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It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Prothiaden 50 mg tablet at a fixed time.
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Prothiaden 50 mg 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.
WEIGH RISKS VS. BENEFITS
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.
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    Dosulepin(50mg)

    Uses

    Prothiaden 50 mg tablet is used in the treatment of depression

    How it works

    Prothiaden 50 mg tablet increases the levels of chemical messengers in the brain that help in regulating the mood and treat depression.

    Common side effects

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

    COMMON DOSAGE FOR PROTHIADEN 50 MG TABLET

    Patients taking PROTHIADEN 50 MG TABLET

    • 50%
      Once A Day
    • 33%
      Thrice A week
    • 17%
      Twice A Day

    SUBSTITUTES FOR PROTHIADEN

    No substitutes found

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    Expert advice FOR PROTHIADEN

    Do not take the medicine, If you are allergic to dosulepin, take it as single dose preferably at night.
    Consult your doctor before taking dosulepin:
    • If you are an elderly patient.
    • If you have problems of bed wetting at night.
    • If you have ever had a heart attack.
    • If you are pregnant or planning to become pregnant or breast-feeding a baby.
    Do not drive or operate machines after taking dosulepin as it may cause dizziness or tiredness.

    Frequently asked questions FOR PROTHIADEN

    Dosulepin

    Q.

    What is dosulepin?
    Dosulepin is and SNRI (serotonin-norepinephrine reuptake inhibitor) and its chemical structure class is tricyclic antidepressant

    Q.

    Is it an SSRI (selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor)/ tricyclic antidepressant/ MAOI (monamine oxidase inhibitors)/muscle relaxant?
    It is not an SSRI/MAOI/muscle relaxant

    Q.

    How does dosulepin work?
    Dosulepin belongs to a class of medication call tricyclic anti-depressants. It acts on the central nervous system by blocking release of certain chemicals thus producing an anti-depressive effect

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    Q.

    Is dosulepin the same as doxepin?
    Dosulepin has some structural similarity with doxepin, but it is not the same as doxepin

    Q.

    Is dosulepin safe or addictive?
    Dosulepin is safe if used for an indication and a dose prescribed by your doctor. It may be addictive and hence should be taken only under the supervision of a doctor

    Q.

    Can I take Tramadol, Sertraline, Diazepam/Amitriptyline/Paracetamol/Zopiclone/ Gabapentin/Ibuprofen?
    Dosulepin is known to interact with sertaline (SSRI anti-depressant), Diazepam (benzodiazepine-anti anxiety), amitriptyline (tricyclic antidepressant), zopiclone (cyclopyrrolone) /Gabapentin (Neurontin for seizure). It is not known to interact with Tramadol (pain-killer)/Paracetamol/Ibuprofen. Doctor's permission must be clearly sort for taking any other drug along with dosulepin

    Q.

    Can dosulepin cause weight gain/anxiety/sleep loss/headache/low or high blood pressure/decrease in sperm count?
    Dosulepin is known to have side effects like anxiety, sleep loss/headache/low or high blood pressure. It is not clearly known to cause weight gain or decrease sperm count. It may cause an increase or decrease in sexual desire.

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    Content on this page was last updated on 08 March, 2017, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)