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Doxin 10 mg Capsule


Overview

Uses of Doxin Capsule

Doxin Capsule side effects

Common
  • 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 Doxin Capsule

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. Doxin 10 mg Capsule may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Doxin Capsule works

Doxin 10 mg Capsule increases the levels of chemical messengers in the brain that help in regulating the mood and treat depression.

Doxin Capsule related warnings

Alcohol
CAUTION
Doxin 10 mg Capsule may cause excessive drowsiness with alcohol.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Doxin 10 mg Capsule may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the fetus, 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
Doxin 10 mg Capsule 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
Doxin 10 mg Capsule may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Kidney
SAFE
Doxin 10 mg Capsule is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Doxin 10 mg Capsule is recommended.
However, talk to your doctor if you have any underlying kidney disease.
Liver
CAUTION
Doxin 10 mg Capsule should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Doxin 10 mg Capsule may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of Doxin Capsule?

If you miss a dose of Doxin 10 mg Capsule, 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.

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Expert Advice

  • Doxin 10 mg Capsule helps in the treatment of depression and insomnia.
  • It can take 4 to 6 weeks for this medicine to start working. Keep taking it as prescribed.
  • Take it at bedtime, as it can make you feel sleepy.
  • Do not drive or do anything requiring concentration until you know how it affects you.
  • To lower the chance of feeling dizzy or passing out, rise slowly if you have been sitting or lying down.
  • Avoid consuming alcohol while taking this medicine as it may cause excessive drowsiness.
  • It may cause weight gain. Monitor your weight during the treatment with this medicine.
  • It may make your skin more sensitive to sunlight. Avoid exposing your skin to excessive amounts of sunlight until you know how it affects you.
  • Talk to your doctor if you notice sudden mood changes or develop suicidal thoughts.
  • Do not stop taking the medication suddenly without talking to your doctor.
  • Do not stop taking the medication suddenly without talking to your doctor.

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Doxin with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
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Patient Concerns

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FAQs

Q. Is Doxin a tricyclic antidepressant, SSRI/ MAO inhibitor?

Doxin is a tricyclic antidepressant. It is not a SSRI (selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor) or a MAOi (monoamine oxidase inhibitor)

Q. Is Doxin a habit-forming/addictive or narcotic drug?

No. Doxin 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 Doxin a sedative or sleeping pill?

No. Doxin is not a sedative or sleeping pill. However it might cause sleepiness as a side-effect

Q. Is Doxin safe?

Yes. Doxin 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 Doxin cause weight gain, sleepiness or hair loss?

Doxin may cause weight gain, sleepiness or hair loss. If you experience any such symptoms, please consult your doctor

Q. Does Doxin help with pain or anxiety?

Doxin may be effective in the treatment of chronic neuropathic pain and anxiety.

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