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      ANTIDEP 25MG TAB

      Antidep 25Mg tablet
      Uses and Benefits

      Uses and Benefits

      Antidep 25Mg tablet is an anti-depressant belonging to a group of drugs called non-selective monoamine reuptake inhibitors used for the treatment of depression, characterized by sadness, loss of interest, irritability and sleeplessness. This medicine helps many people to recover from depression by improving their mood, nerve conduction and relieving from nerve pain. It is also used in treating bed wetting (enuresis), a condition in children characterised by bed wetting while sleeping. However, the uses mentioned here are not comprehensive, there may be other conditions for which the medication may be used upon your doctor’s discretion.

      Composition

      Composition

      The active ingredient of Antidep 25Mg tablet is Imipramine 25Mg

      Mechanism of Action of Drugs

      Mechanism of Action of Drugs

      Imipramine, a dibenzo cycloheptadiene tricyclic antidepressant, works by increasing the levels of chemical messengers – serotonin and norepinephrine in the brain that stops the movement of pain signals and helps in maintaining the mental balance.

      Contraindications and Cautions

      Contraindications and Caution

      Patients with following conditions are suggested to seek advice from their healthcare professionals before using Antidep 25Mg tablet:

      • Hypersensitivity to any of the ingredients used in the tablet
      • Concomitant or within 14 days of mono amine oxidase inhibitors use
      • Any degree of heart block or cardiac arrhythmia
      • Recent myocardial infarction
      • Narrow angle glaucoma
      • Urinary retention
      • Mania
      • Children < 6 years
      • Severe hepatic impairment
      • Caution:
      • History of cardiovascular disease (Stroke, tachycardia)
      • History of seizure disorder
      • Brain damage
      • Diabetes mellitus
      • Alcoholism
      • Hyperthyroidism
      • History of suicidal tendencies
      • Bipolar disorder
      • Pylorus stenosis
      • Paralytic ileus
      • Paranoid symptomology
      • Children and elderly
      • Pregnancy and lactation
      Side Effects

      Side and Adverse Effects

      Antidep 25Mg tablet is usually well tolerated when used in the prescribed dosage guidelines. Most side effects are temporary and usually subsides on their own. However, consult your doctor if they persist for a longer duration. You may experience one or more of the following symptoms:

      • Constipation
      • Blurred vision
      • Orthostatic hypotension
      • Increased heart rate
      • Dry mouth
      • Increased or decreased appetite
      • Epigastric distress
      • Nausea and vomiting
      • Shortness of breath
      • Headache
      • Dizziness
      • Chest pain and discomfort
      • Decreased libido
      • Unexpected weight gain or loss

      Rare but more serious adverse effects may include:

      • Slurred speech
      • Seizures
      • Confusion
      • Urinary retention
      • Insomnia
      • Tremors
      • Arthralgia
      • Bleeding abnormalities
      • Gynaecomastia
      • Testicular swelling
      How to Use

      How to Use

      Take Antidep 25Mg tablet as instructed by your doctor. Swallow the tablet whole with water, immediately after opening it from the strip. Do not break or crush or chew the tablet.
      Avoid missing or forgetting the dose. If you do, take it as soon as you remember; but if it’s almost time for your next dose, skip it and take it according to your normal schedule. Don’t swallow two doses at the same time which is dangerous to your health.
      The tablet can be taken with or without food. If significant stomach upset occurs, it could be taken with food. Take the tablet at the same time every day as it helps to maintain a consistent level of medicine in the body preferably in the evening.
      Do not use this medicine for durations shorter or longer than suggested by your doctor as it has a very high potential of becoming habit-forming. Continue to use this drug until completion of the maximum amount suggested. even though the symptoms disappear after the medicine has begun.

      Overdosage

      Avoid taking medicine more than the prescribed dosage. If you notice any unusual or abnormal reactions after taking the tablet, promptly seek medical attention. Depending on the dosage of Antidep 25Mg tablet, symptoms vary in individuals, you may experience one or more of the following symptoms:

      • CNS depression
      • Cardiac dysrhythmias
      • Convulsions
      • Restlessness
      • Intestinal statis mydriasis
      • Severe hypotension
      • Hypothermia
      • Dry mucous membranes
      • Respiratory depression
      • Excitement
      Warnings and Precautions

      Warnings and Precautions

      Use this tablet only on the advice of medical practitioner. Dose adjustments or complete avoidance of the Antidep 25Mg tablet may be required in the following conditions:

      Kidney:

      Caution is advised among people with kidney problems. Close monitoring of kidney function and adjustments of dose of the medicine may be needed based on the clinical condition of the patient. If you have any renal problems, it is highly recommended that you consult doctor before the consumption of the tablet.

      Liver:

      Extreme caution is advised among people with liver problems. Dose adjustments of the tablet may be needed. If you have any hepatic problems, it is highly recommended that you consult doctor before the consumption of this medicine. Any symptoms such as nausea, fever, dark urine etc should be reported to your doctor immediately. However, use of this medicine is not suggested in patients with moderate to severe liver diseases.

      Pregnancy:

      It should be used with caution during pregnancy. Despite the fact that there are limited studies in human beings, animal studies have shown harmful effects on the developing baby. It is recommended that you consult your doctor before consuming this medicine.

      Lactation:

      The medicine is likely unsafe to use for nursing mothers. Limited human data suggests that the medication may pass into the breastmilk and harm the infant. Consult your doctor immediately if the baby shows signs of increased sleepiness, breathing problems or difficulty in breast feeding.

      Alcohol:

      Consumption of alcohol with this tablet is not recommended as it increases side effects such as difficulty in breathing, dizziness, light headedness. Any symptoms of abnormal reactions after taking the tablet should be reported to your doctor immediately.

      Driving:

      The tablet may decrease alertness, cause impaired judgement, affect your vision and make you feel dizzy. Do not drive, operate heavy machinery or involve in any works which may demand your attention or physical strength.

      Food:

      Grape fruit juice or grape fruit containing foods have shown to scale back the effect of the tablet.

      Drug Interactions:

      Inform your doctor or pharmacist if you are taking any other medicines which includes over-the-counter drugs, herbal tonics, supplements and medicines that you buy without a prescription. Alert your doctor if you are taking Antidep 25Mg tablet with sympathomimetic agents (noradrenaline, phenylephrine, phenylpropanolamine, ephedrine), antiarrhythmics (quinidine, amiodarone), anti-fungal (fluconazole, terbinafine terfenadine), anti-histamines (mizolastine, astemizole, terfenadine), diuretics (furosemide), adrenergic neuron blockers (clonidine, betanidine reserpine), calcium channel blockers, cimetidine, methylphenidate, anti-psychotics.

      Precautions
      • Do not use this tablet post the expiry date
      • Do not use this medication for durations longer than suggested by your doctor
      • Store at room temperature (20-30 degree Celsius)
      FDA Pregnancy Category

      FDA Pregnancy Category

      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.


      Drug Composition information
      What is Imipramine for:

      This medication is an antidepressant, prescribed for depression. It is also used to treat bedwetting in children.

      How does Imipramine work:

      It increases the amount of certain natural substances in the brain.

      How should Imipramine be used:

      It comes as a tablet and capsule to take by mouth, with or without food. Adult: PO- Initial dose: 100 mg per day given in 3 to 4 divided doses. Pediatric Dose for Primary Nocturnal Enuresis: Initial dose: 25 mg per day orally 1 hour before bedtime.

      Common side effects of Imipramine :

      Feeling lightheaded, sleepy, having blurred eyesight, or a change in thinking clearly. Avoid driving and doing other tasks or actions that call for you to be alert or have clear eyesight until you see how this drug affects you. Feeling dizzy. Rise slowly over a few minutes when sitting or lying down. Be careful climbing. Hard stools (constipation). Drinking more liquids, working out, or adding fiber to your diet may help. Talk with your doctor about a stool softener or laxative. Dry mouth. Good mouth care, sucking hard, sugar-free candy, or chewing sugar-free gum may help. See a dentist often.

      What do I do if I miss a dose

      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.

      What precautions should I take when taking Imipramine :

      If you have an allergy to imipramine or any other part of this drug. Tell your doctor if you are allergic to any drugs. Make sure to tell about the allergy and what signs you had. This includes telling about rash; hives; itching; shortness of breath; wheezing; cough; swelling of face, lips, tongue, or throat; or any other signs. If you have had a recent heart attack. If you have taken isocarboxazid, phenelzine, or tranylcypromine in the last 14 days. Monoamine oxidase inhibitors (eg, isocarboxazid, phenelzine, and tranylcypromine) must be stopped 14 days before this drug is started. Taking both at the same time could cause risky high blood pressure. If you are pregnant or may be pregnant. If you are breast-feeding.

      When do I need to seek medical help

      If you think there was an overdose, call your local poison control center or ER right away. 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. 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. Very nervous and excitable. Not able to pass urine. Feeling very tired or weak. Any rash. Side effect or health problem is not better or you are feeling worse.

      Can I take Imipramine with other medicines:

      Sometimes drugs are not safe when you take them with certain other drugs and food. - Taking them together can cause bad side effects. - Be sure to talk to your doctor about all the drugs you take.

      Are there any food restrictions

      Avoid Alcohol

      How do I store Imipramine :

      Store in a cool, dry place away from the reach of children. - Medicines must not be used past the expiry date.

      Pregnancy Category

      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.

      Therapeutic Classification

      Antidepressants


      Frequently Asked Questions

      Frequently Asked Questions
      Q1. What is the use of the Antidep 25Mg tablet?

      The tablet is an anti-depressant belonging to a group of drugs called non-selective monoamine reuptake inhibitors used for the treatment of depression, characterized by sadness, loss of interest, irritability and sleeplessness. This medicine helps many people to recover from depression by improving their mood, nerve conduction and relieving from nerve pain. It is also used in treating bed wetting (enuresis), a condition in children characterised by bed wetting while sleeping.

      Q2. What are the side effects of the Antidep 25Mg tablet?

      The tablet is well tolerated when taken in prescribed dosage guidelines. Most common side effects include constipation, blurred vision, orthostatic hypotension, increased heartrate, dry mouth, increased or decreased appetite, nausea, vomiting, epigastric distress, headache, dizziness, decreased libido, unexpected weight loss or gain, chest pain and discomfort. Its use may also lead to extreme but uncommon side effects such as confusion, slurred speech, seizures, urinary retention, insomnia, tremors, arthralgia, photosensitivity, bleeding abnormalities, gynaecomastia, testicular swelling.

      Q3. Should we take Antidep 25Mg tablet with food or without food?

      Take the tablet with or without food. If significant stomach upset occurs, you could take with food.

      Q4. What are the precautions to be followed while taking the Antidep 25Mg tablet?

      If you ever had impaired kidney function, severe liver impairment or heart disease, let your doctor know before taking this medicine. Inform your doctor about all the medicines you take to ensure that you are healthy. This medicine is contraindicated in patients with hypersensitivity to any of the ingredients used in the tablet, concomitant or within 14 days of mono amine oxidase inhibitors use, any degree of heart block or cardiac arrhythmia, recent myocardial infarction, narrow angle glaucoma, urinary retention, mania, children below 6 years of age, severe hepatic impairment. Caution is advised among patients with history cardiovascular disease and seizures, brain damage, narrow angle glaucoma, urinary retention, diabetes mellitus, alcoholism, hyperthyroidism, bipolar disorder, paralytic ileus, history of suicidal tendencies, paranoid symptomology, children and elderly, pregnancy and lactation.

      Q5. Does Antidep 25Mg tablet make you sleepy?

      The tablet may decrease alertness, cause impaired judgement, affect your vision and make you feel dizzy, difficulty in concentration, fatigue. Do not drive, operate heavy machinery or involve in any works which may demand your attention or physical strength.

      Q6. Is Antidep 25Mg tablet harmful? What does an overdose of Antidep 25Mg tablet lead to?

      The tablet is usually well tolerated when taken in the recommended dosage guidelines. Over dose of the medicine may lead to CNS depression, convulsions, excitement, cardiac dysrhythmias, restlessness, intestinal statis mydriasis, severe hypotension, dry mucous membranes, respiratory depression.

      Q7. Can I take Antidep 25Mg tablet during pregnancy?

      It should be used with caution during pregnancy. Despite the fact that there are limited studies in human beings, animal studies have shown harmful effects on the developing baby. It is recommended that you consult your doctor before consuming this medicine.

      Q8. Can Antidep 25Mg tablet be taken without a doctor’s prescription?

      No, do not take the medicine without doctor’s prescription.

      Q9. Is it okay to drink alcohol while I am on the Antidep 25Mg tablet?

      Consumption of alcohol with this medicine is not recommended as it increases side effects such as difficulty in breathing, dizziness, light headedness. Any symptoms of abnormal reactions after taking the tablet should be reported to your doctor immediately.

      Q10. How to store Antidep 25Mg tablet?

      Store the medicine at room temperature (15-30 degree Celsius) in a cool and dry place. Keep the tablet according to the instructions mentioned on the pack or label. Store the medicine in the container or the pack it came in, tightly closed.

      Q11. If I have trouble swallowing Antidep 25Mg tablet, can I mix it in water and drink it?

      This tablet is designed to be swallowed with water. If you take them in a way they weren’t intended to be used, you could experience an overdose if the active constituent enters the blood stream too quickly. Alternatively, if it enters your body too slowly, it may never achieve a high enough concentration to be completely functional.

      Q12. Can we give Antidep 25Mg tablet to children?

      This tablet is not recommended for children below 6 years of age since the safety and efficacy of use are not clinically established.

      Q13. By when should I start seeing the results of the Antidep 25Mg tablet?

      The amount of time required for this medicine to show its action in the body is 5-6 hours after administration.

      Q14. How long does the effect of Antidep 25Mg tablet last?

      The amount of time for which this medicine remains active in the body is for 13-36 hours.

      Q15. Can we take Antidep 25Mg tablet daily? If yes, how many tablets can we take everyday?

      Medicines should always be taken under medical supervision. Take the medicine exactly as prescribed by your doctor: for dosage and duration. Most recommended dose is one tablet per day.

      Q16. For how many days should I take the Antidep 25Mg tablet?

      The number of days that any medicine must be taken varies from patient to patient; and case to case. So always stick to your doctor’s suggestion about how many days to take this medicine.

      Q17. When should I take Antidep 25Mg tablet?

      Use the medicine exactly as prescribed by your doctor for the dosage and duration. Take the medicine at the same time every day preferably in the evening.

      Note: All of the above information is for reference purpose only. It is always recommended that you consult a medical professional.

      Seller Information
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      TORRENT PHARMACEUTICALS LTD

      indrad -382721,dist mehsana,india

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      TORRENT PHARMACEUTICALS LTD

      indrad -382721,dist mehsana,india

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