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Drug information on Sensaril (Nortriptyline) from Reliance Formulation Pvt Ltd

Sensaril

  Tablet  
Reliance Formulation Pvt Ltd
Generic : Nortriptyline
 12.23
25mg
10
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Drug Name : Nortriptyline

Nortriptyline(Aventyl) generic Sensaril is an antidepressant, prescribed for depression. It increases the amounts of certain natural substances in the brain that are needed to maintain mental balance.
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Written & Compiled by Anushta Chandrapalan, M.Sc  | Medically Reviewed by The Medindia Medical Review Team on February, 2, 2017

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Medical Condition(s) for which Sensaril may be prescribed


Side effects of Sensaril

   Heart : Low or high blood pressure, fast heart rate, palpitations, heart attack, abnormal heart rhythm, heart block and stroke.

   Central Nervous System : Numbness, tingling, incoordination, tremor, seizures, alteration in EEG patterns, hallucinations, disorientation, delusions, anxiety, restlessness, agitation and sleeplessness.

   Eye and ENT : Dry mouth, blurred vision, vision disturbances, dilatation of pupil and ringing in the ear.

   Allergic reactions : Skin rash, hives, itching, sensitivity to light, swelling in the face and tongue and fever.

   Blood : Bone marrow depression and bruising.

   Gastrointestinal : Nausea, vomiting, loss of appetite, stomach distress, diarrhea, peculiar taste, mouth ulcer, abdominal cramps and black-tongue.

   Genitourinary : Breast enlargement in male, spontaneous milk secretion, increased or decreased sexual ativities, impotence. urinary retention and delayed urination.

   Miscellaneous : Jaundice, altered liver function, weight gain or loss, flushing, urinary frequency, drowsiness, dizziness, weakness, fatigue, headache and hair loss.

Dosage & When it is to be taken (Indications)

Adult: PO- The recommended dose is 75-100 mg/day in 3-4 divided doses. Severe: upto 150 mg/day.

How to use Sensaril?

It comes as a capsule and tablet to take by mouth, with or without food.

When is Sensaril not to be taken? (Contraindications)

Contraindicated in patients with recent heart attack, who are taking or have taken monoamine oxidase inhibitors within 14 days, linezolid or intravenous methylene blue and hypersensitivity.

Warnings and Precautions for Sensaril

Caution should be exercised in patients with history of increased eye pressure, enlarged prostate, difficulty in urinating, sugar, seizures, mental illness, overactive thyroid, liver, kidney, or heart disease, any allergy, who are taking other medications, elderly, children, during pregnancy and breastfeeding.

• It may cause drowsiness, dizziness, or blurred vision, do not drive a car or operate machinery while taking this medication.

• Avoid alcohol consumption.

• Do not become overheated; otherwise heatstroke may occur.

• Avoid exposure to sunlight.

Other Precautions for Sensaril

Avoid excess dosage.

Storage Conditions for Sensaril

Store it at controlled room temperature (20° to 25°C).

♦ Safety Labeling Changes Approved By FDA



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