Tryptomer (Amitriptyline HCL)
What is Tryptomer (Amitriptyline HCL) used for?
Tryptomer (Amitriptyline Hydrochloride) is a type of medication known as a tricyclic antidepressant, which treats the symptoms of depression and other mental problems such as anxiety and panic disorder by affecting the balance of natural substances in the brain, such as serotonin. It is also useful in treating various types of nerve pain, such as peripheral neuropathy, fibromyalgia, eating disorders such as bulimia, the prevention of migraine headaches and for treating bedwetting in children. Studies have also suggested other potential uses for this drug.
How should I use Tryptomer (Amitriptyline HCL)?
Tryptomer (Amitriptyline Hydrochloride) comes in the form of tablets, which are to be taken orally. Adult patients are normally directed to take this medication 1 to 4 times daily. It is common for patients to be given a low dosage to begin with, which may then be increased. However, as the exact dosage required may vary depending on the condition being treated, it is essential for patients to consult their physician before taking this medication so that the correct dosage can be prescribed. It may take a few weeks before the full benefits of this drug are noticed, and patients should never suddenly discontinue taking this drug unless directed to do so by their physician.
What are the side effects of Tryptomer (Amitriptyline HCL)?
Patients may occasionally notice some side effects while taking Tryptomer (Amitriptyline Hydrochloride), such as:
Patients should immediately consult their physician if any side effect persists or worsens, or if they notice extreme pain, numbness, loss of strength or weakness, a rapid pounding heartbeat, signs of fever, seizures, hallucinations, involuntary movements of the body, severe vomiting, changes in urination or easy bruising.
Strictly follow all instructions provided to you by your physician or pharmacist while using Tryptomer (Amitriptyline Hydrochloride). Optimum and safe dosage can differ based on the patient and the condition being treated.
As this medication may be unsafe for certain patients, it is essential you always inform your physician if you are pregnant or breastfeeding, as well as if you have any allergies, other illnesses, or ongoing health conditions, and if you are taking any other form of medication, supplements, or herbal products.
Immediately seek emergency medical care if you have any allergic or hypersensitive reaction. Common signs of a reaction include hives, swelling, skin rashes, chest pains, as well as trouble breathing or swallowing.