Aventyl | Nortriptyline

Aventyl | Nortriptyline

NORTRIPTYLINE-(nor trip ti leen)

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Aventyl is the drug used to treat depression. It belongs to a group of medicines called tricyclic antidepressants (TCAs).Imbalance of the brain messenger is the cause of depression. It works by increasing the level of brain messenger which are involved in controlling mood. It is recommended to take this drug by mouth with a glass of water for 2-4 weeks for the complete effect.

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Details


In Aventyl, nortriptyline is the active drug. It belongs to a group of medicines called tricyclic antidepressants (TCAs). It works by increasing the level of brain messenger serotonin and norepinephrine, which is involved in controlling mood. It is believed that an imbalance of these messengers leads to the cause of depression.

Why you should take Aventyl?

It is used to treat major depressive disorder.

Contraindications of Aventyl


The use of this drug is contraindicated in enlisting medical condition:

  • In case of having any allergy to nortriptyline or any of its components
  • If you have taken treatment with monoamine oxidase inhibitor drug such as isocarboxazid in last 14 days
  • In case of any heart disease
  • Avoid if you are taking any drug that cause anxiety

Drug interaction

Avoid intake of certain drug, while taking this drug

  • Avoid intake of the drug used to treat depression such as fluoxetine
  • Avoid intake of carbamazepine, a medicine used to treat epilepsy.
  • Avoid intake of medicines used to treat high blood pressure
  • Avoid intake of chlorpropamide, a medicine used to treat diabetes.
  • Avoid intake of quinidine, a medicine used to treat heart disease.
  • Avoid intake of cimetidine, a medicine used to treat ulcers and gastric reflux.
  • Avoid intake of medicines used to treat thyroid problems

Storage conditions of Aventyl

Should be stored below the 25̊C and protect it from direct heat and moisture.

Keep away from the sight of children or pet.

Dosage


Swallow the while drug with a glass of water. It can be taken with or without food. Thenormal adult dose for Aventyl is 75 to 100mg daily, in 3 or 4 divided doses. For older patients recommended Dose is 25 to 50mg daily.

What you do in case missed dose of Aventyl?

Take the missed dose as soon as come to know about it. Skip the missed dose if it is almost time for next scheduled dose. Do not take extra medicine to make up the missed dose.

What you do in case Overdose of Aventyl?

Overdose symptoms include blurred vision, confusion, dizziness, body temperature changes, difficulty in breathing and increased heartbeat.

Side effects

This drug has some side effects along with its positive effects, but it does not mean that all the patient taking this drug has these side effectsSome serious side effects include increased or decreased body temperature,, consciousness, marked drowsiness, bleeding, recurrent fever, fainting. Some common side effects include feeling sleepy, weakness, and weight gain, dry mouth, indigestion blurred vision swelling of hands, increased appetite, and difficulty in passage of urine, feeling weak.

Precaution

  • Don’t share your drug with others. This is for you only.
  • Avoid exposure to sunlight, as this drug makes the skin sun sensitive. Wear protective cloth or sunscreen to avoid skin tanning. 
  • Limit the intake of alcohol while taking this drug as it may cause you drowsy.
  • While getting up from a lying position. Stand slowly as this drug may cause dizziness.
  • Do not take any other drug that causes drowsiness while you are taking it.