Doxyril 10mg Tablet

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Reliance Formulation Pvt Ltd

Composition for Doxyril 10mg Tablet

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Potentiallyunsafewith
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Alcohol
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Pregnancy
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Medicine Overview of Doxyril Tablet

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Uses of Doxyril Tablet

Doxyril 10mg 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.
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Side effects of Doxyril Tablet

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

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How to use Doxyril 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. It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Doxyril 10mg Tablet at a fixed time.

How Doxyril Tablet works

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

In Depth Information on Doxyril Tablet

Expert advice for Doxyril 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 Doxyril 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 Doxyril, 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 Doxyril, as it may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness.
  • The addiction/dependence potential of Doxyril is very less.
  • It may be extremely dangerous in overdose.
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Warnings
Special precautions for Doxyril 10mg Tablet
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Alcohol
CAUTION
Doxyril 10mg Tablet may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Doxyril 10mg 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.
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Lactation
CAUTION
Doxyril 10mg Tablet should be used with caution during lacta
tion. Breast feeding should be held until the treatment of the mother is completed and the drug is eliminated from her body.
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Driving
Doxyril 10mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired,
or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
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Kidney
There is limited information available on the use of Doxyril
10mg Tablet in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
Severely interacts with other drugs like
Linowin 2mg Injection, Mezolam 7.5mg Injection, Tramazac HP 50mg Injection, Benadryl Dr Dry Cough Active Relief Syrup

Missed Dosageuses

If you miss a dose of Doxepin, 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 for Doxyril 10mg Tablet

Frequently asked questions for Doxepin

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