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Amolox (Tripada) 100 mg Tablet

Manufactured byTripada Healthcare Pvt. Ltd.
ContainsAmoxapine
Description

Amolox (Tripada) 100 mg Tablet is used to treat the symptoms of depression. Do not stop the use of this medicine without consulting your doctor. Abrupt discontinuation of therapy may cause withdrawal symptoms.

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Substitutes

List of substitutes for Amolox (Tripada) 100 mg Tablet

Demolox 100 mg Tablet
Pfizer Ltd.

Side effects

Major & minor side effects for Amolox (Tripada) 100 mg Tablet

  • Drowsiness
  • Nightmares
  • Dry mouth
  • Blurred vision
  • Headache
  • Excessive sweating
  • Fatigue
  • Change in mood
  • Muscle cramps
  • Nausea and Vomiting
  • Constipation

Uses of Amolox (Tripada) 100 mg Tablet

What is it prescribed for?

  • Depression
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Concerns

Commonly asked questions

  • How long does it take for this medicine to take effect?
    The amount of time required for this medicine to show its action is not clinically established.
  • How long do the effects of this medicine last?
    The amount of time for which this medicine remains active in the body is not clinically established.
  • Is it safe to consume alcohol while taking this medicine?
    Consumption of alcohol with this medicine may alter the effects of Amolox (Tripada) 100 mg Tablet and cause serious side effects such as extreme drowsiness, confusion, vomiting, sweating, blurred vision, muscle stiffness, and seizures.
  • Is this a habit forming medicine?
    No habit forming tendencies were reported.
  • Can this medicine be taken during pregnancy?
    This medicine is not recommended for use in pregnant women unless necessary. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before taking this medicine.
  • Can this medicine be taken while breast-feeding?
    This medicine is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women unless necessary. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before taking this medicine.

Allergy

This medicine is not recommended for use in patients with a known allergy to amoxapine or any dibenzoxazepine compounds.

Monoamine oxidase inhibitors (MAO)

Amolox (Tripada) 100 mg Tablet is not recommended for use in patients taking monoamine oxidase inhibitors (MAOI) due to the increased risk of serious and life-threatening side effects. A time gap of at least 14 days should be maintained between stopping therapy with MAOIs and starting therapy with Amolox (Tripada) 100 mg Tablet.
Warnings for special population

Pregnancy

This medicine is not recommended for use in pregnant women unless necessary. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before taking this medicine.

Breast-feeding

This medicine is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women unless necessary. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before taking this medicine.
General warnings

Suicidal tendencies

This medicine should be used with caution due to the increased risk of suicidal tendencies. This risk is especially higher in young patients. Patients should be closely monitored for any change in mood or behavior. Appropriate dose adjustments or replacement with a suitable alternative may be necessary based on the clinical condition.

Renal and liver disease

This medicine should be used with caution in patients with a history of renal or liver diseases due to the increased risk of worsening of the patient's condition. Appropriate dose adjustments should be done based on the clinical condition.

Urinary retention

This medicine should be used with caution in patients with a history of urinary retention due to the increased risk of worsening of the patient's condition. Appropriate dose adjustments should be done based on the clinical condition.

Acute myocardial infarction

This medicine is not recommended for use in patients with myocardial infarction. Replacement with a suitable alternative should be considered based on the clinical condition.

Bone marrow suppression

This medicine should be used with caution in patients with a history of bone marrow suppression due to the increased risk of worsening of the patient's condition. Close monitoring of complete blood count is necessary for such patients. Replacement with a suitable alternative may be necessary based on the clinical condition of the patient.

Drowsiness

Amolox (Tripada) 100 mg Tablet may cause drowsiness. It is advised that you do not perform any activities that require high mental alertness such as driving a vehicle or operating machinery during treatment with this medicine.

Other Medicines

Amolox (Tripada) 100 mg Tablet may interact with many other medicines and may cause severe adverse effects. Hence, it is advised that you inform the doctor about all your current medicines including any herbs and supplements before beginning treatment with this medicine.

Medical Conditions

Amolox (Tripada) 100 mg Tablet may cause worsening of the patient's condition if the patient is suffering from certain pre-existing medical conditions. Hence, it is advised that you inform the doctor about all your past and current medical conditions before beginning treatment with this medicine.

Missed Dose

If a dose of Amolox (Tripada) 100 mg Tablet is missed, take the dose as soon as you remember it. If it is almost time for the next dose, skip the missed dose and take the next dose. Do not double the dose to make up for the missed one.

Overdose

Seek emergency medical treatment or contact the doctor in case of an overdose.
All drugs interact differently for person to person. You should check all the possible interactions with your doctor before starting any medicine.
Interaction with Alcohol

Description

N/A

Instructions

Consumption of alcohol with this medicine may alter the effects of Amolox (Tripada) 100 mg Tablet and cause serious side effects such as extreme drowsiness, confusion, vomiting, sweating, blurred vision, muscle stiffness, and seizures.
Interaction with Medicine

Fluoxetine

Monoamine oxidase inhibitors

Indapamide

Disease interactions

Neuroleptic Malignant Syndrome

This medicine should be used with extreme caution in patients with a history of neuroleptic malignant syndrome due to the increased risk of worsening of the patient's condition. Appropriate dose adjustments or replacement with a suitable alternative may be necessary based on the clinical condition.

Tardive Dyskinesia

This medicine should be used with caution in patients with a history of tardive dyskinesia due to the increased risk of worsening of the patient's condition. Appropriate dose adjustments or replacement with a suitable alternative may be necessary based on the clinical condition.

Cardiovascular disease

This medicine should be used with caution in patients with a history of cardiovascular diseases due to the increased risk of severe side effects. These side effects may include an increased heart rate, arrhythmias, heart block, and tachycardia. Close monitoring of heart function and vital signs is recommended for such patients. Appropriate dose adjustments may be necessary based on the clinical condition.

Pheochromocytoma

This medicine should be used with extreme caution in patients suffering from pheochromocytoma due to the increased risk of worsening of the patient's condition. Close monitoring of vital signs is recommended for such patients. Appropriate dose adjustments may be necessary based on the clinical condition.

Seizure disorders

This medicine should be used with extreme caution in patients with a history of seizure disorder due to the increased risk of recurrent seizures. Appropriate dose adjustments should be done based on the clinical condition.

Diabetes

This medicine should be used with caution in patients with diabetes due to the increased risk of fluctuations in blood sugar levels. Close monitoring of blood glucose levels is recommended for such patients. Appropriate dose adjustments may be required based on the clinical condition.

Mania

This medicine should be used with caution in patients with a history of mania due to the increased risk of worsening of the patient's condition. Appropriate dose adjustments should be done based on the clinical condition.

Glaucoma

This medicine should be used with caution in patients with glaucoma due to the increased risk of worsening of the patient's condition. Suitable dose adjustments or an alternative medicine should be considered based on the clinical condition.
Food interactions
Information not available.
Lab interactions
Information not available.
Take Amolox (Tripada) 100 mg Tablet exactly as instructed by the doctor. Do not take larger or smaller amounts than prescribed. Seek emergency medical treatment in case of any severe side effects. Ensure that the course of treatment is completed. Do not stop the use of this medicine without consulting your doctor. Abrupt discontinuation may cause withdrawal symptoms.
Miscelleneous

Can be taken with or without food, as advised by your doctor

To be taken as instructed by doctor

May cause sleepiness

How it works
Amolox (Tripada) 100 mg Tablet works by increasing the levels of norepinephrine and serotonin in the brain, natural substances which help in relieving the symptoms of depression.
Legal Status

Approved

Approved

Unknown

Approved

Classification

Category

Tricyclic antidepressants

Schedule

Schedule H

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