Medicine Overview of Doxyril Tablet
Side effects of Doxyril Tablet
Sleepiness, Blurred vision, Increased heart rate, Weight gain, Dry mouth, Orthostatic hypotension (sudden lowering of blood pressure on standing), Constipation, Difficulty in urination.
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. Doxyril 25mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.
How Doxyril Tablet works
Doxyril 25mg 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.
Special precautions for Doxyril 25mg Tablet
Doxyril 25mg Tablet may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Doxyril 25mg Tablet may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.+more
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....
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.
Doxyril 25mg Tablet is probably usafe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggests that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.+more
The baby should be monitored carefully for excessive sleepiness, and adequate weight gain....
The baby should be monitored carefully for excessive sleepiness, and adequate weight gain.
Doxyril 25mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired,+more
or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive....
Doxyril 25mg Tablet is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Doxyril 25mg Tablet is recommended.+more
However, talk to your doctor if you have any underlying kidney disease....
However, talk to your doctor if you have any underlying kidney disease.
Doxyril 25mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients+more
with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Doxyril 25mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor....
Severely interacts with other drugs like
Mezolam 7.5mg Injection, Adamon 100mg Injection, TRANDOL 50MG INJECTION, Barbinol 20mg/5ml Syrup
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.
Frequently asked questions for Doxyril 25mg 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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