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Dothin 25mg Tablet

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Primary uses of Dothin 25mg Tablet

Depression, Neuropathic pain, Anxiety disorder
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Medicine Overview of Dothin Tablet

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Uses of Dothin Tablet

Dothin 25mg 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.
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Dothin 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.

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

How Dothin Tablet works

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

In Depth Information on Dothin Tablet

Expert advice for Dothin Tablet

  • The main dose should be taken at night as this drug may produce drowsiness or sleepiness.
  • It can take 4 to 6 weeks for Dothin 25mg 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 Dothin 25mg 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 Dothin 25mg Tablet, as it may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness.
  • The addiction/dependence potential of Dothin 25mg Tablet is very less.
  • It may be extremely dangerous in overdose.
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Dothin Tablet related warnings
Special precautions for Dothin Tablet
Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Dothin 25mg 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
Dothin 25mg 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 Dothin 25mg 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 Dothin 25mg 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 Dothin 25mg Tablet in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of Dothin Tablet?uses

If you miss a dose of Dothin 25mg 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.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions about Dothin Tablet

Frequently asked questions about Dosulepin / Dothiepin

No. Dothin 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.
No. Dothin 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 Dothin and amitriptyline?
Dothin is chemically related to Amitriptyline and both are tricyclic antidepressant (TCA) medicine. There is overlap in pharmacological property of this medicine.
Q. Is Dothin the same as doxepin?
Dothin 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.
If your doctor asks you to stop Dothin, 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.
Yes. Dothin 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 Dothin be used along with mirtazapine?
It is better to avoid Dothin with mirtazapine. Mirtazapine, which is used in the treatment of depression, can potentiate the sedative effects of Dothin.
Q. Can Dothin be used with citalopram?
No. Citalopram and Dothin both are the antidepressant. Citalopram may increase the high blood level of Dothin. This may lead to a life-threatening or dangerous side effect of hyperthermia, seizure, arrhythmia, tachycardia, orthostatic hypotension or sudden death.
Q. Can Dothin be used with sertraline?
No. Sertraline and Dothin both are the anti-depressant. Sertraline may increase the high blood level of Dothin. 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 Dothin with diazepam?
It is better to avoid this combination. Diazepam is a sedative drug and Dothin 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.
No. Dothin 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.
No. Dothin 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.
Yes. Dothin 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.
No. Dothin 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.
Yes. Dothin 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.
Yes. Dothin is not approved for the treatment of fibromyalgia. Fibromyalgia is a pain syndrome with tenderness but no structural pathology in muscles, ligamanets or joints.
Yes. Dothin 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.

Severely interacts with other drugs like

Taking Dothin with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Dothin with Moxonidine
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Moxonidine: Moxilong, Moxcent, Moxovas, Moxopress
Dothin with Moclobemide
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Moclobemide: Trima, Rimarex
Dothin with Codeine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Codeine: Montokuf
Dothin with Nalbuphine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Nalbuphine: Rubuphine, Nalfy, Nacphin
Dothin with Nitrazepam
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Nitrazepam: Nap, Nitraz, Nzm, Sopor, N Tra, Nira, Hypnoril, Nitab, Hypnocent, Nite, Nitrosun, Nitavan
Dothin with Diazepam
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Diazepam: Peptica, Placidox, Shipam, Anxol, D P M, Paxum, Dizep, Juniz Rds, Starlium, Repam, Clampose
Dothin with Citalopram
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Citalopram: Vocita, Olarc, Citopam, Cetadep, Topdep, Celica, Citalomine, Citalent, Citola, Cytop, Madam
Dothin with Phenobarbitone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Phenobarbitone: Nytoin, Barbee, Gardenal, Fenobarb, Luminal, Beetal, Emgard
Dothin with Chlordiazepoxide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Chlordiazepoxide: Zepox, Anxibrium, Poxid, Peaceoxide, Anxon H, Equilibrium, Cloxide, Librel, Anxizide, Librate
Dothin with Butorphanol
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Butorphanol: Butodol
Dothin with Dapoxetine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Dapoxetine: Actinex, DA Sutra, Stay Tal, Dapoxy, Dapnex, Duraject, Appynite, Ristor, Dejac
Dothin with Paroxetine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Paroxetine: Parox, Pirotin, Paropex, Depaxil, Patriot, Xet, Parocen, Paroxee, Pxt, Praxet, Parot, Paxidep, Pxn, Emoxet, Paxiford, XL Paro
Dothin with Ethylmorphine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Ethylmorphine: Dionindon
Dothin with Cinacalcet
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Cinacalcet: Capicet, Setz
Dothin with Venlafaxine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Venlafaxine: Venlift, Ventee, Venpad, Venlor, Venla, Flavix, Venjoy, Nutraport, Venlaway, Sentosa, Ventin, Veniz
Dothin with Lorazepam
SERIOUS
Dothin with Primidone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Primidone: Mysoline
Dothin with Rasagiline
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Rasagiline: Rasalect, Relgin
Dothin with Terbinafine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Terbinafine: Terbicutis, Tzorg, Terbicide, Tinazen, Zygter, Terfast, Fluty TF, Terbit, Tinafine
Dothin with Pentazocine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Pentazocine: Fortwin
Dothin with Ritonavir
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Ritonavir: Viriton, Ritomune, Ritomax
Dothin with Midazolam
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Midazolam: Medzol, Mezolam, Midfast, Fulsed, Midosed, Midzee, Benzosed, Megarest
Dothin with Clobazam
SERIOUS
Dothin with Indinavir
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Indinavir: Indivan
Dothin with Clonidine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Clonidine: Arkamin, Cloneon, Catapres
Dothin with Flurazepam
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Flurazepam: Nindral
Dothin with Fluvoxamine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Fluvoxamine: Voxinix, Uvox, Voxidep, Voxazen, Voxamin, Psyvoxin, Fluxam, Sorest, Fluvoxin, Fluvo
Dothin with Lithium
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Lithium: Lithocent, Lisalt, Lithocap, Carbolith, Hethium, Zecarb, Lalithium, T Lith, Tricab
Dothin with Etizolam
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Etizolam: Etilax, Etirest, Etimark, Etizep, Etilaam, Solopose, Lam ET, Suprabenz, Sylkam, Etizoram, New Zomnia

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