Norpress (Nortriptyline HCL)
What is Norpress (Nortriptyline HCL) used for?
Norpress Norpress (Nortriptyline HCL) is a tricyclic antidepressant prescribed to patients suffering from depression. It balances chemicals in the brain to alleviate feelings of worthlessness, fatigue, agitation, or loss of interest in previously enjoyable activities. This action may also be used to treat nerve pain in some patients. Your doctor may prescribe it along with other medications or to treat other conditions that are not listed here.
How should I use Norpress (Nortriptyline HCL)?
Norpress (Nortriptyline HCL) should always be used according to your doctor`s instructions to get the most effective results from treatment. One tablet is normally taken daily, but your individual instructions will depend on your age, weight, health condition, and the severity of your symptoms. These should be swallowed with a full glass of water and may be taken on an empty stomach. Do not change the form of the tablets prior to use as this may destroy or change the effects of their contents.
What are the side effects of Norpress (Nortriptyline HCL)?
Norpress (Nortriptyline HCL) may cause side effects in some patients such as:
Serious side effects that may require emergency medical attention are blurry vision, faintness, hypotension, unusual changes in behaviour, hypotension, irregular heartbeats, or seizures. Inform your doctor as soon as you experience any worrying or intense symptoms to make sure the correct changes are made to your dosage or application frequency to prevent further complications from occurring.
Norpress (Nortriptyline HCL) should not be used to treat patients who are breastfeeding, young children, who have had a recent heart attack, closed angle glaucoma, bipolar disorder, porphyrias, heart block, or if you have taken an MAOI medication within the last two weeks. You are also suggested to inform your doctor if you have a history of suicidal thoughts, an enlarged prostate, heart disease, diabetes, a history of glaucoma, a history of epilepsy, schizophrenia, hyperthyroidism, hypothyroidism, a tumour affecting the adrenal glands, a history of epilepsy, or decreased liver function. These conditions may lead to unexpected health problems during treatment requiring special adjustments to your regimen.
Strictly use Norpress (Nortriptyline HCL) as prescribed and follow all instructions provided by your doctor. Safe, suitable, and optimum dosage can vary and is dependent on the patient`s health and medical history, as well as the condition you are treating.
Norpress (Nortriptyline HCL) may not be safe or suitable for all patients. Always ensure your doctor is informed if you are pregnant or breastfeeding, using any other type of medication (including non-prescription medicine, vitamins, and supplements), as well as if you have any allergies, other illnesses, or pre-existing medication conditions.
Seek immediate medical attention or proceed to your nearest accident and emergency department if you suffer a hypersensitive or allergic reaction. Symptoms usually present during a reaction of this nature include difficulty breathing or swallowing, swelling of the limbs or face, tight chest, hives, and skin rashes.