Doctors may use nortriptyline in pregnant women if its benefits are deemed to outweigh its potential but unknown risks.
Therefore, before using nortriptyline, report all medications you are currently using to your doctor or pharmacist.
Nortriptyline may cross the placental barrier 8. Small amounts are excreted in feces via biliary elimination. Antimuscarinic effects upon binding to mAChR are responsible for various side effects of TCAs. A governmentally-recognized ID which uniquely identifies the product within its regulatory market. Continue to take nortriptyline even if you feel well.
Ask your doctor before use if you are taking the following medications:
Females may be at increased risk of developing torsades de pointes.
Call for emergency help if you experience blurred vision, very fast or irregular heartbeat, wheezing, trouble breathing, skin rash, hives or severe confusion.
This drug can cause a sudden drop in blood pressure if you stand up too fast.
If you suddenly stop taking nortriptyline, you may experience withdrawal symptoms such as headache, nausea, and weakness. There were suicides in the adult trials, but the number was not sufficient to reach any conclusion about drug effect on suicide. You should know that your mental health may change in unexpected ways when you take nortriptyline or other antidepressants even if you are an adult over 24 years of age.