are mild and disappear once the body adjusts to the medicine. However, immediately consult a doctor if the symptoms persist or become worse.
  • Nausea (feeling sick)
  • Drowsiness (increased sleep)
  • Feeling too tired
  • Shaking hand or other body parts
  • Dry mouth and changes in taste
  • Sexual disturbances

Precautions and Warnings of Shine 25 MG

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Shine 25 mg tablets during pregnancy?
A:
No. Shine 25 mg tablet is not safe to be taken during pregnancy as it is known to cause withdrawal symptoms in the newborn. However, consult your doctor immediately if you are pregnant or planning to be pregnant while taking this medicine.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Shine 25 mg tablets while breastfeeding?
A:
Avoid taking Shine 25 mg tablets while breastfeeding as it is excreted in breast milk. It is recommended to take your doctor's advice before starting this medication. If you notice your child sleeping more than usual, is facing any breathing difficulty, or cannot suckle, immediately consult your doctor.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have taken a Shine 25 mg tablet?
A:
No. It is not advisable to drive when taking Shine 25 mg tablets as it is known to cause impairment of mental and physical abilities required while driving a car. It may induce sleepiness, dizziness, confusion, blur your vision, and impair your ability to think and concentrate. Hence, it is not recommended to drive a vehicle when under this medication.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Shine 25 mg tablets?
A:
No. Alcohol must be avoided with Shine 25 mg tablets as it increases sleepiness and symptoms of severe side effects that can be life-threatening.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You are pregnant or planning for a baby. In such a case, you will be consuming large amounts of other medications with Shine 25 mg tablets which may lead to an overdose or even death.
  • You want to discontinue the medication in a few weeks.
  • You take medicines for any other condition you have.

Mode of Action of Shine 25 MG

How Does It Work?

Shine 25 mg tablets contain an active ingredient, amitriptyline, that increases the level of mood-stabilising chemicals in the body and thus effectively helps in maintaining a mental balance and treat...
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Directions for Use of Shine 25 MG

  • Shine 25 mg tablets must be taken as per the doctor’s prescription.
  • Shine 25 mg tablets can be taken with or without food.
  • Swallow the Shine 25 mg tablet as a whole and do not chew, crush or break it.
  • Shine 25 mg tablets must be taken at the same time as per prescription to ensure better efficacy and benefits.
  • Do not change the dose or frequency of taking Shine 25 mg tablets without consulting your doctor.
  • Do not stop taking Shine 25 mg tablets on your own. Continue the medication for as long as your doctor recommends.

Interactions of Shine 25 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • Shine 25 mg Tablet may adversely interact with:
  • Opioid painkillers
  • Sleep-inducing medicines
  • Medicines to treat anxiety
  • Medicines to treat high blood pressure
  • Thyroid medicines
  • Medicines to treat tuberculosis like rifampicin
  • Medicines used in epilepsy
  • Oral contraceptives
  • Herbal medicines like St John’s Wort used to treat depression

Storage and disposal of Shine 25 MG

Shine 25 mg Tablet must be stored in a dry place, away from sunlight, at room temperature, away from the reach of children. It must be disposed of so that it is out of reach of children and cannot...
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Dosage of Shine 25 MG

Overdose

Symptoms of an overdose of Shine 25 mg tablets can be fatal and include irregular or increased heartbeat, decreased blood pressure, difficulty breathing, dry mouth and tongue, confusion, sleepiness an...
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Missed a Dose

Shine 25 mg tablets must be taken as prescribed by your doctor. If you have missed a dose of your Shine 25 mg tablet, take it immediately when you remember it. However, you should skip a missed dos...
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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: 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.
Product Details
Brand
SHINE
Expires on or After
16/08/2022

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ContainsAmitriptyline(25.0 Mg)
UsesDepression, Severe pain arising from nerve damage, Migraine headaches, Chronic headache
Side effectsFeeling sick, Sleepiness, Increased sweating, Dry mouth, Dizziness, Blurred vision
Last Updated on: 21 Feb 2022 | 10:58 AM (IST)
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