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Pamelor (nortriptyline)

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Updated November 30, 2008

Classification:

Tricyclic antidepressant

Form:

  • 10mg, 25mg, 50mg and 75mg capsules
  • 10mg/5ml liquid

Dosage:

  • 25mg three to four times per day not to exceed 150mg per in 24 hours.

Instructions:

  • Take on empty stomach and a full glass of water

Side Effects to Report to Your Doctor:

  • blurred vision
  • problems urinating
  • nausea / vomiting /diarrhea
  • dry mouth
  • low blood pressure
  • dizziness
  • sensitivity to bright lights

Precautions:

  • Overdose of Pamelor can be fatal. If a dose is missed NEVER take a double dose.
  • Not to be taken in children less than 12 years old.
  • Never stop Pamelor abruptly. Notify your doctor before stopping Pamelor
  • Do not take if pregnant, breast feeding, or thinking of becoming pregnant

More Information:

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