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DEPILOX 50MG TABLET

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Composition for DEPILOX

Amoxapine(50 mg)

food interaction for DEPILOX

alcohol interaction for DEPILOX

pregnancy interaction for DEPILOX

lactation interaction for DEPILOX

food
alcohol
pregnancy
lactation
It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Depilox 50mg tablet at a fixed time.
Depilox 50mg tablet may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
UNSAFE
Depilox 50mg tablet may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
WEIGH RISKS VS. BENEFITS
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.

SALT INFORMATION for DEPILOX

Amoxapine(50 mg)

Uses

Depilox 50mg tablet is used in the treatment of depression.

How it works

Depilox 50mg tablet works in depression by increasing the levels of chemical messengers in the brain that helps in regulating mood.

Common side effects

Palpitations, Increased sensitivity to light, Frequent urge to urinate, Drowsiness, Anxiety, Blurred vision, Change in appetite, Change in body weight, Confusion, Constipation, Dizziness, Dry mouth, Difficulty in urination, Fainting, Headache, Increased potassium level in blood, Increased sweating, Insomnia, Nausea, Rash, Respiratory tract infection, Restlessness, Swelling, Tremor, Unsteadiness, Fatigue, Weakness, Nightmare

SUBSTITUTES for DEPILOX

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Expert advice for DEPILOX

  • Caution must be exercised as amoxapine use is associated with increased suicidal ideation and tendencies in children and young adolescent.
  • Avoid long term use of amoxapine as it may cause tardive dyskinesia (disorder resulting in involuntary, repetitive body movements).
  • Do not change your dose or stop taking amoxapine, even if you are feeling well, as this may worsen your symptoms.
  • Use of amoxapine may cause dizziness/ drowsiness; it is advisable to avoid driving or operating heavy machinery under such circumstances till you feel fine.
  • Avoid drinking alcohol as it may worsen the side effects (dizziness/drowsiness).
  • Do not start or consult a doctor if you are being treated with electroshock therapy, have epilepsy, psychosis, increased intraocular pressure or history of urinary retention.
  • Inform your doctor that you are taking amoxapine if you are or planning to undergo a surgery including dental surgery, 
  • Tell your doctor if you are or planning to become pregnant or are breastfeeding.

Frequently asked questions for DEPILOX

Amoxapine

Q.What are the uses of amoxapine?
Amoxapine is used for the treatment of depression

Q.How does amoxapine work?
It acts by increasing the amount of chemicals (norepinephrine and serotonin) that is required to maintain normal mental balance

Q.Does amoxapine cause weight gain?
Amoxapine causes change in weight (increase or decrease).

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Content on this page was last updated on 04 October, 2014, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)