Dothcer 75 mg Tablet


Overview

Uses of Dothcer Tablet
Dothcer 75 mg Tablet is used in the treatment of depression, neuropathic pain and anxiety disorder. It is used in patients intolerant of or unresponsive to alternative treatment options for depression.
Dothcer Tablet side effects
Common
  • Dryness in mouth
  • Blurred vision
  • Sleepiness
  • Increased heart rate
  • Orthostatic hypotension (sudden lowering of blood pressure on standing)
  • Weight gain
  • Difficulty in urination
  • Constipation
How to use Dothcer Tablet
Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Dothcer 75 mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.
How Dothcer Tablet works
Dothcer 75 mg Tablet increases the levels of chemical messengers in the brain that help in regulating the mood and treat depression.
Dothcer Tablet related warnings
Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Dothcer 75 mg 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.
Lactation
CAUTION
Dothcer 75 mg Tablet is probably unsafe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggest that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
Driving
It is not known whether Dothcer 75 mg Tablet alters the ability to drive. Do not drive if you experience any symptoms that affect your ability to concentrate and react.
Kidney
There is limited information available on the use of Dothcer 75 mg Tablet in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
However, some studies suggest a cautious use of this medicine in patients with kidney disease.
Liver
There is limited information available on the use of Dothcer 75 mg Tablet in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.
What if you miss a dose of Dothcer Tablet?
If you miss a dose of Dothcer 75 mg Tablet, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.

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Expert Advice

  • The main dose should be taken at night as this drug may produce drowsiness or sleepiness.
  • It can take 4 to 6 weeks for Dothcer 75 mg Tablet to start working.
  • You should continue the treatment for at least 6 months after you feel better to stop depression from coming back.
  • If your doctor asks you to stop Dothcer 75 mg Tablet, you should reduce the dose slowly over 4 weeks. You should not discontinue it abruptly.
  • Avoid driving or operating machinery as it may decrease alertness.
  • Avoid consuming alcohol when taking the Dothcer 75 mg Tablet, as it may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness.
  • The addiction/dependence potential of Dothcer 75 mg Tablet is very less.
  • It may be extremely dangerous in overdose.

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Dothcer with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
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Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Dothcer

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sir, my self im very depressing while comparing me to others& i dont talk to much bcoz i feel im not in level to talk with them & feel me about myself everyday about my negetativity.this type thinking stressess me very much how can i come from this type of stress?? i feel this is b.coz my weight & height at the age of 21 im right sir??
Dr. Jyoti Kapoor Madan
Psychiatrist
If you let your confidence down, you will develop helplessness ehic leads to depression. Instead of worrying about your weight, take action. Seek professional help. If you feel unmotivated, meet a psychiatrist, its neither too early nor too late for professional advice.
Sir i m suffering from mindly disturbance last 8 days because i have fail in love . Now i dont get to sleep. Only 2-3 hrs sleeping please help me. Im in more depression
Dr. Mehtab Baig
Physiotherapist
Think one mantra ,,,,,duniya jaye bhad me ,,,,, if u don't you takes always on medicine plz ignore all your memories with your ex And deleted
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FAQs

Q. Is Dothcer a sedative?
No. Dothcer is an antidepressant (TCA) that is used to treat depression, nerve pain, and anxiety disorder. It can cause drowsiness or sedation as a side effect. Therefore caution is advised when driving or operating dangerous machinery and even when getting out of bed at night.
Q. Is Dothcer a muscle relaxant?
No. Dothcer is not a muscle relaxant. It is a tricyclic antidepressant (TCA) used in the treatment of depression, nerve pain, and anxiety disorder.
Q. What is the difference between Dothcer and amitriptyline?
Dothcer is chemically related to Amitriptyline and both are tricyclic antidepressant (TCA) medicine. There is overlap in pharmacological property of this medicine.
Q. Is Dothcer the same as doxepin?
Dothcer and doxepin are different medicines but belong to the similar chemical class. Doxepin, at low doses, can improve sleep in patients with insomnia. It is also available in the topical form for use in various neuro-dermatitis syndrome, especially itching.
Q. How to stop Dothcer?
If your doctor asks you to stop Dothcer, you should reduce the dose slowly over 4 weeks. You should not discontinue it abruptly. Sudden discontinuation may cause aggression, anxiety, blurred vision, concentration impairment, constipation and crying spell.
Q. Is Dothcer fatal?
Yes. Dothcer can be fatal (can cause death) in overdose. This is due to a life-threatening or dangerous side effect in overdose like hyperthermia, seizure, arrhythmia, tachycardia, orthostatic hypotension or sudden death. That's why it is generally not considered a first-line option for depression because of side effect profile.
Q. Can Dothcer be used along with mirtazapine?
It is better to avoid Dothcer with mirtazapine. Mirtazapine, which is used in the treatment of depression, can potentiate the sedative effects of Dothcer.
Q. Can Dothcer be used with citalopram?
No. Citalopram and Dothcer both are the antidepressant. Citalopram may increase the high blood level of Dothcer. This may lead to a life-threatening or dangerous side effect of hyperthermia, seizure, arrhythmia, tachycardia, orthostatic hypotension or sudden death.
Q. Can Dothcer be used with sertraline?
No. Sertraline and Dothcer both are the anti-depressant. Sertraline may increase the high blood level of Dothcer. This may lead to a life-threatening or dangerous side effect of hyperthermia, seizure, arrhythmia, tachycardia, orthostatic hypotension or sudden death.
Q. Can I take Dothcer with diazepam?
It is better to avoid this combination. Diazepam is a sedative drug and Dothcer may cause sedation as a side effect too. Taking both of them together can increase the drowsiness or sleepiness. Inform your doctor if you are taking diazepam.
Q. Can Dothcer be used in the treatment of trigeminal neuralgia?
No. Dothcer is not approved for the treatment of trigeminal neuralgia. Trigeminal neuralgia is a chronic pain condition that affects the trigeminal or 5th cranial nerve, one of the most widely distributed nerves in the head.
Q. Can Dothcer be used in the treatment of burning mouth syndrome?
No. Dothcer is not approved for the treatment of burning mouth syndrome. Burning mouth syndrome is a painful condition of mouth that is burning, scalding, tingling or feeling of numbness that may occur every day for months or longer.
Q. Can I take Dothcer for depression?
Yes. Dothcer is indicated for the treatment of depression. It has a potential advantage in the patient with depression if associated with insomnia and anxiety. It is generally not considered a first-line option for depression because of side effect profile but very useful for severe or treatment-resistant depression.
Q. Can Dothcer used to treat IBS (Irritable Bowel Syndrome)?
No. Dothcer is not approved for the treatment of Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS). Irritable Bowel Syndrome is a functional gastrointestinal disorder characterised by chronic or recurrent abdominal pain or discomfort associated with altered bowel habits.
Q. Can Dothcer be used to treat insomnia with depression?
Yes. Dothcer may be used for the treatment of insomnia (too much arousal both at night and during the day) associated with depression. Because it can cause drowsiness or sedation as side effects, it is effective in treating insomnia associated with depression.
Q. Can I use Dothcer for fibromyalgia?
Yes. Dothcer is not approved for the treatment of fibromyalgia. Fibromyalgia is a pain syndrome with tenderness but no structural pathology in muscles, ligamanets or joints.
Q. Can I use Dothcer for nerve pain?
Yes. Dothcer is indicated for the treatment of nerve pain/neuropathic pain. Chronic pain/Neuropathic pain is described as pain that arises from damage to, or dysfunction of, any part of peripheral or central nervous system. It is associated with the disease which can affect nerves like diabetes mellitus or herpes infections.

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Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 8th Mar 2017.
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