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Elamin

Elamin Information

Elamin Benefits & Uses

Elamin is used to treat the following -

Elamin Dosage & How to Take

This is the usual dosage recommended in most common treatment cases. Please remember that every patient and their case is different, so the dosage can be different based on the disease, route of administration, patient's age and medical history.

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Ingredients of Elamin

Imipramine

Elamin Side Effects

Based on research, the following side effects have been observed when Elamin is used -

  1. Sleepiness
  2. Blurred vision
  3. Constipation Moderate
  4. Weight gain
  5. Dry Mouth Mild
  6. Difficulty urinating
  7. Rapid heart rate (pulse)
  8. Orthostatic Hypotension (Sudden Lowering of Blood Pressure on Standing)
  9. Nausea or vomiting
  10. Tremor
  11. Abdominal Pain Moderate

Elamin Related Warnings

Is the use of Elamin safe for pregnant women?

Elamin can cause unwanted effects on pregnant women. If you experience any such side effects, stop taking Elamin right away. Take your doctor's advice before taking it again.

Moderate

Is the use of Elamin safe during breastfeeding?

Elamin may cause serious side effects in breastfeeding women, so do not take this drug without doctor's advice.

Severe

What is the effect of Elamin on the Kidneys?

Side effects of Elamin rarely affect the [Organ].

Mild

What is the effect of Elamin on the Liver?

Very few cases of side effects of Elamin on [Organ] have been reported.

Mild

What is the effect of Elamin on the Heart?

Elamin has very mild side effects on the [Organ].

Mild

Severe Interaction of Elamin with Other Drugs

Elamin should not be taken with following medicines due to severe side effects it may cause to patients -

Elamin Contraindications

If you are suffering from any of the following diseases, you should not take Elamin unless your doctor advises you to do so -

  1. Heart Disease
  2. Suicidal Tendency
  3. Bipolar Disorder
  4. Schizophrenia
  5. Thyroid
  6. Diabetes
  7. Depression

Frequently asked Questions about Elamin

Is this Elamin habit forming or addictive?

No, Elamin is not habit forming.

Is it safe to drive or operate heavy machinery when consuming?

After taking Elamin you may feel sleepy. So it is not safe to undertake these activities.

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Is it safe?

Yes, but you should take Elamin only as per your doctor's advice.

Safe, but take only on Doctor's advise

Is it able to treat mental disorders?

Yes, Elamin is useful in treating mental disorders.

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Elamin Interactions with Food and Alcohol

Interaction between Food and Elamin

You can take Elamin with food.

Safe

Interaction between Alcohol and Elamin

Taking alcohol with Elamin can be dangerous.

Severe
This medicine data has been created by -
Md Saadullah
M.Pharma, Pharmacy
3 Years of Experience
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Vikas Chauhan
B.Pharma, Pharmacy
2 Years of Experience
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References

  1. April Hazard Vallerand, Cynthia A. Sanoski. Davis’s Drug Guide For Nurses. Sixteenth Edition. Philadelphia, China: F. A. Davis Company; 2019: Page No 679-680
  2. KD Tripathi. Essentials of Medical Pharmacology. Eighth Edition. New Delhi, India: Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers; 2019
  3. US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) [Internet]. Maryland. USA; Package leaflet information for the user; Tofranil-PM™ (imipramine pamoate)