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    Active Ingredient
    Amitriptyline (HCl) 25 mg

    Status in Israel
    RX

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    Tablets

    50 X 25 mg

    full basket chart 752 5013

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    Dosage

    Do not chew, crush or divide! Swallow the medicine with
    a small amount of water.
    See prescribing information for full details.


    Indications

    Endogenous reaction, neurotic and masked depression, childhood eneuris.


    Contra-Indications

    Known hypersensitivity to tricyclic antidepressants. Concomitant administration with monoamine oxidase inhibitors, or within 14 days after their discontinuation.
    See prescribing information for full details.


    Special Precautions

    Pregnancy and lactation, manic depressive patients, schizophrenic patients, possibility of suicide in depressed patients, cardiovascular disorders, patients with a history of urinary retention, angle-closure glaucoma, or increased intraocular pressure, when this drug is given with anticholinergic or sympathomimetic drugs, hyperthyroid patients, or those receiving thyroid medicdbation, a history of seizure disorders, excessive exposure to sunlight. See prescribing information for full details.


    Side Effects

    Dryness of the mouth, blurred vision, disturbances of accomodation, constipation (which if severe may lead to paralytic ileus), urinary retention, aggravation of angle-closure glaucoma. Drowsiness, confusional states, hallucinations, disturbed concentration, peripheral neuropathy, fine tremor, seizures, extrapyramidal symptoms, anxiety and insomnia. Allergic skin reactions and photosensitivity, rare cases of agranulocytosis, leukopenia, leukocytosis, eosinophilia and thrombocytopenia, heartburn, nausea, vomiting, unpleasant taste, diarrhea, anorexia. Cholestatic jaundice has been reported rarely. Testicular swelling and gynecomastia in the male, breast enlargement and galactorrhea in the female, increased or decreased libido. Alopecia, edema, weight gain or loss, urinary frequency, increased perspiration, changes in blood glucose levels.
    See prescribing information for full details.


    Drug interactions

    See prescribing information for full details.


    Manufacturer
    Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd, Israel
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