Pamelor is a medication that contains active component Nortriptyline Hydrochloride. This drug has been manufactured by the trusted pharmaceutical company, Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation. This drug is indicated for the treatment of mental/mood problems such as depression. This medication is available in a dosage of 25 mg.
Manufacturer: Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation
Active Ingredient: This medication has an active component Nortriptyline Hydrochloride. It is the hydrochloride salt form of nortriptyline and a tricyclic antidepressant agent. This medication used for short-term treatment of various forms of depression. It blocks the norepinephrine presynaptic receptors to block the reuptake of this neurotransmitter and raise the concentration in the synaptic cleft in the CNS. This active component also binds to alpha-adrenergic, histaminergic, and cholinergic receptors. It produces a downregulation of adrenergic receptors due to the increased stimulation of these receptors.
Indications: This given medicine is indicated to treat mental/mood problems like depression. This drug may help improve mood and feelings of well-being, relieve anxiety and tension, and increase the energy level. Pamelor belongs to a class of drugs called tricyclic antidepressants. It affects the balance of certain natural chemicals i.e. neurotransmitters in the brain.
Action Mechanism: This mentioned medication works by restoring balance to chemicals in the brain that helps regulate mood. Pamelor is also sometimes used to treat symptoms of hyperactivity and impulsivity in people with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder when traditional medications are ineffective.
Dosages: This tricyclic antidepressant medication is available in a dosage as mentioned below:
- 25 mg: This medication is to be consumed 1 to 4 times a day or as directed by the doctor
Note: Avoid this drug in people who have consumed an MAO inhibitor in the past 14 days, like isocarboxazid, linezolid, methylene blue injection, phenelzine, rasagiline, selegiline, or tranylcypromine.