Pamelor - Uses & Side Effects
Generic name: Nortriptyline hydrochloride
Pamelor (nortryptyline) is prescribed to treat depression .
Pamelor is a trycyclic antidepressant (TCA) and works by bringing the levels of the neurotransmitter norepinephrine to normal levels.
This medication is also used to manage chronic, severe pain; decrease bed-wetting; help severe PMS; control symptoms of ADHD; and may have a role in helping tinnitus (a buzzing, ringing, or whistling sound in one or both ears without an external stimulus).
This medication may also be prescribed for purposes other than what's listed above.
Many things can affect the dose of medication that a person needs, such as body weight, other medical conditions, and other medications. If your doctor has recommended a dose different from the ones listed here, do not change the way that you are taking the medication without consulting your doctor.
Uses of Pamelor
Side Effects of Pamelor
Side effects cannot be anticipated. If any develop or change in intensity, inform your doctor as soon as possible. Only your doctor can determine if it is safe for you to continue taking Pamelor. Side effects may include:
Warnings and precautions before taking Pamelor:
Drug Interaction :- If Pamelor is taken with certain other drugs, the effects of either can be increased, decreased, or altered. It is especially important to check with your doctor before combining Pamelor with the following:
An overdose of this type of antidepressant can be fatal. If you suspect an overdose, seek medical help immediately. Symptoms of Pamelor overdose may include:
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