Nortriptyline 50mg Film-Coated Tablets

Summary of Product Characteristics Updated 08-Apr-2024 | Wockhardt UK Ltd

1. Name of the medicinal product

Nortriptyline 50mg film-coated tablets

2. Qualitative and quantitative composition

Each film-coated tablet contains nortriptyline hydrochloride equivalent to 50 mg nortriptyline.

Excipients with known effect

Each tablet contains 243.5 mg of lactose.

For the full list of excipients, see section 6.1.

3. Pharmaceutical form

Film-coated tablet.

The score line is only to facilitate breaking for ease of swallowing and not to divide into equal doses.

White to off white, round, biconvex film coated tablet debossed with 'NT 50' on one side and breakline on the other side.

4. Clinical particulars
4.1 Therapeutic indications

Nortriptyline is indicated for the treatment of Major Depressive Episodes in adults.

4.2 Posology and method of administration



The usual adult dose is 25mg three or four times daily. Dosage should begin at a low level e.g. 10mg three or four times daily and be increased as required. Alternatively, the total daily dose may be given once a day, usually given at night. When doses above 100mg daily are administered, plasma levels of nortriptyline should be monitored and maintained in the optimum range of 50 to 150ng/ml. Doses above 150mg per day are not recommended.

Lower than usual dosages are recommended for elderly patients. Lower dosages are also recommended for outpatients than for hospitalised patients who will be under close supervision. The physician should initiate dosage at a low level and increase it gradually, noting carefully the clinical response and any evidence of intolerance. Following remission, maintenance medication may be required for a longer period of time at the lowest dose that will maintain remission.

If a patient develops minor side-effects, the dosage should be reduced. The drug should be discontinued promptly if adverse effects of a serious nature or allergic manifestations occur.


30 to 50mg/day in divided doses. Dosage should begin at a low level (10 – 20 mg daily) and be increased as required to the maximum dose of 50mg. If it is considered necessary to use higher dosing in an elderly patient an ECG should be checked and plasma levels of nortriptyline should be monitored.

Older patients have been reported to have higher plasma concentrations of the active nortriptyline metabolite 10-hydroxynortriptyline. In one case, this was associated with apparent cardiotoxicity, despite the fact that nortriptyline concentrations were within the 'therapeutic range'. Clinical findings should predominate over plasma concentrations as primary determinants of dosage changes.

Plasma levels:

Optimal responses to nortriptyline have been associated with plasma concentrations of 50 to 150ng/ml. Higher concentrations may be associated with more adverse experiences. Plasma concentrations are difficult to measure, and physicians should consult the laboratory professional staff.

Cytochrome P450 isoenzyme CYP2D6 and poor metabolisers

Many antidepressants (tricyclic antidepressants, including nortriptyline, selective serotonin re-uptake inhibitors and others) are metabolised by the hepatic cytochrome P450 isoenzyme CYP2D6. Three to ten per cent of the population have reduced isoenzyme activity ('poor metabolisers') and may have higher than expected plasma concentrations at usual doses. The percentage of 'poor metabolisers' in a population is also affected by its ethnic origin.

Reduced renal function

Renal failure does not affect kinetics of nortriptyline. This medicinal product can be given in usual doses to patients with renal failure.

Reduced hepatic function

In case of reduced liver function careful dosing and, if possible, a serum level determination is advisable.

Paediatric population

Nortriptyline should not be used in children and adolescents aged less than 18 years, as safety and efficacy have not been established (see section 4.4).

Duration of treatment

The antidepressant effect usually sets in after two to four weeks. Treatment with antidepressants is symptomatic and must therefore be continued for an appropriate length of time usually up to 6 months after recovery in order to prevent relapse.

Discontinuation of treatment

When stopping therapy nortriptyline should be gradually withdrawn over several weeks.

Method of administration

For oral administration.

The score line is only there to help you break the tablet if you have difficulty swallowing it whole.

4.3 Contraindications

Hypersensitivity to the active substance or to any of the excipients listed in section 6.1.

Concomitant treatment with MAOIs (monoamine oxidase inhibitors) is contraindicated (see section 4.5).

Simultaneous administration of nortriptyline and MAOIs may cause serotonin syndrome (a combination of symptoms, possibly including agitation, confusion, tremor, myoclonus and hyperthermia).

Treatment with nortriptyline may be instituted 14 days after discontinuation of irreversible non-selective MAOIs and minimum one day after discontinuation of the reversible moclobemide. Treatment with MAOIs may be introduced 14 days after discontinuation of nortriptyline.

Recent myocardial infarction, any degree of heart block or disorders of cardiac rhythm and coronary artery insufficiency.


Severe hepatic impairment.

4.4 Special warnings and precautions for use

Suicide/suicidal thoughts or clinical worsening

Depression is associated with an increased risk of suicidal thoughts, self-harm and suicide (suicide-related events). This risk persists until significant remission occurs. As improvement may not occur during the first few weeks or more of treatment, patients should be closely monitored until such improvement occurs. It is general clinical experience that the risk of suicide may increase in the early stages of recovery.

Patients with a history of suicide-related events, or those exhibiting a significant degree of suicidal ideation prior to commencement of treatment are known to be at greater risk of suicidal thoughts or suicide attempts, and should receive careful monitoring during treatment. A meta-analysis of placebo-controlled clinical trials of antidepressant drugs in adult patients with psychiatric disorders showed an increased risk of suicidal behaviour with antidepressants compared to placebo in patients less than 25 years old.

Close supervision of patients and in particular those at high risk should accompany drug therapy in early treatment and following dose changes. Patients (and caregivers of patients) should be alerted about the need to monitor for any clinical worsening, suicidal behaviour or thoughts and unusual changes in behaviour and to seek medical advice immediately if these symptoms present.

Withdrawal symptoms, including insomnia, irritability and excessive perspiration, may occur on abrupt cessation of therapy.

The use of nortriptyline in schizophrenic patients may result in an exacerbation of the psychosis or may activate latent schizophrenic symptoms. If administered to overactive or agitated patients, increased anxiety and agitation may occur. In manic depressive patients, nortriptyline may cause symptoms of the manic phase to emerge in which case the treatment with nortriptyline should be discontinued. Cross sensitivity between nortriptyline and other tricyclic antidepressants is a possibility.

Caution should be exercised when treating patients with advance liver disease (see section 4.2).

Patients with cardiovascular disease should be given nortriptyline only under close supervision because of the tendency of the drug to produce sinus tachycardia and to prolong the conduction time. Myocardial infarction, arrhythmia and strokes have occurred. Great care is necessary if nortriptyline is administered to hyperthyroid patients or to those receiving thyroid medication, since cardiac arrhythmias may develop.

Cardiac arrhythmias are likely to occur with high dosage. They may also occur in patients with pre-existing heart disease taking normal dosage.

Unmasking of Brugada syndrome has been reported in patients treated with nortriptyline. Brugada syndrome is a rare hereditary disease of the cardiac sodium channel with characteristic ECG changes (ST segment elevation and T wave abnormalities in the right precordial leads), which may lead to cardiac arrest and/or sudden death. Nortriptyline should generally be avoided in patients with Brugada syndrome or those suspected of having Brugada syndrome. Caution is advised in patient with risk factors such as a family history of cardiac arrest or sudden death (see sections 4.8 and 4.9).

QT interval prolongation

Cases of QT interval prolongation and arrhythmia have been reported during the postmarketing period. Caution is advised in patients with significant bradycardia, in patients with uncompensated heart failure, or in patients concurrently taking QT prolonging drugs. Electrolyte disturbances (hypokalaemia, hyperkalaemia, hypomagnesaemia) are known to be conditions increasing the proarrhythmic risk.

The use of nortriptyline should be avoided, if possible, in patients with a history of epilepsy. If it is used, however, the patients should be observed carefully at the beginning of treatment, for nortriptyline is known to lower the convulsive threshold.

The elderly are particularly liable to experience adverse reactions, especially agitation, confusion and postural hypotension.

Troublesome hostility in a patient may be aroused by the use of nortriptyline.

If possible, the use of nortriptyline should be avoided in patients with narrow angle glaucoma or symptoms suggestive of prostatic hypertrophy.

When it is essential, nortriptyline may be administered with electroconvulsive therapy, although the hazards may be increased.

Both elevation and lowering of blood sugar levels have been reported. Significant hypoglycaemia was reported in a Type II diabetic patient maintained on chlorpropamide (250 mg/day), after the addition of nortriptyline (125 mg/day).

Anaesthetics given during tricyclic antidepressant therapy may increase the risk of arrhythmias and hypotension. If possible, discontinue this medicinal product several days before surgery; if emergency surgery is unavoidable, the anaesthetist should be informed that the patient is being so treated (see section 4.5).

Nortriptyline should be used with caution in patients with urinary retention, pylorus stenosis or paralytic ileus.

Hyperpyrexia has been reported with tricyclic antidepressants when administered with anticholinergic or with neuroleptic medications, especially in hot weather.

Paediatric population

Nortriptyline should not be used in the treatment of depression in children and adolescents under the age of 18 years. Studies in depression of this age group did not show a beneficial effect for class of tricyclic antidepressants. Studies with other classes of antidepressants (SSRI's and SNRI's) have shown risk of suicidality, self-harm and hostility to be related to these compounds. This risk cannot be excluded with nortriptyline. In addition, nortriptyline is associated with a risk of cardiovascular adverse events in all age groups.

Furthermore, long-term safety data in children and adolescents concerning growth, maturation and cognitive and behavioural development are not available (see also section 4.8 Undesirable effects and Section 4.9 Overdose.)

Warnings: as improvement may not occur during the initial weeks of therapy, patients, especially those posing a high suicidal risk, should be closely monitored during this period.


The tablets contain lactose monohydrate. Patients with rare hereditary problems of galactose intolerance, total lactase deficiency or glucose-galactose malabsorption should not take this medicine.

4.5 Interaction with other medicinal products and other forms of interaction

Contraindicated combinations

MAOIs (non-selective as well as selective A (moclobemide) and B (selegiline)) – risk of 'serotonin syndrome' (see section 4.3).

Combinations that are not recommended

Sympathomimetic agents

Nortriptyline should not be given with sympathomimetic agents such as adrenaline, ephedrine, isoprenaline, noradrenaline, phenylephrine and phenylpropanolamine (e.g. as contained in local and general anaesthetics and nasal decongestants).

Adrenergic neurone blockers/antihypertensives

Nortriptyline may decrease the antihypertensive effect of guanethidine, debrisoquine, bethanidine, methyldopa and possibly clonidine. Concurrent administration of reserpine has been shown to produce a 'stimulating' effect in some depressed patients. It would be is advisable to review all antihypertensive therapy during treatment with tricyclic antidepressants.

Anticholinergic agents

Tricyclic antidepressants may potentiate the effects of these medicinal products on the eye, central nervous system, bowel and bladder; concomitant use of these should be avoided due to an increased risk of paralytic ileus, hyperpyrexia, etc.

Drugs which prolong the QT-interval, including antiarrhythmics such as quinidine, the antihistamines astemizole and terfenadine, some antipsychotics (notably pimozide and sertindole), cisapride, halofantrine, and sotalol, may increase the likelihood of ventricular arrhythmias when taken with tricyclic antidepressants.

Use caution when using nortriptyline and methadone concomitantly due to a potential for additive effects on the QT interval and increased risk of serious cardiovascular effects.

Caution is also advised for co-administration of nortriptyline and diuretics inducing hypokalaemia (e.g. furosemide).


Co-administration of nortriptyline and thioridazine (CYP2D6 substrate) should be avoided due to inhibition of thioridazine metabolism and consequently increased risk of cardiac side effects.


Concomitant use of tramadol (a CYP2D6 substrate) and tricyclic antidepressants (TCAs), such as nortriptyline increases the risk for seizures and serotonin syndrome. Additionally, this combination can inhibit the metabolism of tramadol to the active metabolite and thereby increasing tramadol concentrations potentially causing opioid toxicity.

Antifungals such as fluconazole and terbinafine increase serum concentrations of tricyclics and accompanying toxicity. Syncope and torsade de pointes have occurred.

Combinations requiring precautions for use

CNS depressants

Nortriptyline may enhance the sedative effects of alcohol, barbiturates and other CNS depressants.

Tricyclic antidepressants (TCA) including nortriptyline are primarily metabolised by various hepatic cytochrome P450 isozymes (e.g., CYP1A2, CYP2C, CYP2D6, CYP3A4).

CYP2D6 inhibitors

The CYP2D6 isozyme can be inhibited by a variety of medicinal products, e.g. neuroleptics, serotonin reuptake inhibitors, beta blockers, and antiarrhythmics. Examples of strong CYP2D6 inhibitors include bupropion, fluoxetine, paroxetine and quinidine. These drugs may produce substantial decreases in TCA metabolism and marked increases in plasma concentrations. Consider monitoring TCA plasma levels, whenever a TCA is to be co-administered with another medicinal product known to be an inhibitor of CYP2D6. Dose adjustment of nortriptyline may be necessary (see section 4.2).

Other Cytochrome P450 inhibitors

Cimetidine, methylphenidate and calcium-channel blockers (e.g. diltiazem and verapamil) may increase plasma levels of tricyclic antidepressants and accompanying toxicity.

Tricyclic antidepressants and neuroleptics mutually inhibit the metabolism of each other; this may lead to a lowered convulsion threshold, and seizures. It may be necessary to adjust the dosage of these drugs.

Cytochrome P450 inducers

Oral contraceptives, rifampicin, phenytoin, barbiturates, carbamazepine and St. John's Wort (Hypericum perforatum) may increase the metabolism of tricyclic antidepressants and result in lowered plasma levels of tricyclic antidepressants and reduced antidepressant response.

In the presence of ethanol nortriptyline plasma concentrations were increased.

The CYP3A4 and CYP1A2 isozymes metabolise nortriptyline to a lesser extent. However, fluvoxamine (strong CYP1A2 inhibitor) was shown to increase nortriptyline plasma concentrations and this combination should be avoided. Clinically relevant interactions may be expected with concomitant use of nortriptyline and strong CYP3A4 inhibitors such as ketoconazole, itraconazole and ritonavir.

Nortriptyline plasma concentration can be increased by valproic acid. Clinical monitoring is therefore recommended.

4.6 Fertility, pregnancy and lactation


Nortriptyline is the principal active metabolite of Amitriptyline.

For amitriptyline only limited clinical data are available regarding exposed pregnancies.

Animal studies have shown reproductive toxicity (see section 5.3).

Amitriptyline is not recommended during pregnancy unless clearly necessary and only after careful consideration of the risk/benefit.

During chronic use and after administration in the final weeks of pregnancy, neonatal withdrawal symptoms can occur. This may include irritability, hypertonia, tremor, irregular breathing, poor drinking and loud crying and possibly anticholinergic symptoms (urinary retention, constipation).


Nortriptyline is excreted into breast milk (corresponding to 0.6 % - 1 % of the maternal dose). A risk to the suckling child cannot be excluded. A decision must be made whether to discontinue breast-feeding or to discontinue/abstain from the therapy of this medicinal product taking into account the benefit of breast feeding for the child and the benefit of therapy for the woman.


The reproductive toxicity of nortriptyline has not been investigated in animals. For its parent substance amitriptyline, association with an effect on fertility in rats, namely a lower pregnancy rate was observed. (see section 5.3).

4.7 Effects on ability to drive and use machines

Nortriptyline has moderate influence on the ability to drive and use machines.

Nortriptyline may impair the mental and/or physical abilities required for the performance of hazardous tasks, such as operating machinery or driving a car; therefore the patient should be warned accordingly.

4.8 Undesirable effects

In the listing below the MedDRA system organ system and frequency convention is used. The frequencies are represented as follows: very common (≥ 1/10); common (≥ 1/100 to <1/10); uncommon (≥ 1/1,000 to <1/100); rare (≥ 1/10,000 to <1/1,000); very rare (<1/10,000), not known (cannot be estimated from the available data).



Preferred Term

Blood and lymphatic system disorders


Bone marrow depression, agranulocytosis, leukopenia, eosinophilia, thrombocytopenia

Endocrine disorders

Not known

Syndrome of inappropriate antidiuretic hormone secretion (SIADH)

Metabolism and nutrition disorders


Decreased appetite

Not known

Changes of blood sugar levels, Hyponatraemia

Psychiatric disorders

Very common



Confusional state, libido decreased, agitation


Hypomania, mania, anxiety, insomnia, nightmares


Delirium (in elderly patients), hallucinations (in schizophrenic patients)

Not known

Suicidal ideation and suicidal behaviour*, paranoia

Nervous system disorders

Very common

Tremor, dizziness, headache


Disturbance in attention, dysgeusia, paraesthesia, ataxia




Akathisia, dyskinesia

Not known

Extrapyramidal disorder

Eye disorders

Very common

Accommodation disorder



Very rare

Acute glaucoma

Ear and labyrinth disorders



Cardiac disorders

Very common

Palpitations, tachycardia


Atrioventricular block, bundle branch block


Collapse conditions, worsening of cardiac failure



Very rare

Cardiomyopathies, torsades de pointes

Not known

Hypersensitivity myocarditis, Brugada Syndrome (unmasking) (frequency unknown)

Vascular disorders


Orthostatic hypotension



Not known


Respiratory, thoracic and mediastinal disorders

Very common

Congested nose

Very rare

Allergic inflammation of the pulmonary alveoli and of the lung tissue, respectively (alveolitis, Lö ffler's syndrome)

Gastrointestinal disorders

Very common

Dry mouth, constipation, nausea


Diarrhoea, vomiting, tongue oedema


Salivary gland enlargement, ileus paralytic

Hepatobiliary disorders


Hepatic impairment (e.g. cholestatic liver disease)



Not known


Skin and subcutaneous tissue disorders

Very common



Rash, urticaria, face oedema


Alopecia, photosensitivity reaction

Renal and urinary disorders


Urinary retention


Micturition disorders

Reproductive system and breast disorders


Erectile dysfunction





General disorders and administration site conditions


Fatigue, feeling thirst




Very common

Weight increase


Electrocardiogram abnormal, electrocardiogram QT prolonged, electrocardiogram QRS complex prolonged, hyponatremia


Intraocular pressure increased


Weight decreased, liver function test abnormal, blood alkaline phosphatase increased, transaminases increased

* Cases of suicidal ideation and suicidal behaviours have been reported during nortriptyline therapy or early after treatment discontinuation (see section 4.4)

Withdrawal symptoms

Abrupt cessation of treatment after prolonged therapy may produce nausea, headache and malaise.

Class Effects

Epidemiological studies, mainly conducted in patients 50 years of age and older, show an increased risk of bone fractures in patients receiving SSRs and TCAs. The mechanism leading to this risk is unknown.

Reporting of suspected adverse reactions

Reporting suspected adverse reactions after authorisation of the medicinal product is important. It allows continued monitoring of the benefit/risk balance of the medicinal product. Healthcare professionals are asked to report any suspected adverse reactions via Yellow Card Scheme website: or search for MHRA Yellow Card in the Google Play or Apple App Store.

4.9 Overdose

Signs and symptoms

50 mg of a tricyclic antidepressant can be an overdose in a child.

Of patients who are alive at presentation, mortality of 0-15% has been reported. Symptoms may begin within several hours and may include blurred vision, confusion, restlessness, dizziness, hypothermia, hyperthermia, agitation, vomiting, hyperactive reflexes, dilated pupils, fever, rapid heart rate, decreased bowel sounds, dry mouth, inability to void, myoclonic jerks, seizures, respiratory depression, myoglobinuric renal failure, nystagmus, ataxia, dysarthria, choreoathetosis, coma, hypotension and cardiac arrhythmias. Cardiac conduction may be slowed, with prolongation of QRS complex and QT intervals, right bundle branch and AV block, ventricular tachyarrhythmias (including Torsade de pointes and fibrillation) and death. Prolongation of QRS duration to more than 100msec is predictive of more severe toxicity. The absence of sinus tachycardia does not ensure a benign course.

Hypotension may be caused by vasodilatation, central and peripheral alpha adrenergic blockade and cardiac depression. In a healthy young person, prolonged resuscitation may be effective; one patient survived 5 hours of cardiac massage.

Brugada syndrome (unmasking) and Brugada ECG pattern (BEP) have been reported in post-marketing surveillance in association with nortriptyline overdose.


Symptomatic and supportive therapy is recommended. Activated charcoal may be more effective than emesis or lavage to reduce absorption.

Ventricular arrhythmias, especially when accompanied by lengthened QRS intervals, may respond to alkalinisation by hyperventilation or administration of sodium bicarbonate. Serum electrolytes should be monitored and managed. Refractory arrhythmias may respond to propranolol, bretylium or lignocaine. Quinidine and procainamide usually should not be used because they may exacerbate arrhythmias and conduction already slowed by the overdose.

Seizures may respond to diazepam. Phenytoin may treat seizures and cardiac rhythm disturbances. Physostigmine may antagonise atrial tachycardia, gut immotility, myoclonic jerks and somnolence. The effects of physostigmine may be short-lived.

Diuresis and dialysis have little effect. Haemoperfusion is unproven. Monitoring should continue, at least until the QRS duration is normal.

5. Pharmacological properties
5.1 Pharmacodynamic properties

Psychoanaleptics: AntidepressantsATC code: N06AA10

Nortriptyline is a tricyclic antidepressant with actions and uses similar to these of amitriptyline. It is the principal active metabolite of amitriptyline.

Nortriptyline itself is a stronger inhibitor of pre-synaptic noradrenaline reuptake than of serotonin, and is less anticholinergic than amitriptyline whilst having stronger antihistaminergic effects.

Nortriptyline has prolonged half-life hence only daily dosage regimens are suitable, usually given at night.

5.2 Pharmacokinetic properties


Oral administration results in maximum plasma concentrations in approximately 5 hours (Tmax = 5.5 ± 1.9 hours; range 4.0-8.8 hours). The mean oral bioavailability is 51% (Fabs = 0.51± 0.05; range 0.46-0.59).


The apparent volume of distribution (Vd)β estimated after intravenous administration is 1633± 268 l; range 1460-2030 l (21± 4 l/kg). The plasma protein binding is about 93 %.

Nortriptyline passes across the placental barrier.


The metabolism of nortriptyline is by demethylation and hydroxylation followed by conjugation with glucuronic acid. The metabolism is subject to genetic polymorphism (CYP2D6). The main active metabolite is 10-hydroxynortriptyline, which exists in a cis and a trans form, the trans form is dominant. N demethylnortriptyline is also formed to some extent. The metabolites have the same profile as nortiptyline but are weaker. Trans 10-hydroxynortriptyline is more potent than the cis form. 10-hydroxynortriptyline dominates in the plasma but most of the metabolites are conjugated.


The elimination half-life (t ½ ß ) after oral nortriptyline administration is approximately 26 hours (25.5 ± 7.9 hours; range 16-38 hours). The mean systemic clearance (Cls) is 30.6 ± 6.9 l / h; ranging from 18.6 to 39.6 l / hour.

Excretion is mainly via the urine. The renal elimination of unchanged nortriptyline is insignificant (about 2%).

In lactating mothers nortriptyline is excreted in small quantities into breast milk. The concentration ratio of milk / plasma concentration in women is 1:2. The estimated daily infant exposure is on average equivalent to 2% of the maternal weight-related dose of nortriptyline (mg/kg). Steady state plasma levels of nortriptyline for most patients are reached within one week.

In elderly patients, longer half-lives and reduced oral clearance (CLO) values due to reduced metabolic rate have been shown.

Moderate to severe liver disease may reduce hepatic clearance resulting in higher plasma levels.

Renal failure has no significant effect on nortriptyline kinetics.

Pharmacokinetic / pharmacodynamic relationship

The therapeutic plasma concentration in endogenous depression is 50-140 ng / ml (~ 190-530 nmol / l). Levels above 170-200 ng/ml are associated with an increased risk of cardiac conduction disturbance in terms of a prolonged QRS complex or an AV block.

5.3 Preclinical safety data

Nortriptyline is the principal active metabolite of Amitriptyline.

Amitriptyline inhibited ion channels, which are responsible for cardiac repolarization (hERG channels), in the upper micromolar range of therapeutic plasma concentrations. Therefore, amitriptyline may increase the risk for cardiac arrhythmia (see section 4.4).

The genotoxic potential of amitriptyline has been investigated in various in vitro and in vivo studies. Although these investigations revealed partially contradictory results, particularly a potential to induce chromosome aberrations cannot be excluded. Longterm carcinogenicity studies have not been performed.

In reproductive studies teratogenic effects were not observed in mice, rats, or rabbits when amitriptyline was given orally at doses of 2-40 mg/kg/day (up to 13 times the maximum recommended human amitriptyline dose of 150 mg/day or 3 mg/kg/day for a 50-kg patient). However, literature data suggested a risk for malformations and delays in ossification of mice, hamsters, rats and rabbits at 9 33 times the maximum recommended dose. There was a possible association with an effect on fertility in rats, namely a lower pregnancy rate. The reason for the effect on fertility is unknown.

6. Pharmaceutical particulars
6.1 List of excipients

Lactose monohydrate

Calcium hydrogen phosphate

Pregelatinized starch

Maize starch

Magnesium stereate

Isopropyl alcohol

Purified water

Colour coating:

Opadry clear

Hypromellose 2910


Ethylcellulose 7cP

6.2 Incompatibilities

Not applicable.

6.3 Shelf life

3 years

6.4 Special precautions for storage

This medicinal product does not require any special storage conditions

6.5 Nature and contents of container

White opaque 250 µ m PVC with 90gsm PVDC blister pack sealed with 28µ m plain aluminium foil, within an outer carton.

Pack size: 30 tablets

Not all pack sizes may be marketed.

6.6 Special precautions for disposal and other handling

Not applicable

7. Marketing authorisation holder

Wockhardt UK Ltd

Ash Road North

Wrexham LL13 9UF


8. Marketing authorisation number(s)

PL 29831/0708

9. Date of first authorisation/renewal of the authorisation

Date of first authorisation: 17/11/2020

Date of latest renewal:

10. Date of revision of the text


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