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nortriptyline (generic Pamelor and Aventyl)

  • What is nortriptyline?
    Nortriptyline (generic for Pamelor and Aventyl) is a prescription drug used to treat major depressive disorder and sometimes pain. It has also been shown to help relieve patients’ feelings of tension and anxiety.

    If you are experiencing any of these symptoms, talk to your doctor about whether nortriptyline is right for you.

  • What are common side effects of nortriptyline?
    While adverse reactions to nortriptyline are rare, some patients who take the drug experience mild side effects, including drowsiness or dizziness, dry mouth, constipation, blurred vision, weight gain, and fast or irregular heartbeat. If you are concerned that nortriptyline is causing you to feel any of these side effects, please reach out to your doctor.

    Rare, more serious adverse events have been known to occur; if you are experiencing a life-threatening emergency, seek help immediately.

    This is not a complete list of nortriptyline side effects. To learn more about adverse effects you may experience while taking nortriptyline, please visit the National Institutes of Health’s DailyMed webpage.

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Frequently asked questions about nortriptyline

Nortriptyline is a prescription medication used to treat depression and anxiety. As an antidepressant, it is particularly effective in treating major depressive disorder - a condition characterized by persistently depressed mood and loss of interest in daily activities. The CDC estimates that nearly 19 percent of the American population experiences some symptoms of depression over the course of a year.

Nortriptyline isn’t just for treating depression; it may also help you quit smoking, relieve tension and anxiety, and feel more energetic. Patients starting any antidepressant therapy should be monitored for unusual behavior or worsening symptoms. Nortriptyline is not recommended for children.

Nortriptyline is used to treat symptoms of major depression. It is also used to treat symptoms of neuropathic pain (pain caused by damaged nerves) such as diabetic neuropathy and postherpetic neuralgia (pain that follows the infection of the herpes virus).

Nortriptyline works by restoring the balance of two natural substances - norepinephrine and serotonin - in the brain. These hormones are responsible for regulating you mood and, put simply, make you feel happy. Increasing the amount of serotonin present in the brain can help ease the symptoms of depression.

While there are some common side effects associated with nortriptyline, it is important to remember that your doctor prescribed this medication because its ability to effectively treat depression outweighs any adverse symptoms it may cause.

Some common side effects that you may feel after taking nortriptyline may include: Drowsiness or dizziness Dry mouth Constipation Blurred vision Weight gain Fast or irregular heartbeat

Do not drive or perform tasks that require alertness until you know how this medication affects you. You should also refrain from drinking alcohol while taking Nortriptyline, as it can increase adverse effects such as drowsiness and dizziness.

A small number of children, teens, and young adults reported experiencing suicidual thoughts after beginning nortripytline. If you are under the age of 24, your doctor may recommoned additional supervision as you begin your course of nortriptyline. If you are experiencing suicidal thoughts, immedately call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 800-273-8255 or dial 911.

This is not a complete list of side effects or information about nortriptyline. Visit the National Institutes of Health’s DailyMed database for more information.

A typical starting dose of nortriptyline is 125 mg taken 3 to 4 today times a day. In most cases, you should begin your medication intake at a low level and increase as prescribed by a doctor.

Starting at lower doses is also recommended for adolescents and the elderly. Do not take other medicines without consulting your doctor. Nortriptyline can interact with many other medicines, so inform your doctor about any medication you’re taking before starting nortriptyline. If you miss a dose of nortriptyline, take it as soon as possible. If it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular dosing schedule. Do not take 2 doses at once.

It is not recommended to take doses of nortriptyline above 150 mg a day.

It may take a month or longer before you start noticing the positive effects of nortriptyline on depression. Ask your health care provider any questions you may have about how to use nortriptyline.

Nortriptyline is currently only available via prescription. This means the use of this drug must be authorized by a licensed health care provider.

Providers on Sesame can write a prescription – or refill an existing one – during a virtual or in-person visit. Depending on the medication, you can arrange for same-day pickup at a pharmacy near you. Book an online consultation with a real, licensed provider on Sesame today to determine whether or not nortriptyline is right for you.

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