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AMITRIPTYLINE HCI TABLETS – An ultimate antidote for mental and mood ailments, Amitriptyline is a tricyclic antidepressant (TCA) that is used to treat depression, anxiety, uneasiness, etc. It is manufactured and delivered with the brand name ERITRIP-50 at Eridanus Healthcare.

The working mechanism of Amitriptyline 50mg sets down on intensifying the amounts of certain natural substances in the brain that are required to maintain mental balance. These natural substances are chemical messengers that are generally known as Serotonin. Serotonin is a neurotransmitter that the brain circulates to nerves in the body. With its sedative effects, Amitriptyline affects these neurotransmitters that make contact between brain cells and improve mood balance.

Uses of Amitriptyline HCI 50mg

Amitriptyline 50mg tablet is prescribed by various doctors and healthcare experts for many painful and long-term conditions associated with bones and muscles. These are as follows:

  • Arthritis
  • Backache
  • Migraines or Tension Headaches
  •  Peripheral Neuropathy (damage to the nerves outside the Central Nervous System)
  • Fibromyalgia (pain in soft tissues and muscles)
  • Eating Disorders
  • Post-Herpetic Neuralgias (a complication of shingles)

Accurate Usage of Amitriptyline HCI Tablet

For the best usage of Amitriptyline Tablet, it is recommended to follow the complete instructions of the healthcare professional. The dose and duration of the medicine depend on the severity of the disorder that is overseen by the doctor. Take this medicine twice a day with a meal or according to the dose set up by the doctor.

Special Precautions

  1. One must not take Amitriptyline if he recently had a heart attack.
  2. Pregnant or breastfeeding women should consult the doctor or gynecologist to know about the risks and benefits of the medication.
  3. Do not stop taking this medication unless it is advised by the doctor as by doing so, the depression may get worsen along with withdrawal side effects including headache, tiredness, nausea, etc.
  4. It is strictly not suggested to have an overdose on the medication as it can occur the symptoms of hallucinations, stiffness in muscles, irregular heart rhythm, convulsions, etc.
  5. Visit the doctor if the symptoms like anxiety, panic attacks, restlessness, drowsiness, abnormal appetite, blurred vision, headaches, dry mouth result after taking the medication.

Interactions With Health Disorders

It is not suitable to take Amitriptyline for people with certain health diseases as there are major risk factors associated with diseases. People should not take this medication if he is dealing with or had the following health disorders:

  • Allergic Reaction to Amitriptyline or related medicines
  • Liver or Kidney Diseases
  • Bipolar Disorder; a condition that causes extreme mood swings
  • Heart Problems
  • Epilepsy; a chronic disease that causes provoked seizures
  • Glaucoma; damage to the eye optic nerve
  • Porphyria; a group of liver disorders
  • Diabetes
  • Problems With Urination
  • Psychosis; an abnormal mental condition where there is loss of contact with reality

Drugs Not to be Taken With Amitriptyline

Amitriptyline may interact with other medications that are not suitable to be taken at the same time. It may also lead to severe side effects. Therefore, always inform the doctor about the usage of other medicines during the period of taking Amitriptyline. Following are the medications that must be certainly avoided while consuming Amitriptyline:

  1. Tranylcypromine
  2. Quinidine
  3. Phenelzine
  4. Selegiline
  5. Cimetidine
  6. Topiramate
  7. Haloperidol
  8. Diphenhydramine
  9. Haloperidol
  10. Paroxetine
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