Qipy 10 mg Capsule

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Overview

Uses of Qipy Capsule

Qipy 10 mg 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.

Qipy Capsule side effects

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

How to use Qipy 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. Qipy 10 mg Capsule may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Qipy Capsule works

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

Qipy Capsule related warnings

Alcohol
CAUTION
Qipy 10 mg Capsule may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Qipy 10 mg 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
Qipy 10 mg 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
Qipy 10 mg Capsule may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Kidney
SAFE
Qipy 10 mg Capsule is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Qipy 10 mg Capsule is recommended.
However, talk to your doctor if you have any underlying kidney disease.
Liver
CAUTION
Qipy 10 mg Capsule should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Qipy 10 mg Capsule may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of Qipy Capsule?

If you miss a dose of Qipy 10 mg 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.

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Expert Advice

  • The main dose should be taken at night as this drug may produce drowsiness or sleepiness.
  • It can take 4 to 6 weeks for Qipy 10 mg 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 Qipy 10 mg 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 Qipy 10 mg Capsule, as it may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness.
  • The addiction/dependence potential of Qipy 10 mg Capsule is very less.
  • It may be extremely dangerous in overdose.

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Qipy with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
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Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Qipy

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sir, my self im very depressing while comparing me to others& i dont talk to much bcoz i feel im not in level to talk with them & feel me about myself everyday about my negetativity.this type thinking stressess me very much how can i come from this type of stress?? i feel this is b.coz my weight & height at the age of 21 im right sir??
Dr. Jyoti Kapoor Madan
Psychiatrist
If you let your confidence down, you will develop helplessness ehic leads to depression. Instead of worrying about your weight, take action. Seek professional help. If you feel unmotivated, meet a psychiatrist, its neither too early nor too late for professional advice.
Sir i m suffering from mindly disturbance last 8 days because i have fail in love . Now i dont get to sleep. Only 2-3 hrs sleeping please help me. Im in more depression
Dr. Mehtab Baig
Physiotherapist
Think one mantra ,,,,,duniya jaye bhad me ,,,,, if u don't you takes always on medicine plz ignore all your memories with your ex And deleted
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FAQs

Q. Is Qipy a tricyclic antidepressant, SSRI/ MAO inhibitor?
Qipy is a tricyclic antidepressant. It is not a SSRI (selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor) or a MAOi (monoamine oxidase inhibitor)
Q. Is Qipy a habit-forming/addictive or narcotic drug?
No. Qipy 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
Q. Is Qipy a sedative or sleeping pill?
No. Qipy is not a sedative or sleeping pill. However it might cause sleepiness as a side-effect
Q. Is Qipy safe?
Yes. Qipy 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)
Q. Does Qipy cause weight gain, sleepiness or hair loss?
Qipy may cause weight gain, sleepiness or hair loss. If you experience any such symptoms, please consult your doctor
Q. Does Qipy help with pain or anxiety?
Qipy may be effective in the treatment of chronic neuropathic pain and anxiety.

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Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 12th Apr 2018.
The medicine details are for information purpose only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicine.
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