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Nortilin may cause excessive drowsiness with alcohol.
Nortilin may be unsafe to use during pregnancy. Although there are limited studies in humans, animal studies have shown harmful effects on the developin... View More
Nortilin is probably unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug may pass into the breastmilk and harm the baby.
Nortilin may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive. As Nortilin may affect your alertness which may affect your ability to drive.
Nortilin should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Nortilin may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Nortilin should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Nortilin may be needed. Please consult your doctor. Inform your ... View More
Nortilin is known as a tricyclic antidepressant. It is used to treat depression and night time bedwetting (nocturnal enuresis) by older children at diff... View More
Uses of Nortilin
Side effects of Nortilin
- Increased heart rate
- Weight gain
- Difficulty in urination
- Orthostatic hypotension (sudden lowering of blood pressure on standing)
- Dryness in mouth
How to use Nortilin
Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Nortilin may be taken with... View More
How Nortilin works
Nortilin is a tricyclic antidepressant. It increases the levels of chemical messengers in the brain that help in regulating the mood and treat depressio... View More
What if you forget to take Nortilin?
If you miss a dose of Nortilin, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your ... View More
- Nortilin is used for the treatment of depression and bedwetting in children.
- The main dose should be taken at night as this drug may cause drowsiness or sleepiness.
- You may be asked for regular blood tests to monitor the blood cell count or level of sodium and sugar in the blood.
- Inform your doctor if you notice behavioral changes, mood changes and suicidal thoughts while taking this medicine.
- Do not drive or do anything that requires concentration until you know how the medicine affects you.
- Do not stop taking the medication suddenly without talking to your doctor.
Depression, Nocturnal enuresis
May be taken with or without food.
Oral Depression Adult: 75-100 mg/day in 3 or 4 divided doses. Max: 150 mg/day in severe depression. Elderly: 30-50 mg/day in divided doses. Hepa... View More
Oral Depression Child: Adolescent: 30-50 mg/day in divided doses. Nocturnal enuresis Child: 6-7 yr (20-25 kg): 10 mg; 8-11 yr (25-35kg): 10-20 m... View More
Mania, recent MI, arrhythmias (particularly heart block); severe liver disease; children <6 yr.
Mode of Action
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Not intended for treatment of bipolar depression. Avoid abrupt withdrawal. Patient at risk of seizures, w/ DM, narrow angle glaucoma, urinary retention,... View More
Hypotension, HTN, tachycardia, palpitation, MI, arrhythmias, heart block, stroke; confusional states w/ hallucinations, disorientation, delusions; anxie... View More
Increased risk of serotonin syndrome w/ SSRIs, SNRIs, TCAs, triptans, fentanyl, lithium, tramadol, tryptophan, buspirone. May reduce antihypertensive ef... View More
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