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Doxedep 25 mg Tablet

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Composition for Doxedep 25 mg Tablet

Prescription Required

Primary uses of Doxedep 25 mg Tablet

Potentiallyunsafewith
Alcohol
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Medicine Overview of Doxedep Tablet

Uses of Doxedep Tablet

Doxedep 25 mg Tablet is used in the treatment of depression and insomnia. It is used in patients intolerant of or unresponsive to alternative treatment options for depression.

Doxedep Tablet side effects

Common

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.

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

How Doxedep Tablet works

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

In Depth Information on Doxedep Tablet

Expert advice for Doxedep 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 Doxedep 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 Doxedep 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 Doxedep 25 mg Tablet, as it may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness.
  • The addiction/dependence potential of Doxedep 25 mg Tablet is very less.
  • It may be extremely dangerous in overdose.
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Doxedep Tablet related warnings
Special precautions for Doxedep Tablet
Alcohol
CAUTION
Doxedep 25 mg Tablet may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
Pregnancy
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.
Lactation
CAUTION
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.
Driving
Doxedep 25 mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Kidney
SAFE
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.
Liver
CAUTION
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.

What if you miss a dose of Doxedep Tablet?uses

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.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions about Doxedep Tablet

Frequently asked questions about Doxepin

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.

Severely interacts with other drugs like

Taking Doxedep with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Doxedep with Linezolid
LIFE-THREATENING
Doxedep with Moxonidine
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Moxonidine: Moxilong, Moxcent, Moxovas, Moxopress
Doxedep with Moclobemide
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Moclobemide: Trima, Rimarex
Doxedep with Ethylmorphine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Ethylmorphine: Acidion, Dionindon
Doxedep with Terbinafine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Terbinafine: Terbicutis, Terminator, Anibret, Tzorg, Tinazen, Fluty TF, Terbit
Doxedep with Ritonavir
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Ritonavir: Viriton, Ritomune, Ritomax
Doxedep with Lithium
SERIOUS
Doxedep with Nitrazepam
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Nitrazepam: Konit, Zipam, Enzed, Nitrosh, Nap, Nitraz, Nzm, Sopor, N Tra, Nira, Hypnoril
Doxedep with Dapoxetine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Dapoxetine: Actinex, DA Sutra, Stay Tal, Dapoxy, Dapnex, Duraject, Appynite
Doxedep with Clobazam
SERIOUS
Doxedep with Butorphanol
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Butorphanol: Butodol
Doxedep with Rasagiline
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Rasagiline: Rasalect, Relgin
Doxedep with Lorazepam
SERIOUS
Doxedep with Paroxetine
SERIOUS
Doxedep with Diazepam
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Diazepam: Dizapam, Zeopse, Karpam, Osopose, Peptica, Placidox, Anxol, D P M
Doxedep with Cinacalcet
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Cinacalcet: Capicet, Setz
Doxedep with Indinavir
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Indinavir: Indivan
Doxedep with Codeine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Codeine: Montokuf
Doxedep with Phenobarbitone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Phenobarbitone: Shinosun, Epikon, Nytoin, Barbee, Gardenal, Fenobarb
Doxedep with Midazolam
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Midazolam: Medzol, Mezolam, Midfast, Fulsed, Midosed, Midzee
Doxedep with Etizolam
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Etizolam: Etizom, Etimax, Etezole, Etilax, Etirest, Etimark, Etizep, Etilaam, Solopose, Lam ET, Suprabenz, Sylkam
Doxedep with Chlordiazepoxide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Chlordiazepoxide: Equblam, Zepox, Raipox, Equiliser, Anxibrium, Poxid, Peaceoxide, Anxon H, Equilibrium, Cloxide, Librel
Doxedep with Fluvoxamine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Fluvoxamine: Boxamine, Voxinix, Uvox, Voxidep, Voxazen, Voxamin, Psyvoxin, Fluxam, Sorest, Fluvoxin
Doxedep with Venlafaxine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Venlafaxine: Vlx, Venlift, Ventee, Venpad, Venlor, Venla, Flavix, Venjoy, Nutraport, Venlaway
Doxedep with Nalbuphine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Nalbuphine: Nalfy, Nacphin
Doxedep with Primidone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Primidone: Mysoline
Doxedep with Flurazepam
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Flurazepam: Nindral
Doxedep with Clonidine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Clonidine: Arkamin
Doxedep with Citalopram
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Citalopram: Vocita, Olarc, Citopam, Cetadep, Topdep, Celica, Citalomine

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