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    Brand Name: AMITRIP

    Generic Name: Amitriptyline

    Generic for Amitrip* (Amitriptyline) is used to treat mental/mood disorders such as depression. It is in a class of medications called tricyclic antidepressants. This medicine relieves anxiety and tension, increases your energy level, and so on. It works by affecting the balance of certain natural chemicals such as serotonin in the brain. This medicine may also be used to treat other conditions as determined by your doctor. Read More>>

     
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What is Generic for Amitrip* used for?

Generic for Amitrip* (Amitriptyline) is used to treat mental/mood disorders such as depression. It is in a class of medications called tricyclic antidepressants. This medicine relieves anxiety and tension, increases your energy level, and so on. It works by affecting the balance of certain natural chemicals such as serotonin in the brain. This medicine may also be used to treat other conditions as determined by your doctor.

What is the recommended dosage of Generic for Amitrip*?

The dosage of Generic for Amitrip* prescribed to each patient will vary. Always follow your physician’s instructions and/or the directions on the prescription drug label.

Take Generic for Amitrip* by mouth.

What if you miss a dose of Generic for Amitrip*?

If your physician has instructed or directed you to take Generic for Amitrip* medication in a regular schedule and you have missed a dose of this medicine, take it as soon as you remember. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, then skip the missed dose and go back to your regular dosing schedule. Do not double the doses unless otherwise directed.

What if you overdose on Generic for Amitrip*?

Any medication taken in excess can have serious consequences. If you suspect an overdose of Generic for Amitrip*, seek medical attention immediately.

What other drugs could interact with Generic for Amitrip*?

  • Cimetidine
  • Disulfiram
  • Flecainide
  • Guanethidine
  • Propafenone

It may be noted that drugs other than those listed above may also interact with Generic for Amitrip*

Usually drug interactions occur when it is taken with another drug or with food. Before you take a medication for a particular ailment, you should inform the health expert about intake of any other medications including non-prescription medications, over-the-counter medicines that may increase the effect of Generic for Amitrip*, and dietary supplements like vitamins, minerals and herbal, so that the doctor can warn you of any possible drug interactions.

Generic for Amitrip* can interact with pain medications, heart rhythm medications, and seizure medications.

Do let your doctor know if you smoke, consume alcohol or caffeinated drinks, or use illegal drugs as these may interfere with the action of your medication. Make sure to inform your doctor of any medical conditions you may have, or any family history of medical problems. Do not start or stop using any medicine without consulting your doctor.

What are the side effects of Generic for Amitrip*?

Like other medicines, Generic for Amitrip* can cause some side effects. If they do occur, the side effects of Generic for Amitrip* are most likely to be minor and temporary. However, some may be serious and may require the individual to inform the doctor or visit the nearest hospital immediately.

It is pertinent to note that side effects of Generic for Amitrip* cannot be anticipated. If any side effects of Generic for Amitrip* develop or change in intensity, the doctor should be informed as soon as possible.

Generic for Amitrip* can cause side effects such as weight gain, dizziness, dry mouth, blurred vision, constipation, nausea, vomiting, tiredness, and headache. This is not a complete list of all side effects. Do concur with your doctor and follow his directions completely when you are taking Generic for Amitrip*

What are the questions to ask your doctor before taking Generic for Amitrip*?

Is it possible for me to take Generic for Amitrip* with other drugs?
Should certain beverages, foods and other products be avoided when I take Generic for Amitrip*?
What are the possible drug interactions of Generic for Amitrip*?
How will Generic for Amitrip* work in my body?
How should Generic for Amitrip* be taken?
How to reduce the risk of Generic for Amitrip* drug interactions and side effects?

Note

The health and medical information provided here is intended to supplement and not substitute for the expertise and judgment of your physician, pharmacists or other health care professional. It should not be understood to indicate that the use of Generic for Amitrip* is safe, appropriate or effective for you. Always consult your health care professional before using this, or any other, drug.

 

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