Dottrip 10 mg Tablet is used for preventive treatment of migraine, neuropathic pain and depression. It is used in patients intolerant of or unresponsive to alternative treatment options for depression.
Side Effects of Dottrip are Sleepiness, Blurred vision, Increased heart rate, Dryness in mouth, Constipation, Weight gain, Difficulty in urination, Orthostatic hypotension (sudden lowering of blood pressure on standing).
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. Dottrip 10 mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.
Dottrip 10 mg Tablet is a tricyclic antidepressant. It works by increasing the levels of chemical messengers in the brain that help in regulating mood and treat depression. It also stops the movement of pain signals from nerves to the brain thereby relieving neuropathic pain (pain from damaged nerves).
Dottrip 10 mg Tablet may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Dottrip 10 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.
Dottrip 10 mg Tablet is probably unsafe to use during lactation.
Limited human data suggest that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
Do not drive unless you are feeling well. Dottrip 10 mg Tablet may impair your alertness which may affect your ability to drive.
Dottrip 10 mg Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Dottrip 10 mg Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
Dottrip 10 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Dottrip 10 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor. Use of Dottrip 10 mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe liver disease.
If you miss a dose of Dottrip 10 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.