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What is Tryptomer (Amitriptyline HCL) used for?
Tryptomer (Amitriptyline Hydrochloride) is a tricyclic antidepressant prescribed to treat patients who are suffering from depression. By balancing levels of naturally occurring chemicals in the brain, this medication can reduce feelings of guilt, hopelessness, or irritability associated with this condition. It may also be useful for reducing nerve pain, migraine, or preventing bed wetting in children over the age of six. Your pharmacist may use it to treat other unlisted conditions, as well.
How should I use Tryptomer (Amitriptyline HCL)?
Tryptomer (Amitriptyline Hydrochloride) should be used according to your physician's instructions to get the most effective results. It is typically taken one to four times each day at a dosage of one tablet depending on the condition being treated and the severity of your symptoms. These should be swallowed with a full glass of water and can be taken with or without food, but a meal or snack is recommended if you experience nausea. Never crush, split, or chew the tablets before use to prevent destroying or altering the effects of their contents. Ask your physician or pharmacist any questions you have about using the medication to ensure the correct administration.
What are the side effects of Tryptomer (Amitriptyline HCL)?
Side effects that may occur while using Tryptomer (Amitriptyline Hydrochloride) include:
More serious side effects that may occur while using this medication are numbness, faintness, chest pain, arrhythmias, sensitive skin, extreme thirst, skin rash, urinary retention, confusion, seizures, or muscle tremors. Immediately inform your physician if you experience symptoms that are intense or worry you as they may require emergency medical assistance or adjustments to your dosage to prevent further problems.
Tryptomer (Amitriptyline Hydrochloride) should not be used to treat patients who have closed angle glaucoma, bipolar disorder, a recent heart attack, arrhythmias, heart block, porphyrias, or if you have taken an MAOI medication within the last two weeks. Also inform your physician if you have epilepsy, heart disease, an enlarged prostate, a history of suicidal thoughts, schizophrenia, hypothyroidism, hyperthyroidism, glaucoma, decreased liver function, or risk of seizures as these conditions may cause unexpected health problems during treatment.
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 an allergic or hypersensitive reaction. Common signs of a reaction include hives, swelling, skin rashes, chest pains, as well as trouble breathing or swallowing.