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Doxin 25mg Capsule

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Composition for Doxin 25mg Capsule

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Primary uses of Doxin 25mg Capsule

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Medicine Overview of Doxin Capsule

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Uses of Doxin Capsule

Doxin 25mg Capsule is used in the treatment of depression and insomnia. It is used in patients intolerant of or unresponsive to alternative treatment options for depression.
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Doxin Capsule side effects

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Sleepiness, Blurred vision, Increased heart rate, Weight gain, Dryness in mouth, Orthostatic hypotension (sudden lowering of blood pressure on standing), Constipation, Difficulty in urination.

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

How Doxin Capsule works

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

In Depth Information on Doxin Capsule

Expert advice for Doxin Capsule

  • The main dose should be taken at night as this drug may produce drowsiness or sleepiness.
  • It can take 4 to 6 weeks for Doxin 25mg Capsule 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 Doxin 25mg Capsule, 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 Doxin 25mg Capsule, as it may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness.
  • The addiction/dependence potential of Doxin 25mg Capsule is very less.
  • It may be extremely dangerous in overdose.
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Doxin Capsule related warnings
Special precautions for Doxin Capsule
Alcohol
CAUTION
Doxin 25mg Capsule may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Doxin 25mg 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.
Lactation
CAUTION
Doxin 25mg 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 25mg Capsule may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Kidney
SAFE
Doxin 25mg Capsule is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Doxin 25mg Capsule is recommended.
However, talk to your doctor if you have any underlying kidney disease.
Liver
CAUTION
Doxin 25mg Capsule should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Doxin 25mg Capsule may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of Doxin Capsule?uses

If you miss a dose of Doxin 25mg 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.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions about Doxin Capsule

Frequently asked questions about Doxepin

Doxin is a tricyclic antidepressant. It is not a SSRI (selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor) or a MAOi (monoamine oxidase inhibitor)
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
No. Doxin is not a sedative or sleeping pill. However it might cause sleepiness as a side-effect
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)
Doxin may cause weight gain, sleepiness or hair loss. If you experience any such symptoms, please consult your doctor
Doxin may be effective in the treatment of chronic neuropathic pain and anxiety.

Severely interacts with other drugs like

Taking Doxin with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Doxin with Moclobemide
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Moclobemide: Trima, Rimarex
Doxin with Moxonidine
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Moxonidine: Moxilong, Moxcent, Moxovas, Moxopress
Doxin with Etizolam
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Etizolam: Etilax, Etirest, Etimark, Etizep, Etilaam, Solopose, Lam ET, Suprabenz, Sylkam, Etizoram, New Zomnia
Doxin with Fluvoxamine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Fluvoxamine: Voxinix, Uvox, Voxidep, Voxazen, Voxamin, Psyvoxin, Fluxam, Sorest, Fluvoxin, Fluvo
Doxin with Indinavir
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Indinavir: Indivan
Doxin with Midazolam
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Midazolam: Medzol, Mezolam, Midfast, Fulsed, Midosed, Midzee, Benzosed, Megarest
Doxin with Clobazam
SERIOUS
Doxin with Phenobarbitone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Phenobarbitone: Nytoin, Barbee, Gardenal, Fenobarb, Luminal, Beetal, Emgard
Doxin with Terbinafine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Terbinafine: Terbicutis, Tzorg, Terbicide, Tinazen, Zygter, Terfast, Fluty TF, Terbit, Zimig, Tinafine
Doxin with Cinacalcet
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Cinacalcet: Capicet, Setz
Doxin with Codeine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Codeine: Montokuf
Doxin with Nalbuphine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Nalbuphine: Rubuphine, Nalfy, Nacphin
Doxin with Paroxetine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Paroxetine: Parox, Pirotin, Paropex, Depaxil, Patriot, Xet, Parocen, Paroxee, Pxt, Praxet, Parot, Paxidep, Pxn, Emoxet, Paxiford, XL Paro
Doxin with Ritonavir
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Ritonavir: Viriton, Ritomune, Ritomax
Doxin with Citalopram
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Citalopram: Vocita, Olarc, Citopam, Cetadep, Topdep, Celica, Citalomine, Citalent, Citola, Cytop, Madam
Doxin with Rasagiline
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Rasagiline: Rasalect, Relgin
Doxin with Flurazepam
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Flurazepam: Nindral
Doxin with Lorazepam
SERIOUS
Doxin with Lithium
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Lithium: Lithocent, Lisalt, Lithocap, Carbolith, Hethium, Zecarb, Lalithium, T Lith, Tricab
Doxin with Butorphanol
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Butorphanol: Butodol
Doxin with Pentazocine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Pentazocine: Fortwin
Doxin with Dapoxetine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Dapoxetine: Actinex, DA Sutra, Stay Tal, Dapoxy, Dapnex, Duraject, Appynite, Ristor, Dejac
Doxin with Nitrazepam
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Nitrazepam: Nap, Nitraz, Nzm, Sopor, N Tra, Nira, Hypnoril, Nitab, Hypnocent, Nite, Nitrosun, Nitavan
Doxin with Clonidine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Clonidine: Arkamin, Cloneon, Catapres
Doxin with Ethylmorphine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Ethylmorphine: Dionindon
Doxin with Venlafaxine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Venlafaxine: Venlift, Ventee, Venpad, Venlor, Venla, Flavix, Venjoy, Nutraport, Venlaway, Sentosa, Ventin, Veniz
Doxin with Diazepam
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Diazepam: Peptica, Placidox, Shipam, Anxol, D P M, Paxum, Dizep, Juniz Rds, Starlium, Repam
Doxin with Primidone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Primidone: Mysoline
Doxin with Chlordiazepoxide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Chlordiazepoxide: Zepox, Anxibrium, Poxid, Peaceoxide, Anxon H, Equilibrium, Cloxide, Librel, Anxizide, Librate

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