Generic Elavil (Amitriptyline)
Elavil
Elavil is a tricyclic antidepressant to treat panic attacks, depression, and ongoing pain.
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Product Description
Common use

Elavil is a drug used to treat obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD). This is a nervous condition where a person has recurring thoughts or ideas, or does repetitive things because they are anxious .

Amitriptyline works on the central nervous system (CNS) and helps to relieve the symptoms of OCD. This medication belongs to a class of so called tricyclic antidepressants. It helps to restore the balance of certain natural substances (serotonin, among others) in the brain.

This medication is also used to treat panic attacks, depression, and ongoing pain.



Dosage and direction

Take the drug only as prescribed because dosage and schedule may vary on your condition and other factors.

It is advised to follow the doctor's instructions carefully and not to take more or less medication than prescribed.

It is advised not to eat grapefruit or drink grapefruit juice ( it influences the level of cyclosporin in your blood ). Also limit alcoholic beverages.

Do not suddenly stop taking this medication as your condition may become worse.

It may take 2 to 3 weeks or longer before you notice the effects of this medication. Inform your doctor about your condition.



Precautions

Before you start taking Amitriptyline, tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are allergic to it; or if you have any other allergies.

Inform your doctor or pharmacist if you have certain heart problems (heart failure, slow heartbeat, QT prolongation in the EKG).

You may feel dizzy or drowsy or have temporary blurred vision. Avoid driving, using machinery, or doing any activity that requires alertness.

Aged people may be more sensitive to the side effects of the drug.

During pregnancy this medication should be used only when strongly needed. Consult your doctor about the risks.

This medicine passes into breast milk so it may have undesirable effects on a nursing infant. It is better to stop breast-feeding while using this drug.



Possible side effect

The most common side effects are dizziness, dry mouth, drowsiness, constipation, stomach upset, nausea, vomiting, sweating etc. Anxiety symptoms may temporarily worsen when you first start using Amitriptyline.

A serious allergic reaction to this drug is very rare, but seek immediate medical help if it occurs.

Many people using this medicine do not have serious side effects.

In case you notice any side effects not listed above, contact your doctor or pharmacist.



Drug interaction

Tell your doctor or pharmacist of all prescription and nonprescription/herbal products you may use before using this medication.

Avoid taking Amitriptyline with:

* MAO inhibitors: Furazolidone, Isocarboxazid, Linezolid, Moclobemide Tranylcypromine, etc.

* anti-arrhythmic medication: Propafenone, Quinidine, etc.

* Selective Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitors (SSRIs): Citalopram, Dapoxetine, Fluoxetine, Fluvoxamine, Paroxetine, etc.

* Antipsychotics (also called neuroleptics): Fluphenazine, etc.

* H2-receptor antagonists: Cimetidine, Ranitidine, Famotidine, Nizatidine, etc.

Nicotine decreases blood levels of this medication. Inform your doctor if you smoke or if you have recently stopped smoking.

Try not to eat grapefruit or drink grapefruit juice while being treated with this medication.

Consult your doctor or pharmacist for more details.



Missed dose

If you have missed your dose, take it as soon as you remember. If you see that it is near the time for the next dose, skip the missed dose and resume your usual dosing schedule. Do not take the dose twice.



Overdose

If you think you have used too much of this medicine seek emergency medical attention right away. The symptoms of overdose usually include chest pain, nausea, irregular heartbeat, and feeling light-headed or fainting.



Storage

Store your medicines at room temperature between 68-77 degrees F (20-25 degrees C) away from light and moisture. Do not store the drugs in the bathroom. Keep all drugs away from reach of children and pets.



Disclaimer

We provide only general information about medications which does not cover all directions, possible drug integrations, or precautions. Information at the site cannot be used for self-treatment and self-diagnosis. Any specific instructions for a particular patient should be agreed with your health care adviser or doctor in charge of the case. We disclaim reliability of this information and mistakes it could contain. We are not responsible for any direct, indirect, special or other indirect damage as a result of any use of the information on this site and also for consequences of self-treatment.

Accutane

Other names used:

  • Roaccutane®

Active Ingredients:

  • Isotretionin

How does Accutane work and what pharmaceutical group does it belong to?

Isotretionin the active ingredient of Accutane belongs to a group of drugs called retinoids, which are used mainly in treatment of skin disorders. The exact mechanism of Accutane is not currently known however it is clinically determined that the drug exerts dose-dependent suppressive effect on the sebaceous glands activity and decreases their size. The drug also expresses anti-inflammatory effect on skin as well as inhibits the formation of comedones. The effects of the drug are temporary however the acne remissions may be controlled.

Which conditions are treated with Isotretinoin?

The drug is indicated in treatment of:

  • Severe cystic acne vulgaris
  • Acne rosacea
  • Hidradenitis suppurativa

What should a patient know before using Accutane?

The Isotretinoin should not be used in cases of:

  • Known hypersensitivity to any components of the preparation or to other retinoids
  • Pregnancy
  • Liver or renal failure
  • Vitamin A hypervitaminosis
  • Severe hyperlipidemia

Tell your doctor about the following if any apply to you:

  • You have relatives with increased levels of lipids in blood and are predisposed to hyperlipidemia
  • You or your relatives suffer from diabetes
  • You are suffering from Alcoholism
  • You are treating a depression

Which adverse effects may manifest when using the medication?

The side effects of Accutane include:

  • Vitamin A hypervitaminosis manifested in the following: dry skin and mucous membranes, haemorrhage in the nasal cavity, hoarseness, conjunctivitis and etc.
  • Skin problems: rash, itching, facial dermatitis, sweatiness, hyperpigmentation, reversible allopecia and etc.
  • Locomotor system: muscle pain, joint pain, hyperostosis, tendonitis
  • CNS: behavior changes, depression, headache, increased intracranial pressure, seizures
  • Sensory organs: decreased vision acuity, photosensibilisation, cataract, decreased hearing , keratitis
  • Gastrointestinal tract: nausea, colitis, GI hemorrhage, rarely hepatitis.
  • Respiratory organs: bronchospasm
  • Haemopoietic system: decreased leukocyte and erythrocyte levels, increase or decrease of thrombocyte levels
  • Immune system: local or systemic infections caused be gram-positive bacteria
  • Other: Hematuria, pancreatitis, vasculitis, lymphadenopathy

It is not necessary that the side effects will manifest in an individual but the possibility still exist. For more information please consult your health care provider.

Which groups of drugs or specific preparations may interact with Isotretinoin?

The drug is affected by the following:

  • Vitamin A supplements
  • Corticosteroids
  • Tetracycline antibiotics
  • Epilepsy treatment
  • Oral contraceptives
  • St.John's worth

Tell your doctor about all the herbal preparations as well as prescription drugs that you are currently taking even if they are not on the list.

Important information for the patient: Accutane is supplied for individual use. Do not use it to treat other conditions not listed in the leaflet. Keep the product out of children reach. Do not reuse any disposable materials if supplied with the preparation.