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LIMBITROL H TABLET

Manufacturer

CRE-CRESCENT PHARMACEUTICALS

Pack Of

10 TABLETS

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Prescription Required
Product Details

About LIMBITROL H TABLET

LIMBITROL H TABLET is a combination medicine used to treat moderate to severe depression associated with moderate to severe anxiety. Depression is a mood disorder characterised by sadness, unhappiness, anger, hopelessness or loss. Anxiety is a mental health disorder characterised by feelings of anxiety, worry or fear that are strong enough to interfere with one’s daily activities. Anxiety and depression can occur at the same time.

LIMBITROL H TABLET is a combination of two drugs: Amitriptyline (tricyclic anti-depressant) and Chlordiazepoxide (benzodiazepine anxiolytic). Amitriptyline works by affecting certain chemical messengers in the brain that communicate between brain cells, thereby regulating mood and treating depression. Chlordiazepoxide works by increasing the action of a chemical messenger called GABA. This helps in suppressing the excessive and abnormal activity of the nerve cells in the brain. LIMBITROL H TABLET has a calming effect on various functions of the brain. Thereby, helps in treating anxiety.

Take LIMBITROL H TABLET with or without food. Swallow LIMBITROL H TABLET a whole with a glass of water, do not chew, or crush the tablet. You are advised to take LIMBITROL H TABLET only for as long as your doctor has prescribed it for you depending on your medical condition. In some cases, you may experience certain common side-effects such as dizziness, drowsiness, dry mouth, constipation, blurred vision and bloating. Most of these side-effects do not require medical attention and will resolve gradually over time. However, you are advised to talk to your doctor if you experience these side-effects persistently.

LIMBITROL H TABLET should not be taken for longer durations as it may cause physical dependence. Consult your doctor immediately if you have suicidal thoughts such as killing or harming yourself. Do not take LIMBITROL H TABLET if you are pregnant as it may cause birth defects. Consult your doctor before taking LIMBITROL H TABLET if you are breastfeeding. Avoid driving or operating machinery as LIMBITROL H TABLET causes sleepiness, dizziness and might impair thinking and motor skills. Avoid consuming alcohol along with LIMBITROL H TABLET as it could lead to increased drowsiness and dizziness. LIMBITROL H TABLET should not be given to children as the safety and effectiveness have not been established. Keep your doctor informed about your health condition and medicines to rule out any side-effects.

Uses of LIMBITROL H TABLET

Depression and Anxiety

Directions for Use

Take LIMBITROL H TABLET with or without food. Take LIMBITROL H TABLET exactly as prescribed by the doctor. Swallow LIMBITROL H TABLET as a whole with a glass of water; do not chew or crush the tablet. Your doctor will decide how long you need to take LIMBITROL H TABLET based on your medical condition and response to treatment.

Storage

Store in a cool and dry place away from sunlight

Side Effects of LIMBITROL H TABLET

  • drowsiness
  • dry mouth
  • nasal congestion
  • constipation
  • blurred vision
  • dizziness
  • bloating
  • vivid dreams
  • tremors (uncontrollable rhythmic movements in one part of your body)
  • erectile dysfunction (trouble getting or keeping an erection)
  • confusion

In-Depth Precautions and Warning

Drug Warning

Do not take LIMBITROL H TABLET if you are allergic to any of its contents, if you recently had a heart attack or heart problems, are taking monoamine oxidase inhibitors (MAO). Do not take opioids and LIMBITROL H TABLET as it may result in increased sedation, depression, coma and death. LIMBITROL H TABLET should not be taken for longer durations as it may cause physical dependence. Inform your doctor before taking LIMBITROL H TABLET if you have bipolar disorder, eye problems, urination problems, seizures, thyroid problems, kidney or liver problems or if you are due to have any surgery. Consult your doctor immediately if you have suicidal thoughts such as killing or harming yourself. Talk to your doctor before taking LIMBITROL H TABLET if you have a history of drug abuse, addiction or alcohol abuse as LIMBITROL H TABLET may cause dependence. Do not take LIMBITROL H TABLET if you are pregnant as it may cause birth defects. If you are of child-bearing age, use effective contraception while taking LIMBITROL H TABLET. Consult your doctor before taking LIMBITROL H TABLET if you are breastfeeding. Avoid driving or operating machinery as LIMBITROL H TABLET causes sleepiness, dizziness and might impair thinking and motor skills. Avoid consuming alcohol along with LIMBITROL H TABLET as it could lead to increased drowsiness and dizziness. LIMBITROL H TABLET should not be given to children as the safety and effectiveness have not been established.

Safety Advice

  • Alcohol

    Consult Your Doctor

    Avoid consumption of alcohol while taking LIMBITROL H TABLET as it may cause increased sleepiness and dizziness.

  • Pregnancy

    Consult Your Doctor

    Avoid taking LIMBITROL H TABLET if you are pregnant unless prescribed by a doctor as it may cause birth defects.

  • Breast Feeding

    Consult your doctor before taking LIMBITROL H TABLET, your doctor will decide whether LIMBITROL H TABLET can be taken by breastfeeding mothers or not.

  • Driving

    Consult Your Doctor

    LIMBITROL H TABLET causes sleepiness, dizziness and might impair thinking and motor skills. Do not drive or operate machinery if you experience these symptoms.

  • Liver

    Dose adjustment may be needed in patients with liver impairment. Please consult your doctor if you have a liver impairment or any concerns regarding this.

  • Kidney

    Dose adjustment may be needed in patients with kidney impairment. Please consult your doctor if you have kidney impairment or any concerns regarding this.

Other Information (LIM0001)

This item is Not Returnable.

Expires on or after - September 2021

Patients Concern

FAQs

LIMBITROL H TABLET is a combination of two drugs: Amitriptyline and Chlordiazepoxide. Amitriptyline works by affecting certain chemical messengers (serotonin and/or norepinephrine) in the brain which communicate between brain cells, thereby regulating mood and treating depression. Chlordiazepoxide works by increasing the action of a chemical messenger called GABA. This helps in suppressing the excessive and abnormal activity of the nerve cells in the brain. LIMBITROL H TABLET has a calming effect on various functions of the brain. Thereby, helps in treating anxiety.

LIMBITROL H TABLET causes weight gain due to increased appetite. Eat a healthy diet and exercise regularly to maintain a healthy weight.

Do not discontinue LIMBITROL H TABLET without consulting your doctor as it could cause withdrawal symptoms. To treat your condition effectually continue taking LIMBITROL H TABLET for as long as prescribed. Do not be reluctant to speak with your doctor if you feel any difficulty while taking LIMBITROL H TABLET.

Dry mouth could be a side-effect of LIMBITROL H TABLET. Limiting caffeine intake, avoiding smoking and mouthwashes containing alcohol, drinking water regularly, and chewing sugar-free gum/candy might stimulate saliva and prevent drying of the mouth.

Constipation might occur as a side-effect of LIMBITROL H TABLET. Drink plenty of fluids and eat fibre rich food if you experience constipation. Consult your doctor if you experience excessive constipation.

Manufacturer/Marketer address

SCO-58, 59, Sector-17D Chandigarh-160017

LIMBITROL H TABLET

LIMBITROL H TABLET

MRP: 32.80