Amitone 10 MG Tablet
Prescribed for the treatment of depression and its symptoms, Amitone tablet acts as a tricyclic antidepressant. It basically controls brain chemicals that are unbalanced in patients who suffer from mental illness and depression. Before you start using this medication, ask your doctor more information about how it works and how the drug should be taken..
Take the exact dose that has been prescribed to you. It can take about 4 weeks before your symptoms of depression show improvement. It is advised that this medication should not be stopped suddenly as it can cause unpleasant withdrawal symptoms. The drug should be stored at room temperature and kept safe from light, heat as well as moisture.
This medication helps in treating the following problems in the human body:
How long is the duration of effect?The effect of this medicine lasts for an average duration of 4-7 weeks after onset of action.
What is the onset of action?The effect of this medicine can be observed within 3-6 weeks of administration.
Are there any pregnancy warnings?This medicine is extremely unsafe to be used during pregnancy. Doctor consultation is recommended in such cases.
Is it habit forming?No habit forming tendencies were reported.
Are there any breast-feeding warnings?This medicine should not be used by women who are breastfeeding. If it is absolutely necessary to take this medicine then you should stop breastfeeding. Consult your doctor before using this medicine.
Below is the list of medicines, which have the same composition, strength and form as Amitone 10 MG Tablet , and hence can be used as its substitute.
Are there any missed dose instructions?Take the missed dose as soon as you remember. However, if it is almost time for the next scheduled dose then the missed dose should be skipped.
Are there any overdose instructions?Contact a doctor immediately if an overdose is suspected.
The exact mechanism of action for this medication is not established. However, it is believed to act by preventing the reuptake of neurotransmitters namely norepinephrine and serotonin. These chemicals are imbalanced in people with depression.
Whenever you take more than one medicine, or mix it with certain foods or beverages, you"re at risk of a drug interaction.
Interaction with Disease
DiseasePatients who suffer from Heart Disease, Pheochromocytoma, Seizure disorders, Diabetes and Glaucoma should not use this medication.
Interaction with Alcohol
AlcoholLimit the consumption of alcohol while using this medication.
Interaction with Medicine
MedicineDo not use this drug in combination with Cisapride, Clozapine, Fluoxetine, Linezolid, Ondansetron, Selegeline and Phenylephrine.
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