What is doxepin?
Doxepin is a tricyclic antidepressant.doxepin erfahrungen
This medication guide provides only information about doxepin capsules and liquid.doxepin para que sirve
Doxepin may also be used for purposes not listed in this medication guide.
Before taking this medicine
- glaucoma; or
- urination problems.
Do not use doxepin if you have used an MAO inhibitor in the past 14 days. A dangerous drug interaction could occur. MAO inhibitors include isocarboxazid, linezolid, methylene blue injection, phenelzine, rasagiline, selegiline, tranylcypromine, and others.
Tell your doctor if you have used an “SSRI” antidepressant in the past 5 weeks, such as citalopram, escitalopram, fluoxetine (Prozac), fluvoxamine, paroxetine, sertraline (Zoloft), trazodone, or vilazodone.
Tell your doctor if you have ever had:
- bipolar disorder (manic-depression).
Some young people have thoughts about suicide when first taking an antidepressant. Your doctor should check your progress at regular visits. Your family or other caregivers should also be alert to changes in your mood or symptoms.
Tell your doctor if you are pregnant or breastfeeding.doxepin als schlafmittel
Doxepin is not approved for use by anyone younger than 12 years old.doxepin erfahrungen
How should I take doxepin?
Follow all directions on your prescription label and read all medication guides or instruction sheets. Your doctor may occasionally change your dose. Use the medicine exactly as directed.doxepin neuraxpharm 50 mg
Measure liquid medicine carefully. Use the dosing syringe provided, or use a medicine dose-measuring device (not a kitchen spoon).doxepin neuraxpharm 50 mg
Mix the measured dose with 4 ounces of water, milk, orange juice, grapefruit juice, tomato juice, prune juice, or pineapple juice. Do not mix with grape juice or a carbonated soft drink. Stir the mixture and drink all of it right away. Do not save it for later use.
Do not stop using doxepin suddenly, or you could have unpleasant withdrawal symptoms. Ask your doctor how to safely stop using doxepin.
It may take up to 3 weeks before your symptoms improve. Keep using the medication as directed and tell your doctor if your symptoms do not improve.
Store at room temperature away from moisture and heat. Keep the bottle tightly closed when not in use.doxepin 10 mg erfahrungsberichte
What happens if I miss a dose?
Take the medicine as soon as you can, but skip the missed dose if it is almost time for your next dose. Do not take two doses at one time.
Doxepin side effects
Get emergency medical help if you have signs of an allergic reaction: hives; difficulty breathing; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat.doxepin als schlafmittel
Report any new or worsening symptoms to your doctor, such as: mood or behavior changes, anxiety, panic attacks, trouble sleeping, or if you feel impulsive, irritable, agitated, hostile, aggressive, restless, hyperactive (mentally or physically), more depressed, or have thoughts about suicide or hurting yourself.doxepin 10 mg erfahrungsberichte
Doxepin may cause serious side effects. Call your doctor at once if you have:
- blurred vision, tunnel vision, eye pain or swelling, seeing halos around lights;
- a light-headed feeling, like you might pass out;
- tremors, restless muscle movements in your eyes, tongue, jaw, or neck;
- severe constipation;
- confusion, hallucinations, unusual thoughts, seizure (convulsions); or
- painful or difficult urination.
Common side effects of doxepin may include: