Amitip 10 is used in the treatment of depression. It is also used to treat and prevent chronic nerve-related (neuropathic) pain, migraine, tension-type ... View More
Uses of Amitip 10
Side effects of Amitip 10
How to use Amitip 10
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. Amitip 10 may be taken wit... View More
How Amitip 10 works
Amitip 10 is a tricyclic antidepressant. It works by increasing the levels of chemical messengers in the brain that help in regulating mood and treat de... View More
What if you forget to take Amitip 10?
If you miss a dose of Amitip 10, 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
Adult: PO Depression Initial:50-75 mg/day; up to 150 mg/day if needed. Max: 300 mg/day in severe cases. Neuropathic pain Initial: 10-25 mg/day at nigh... View More
Increased risk of serotonin syndrome w/ SSRIs, TCAs, triptans, fentanyl, lithium, tramadol. May reduce plasma levels w/ barbiturates, rifampicin and oth... View More
Bipolar illness, pregnancy, lactation elderly, CVS disease, renal or liver impairment, epilepsy, thyroid dysfunction, DM. Avoid abrupt withdrawal; urina... View More
Amitriptyline is a dibenzocycloheptadiene tricyclic antidepressant. It increases synaptic concentration of serotonin and/or norepinephrine in the CNS by... View More
PO Depression Child: Adolescent: Initially, 25-50 mg/day as a single dose (at bedtime) or in divided doses. Nocturnal enuresis Child: 6-10 yr 10-2... View More
Mode of Action
May be taken with or without food.
Migraine headache, Depression, Neuropathic pain, Post-herpetic neuralgia, Nocturnal enuresis
Pregnancy Category Note
Postural hypotension, tachycardia, conduction disturbances. Dry mouth, wt gain, sour or metallic taste, stomatitis, constipation; blurring of vision, ur... View More
Hypersensitivity, use of MAO inhibitors within the last 14 days; acute recovery phase post-MI. Concurrent usage with cisapride.