Amixide H Tab is a combination of two medicines and is used in the treatment of depression associated with anxiety. This medicine helps in regulating mood and to reduce anxiety. However, the uses mentioned here may not be exhaustive. There may be other reasons or situations in which this medicine might be used.
The active ingredient of Amixide H Tab are Amitriptyline 12.5 MG+Chlordiazepoxide 5 MG
Amixide H Tab is an antiepileptic medication which works by attaching to specific sites (SV2A) on the surfaces of nerve cells. This tab suppresses the abnormal activity of the nerve cells in the brain and prevents the spread of electrical signals that cause seizures.
Patients with the following conditions are suggested to seek advice from their health care professionals before taking this medicine
Amixide H Tab is generally well tolerated when taken in the prescribed dosage guidelines. Most side-effects are usually mild and resolve on their own. However, if they seem to persist for a longer duration of time, please consult your doctor. The following side effects may or may not occur during the usage of this medicine. Some common side-effects are as follows:
This medication can be taken with food or on an empty stomach. The dose and duration should be followed as prescribed by your doctor. It is best to take this medicine at a fixed time. It is important that this medicine should not be taken more than the recommended dose.
Swallow the tablet whole with water, immediately after opening the tablet from the strip. Do not try to break/crush/chew the tablet.
Avoid missing or forgetting a dose. If you do, take it as soon as you remember; but if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and take it at the next scheduled time. Do not take two doses of this medicine at the same time as it can be dangerous to your health.
Bear in mind that it takes a few weeks for the medicine to work so you need to take it regularly even if you feel it is not doing you any good. You must keep taking the medicine until your doctor advises you to stop.
This medication should be taken only by the person for whom it has been recommended by a qualified physician.
Signs and symptoms MAY BE NOTED in case of an overdosage. If you notice any unusual or abnormal reactions in your body after taking this medicine, please contact your doctor immediately. It is best to avoid taking more than the prescribed dosage of this medicine. Depending on the dosage, symptoms may vary from individual to individual. It is possible you may experience the following signs or symptoms:
It is best to take Amixide H Tab only on the advice of a medical practitioner. Adjustment of dosage or avoidance of the medication may be required in the following conditions:
safe to use in case of any kidney ailment/disorder? This tab may make it hard for your kidneys to perform essential tasks like getting rid of waste from the body, keeping your blood pressure steady, making red blood cells. Also, if your kidneys are already damaged, be sure to tell your doctor.
safe to use in case of any liver ailment/disorder? This medication is probably safe to use in patients with liver disease. The limited data available suggests that adjustments of doses of this medicine may not be needed in these patients. It is advisable to consult your doctor and let him/her know in advance if you have any ailments related to the liver before using this medicine.
safe to use in pregnant women? This medicine may be unsafe for pregnant women. Although only limited studies have been carried out in humans, studies done on animals have shown harmful effects on the developing baby. This is a powerful medicine and therefore, it should be taken by pregnant women only when recommended by the physician. The doctor will weigh the benefits and any potential risks before prescribing this medicine.
safe to use in breastfeeding women? This medicine may be safe if you are breastfeeding. However, this tablet should not be taken unless your doctor says it is necessary to use during breastfeeding. Whether this medicine may be used or not by a breast-feeding mother should be decided by the doctor.
is it okay to consume alcohol during the use of this medicine? Mixing alcohol and medications may increase the risk of adverse reactions or complications, decrease the effectiveness of medications or even render them useless. Interactions of alcohol with drugs may make them harmful or even toxic to the body. Consumption of alcohol is not advisable. Please consult your doctor.
does this medicine make you dizzy/ interfere with your sleep? Most people do not realize that many prescriptions and over-the-counter medicines can cause drowsiness and impair the ability to drive, thus making driving dangerous for themselves and others. If you notice any abnormal changes after ingesting this tab, it is better to avoid driving. Please consult your doctor.
Interactions between food and drugs may inadvertently reduce or increase the effect of the drug. Some commonly used herbs, fruits or other ingredients may cause failure of the therapy or even cause serious alterations of the patients health. This medicine can be taken with food or without it but it is not known whether there are any interactions with food. Please consult your doctor.
Drug interactions may be dangerous as they could change how your medications work or increase your risk for serious side effects. Be sure to keep a list of all the medicines you use for other illnesses including prescription medicines and herbal products in order to share it with your doctor. This tab interacts with
Category C: Animal reproduction studies have shown an adverse effect on the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.
It is used to treat low mood (depression). It is used to stop or prevent migraine headaches. It is used to ease long-term pain problems including diabetic and other neuropathies. It is used to treat anxiety. It is used to treat eating problems. It is used to treat panic attacks.
Amitriptyline affects chemicals in the brain. With low mood (depression), sleep and eating habits may get better fast. Other signs may take up to 4 to 6 weeks to get better.
Take Amitriptyline exactly as directed by your doctor. Do not take more or less than instructed by your doctor. - You may take Amitriptyline with or without food. - Amitriptyline must be taken regularly for it to work well. You may see the benefits of Amitriptyline only after 2-4 weeks. Do not be discouraged if you do not feel better soon after taking the medicine. Do not stop taking Amitriptyline unless instructed by your doctor. You may feel unwell if Amitriptyline is stopped suddenly.
Feeling lightheaded, sleepy, having blurred eyesight, or a change in thinking clearly; Feeling dizzy; Hard stools (constipation); Dry mouth; Change in color of urine to blue or green
Take a missed dose as soon as you think about it. - If it is close to the time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your normal time. - Do not take 2 doses at the same time or extra doses. - Do not change the dose or stop this drug. - Talk with the doctor.
Alert your doctor if you have bipolar disorder, mania, heart disease or severe liver disease. - It is also important to let your doctor know if you are pregnant, planning to get pregnant, or breastfeeding. - Alert your doctor if you have taken other mood medicines known as monoamine oxidase inhibitors (MAOIs) in the last 14 days. - Some examples of MAOIs include phenelzine, moclobemide and tranylcypromine. - Alert your doctor if you are being treated with a gastric reflux medicine known as cisapride.
Seek help if you think there was an overdose or signs of a very bad reaction to the drug. These include wheezing; chest tightness; fever; itching; bad cough; blue or gray skin color; seizures; or swelling of face, lips, tongue, or throat. Seek help if you are planning to harm yourself or the want to harm yourself gets worse. - A fast heartbeat. - Very bad dizziness or passing out. Change in thinking clearly and with logic. - Not able to pass urine. - Feeling very tired or weak. - Very nervous and excitable. - Any rash. Side effect or health problem is not better or you are feeling worse.
Alert your doctor if you are taking any of these medicines: - monoamine oxidase inhibitors (also used to treat depression) such as moclobemide, phenelzine, and tranylcypromine. - cisapride (a gastric reflux medicine). - selegiline (a medicine for Parkinson’s disease). - linezolid (an antibiotic). - artemether and lumefantrine (malaria medicines). You will also need to inform your doctor if you are taking any of these: - other antidepressants, sedatives or anxiety medicines. - any other mood medicines. - epilepsy medicines. - blood pressure medicines such as gaunethidine, debrisoquine, betanidine and clonidine - anticholinergics, commonly used to treat runny nose, allergies, travel sickness, such as chlorpheniramine, promethazine, hydroxyzine, and dimenhydrinate. - cimetidine (a stomach medicine). - heart medicines such as quinidine and flecainide. - disulfuram (a medicine used to treat alcoholism). - painkillers such as tramadol, morphine or fentanyl Always inform your doctor and pharmacist if you are taking any other medicines, including herbal tonics, supplements and medicines that you buy without a prescription.
Store in a cool, dry place, protected from light, and away from the reach of children. - Medicines must not be used past the expiry date. - If you have been given Amitriptyline syrup, throw it away 6 months after opening.
Category C : Animal reproduction studies have shown an adverse effect on the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.
Livogen tablet helps to synthesize new red blood cells and to prevent anemia. It can be used both in children and adults.
Take 1 tablet after meals or as directed by your physician.
It is generally prescribed during pregnancy to meet the increased demand of the body. However, do not take it on your own, consider taking it only if suggested by your doctor.
Yes! Livogen tablet is used to treat or prevent cases of iron deficiency (anemia). However, do not self-medicate. Consider taking only if it is suggested by your doctor..
The common side effects may include:
Nausea, anorexia, vomiting, constipation or diarrhoea, abdominal cramps, heartburn, black stool, and allergic reactions.
Livogen contains ferrous fumarate and folic acid where as Livogen-Z contains Ferrous fumarate, folic acid, and an additional compound “Zinc Sulphate”.
It will depend on the condition being treated. Follow the prescribed length of course as suggested by your doctor.
Livogen tablet is prescribed for the treatment of some types of anemia. However, your doctor may diagnose the type of anemia you have and based on the diagnosis, may suggest the appropriate medication.
Note: All of the above information is for reference purpose only. it is always recommended that you consult a medical professional.
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