About Amitrip: Amitrip (Amitriptyline Hydrochloride) is used to cure people who are suffering from mental illness like depression. It is used to get rid of anxiety and excessive tension, which helps a person to sleep well. And also boost the energy power of a human body. It is said to be a tricyclic antidepressant that works by balancing some chemical elements present in the brain for balancing the mental conditions. Many of the people use it to prevent back pain, migraine and also eating disorders. Some people used these medicines for their children who have the habit of wetting the bed. All these drugs should be consumed by proper prescription of doctors as these can be dangerous.
How to use Amitrip
Always take these medicinal products in the exact quantity, prescribed by the doctor - not in larger, smaller quantity or for a longer time than instructed. It takes hardly four weeks to improve if you are not getting the desired result than quickly consult your doctor. If you want to go for the surgery than you need to inform your surgeon about the time duration, you are using these pills. And don`t stop suddenly using these pills without doctor`s permission. Always store it at room temperature and prevent heat, light, and moisture from it.
The usual dose for depression (for outpatients): - Normally a dose of 75mg per day which can also be increased to 150mg per day if required and said to be the highest dose.
Alternate treatments: - a person can take 40 to 100 mg orally during the bedtime. It can also be increased by 25mg if needed at bedtime, which means a total of 150mg.
Usual dose (inpatients): - the starting dose should be 100mg per day orally and can reach up to 300mg, which is the maximum dose
Maintenance dose: - it can start from 40mg and can reach up to 100mg, single dose, usually at bedtime.
Amitrip Side Effects
You can feel some side effects that occur while taking these medications like: -
Numbness and burning of body parts
You can feel swelling on your face and tongue
Can come with skin rashes
Not able to see clearly
Having headache and feeling confused
Sudden increase in the weight or even weight loss
These are some of the problems you can come across, so you can openly talk to your doctor about these and get another prescription.
Amitrip (Amitriptyline Hydrochloride is not suitable for everyone. Before getting these medicines always consult your doctor. In case if you are pregnant, or planning to conceive, breastfeeding, or taking help of any other medication then you should avoid eating these. The correct amount of dosage given to a patient totally depends on his condition. Do not get it adjusted according to yourself which may in result harms your body.