Etrafon Oral Tablet 10-2Mg Drug Medication Dosage Information
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Etrafon: Oral tablet (10-2mg)

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Amitrip/Perphenaz 10mg-2mg Tab
Sandoz Inc. a Novartis Company
Pill Identification: GG 213 
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Etrafon 10mg-2mg Tab
Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp., a Subsidiary of Merck & Co., Inc.
Pill Identification: SP 287 
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Amitrip/Perphenaz 10mg-2mg Tab
Mylan Pharmaceuticals Inc.
Pill Identification: 330  |  MYLAN

What is this Medicine?

PERPHENAZINE; AMITRIPTYLINE (per FEN a zeen; a mee TRIP ti leen) is used to treat depression that may be accompanied by anxiety or agitation. This medicine is also used to treat schizophrenia.

In-Depth Information

Etrafon 10mg-2mg Tablet

NDC: 000850287
  • Prescription Required
  • Not a Controlled Drug
    (CSA Schedule)
  • FDA Approved




FDA approved for the following conditions:
Depression, Agitation, Anxiety

Sometimes used for but not FDA approved for the following conditions:
Schizophrenia

Etrafon 10mg-2mg Tablet
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Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp., a Subsidiary of Merck & Co., Inc.
Pill Identification: SP 287 
Shape: round
Color: yellow
Daily Life Interactions for Etrafon 10mg-2mg Tablet

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
Marijuana and Etrafon 10mg-2mg Tablet(Amitriptyline Hydrochloride)
Marijuana and Tricyclic antidepressants(Amitriptyline 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.
Major Lifestyle Interaction
Alcohol and Etrafon 10mg-2mg Tablet(Perphenazine)
Alcohol and Phenothiazines(Perphenazine)
It is recommended that you avoid Alcoholic drinks while you are taking this medication. Alcohol can increase the risk of side effects, such as drowsiness and dizziness. Do not drive or operate machinery 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 Etrafon 10mg-2mg Tablet(Perphenazine)
Marijuana and Phenothiazines(Perphenazine)
It is recommended that ingestion, smoking, or inhalation of marijuana be avoided if you are treated with this drug. Marijuana may increase the risk for relapse or an increase in your mood and behavior symptoms. Marijuana may also interfere with the efficacy of your medication in treating your condition. If you continue to use marijuana, promptly get medical assistance if you experience unusual changes in moods or behaviors of any type. Be aware that sedation may occur and you should not drive or operate machinery or perform other hazardous tasks while under the influence of these medications.
Moderate Lifestyle Interaction
Alcohol and Etrafon 10mg-2mg Tablet(Amitriptyline Hydrochloride)
Alcohol and Tricyclic antidepressants(Amitriptyline Hydrochloride)
It is recommended that you limit or avoid Alcoholic drinks while you are taking this medication. Alcohol can affect the mood and interfere with the drug treatment, and may increase the risk of side effects, such as sedation and dizziness. Do not drive or operate machinery if you are drinking alcohol-containing beverages.
Moderate Lifestyle Interaction
Tobacco and Etrafon 10mg-2mg Tablet(Amitriptyline Hydrochloride)
Tobacco and Tricyclic antidepressants(Amitriptyline 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.
Moderate Lifestyle Interaction
Tobacco and Etrafon 10mg-2mg Tablet(Perphenazine)
Tobacco and Phenothiazines(Perphenazine)
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. Alternatively, if you take this drug and suddenly stop Tobacco smoking, you may feel more drowsy or tired, or may experience confusion, dizziness, difficulty in movement or other side effects. If you will stop smoking, use care in driving or operating machinery until you know how this drug will affect you. Make sure your prescriber is aware that you smoke Tobacco or if you plan to stop smoking. Report any unusual side effects promptly.
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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