Antipres 50 MG Tablet
Antipres 50 MG Tablet is a tricyclic antidepressant (TCA). It belongs to the dibenzazepine group of compounds. Antipres 50 MG Tablet is used primarily in the treatment of depression. It can also be used in combination for curing enuresis( bedwetting tendency). Using Antipres 50 MG Tablet for treating depression has been shown to significantly improve mood, sleep, eating disorders and your interest in daily activities and life in general. It functions by boosting the activity of chemicals in the brain.
Probable side effects that may occur are enlargement of the pupils and breasts, black tongue, decreased or increased libido,discoloration of the skin, swelling of various body parts, frequent unrination urges, difficulty with bowel movements, eye sensitivity. Major reactions include abdominal pain, blurred vision, aggression, chest pain, darkening of the urine, fever, dry skin, hearing loss, fatigue, chronic cough, irritability, difficulty in movement, nightmares, sudden weight gain, sweating, slurred speech, tremors, restlessness. In case of the latter category check with your physician immediately.
Before taking Antipres 50 MG Tablet have a discussion with your doctor and avoid using this medication in case if:
- You are allergic to Antipres 50 MG Tablet, or any other medications or foods.
- You are taking monoamine oxidase (MAO).
- You are taking any prescriptive or non-prescriptive drugs, herbal medications, vitamins or dietary supplements.
- You have reacently had a heart attack or have heart diseses.
- You are taking electroshock therapy.
- You are about to undergo surgery soon.
- You smoke. Tobacco products may lower the functionality of Antipres 50 MG Tablet.
- You are pregnant, or are planning to become pregnant or are breastffeding a baby.
- You drink alcohol.
- You have to be exposed to the sunlight for long hours.
The recommended dosage in adults to fight depression are 100 mg orally every day. For curing enuresis in children about 25 mg every day in the intitial stage. For bedwetters, this medication should be taken at least one hour before your bedtime. In case of a missed dose, take it as soon as possible, otherwise skip it. Do not have a double dose. In case of overdose. Seek medical help right away.
Information given here is based on the salt and content of the medicine. Effect and uses of medicine may vary from person to person. It is advicable to consult a Psychiatrist before using this medicine.
Monoamine oxidase inhibitors (MAOI)
Blurred visionMajor Rare
Decrease in frequency of urinationMajor Rare
Rapid weight gainMajor Rare
Yellow colored eyes or skinMajor Rare
Unusual tiredness and weaknessMajor Rare
Increased sensitivity of the eyes to sunlightMinor Rare
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