Trade name: Amicon Forte
Strength: Amitriptyline 25 mg, Chlordiazepoxide 10 mg
Active ingredient: Amitriptyline + chlordiazepoxide
Category: Amitriptyline belongs to group of drugs called tricyclic antidepressants. Chlordiazepoxide belongs to group of drugs called called benzodiazepines.
Pregnancy category: Amitriptyline belongs to Australia therapeutic goods administration (TGA) pregnancy category: C And US FDA pregnancy category C. Chlordiazepoxide belongs to US FDA pregnancy category D.
Uses: Amicon Forte tablet is used to treat depression and anxiety.
How to use: Take Amicon Forte tablet orally preferably with food to avoid stomach upset. To reduce the side effects of this medication start with low doses. You need to use it for one month to get the desired result. To avoid withdrawal symptoms reduce your dose gradually.
Side Effects: Dizziness, drowsiness, dry mouth, nausea and vomiting, epigastric distress, blurred vision, constipation, bloating, trouble urinating, weight gain, skin rash, urticaria, euphoria, apprehension, poor concentration
Dosage: Amitriptyline 10 mg, Chlordiazepoxide 25 mg: 3 to 4 tablets daily in divided doses. If high doses are not tolerable then use Amitriptyline 5 mg, Chlordiazepoxide 12.5 mg 3 to 4 tablets daily in divided doses.
Written by: : www.healthplus24.com team
Date last updated: January 26th, 2016
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