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Primox Tablet 10's

Manufacturer

Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd

Composition

NORTRIPTYLINE-25MG

Pack Of

10 TABLETS

In Stock

Prescription Required

PRODUCT SUBSTITUTES

Primox Tablet 10's

Product Details

About Primox Tablet 10's

Primox Tablet 10's belongs to a group of medicines called 'tricyclic antidepressants' primarily used to treat depression. Additionally, it is also used to treat neuropathic pain and bedwetting at night. Depression is a mental illness or disorder characterized by persistently depressed mood or loss of interest in activities, causing significant impairment in daily life.

Primox Tablet 10's contains Nortriptyline that works by affecting certain chemical messengers (serotonin, norepinephrine) in the brain which communicate between brain cells, thereby regulating mood and preventing depression. Besides this, Primox Tablet 10's also the transmission of pain signals, thereby provides relief from neuropathic pain.

Take Primox Tablet 10's as prescribed by your doctor. You are advised to take Primox Tablet 10's for as long as your doctor has prescribed it for you depending on your medical condition and response to the treatment. In some cases, you may experience certain common side-effects such as increased heart rate, flushing, drowsiness, weight gain, difficulty in urination, orthostatic hypotension (sudden lowering of blood pressure on standing), dryness in the mouth, tingling in the arms or legs, blurred vision (dilated pupils). 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.

To treat your condition effectually, continue taking Primox Tablet 10's for as long as your doctor has prescribed. Inform your doctor if you have suicidal ideation or behaviour symptoms, heart disease, seizure disorders, glaucoma, thyroid problems, kidney and liver problems. Do not take Primox Tablet 10's if you are pregnant or breastfeeding unless prescribed by the doctor. The safety and effectiveness in children less than 18 years of age have not been established, so Primox Tablet 10's should not be given to them. Avoid consuming alcohol along with Primox Tablet 10's as it could lead to increased drowsiness and dizziness. Consult your doctor immediately if you have suicidal thoughts such as killing or harming yourself. Rise slowly from sitting or lying position as Primox Tablet 10's causes orthostatic hypotension (sudden lowering in blood pressure leading to dizziness on standing). Keep your doctor informed about your health condition and medicines to rule out any side-effects.

Uses of Primox Tablet 10's

Depression

Directions for Use

Oral tablet/capsule: Take Primox Tablet 10's with or without food as advised by your doctor and swallow whole with a glass of water. Do not crush, chew or break it.Liquid oral syrup: Shake the bottle before use. Check the label for directions and take Primox Tablet 10's with or without food in dose as prescribed by your doctor with the help of a measuring cup.

Storage

Store in a cool and dry place away from sunlight

Side Effects of Primox Tablet 10's

  • Increased heart rate
  • Flushing
  • Drowsiness
  • Weight gain
  • Difficulty in urination
  • Constipation
  • Orthostatic hypotension (sudden lowering of blood pressure on standing)
  • Dryness in the mouth
  • Tingling in the arms or legs
  • Blurred vision

In-Depth Precautions and Warning

Drug Warning

Do not take Primox Tablet 10's if you are known to be allergic to Primox Tablet 10's. Inform your doctor if you have suicidal ideation or behaviour symptoms, have heart rhythm problems or hypotension, heart disease, seizure disorders, bone marrow suppression, diabetes, schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, acute alcohol intoxication, glaucoma, thyroid problems, kidney and liver problems. Do not take Primox Tablet 10's if you are pregnant or breastfeeding unless prescribed by the doctor. Primox Tablet 10's should not be given to the children less than 18 years of age, as its safety and efficacy have not been established. Avoid consuming alcohol along with Primox Tablet 10's as it could lead to increased drowsiness and dizziness. Rise slowly from sitting or lying position as Primox Tablet 10's causes orthostatic hypotension (sudden lowering in blood pressure leading to dizziness on standing).

Safety Advice

  • Alcohol

    Consult Your Doctor

    Avoid consumption of alcohol while taking Primox Tablet 10's as it may cause an increased sedative effect. Please consult a doctor before consuming alcohol with Primox Tablet 10's.

  • Pregnancy

    Consult Your Doctor

    Avoid taking Primox Tablet 10's if you are pregnant unless prescribed by a doctor. Please consult your doctor if you have any concerns regarding this, your doctor will prescribe only if the benefits outweigh the risks.

  • Breast Feeding

    Consult your doctor before taking Primox Tablet 10's; your doctor will decide whether Primox Tablet 10's can be taken by breastfeeding mothers or not.

  • Driving

    Primox Tablet 10's may affect your ability to drive or operate machinery safely. Therefore, drive only if you are alert after taking Primox Tablet 10's.

  • Liver

    Take Primox Tablet 10's with caution, especially if you have a history of liver disease/conditions. The dose may be adjusted by your doctor as required.

  • 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 (PRI0013)

This item is Not Returnable.

Expires on or after - September 2021

Patients Concern

FAQs

Primox Tablet 10's contains 'Nortryptaline' that works by affecting certain chemical messengers (serotonin and/or norepinephrine) in the brain which communicate between brain cells, thereby helps in regulating mood and treats depression.

Do not take Primox Tablet 10's if you are allergic to antidepressants (like nortriptyline, amitriptyline, amoxapine, clomipramine, desipramine, doxepin, imipramine, protriptyline, trimipramine), antiallergic (like carbamazepine, eslicarbazepine, oxcarbazepine and rufinamide), and MAO inhibitors (like isocarboxazid, linezolid, methylene blue injection, phenelzine, rasagiline, selegiline, tranylcypromine, and others). Besides this, if you have used an SSRI antidepressant in the last 5 weeks like escitalopram, fluoxetine, citalopram, fluvoxamine, paroxetine, sertraline, trazodone, or vilazodone let know doctor know about this.

No, you should not take Primox Tablet 10's if you have had a recent heart attack or stroke. Taking Primox Tablet 10's after a heart attack can worsen your present health conditions, Unless your doctor thinks the benefits overweigh the risks.

In some cases, Primox Tablet 10's could make your skin sensitive and sunburn more easily. So, it is advisable to avoid sunlight or tanning beds. You can also wear protective clothing and use sunscreen (SPF 30 or more) when outside.

The common side effects of Primox Tablet 10's include dizziness, blurred vision, headache, trouble with eye focusing, vision problems, constipation, dry mouth, high heartbeat (heart palpitation), tiredness, low blood pressure (especially on standing). Prolonged intake of Primox Tablet 10's may increase the risk of eye pressure and heart attack. So, if you experience any of these symptoms immediately contact a doctor.

Primox Tablet 10's could increase the pressure in your eyes. If you have a history of glaucoma or increased eye pressure, your doctor will monitor you more closely while you take nortriptyline.

No, If you have bipolar disorder that’s not being treated, taking nortriptyline can make your condition worse.

Manufacturer/Marketer address

90, Delhi - Jaipur Road, Sector 32, Gurugram, Haryana 122001

Primox Tablet 10's

Primox Tablet 10's

MRP: 35.60

Strip
1

10 Tablet in 1 Strip