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food interaction for PROTHIADEN M

alcohol interaction for PROTHIADEN M

pregnancy interaction for PROTHIADEN M

lactation interaction for PROTHIADEN M

There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Prothiaden m 50mg/1500mcg 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.
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.




Dosulepin is used in the treatment of depression

How it works

Dosulepin 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


Methylcobalamin is used in the treatment of nutritional deficiencies

How it works

Methylcobalamin provides essential nutrients.

Common side effects

Gastrointestinal disturbance, Allergic skin rash


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Expert advice FOR PROTHIADEN M

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 M



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


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


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


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


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


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.



What is methylcobalamin/ mecobalamin/Neurokind/ Nurokind OD?
Methylcobalamin (mecobalamin/Neurokind/ Nurokind OD) is an active form of vitamin B12. It is water soluble and orally absorbed. It is found in animal-based foods and in supplement form


Is methylcobalamin the same as cyanocobalamin?
No.Cyanocobalamin is different form of vitamin B12


What is Nurokind G, Nurokind plus, Nurokind Next, Nurokind LC, Nurokind Gold?
Nurokind G contains methylcobalmine and gabapentin. Nurokind plus contains methylcobalamin, folic acid, vitamin B1, vitamin B6 and alfa lipoic Acid. Nurokind Next contains methlcobalamin, alphalipoic acid, benfotiamine, pyridoxine hydrochloride, biotin, folic acid, chromium. NurokindL C contains L-carnitine, L-tartrate, methylcobalamin, folic acid. Nurokind Gold contains ginseng extract, mixed carotene 10%, niacinamide, vitamin B6, methylcobalamin, vitamin D3, refined wheat germ oil, folic acid, elemental calcium, elemental phosphorus, ferrous fumarate, zinc sulfate mono hydrate, elemental magnesium, elemental manganese, elemental copper, elemental iodine, elemental potassium.


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