Medicine : Primox Tabs

Name:Primox Tabs
Manufacturer:Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd
Generic Use:Nortriptyline
Composition:Nortriptyline(25 Mg)
Substitutes:primox (25mg) , sensaril (25mg) , nordep (25mg) , nortin (25mg) , unotrip (25mg) , depival (25mg) , secmin (25mg) , sensival (25mg) , depival 25(25mg) , nortini (25mg) , nortini lb(25mg) , primox tabs

Generic ( Nortriptyline )

Typical use Of Nortriptyline :Depression.Nocturnal Enuresis.
Mechanism of action of Nortriptyline :It Is Believed That Nortriptyline Either Inhibits The Reuptake Of The Neurotransmitter Serotonin At The Neuronal Membrane Or Acts At Beta-adrenergic Receptors. Tricyclic Antidepressants Do Not Inhibit Monoamine Oxidase Nor Do They Affect Dopamine Reuptake.
Drug Interaction of Nortriptyline :Nortriptyline (HCl) Is Known To Interact With Other Drugs Like Alcohol,cimetidine (HCl), Clonidine (HCl), Diltiazem (HCl), Fluconazole, Fluoxetine (HCl), Nabilone, Phenobarbitone, Phenytoin (Na), Rauwolfia Reserpine,riboflavin (Vitamin B2).
Side effects of Nortriptyline :Tachycardia, Slows Conduction And Prolongation Of PR Interval, Lowers Seizure Threshold, Peripheral Neuropathy.


How Nortriptyline will impact on Pregnancy ?

Studies In Animals Have Shown Risk To Fetus, However There Are No Sufficient Studies In Humans. This Drug May Be Used In Pregnant Women If Benefit Outweighs The Risk. Patients Should Follow The Advice Of The Doctor Regarding Its Use.

How Nortriptyline will impact during lactation(breastfeeding) ?

Possibly Unsafe: Evidence From Studies In Breastfeeding Women Show That There Is A Definite Risk Of Side Effects To The Breastfed Infants. However, Use Of The Drug In Breastfeeding Women Is Acceptable In Spite Of The Risk To The Infants, If The Drug Is Needed In A Life-threatening Situation Or For A Serious Disease For Which Safer Drugs Cannot Be Used Or Are Ineffective. Patients Should Follow The Advice Of The Doctor Regarding Its Use.

Medicine & Alcohol use and effect of Nortriptyline

No Studies Found