Amitriptyline 25 mg Hydrochloride
Brand name: Amitriptyline 25 mg Hydrochloride by GPO
Treatment: Antidepressant, anxiety & tension, nocturnal enuresis, neuropathic pain
Quantity per pack: 30 x 25 mg tablets
Price per pill: £1.10
Active Ingredient: Amitriptyline
Amitriptyline 25 mg Hydrochloride is a tricyclic antidepressant with sedative effects. Amitriptyline works by effecting certain neurotransmitters, which are chemical messengers in the brain. They then communicate between our brain cells and help to regulate our moods. It also affects the balance of certain chemicals in the brain, such as serotonin. It helps improve mood and promotes feelings of wellbeing.
Amitriptyline 25 mg also helps to relieve anxiety and tension. It can help you sleep better and also increases energy levels. In addition, it is an effective antidepressant although it can cause drowsiness. You need to take it regularly as prescribed for it to be most effective. By differentiating the dosage, it enables a variety of uses for this medicine. It allows it to help in treating and preventing a number of different problems. Conditions such as chronic nerve-related (neuropathic) pain, migraine, tension-type headache. It also helps to treat nocturnal enuresis (wetting the bed) in children aged 6 years and upwards.
Amitriptyline 25 mg Hydrochloride is most effective and delivers the best results when taken just before bedtime. This is because it can also make you feel sleepy. This medicine is best taken by swallowing the tablet whole and then washing down with water. Do not bite into or chew the tablet. These tablets can be taken with or without food. The dosage you should take is best left to be decided and instructed by a doctor or your GP based on your symptoms. They may start you off on a low dosage to monitor results and your tolerance to the medicine. Based upon the results the doctor may increase the dosage gradually. Take this into consideration as it could be several weeks before you actually get the full effects, based upon the dosage that is required in your own unique case.
The duration of treatment you require will be decided by the doctor, who will base his diagnosis on your symptoms.
Please Note: It is important to continue taking this medication even if you feel well before the course you were recommended has finished. Do not suddenly stop taking this medicine, consult with your doctor first, and then follow their instructions. Failure to do this may cause your condition to worsen. It is best left to your doctor to decide upon your dosage. It may be modified or gradually reduced before coming to the end of the recommended course.
Side effects of Amitriptyline 25 mg Hydrochloride can include;
- increased heart rate
- spells of dizziness
- feeling thirsty or tired
- having dry mouth
- experiencing difficulty urinating
- making you become aggressive more easily or confused
- can lead to weight gain in some people
There are yet to be proven any cases of Amitriptyline 25 mg Hydrochloride being addictive. Although it is possible one can experience additional side effects (withdrawal symptoms) if they were to stop taking it suddenly. Most side effects tend to be mild. Serious side effects due to taking this medicine are extremely rare.
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