Nortriptyline Oral Solution 10Mg Drug Medication Dosage Information
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Nortriptyline: Oral solution (10mg)

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What is this Medicine?

NORTRIPTYLINE (nor TRIP ti leen) is used to treat depression.

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Nortriptyline Hydrochloride 10mg/5mL Solution

NDC: 001210678
  • Prescription Required
  • Not a Controlled Drug
    (CSA Schedule)
  • FDA Approved




FDA approved for the following conditions:
Depression

Sometimes used for but not FDA approved for the following conditions:
Nicotine Withdrawal, Enuresis, Postherpetic Neuralgia, Migraine Prophylaxis, Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorder (PMDD), Social Phobia (social Anxiety Disorder), Panic Disorder, Diabetic Neuropathy

Storage Information
Store at controlled room temperature (between 68 and 77 degrees F)
Nortriptyline Hydrochloride 10mg/5mL Solution

Reported Side Effects for Nortriptyline Hydrochloride 10mg/5mL Solution

Liver Failure Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Eosinophilia Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Dystonic Reaction Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Dyskinesia Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Convulsions Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Serotonin Syndrome Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Bruises Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Pseudoparkinsonism Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Underactive Thyroid Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Overactive Thyroid Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Enlarged Thyroid Gland Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Loose Stools Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Low White Blood Cell Counts Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Yellow Skin Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Liver Infection Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
No White Blood Cells Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Low Platelet Count Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Yawning Incidence:
1.0-10.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Decreased Appetite Incidence:
1.0-10.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Elevated Hepatic Enzymes Incidence:
1.0-10.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Dysarthria Incidence:
1.0-10.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Vomiting Incidence:
1.0-10.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Retaining Urine Incidence:
1.0-10.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Inability To Sleep Incidence:
1.0-10.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Blurred Vision Incidence:
1.0-10.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Stomach Pain Incidence:
1.0-10.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Lightheadedness Incidence:
>10.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Upset Stomach Incidence:
>10.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Withdrawal Incidence:
>10.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Weight Gain Incidence:
>10.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Impotence (erectile Dysfunction) Incidence:
>10.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Dry Mouth Incidence:
>10.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Constipation Incidence:
>10.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Ejaculation Dysfunction Incidence:
>10.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Headache Incidence:
>10.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Drowsiness Incidence:
>10.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Upset Stomach Incidence:
>10.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Shaking Incidence:
>10.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Tired Incidence:
>10.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Causing To Be Hungry Incidence:
>10.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
*This is an approximate aggregated range of reported side effects from clinical studies performed on this drug. Your experience with this drug may be different.
Daily Life Interactions for Nortriptyline Hydrochloride 10mg/5mL Solution

Elements of your daily lifestyle may have an effect on the medications you are taking. Drug interactions can result in unwanted side effects, reduce the effectiveness of your medicine or possibly increase the action of a particular medicine.

Major Lifestyle Interaction
Alcohol and Nortriptyline Hydrochloride 10mg/5mL Solution(Nortriptyline Hydrochloride)
Alcohol and CNS Depressants(Nortriptyline Hydrochloride)
Avoid alcohol-containing drinks while taking this medicine. Using this drug along with alcohol can lead to serious side effects. You may feel drowsy or more tired when taking these drugs together. Do not drive or operate machinery until you know how this drug affects you, and especially if you are drinking alcohol-containing beverages. If you notice slurred speech, confusion, severe weakness, or difficulty breathing, contact your health care provider immediately.
Major Lifestyle Interaction
Marijuana and Nortriptyline Hydrochloride 10mg/5mL Solution(Nortriptyline Hydrochloride)
Marijuana and Tricyclic antidepressants(Nortriptyline Hydrochloride)
Do not take Marijuana, Medical and Tricyclic Antidepressants together without talking to your health care provider. Taking these drugs together might increase the risk of high blood pressure or heart rate, nervousness, palpitations, problems with sleep, severe headache, or other side effects.
Moderate Lifestyle Interaction
Tobacco and Nortriptyline Hydrochloride 10mg/5mL Solution(Nortriptyline Hydrochloride)
Tobacco and Tricyclic antidepressants(Nortriptyline Hydrochloride)
Tobacco smoking may reduce the effectiveness of this drug in treating your condition. Tobacco smoke contains substances that speed the removal of this drug from the body, which in theory can make this drug less effective. Alternatively, if you take this drug and suddenly stop Tobacco smoking, you may experience drug-related side effects like confusion, constipation, dizziness, difficulty with urination, dry mouth and eyes or drowsiness. Make sure your prescriber is aware that you smoke Tobacco or if you plan to stop smoking.
Pregnancy & Lactation Information
Lactation

Caution - Not enough information is available to rule out harm to infants when this drug is taken by nursing mothers.


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