Amitriptyline 10 mg.
Depression and other mental/emotional issues are treated with this medicine. It could help you feel happier and more at ease, reduce stress and anxiety, get better rest, and have more energy. This medication is a member of the tricyclic antidepressant drug class. It functions by interfering with the equilibrium of specific organic compounds (neurotransmitters like serotonin) in the brain.
How to take the medicine
Before beginning amitriptyline therapy and each time you receive a refill, read the medication guide that your pharmacist has provided. You should speak with your doctor or pharmacist if you have any questions.
As prescribed by your doctor, take this medication by mouth 1 to 4 times daily. If you only take it once a day, take it before bed to assist you stay awake during the day. Your medical condition and treatment response will determine the dosage.
Your doctor may advise you to start this medication at a low dose and gradually raise your dose in order to lower your risk of experiencing adverse effects (such as drowsiness, dry mouth, and dizziness). Carefully adhere to your doctor’s directions.
There could be weight gain, constipation, drowsiness, dizziness, dry mouth, blurred vision, dizziness, or difficulty urinating. Inform your doctor or pharmacist right once if any of these side effects persist or worsen.
When getting out of a sitting or laying posture, take it gently to lessen the chance of feeling lightheaded and dizzy.
Suck on (sugar-free) hard candies or ice chips, chew (sugar-free) gum, sip water, or use a saliva substitute to ease dry mouth.
Consume dietary fiber, get adequate water, and exercise to avoid constipation. You might also require a laxative. Find out which kind of laxative is best for you by asking your pharmacist.
Store in a cool and dry place.