Side Effects of Doxin 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. Doxin 25 mg Capsule may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.
Doxin 25 mg Capsule may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Doxin 25 mg Capsule 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.
Doxin 25 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.
Doxin 25 mg Capsule may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Doxin 25 mg Capsule is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Doxin 25 mg Capsule is recommended. However, talk to your doctor if you have any underlying kidney disease.
Doxin 25 mg Capsule should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Doxin 25 mg Capsule may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
If you miss a dose of Doxin 25 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.
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.