February 26 2020

NORTRIPTYLINE

List of brands containing nortriptyline   

This page contains list of brands of authorized pharmaceutical specialties of the active principle nortriptyline in the countries listed below:

Australia] [ Brazil] [ Canada] [ France] [ Germany] [ India] [ Italy] [ Japan] [ Mexico] [ Pakistan] [ Puerto Rico] [ Spain] [ Turkey] [ United Kingdom] [ U.S.A]

Given the nature of the pharmaceutical market, some specialties may be unavailable, have been removed from the pharmaceutical market or have changed its name. So that, in no case can take decisions based on the information contained in the page. MEDIZZINE is not responsible for any damage arising from the information provided, which may be incomplete or outdated.

Indications and usage     

Nortriptyline is a tricyclic antidepressant that has a low sedative and anticholinergic action.

It is indicated in depressive states.

Medizzine recommends consult your doctor if you are unsure why your doctor has been prescribed nortriptyline.

Other ingredients of available commercial presentations:

Tablets: The active substance is nortriptyline hydrochloride. The excipients include lactose, microcrystalline cellulose, sodium glycolate starched, corn starch, talc and magnesium stearate

Warning:

The composition of the various presentations may vary from one country to another. We recommend you consult the information provided by your local supplier.

Important information     

Tablets:

This medicine contains lactose, which should be considered in patients with impaired absorption of glucose-galactose, lactase deficiency and galactosemia. If your doctor has told you have an intolerance to some sugars, contact him before taking it.

Before taking the drug     

Do not use nortriptyline

If you are allergic (hypersensitive) to nortriptyline, to other tricyclic antidepressants or any of the other ingredients of the medicinal product prescribed to you. If you think may be allergic, ask your doctor.

Allergy symptoms may include:

- Asthma attacks with shortness of breath, audible wheezing or rapid breathing.
- More or less sudden swelling of the face, lips, tongue or elsewhere in the body. It is especially critical if it affects the vocal cords.
- Hives, itching, rash
- Anaphylactic shock (loss of consciousness, paleness, sweating, etc.).

Nor you should take this medicine:

- In case of recent myocardial infarction
- arrhythmias
- In the manic phase of bipolar disorder
- If you have severe liver disease
- If you are pregnant
- In children under 6 years.

Take special care with nortriptyline

Use with caution in cases of:

- Kidney or liver failure
- cardiovascular disorders
- Glaucoma
- urinary retention
- Epilepsy
- hyperthyroidism
- Psychotic/schizophrenic patients.

It will be used with caution in patients who are undergoing concomitant treatment with anticholinergic, sympathomimetic, barbiturates and medicines for thyroid disorders.

The removal of nortriptyline must be done slowly.

Warning

Sensitive patients to tricyclic antidepressant may be sensitive to other tricyclic antidepressants and possibly also to carbamazepine, maprotiline and trazodone. Therapy should be started at low doses, gradually increasing.

may be required 2 to 4 weeks to reach a clinically significant response.

Nortriptyline may cause drowsiness.

In case you undergo general anesthesia, is advisable to stop treatment 1-2 days before surgery.

Taking other medicines

Tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are taking or have recently taken any other medicines, including herbal products or drugs obtained without a prescription.

Nortriptyline may potentiate the effect of:

- Carisoprodol
- Epinephrine
- Etilefrine
- Phenylephrine
- Pholedrine
- Mebutamate
- Meprobamate
- Norepinephrine

Nortriptyline can inhibit the effect of:

- Clonidine
- Guanfacine
- Methyldopa.

Nortriptyline enhances the effect and toxicity of Anticholinergics.

Concomitant administration with MAOIs is potentially dangerous and requires close monitoring. You must wait at least 10 days between the withdrawal of an MAOI and the administration of another antidepressant.

The effect of nortriptyline is inhibited by:

- Barbiturates
- Carbamazepine

Nortriptyline toxicity is enhanced by:

- Estrogens
- Levodopa

The effect and toxicity of nortriptyline are enhanced by

- Phenothiazines
- Cimetidine
- Haloperidol.

Mutually reinforcing its toxicity:

- Ethyl alcohol
- Diazepam.

Nortriptyline may alter the values of the following analytical determinations:

- Blood: increase (biological) of thyroid-stimulating hormone (TSH).

Use with food and beverages

It is recommended taking the medicine with food.

Avoid intake of alcoholic drinks.

Consult your doctor or pharmacist before taking any medicine.

Special physiological situations

Pregnancy and lactation

Always consult your doctor or pharmacist before taking any medicine during pregnancy or lactation.

The safety of this drug during pregnancy is not established so that its administration is not recommended if thepatient is pregnant.

Heart problems, irritability, respiratory distress, seizures and urinary retention have been reported in infants when their mothers have taken tricyclic antidepressants immediately before delivery.

Tricyclic antidepressants are excreted in small amounts in breast milk, therefore, it is not recommended its use during breastfeeding.

Children:

Nortriptyline is contraindicated in children under 6 years.

Elderly

The dosage should be reduced in elderly.

Driving and using machines

Nortriptyline can decrease alertness in some patients, so drive and/or operate machinery can be potentially dangerous.

How to use nortriptyline     

Follow carefully instructions of use of nortriptyline provided by your doctor. Consult your doctor or pharmacist when in doubt. Follow the instructions of the physician in preference to those given in this website, which may be different. Ask your doctor to explain any aspect that you do not understand, contained in the instruction leaflet that comes with the medicine.

This drug is for oral use.

The dosage should be established in a personalized way for each patient:

- Usual dose: 25-75 mg per day.
- Maximum dose 100 mg a day.
- Maintenance dose: 25-50 mg per day.

It is recommended the administration of a single daily dose at evening. It is suggested take the drug with a meal.

Swallow the tablet with a little water or other non-alcoholic beverage.

If you think the effect of the medicine is too strong or too weak, consult your doctor.

If you have any further questions on the use of this product, ask your doctor or pharmacist.

While you take nortriptyline     

If a doctor prescribes another medicine, tell you are taking nortriptyline.

Check with your doctor regularly developments of disorder that motivates the use of nortriptyline. Maybe there is some reason that prevented you properly receive the indicated doses and induce your doctor to erroneous conclusions about treatment.

Do not restart treatment with nortriptyline at your own risk without first talking to your doctor, nor encourage its use by another person, even if have the same symptoms you have. Nor is it advisable to interrupt or reduce the dose without considering the opinion of your doctor.

If you feel unwell during treatment with nortriptyline, immediately consult your doctor.

If you take more than you should:

Symptoms of acute overdose include: confusion; seizures; impaired concentration; severe drowsiness; dilated pupils; fast, slow or irregular heartbeat; fever; hallucinations; restlessness and agitation; shortness of breath or difficulty breathing; unusual tiredness or weakness intense; vomiting.

If you take more nortriptyline than you should, tell your doctor or go to the nearest hospital casualty department straight away. Take the medicine pack with you, even if it is empty.

If you forget to take nortriptyline

Do not take a double dose to make up for missed doses.

If you have any further questions on the use of this product, ask your doctor or pharmacist.

Side Effects of nortriptyline     

Like all medicines, nortriptyline can cause side effects, although not everybody gets them.

The frequency of side effects is classified into:

Very common: affect 1 out of 1-10 patients
Common: affect 1 out of 10-100 patients
Uncommon: affect 1 out of 100-1.000 patients
Rare: affect 1 out of 1.000-10.000 patients
Very Rare: affect less than 1 in 10,000 patients
Incidence not known: Can not be established the true incidence from the available data

Common side effects include dry mouth, constipation, glaucoma, blurred vision and urinary retention.

Uncommon side effects include sedation, drowsiness and cardiovascular disorders.

Rare side effects confusion, reduced ability to concentrate, nausea, vomiting, decreased libido and menstrual abnormalities.

Treatment should be discontinued immediately if the patient experiences an episode of seizures, fever with sweating, hypertension or hypotension, difficulty in breathing, loss of bladder control or severe muscle stiffness.

If you notice any side effects not listed in this website or in the leaflet accompanying the package, ask your doctor or pharmacist.

If any of the side effects gets serious, tell your doctor or pharmacist.

List of brands containing nortriptyline     

This page contains list of brands of authorized pharmaceutical specialties of the active principle nortriptyline in the countries listed below:

Australia] [ Brazil] [ Canada] [ France] [ Germany] [ India] [ Italy] [ Japan] [ Mexico] [ Pakistan] [ Puerto Rico] [ Spain] [ Turkey] [ United Kingdom] [ U.S.A]

Given the nature of the pharmaceutical market, some specialties may be unavailable, have been removed from the pharmaceutical market or have changed its name. So that, in no case can take decisions based on the information contained in the page. MEDIZZINE is not responsible for any damage arising from the information provided, which may be incomplete or outdated.

Warning:

With exceptions expressly indicated, these lists do not include active principle associations with other drugs or clinical use containers.

Australia:     

ALLEGRON 10 mg, tablets
ALLEGRON 25 mg, tablets
APO-NORTRIPTYLINE 10 mg, tablets
APO-NORTRIPTYLINE 25 mg, tablets
NORTRIADMD 10 mg, tablets
NORTRIADMD 25 mg, tablets
NORTRITABS 10 mg, tablets
NORTRITABS 25 mg, tablets
NORTRIPTYLINE ALPHAPHARM 10 mg, tablets
NORTRIPTYLINE ALPHAPHARM 10 mg, tablets
NORTRIPTYLINE GPPL 10 mg, tablets
NORTRIPTYLINE GPPL 25 mg, tablets
NORTRIPTYLINE-NRIM 10 mg, tablets
NORTRIPTYLINE-NRIM 25 mg, tablets

Brazil:     

NORTRIP 25 mg, capsules
NORTRIP 50 mg, capsules
NORTRIP 75 mg, capsules
NORTRIPTILINA EUROFARMA 10 mg, capsules
NORTRIPTILINA EUROFARMA 25 mg, capsules
NORTRIPTILINA EUROFARMA 50 mg, capsules
NORTRIPTILINA HIPOLABOR 75 mg, capsules
NORTRIPTILINA RANBAXY 25 mg, capsules
NORTRIPTILINA RANBAXY 50 mg, capsules
NORTRIPTILINA RANBAXY 75 mg, capsules
NORTRIPTILINA MEDLEY 50 mg, capsules
NORTRIPTILINA MEDLEY 75 mg, capsules
PAMELOR 10 mg, capsules
PAMELOR 25 mg, capsules
PAMELOR 50 mg, capsules
PAMELOR 75 mg, capsules
PAMELOR 2 mg, oral solution

Canada:     

APO-NORTRIPTYLINE 10 mg, capsules
APO-NORTRIPTYLINE 25 mg, capsules
AVENTYL 10 mg, capsules
AVENTYL 25 mg, capsules
NORTRIPTYLINE-10 PRO DOC 10 mg, capsules
NORTRIPTYLINE-25 PRO DOC 25 mg, capsules
PMS-NORTRIPTYLINE 10 mg, capsules
PMS-NORTRIPTYLINE 25 mg, capsules
TEVA-NORTRIPTYLINE 10 mg, capsules
TEVA-NORTRIPTYLINE 25 mg, capsules

France:     

N/A

Germany:     

NORTRILEN 10 mg, tablets
NORTRILEN 25 mg, tablets

India:     

DEPIVAL-25 25 mg, tablets
NORDEP 25 mg, tablets
NORSUN 25 mg, tablets
NORTIN 25 mg, tablets
PRIMOX 25 mg, tablets
SENSARIL 25 mg, tablets
SENSIVAL 25 mg, tablets

Italy:     

NORITREN 10 mg, tablets
NORITREN 25 mg, tablets

Japan:     

NORITREN 10 mg, tablets
NORITREN 25 mg, tablets

Mexico:     

MOTIVAL 10 mg/0.5 mg, 60 dragees (associated with fluphenazine)

Pakistan:     

NOTRILIN 25 mg, tablets
SENSIVAL 25 mg, tablets
SENSIVAL 75 mg, tablets

Spain:     

NORFENAZIN 25 mg, 30 comprimidos
PAXTIBI 25 mg, 25 comprimidos

Turkey:     

ETHYLEX 50 mg, tablets

United Kingdom:     

NORTRIPTYLINE AAH PHARMA 10 mg, tablets
NORTRIPTYLINE AAH PHARMA 25 mg, tablets
NORTRIPTYLINE ALLIANCE HEALTHCARE 10 mg, tablets
NORTRIPTYLINE ALLIANCE HEALTHCARE 25 mg, tablets
NORTRIPTYLINE KING PHARMA 10 mg, tablets
NORTRIPTYLINE KING PHARMA 25 mg, tablets

U.S.A. and Puerto Rico:     

NORTRIPTYLINE AMERICAN HEALTH PACK 10 mg, 100 capsules
NORTRIPTYLINE AMERICAN HEALTH PACK 25 mg, 100 capsules
NORTRIPTYLINE BRYANT RANCH PREPACK 25 mg, 30-100 capsules
NORTRIPTYLINE BRYANT RANCH PREPACK 50 mg, 30 & 60 capsules
NORTRIPTYLINE LAKE ERIE 25 mg, 90 capsules
NORTRIPTYLINE MYLAN 10 mg, 100 capsules
NORTRIPTYLINE MYLAN 25 mg, 100 capsules
NORTRIPTYLINE MYLAN 50 mg, 100 capsules
NORTRIPTYLINE MYLAN 75 mg, 100 capsules
NORTRIPTYLINE PHARMACEUTICAL ASSOCIATES 2 mg/ml, 473 ml oral solution
NORTRIPTYLINE PHYSICIANS TOTAL CARE 10 mg, 30, 60, 90 & 100 capsules
NORTRIPTYLINE PHYSICIANS TOTAL CARE 25 mg, 25, 30, 60 & 100 capsules
NORTRIPTYLINE PHYSICIANS TOTAL CARE 50 mg, 30, 60 & 100 capsules
NORTRIPTYLINE PHYSICIANS TOTAL CARE 75 mg, 30 & 100 capsules
NORTRIPTYLINE RANBAXY 2 mg/ml, 480 ml oral solution
NORTRIPTYLINE REBEL 10 mg, 30, 60 & 100 capsules
NORTRIPTYLINE REBEL 25 mg, 30 & 60 capsules
NORTRIPTYLINE REBEL 50 mg, 30, 60 & 90 capsules
NORTRIPTYLINE REBEL 75 mg, 30 capsules
NORTRIPTYLINE REMEDYREPACK 10 mg, 30 capsules
NORTRIPTYLINE REMEDYREPACK 25 mg, 30 capsules
NORTRIPTYLINE REMEDYREPACK 75 mg, 30 capsules
NORTRIPTYLINE STAT RX USA LLC 25 mg, 30, 60 & 90 capsules
NORTRIPTYLINE TARO PHARMA 10 mg, 30 & 90 capsules
NORTRIPTYLINE TARO PHARMA 25 mg, 30, 60 & 90 capsules
NORTRIPTYLINE TARO PHARMA 50 mg, 30 & 90 capsules
NORTRIPTYLINE TARO PHARMA 75 mg, 30 & 90 capsules
NORTRIPTYLINE TARO PHARMA 2 mg/ml, 473 ml oral solution
NORTRIPTYLINE TEVA 10 mg, 100 capsules
NORTRIPTYLINE TEVA 25 mg, 100 capsules
NORTRIPTYLINE TEVA 50 mg, 100 capsules
NORTRIPTYLINE TEVA 75 mg, 100 capsules
NORTRIPTYLINE WATSON 10 mg, 100 capsules
NORTRIPTYLINE WATSON 25 mg, 100 capsules
NORTRIPTYLINE WATSON 50 mg, 100 capsules
NORTRIPTYLINE WATSON 75 mg, 100 capsules
PAMELOR 10 mg, 30 capsules
PAMELOR 25 mg, 30 capsules
PAMELOR 50 mg, 30 capsules
PAMELOR 75 mg, 30 capsules
PAMELOR 2 mg/ml, 473 ml oral solution

Page updated: December 11, 2010.