Side Effects of Doxedep are Sleepiness, Blurred vision, Increased heart rate, Weight gain, Dryness in mouth, Orthostatic hypotension (sudden lowering of blood pressure on standing), Constipation, Difficulty in urination.
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. Doxedep 25 mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.
Doxedep 25 mg Tablet may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Doxedep 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.
Doxedep 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. The baby should be monitored carefully for excessive sleepiness, and adequate weight gain.
Doxedep 25 mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Doxedep 25 mg Tablet is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Doxedep 25 mg Tablet is recommended. However, talk to your doctor if you have any underlying kidney disease.
Doxedep 25 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Doxedep 25 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
If you miss a dose of Doxedep 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.
Q. Is Doxedep a tricyclic antidepressant, SSRI/ MAO inhibitor?
Doxedep is a tricyclic antidepressant. It is not a SSRI (selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor) or a MAOi (monoamine oxidase inhibitor)
Q. Is Doxedep a habit-forming/addictive or narcotic drug?
No. Doxedep is not a habit-forming/addictive or narcotic drug. It might however cause certain withdrawal effects when the treatment is stopped abruptly. Hence, it is advisable to consult your doctor before stopping the treatment
Q. Is Doxedep a sedative or sleeping pill?
No. Doxedep is not a sedative or sleeping pill. However it might cause sleepiness as a side-effect
Q. Is Doxedep safe?
Yes. Doxedep is relatively safe if used as recommended. In case of any side-effects, consult your doctor
Q. Can I take doxepin with hydroxyzine, Ambien, Zoloft, Percocet, Wellbutrin, NyQuil, Atarax, Lunesta, and Prozac?
Doxepin should not be taken with Zoloft (sertraline), Prozac (Fluoxetine), Wellbutrin (bupropion), Lunesta (eszopiclone), NyQuil (cold and flu medication), Percocet (oxycodone, acetaminophen), Prozac (fluoxetine), Atarax (hydroxyzine) and Ambien (zolpidem)
Q. Does Doxedep cause weight gain, sleepiness or hair loss?
Doxedep may cause weight gain, sleepiness or hair loss. If you experience any such symptoms, please consult your doctor
Q. Does Doxedep help with pain or anxiety?
Doxedep may be effective in the treatment of chronic neuropathic pain and anxiety.