Dothimax 25 mg Tablet


Overview

Uses of Dothimax Tablet

Dothimax 25 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.

Dothimax 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 Dothimax 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. Dothimax 25 mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Dothimax Tablet works

Dothimax 25 mg Tablet increases the levels of chemical messengers in the brain that help in regulating the mood and treat depression.

Dothimax Tablet related warnings

Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Dothimax 25 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
Dothimax 25 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 Dothimax 25 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 Dothimax 25 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 Dothimax 25 mg Tablet in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of Dothimax Tablet?

If you miss a dose of Dothimax 25 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.

Alternate Brands

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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 Dothimax 25 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 Dothimax 25 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 Dothimax 25 mg Tablet, as it may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness.
  • The addiction/dependence potential of Dothimax 25 mg Tablet is very less.
  • It may be extremely dangerous in overdose.

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Dothimax with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Brand(s): Tremash
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Risure
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Leparox, Prx
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Brand(s): Psycolith
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Brand(s): Zosert
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Brand(s): Panik
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Brand(s): Vlx
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Brand(s): Shinosun
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Eurolam
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Brand(s): Psycopan
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Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Dothimax

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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 Dothimax a sedative?
No. Dothimax 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 Dothimax a muscle relaxant?
No. Dothimax 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 Dothimax and amitriptyline?
Dothimax is chemically related to Amitriptyline and both are tricyclic antidepressant (TCA) medicine. There is overlap in pharmacological property of this medicine.
Q. Is Dothimax the same as doxepin?
Dothimax 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 Dothimax?
If your doctor asks you to stop Dothimax, 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 Dothimax fatal?
Yes. Dothimax 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 Dothimax be used along with mirtazapine?
It is better to avoid Dothimax with mirtazapine. Mirtazapine, which is used in the treatment of depression, can potentiate the sedative effects of Dothimax.
Q. Can Dothimax be used with citalopram?
No. Citalopram and Dothimax both are the antidepressant. Citalopram may increase the high blood level of Dothimax. This may lead to a life-threatening or dangerous side effect of hyperthermia, seizure, arrhythmia, tachycardia, orthostatic hypotension or sudden death.
Q. Can Dothimax be used with sertraline?
No. Sertraline and Dothimax both are the anti-depressant. Sertraline may increase the high blood level of Dothimax. 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 Dothimax with diazepam?
It is better to avoid this combination. Diazepam is a sedative drug and Dothimax 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 Dothimax be used in the treatment of trigeminal neuralgia?
No. Dothimax 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 Dothimax be used in the treatment of burning mouth syndrome?
No. Dothimax 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 Dothimax for depression?
Yes. Dothimax 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 Dothimax used to treat IBS (Irritable Bowel Syndrome)?
No. Dothimax 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 Dothimax be used to treat insomnia with depression?
Yes. Dothimax 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 Dothimax for fibromyalgia?
Yes. Dothimax 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 Dothimax for nerve pain?
Yes. Dothimax 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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