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Mitrapil 7.5 MG Tablet

Manufacturer: Psychotropics India Ltd
Medicine composition: Mirtazapine
Prescription vs.OTC: Prescription by Doctor required
Last Updated: December 14, 2018

Primarily used to cure depressive disorders, Mitrapil 7.5 MG Tablet falls under the category of anti-depressants. Though the functioning of thisdrug hasn’t been fully worked upon, it is thought to positively impact thenerve cell’s (of the CNS) communication among each other and/or regulate thebrain’s chemical balance.

However, if you are being administered tryptophan,then Mitrapil 7.5 MG Tablet shouldn’t be prescribed. Also, if you havebeen/have used any MOA inhibitor in the last two weeks, then it is recommendedto not take Mitrapil 7.5 MG Tablet as a potentially dangerous chemicalreaction might occur.

One thing to note here is that sudden and oftenviolent mood swings might result from the usage of Mitrapil 7.5 MG Tablet, also suicidal tendencies, for that matter. Forthis reason, the immediate family and other caregivers should be around thepatient to report any abnormal mood swings, symptoms or behavior. Mitrapil 7.5 MG Tabletisn’t recommended for children and those below the age of 18 years.

Remember to not discontinue the drug prematurely, otherwise the results wouldn’t be the ones that have been guaranteed; on thecontrary, side effects could swell up. Reduce alcohol consumption or quit itabsolutely because alcohol further increases the risks and side effects of Mitrapil 7.5 MG Tablet. Report to your doctor if you do not experienceany improvement in your condition even after using this drug for a month.

To ensure maximum safety, let your doctor know if you suffer from kidney or liverdiseases, glaucoma (narrow angle), manic depressive disorders, epilepsy orseizures, a low B.P, high cholesterol count, angina, stroke, past history ofheart disorders or heart attacks, suicidal tendencies, drug abuse, etc.

Usually administered once daily right before bed, you could swallow the tablet along with water or just chew it till it dissolves completely. If you happen to skip a dose by chance, take it as soon as you can. However, if it’s almost time for the next scheduled dose, then there’s no pointin taking the missed dose again.

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.

  • Depression

    This medicine is used to relieve symptoms of major depression. These symptoms may include sadness, loss of interest, irritability and sleeplessness. The symptoms are very severe and may impair the normal quality of life.
  • Allergy

    This medicine is not recommended for use if you have a known history of allergy to Mirtazepine or any other ingredient present with it.
  • Monoamine oxidase inhibitors (MAOI)

    This medicine should not be used by patients taking any medicine belonging to MAO inhibitor category. The minimum time gap between the consumption of these medicines should be 14 days.
  • Uncontrolled Muscle Movements

  • Mood Swings

  • Abnormal Thinking

  • Agitation

  • Difficulty In Breathing

  • Swelling Of Eyelids, Face, Lips

  • Irregular Menstrual Periods

  • Convulsions

  • Change In Libido

  • Fever With Chills

  • Dizziness

  • Dry Mouth

  • Weight Gain

  • Nausea Or Vomiting

  • Increased Urination Frequency

  • Abnormal Dreams

  • Sense Of Constant Movement Of Surroundings

  • How long is the duration of effect?

    The amount of time for which this medicine remains effective in the body is not clinically established.
  • What is the onset of action?

    The amount of time taken for this medicine to show its effect is not clinically established.
  • Are there any pregnancy warnings?

    This medicine is not recommended for use in pregnant women unless clearly needed and the benefits outweigh the risks. Consult your doctor before using this medicine.
  • Is it habit forming?

    No habit forming tendencies were reported.
  • Are there any breast-feeding warnings?

    This medicine is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women. It is advised to discontinue breastfeeding if the use of the medicine is necessary. Consult your doctor and discuss the risks before starting the use of this medicine.

Below is the list of medicines, which have the same composition, strength and form as Mitrapil 7.5 MG Tablet , and hence can be used as its substitute.

  • Missed Dose instructions

    Take the missed dose as soon as you remember. If it is almost time for the next scheduled dose then the missed dose can be skipped.
  • Overdose instructions

    Contact your doctor immediately if an overdose with this medicine is suspected. Symptoms of an overdose may include confusion, difficulty in recalling past incidents, increased pulse rate, and drowsiness.
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Mitrapil 7.5 MG Tablet works by increasing the activity of noradrenaline and decreasing the levels of histamine. It also affects the binding of serotonin to specific receptors. It helps in restoring the chemical balance in the brain.

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

    Liver/Kidney Impairment

    This medicine should be administered with caution in patients having an impairment of liver/kidney function. Appropriate dose adjustment and frequent monitoring are advised in such cases.

    Pheochromocytoma

    This medicine should be used with caution in patients having a tumor of the adrenal glands as the risk of severe adverse effects are significantly high.

    Seizure Disorders

    This medicine should be used with caution in patients suffering from epilepsy or any other form of seizure disorder.

    Glaucoma

    This medicine should be used with caution in patients suffering from angle closure glaucoma. Use of this medicine may cause the intraocular pressure to rise worsening the symptoms of the disease.
  • Interaction with Alcohol

    Ethanol

    Avoid or limit the uptake of alcohol while taking this medicine. Avoid activities requiring mental alertness such as driving or operating machinery after taking this medicine.
  • Interaction with Lab Test

    Lab

    Information not available.
  • Interaction with Food

    Food

    Information not available.
  • Interaction with Medicine

    Amitriptyline

    Report the use of either of the medicine to the doctor. The risk of adverse effects is significantly high if these medicines are used together. Your doctor may determine the best course of treatment after assessing the conditions.

    Cisapride

    Report the use of either of the medicine to the doctor. The risk of adverse effects is significantly high if these medicines are used together. Your doctor may prescribe suitable alternatives that do not interact with each other.

    Fluoxetine

    Report the use of either of the medicine to the doctor. The risk of adverse effects is significantly high if these medicines are used together. Your doctor may determine the best course of treatment after assessing the conditions.

    Linezolid

    Report the use of either of the medicine to the doctor. The risk of adverse effects is significantly high if these medicines are used together. Your doctor may prescribe suitable alternatives that do not interact with each other.

    Mifepristone

    Report the use of either of the medicine to the doctor. The risk of adverse effects is significantly high if these medicines are used together. Your doctor may determine the best course of treatment after assessing the conditions.

    Moxifloxacin

    Report the use of either of the medicine to the doctor. The risk of adverse effects is significantly high if these medicines are used together. Your doctor may determine the best course of treatment after assessing the conditions.

    Ondansetron

    Report the use of either of the medicine to the doctor. The risk of adverse effects is significantly high if these medicines are used together. Your doctor may prescribe suitable alternatives that do not interact with each other.

    Tramadol

    Report the use of either of the medicine to the doctor. The risk of adverse effects is significantly high if these medicines are used together. Your doctor may prescribe suitable alternatives that do not interact with each other.

    Quinidine

    Report the use of either of the medicine to the doctor. The risk of adverse effects is significantly high if these medicines are used together. Your doctor may determine the best course of treatment after assessing the conditions.

    Selegiline

    Report the use of either of the medicine to the doctor. The risk of adverse effects is significantly high if these medicines are used together. Your doctor may determine the best course of treatment after assessing the conditions.

    5-Hydroxytryptophan

    Report the use of either of the medicine to the doctor. The risk of adverse effects is significantly high if these medicines are used together. Your doctor may determine the best course of treatment after assessing the conditions.
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