Doxepin

Category: Antidepressant



Doxepin Overview

Doxepin is a tricyclic antidepressant marketed worldwide.[1] It is marketed under many brand names worldwide.[2] Contents 1 Medical uses 1.1 Pregnancy and lactation 2 Contraindications 3 Adverse effects 4 Overdose 5 Interactions 6 Pharmacology 7 Society and culture 8 See also 9 References Medical uses Doxepin is used to treat depression, anxiety disorders, itchiness, trouble sleeping,[6] and as a second-line treatment of chronic idiopathic urticaria (hives).[1][7] Its oral form...

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how long does doxepin take to adjust to?
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Having a lot of fatigue and mental fog during the day after my nightly dose of 10mg. Also experiencing dry and red eyes. It's been 3 nights. Does this subside after some time? If so how long? ## Those are listed by the NIH as being normal side effects and yes, they should subside, once your body gets used to the medication, but that may take about 4 weeks. Other side effects are listed as possibly including nausea, dizziness, headache, and weight changes. Is there anything else I can help with? ## Thank you so much for your reply. Are the weight changes from eating more or the way your body digests food/drink? I'm concerned about the weight changes. I feel like i may be retaining more water.
Updated 23 days ago.
 
Doxepin 50 mg side effects
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I have been taking Doxepin for about a year and I have the side effect of puffy cheeks. How long does it take for the weight gain and puffy cheeks to disappear? ## Hello, Mary! How are you doing? Has there been any change? The weight gain can be a typical side effect and, while it can last the duration of the time you're taking the medication, it usually levels off after a few months, as in it should hit a peak and then stop, you may not lose what you've gained, but shouldn't keep gaining more, according to FDA reports. How much have you gained? As to the puffy cheeks, that is not a reported side effect, though it could be related to the weight gain. Have you consulted your physician? ## Yes I have been off of the Doxepin for over a month. I haven't lost much weight, but...
Updated 1 month ago.
 
doxipen 25 hdl for sleep
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I have been taking doxipen for 2 weeks and it has caused me to be very depressed, on the verge of suicidal. How many days till i feel good again? I took one last night, but wont take anymore!! ## Hi, Glinda! Sorry about the problem you had with it. These medications can cause that, in some people that take them and usually stopping them is the best thing. Learn more Doxepin details here. You weren't on it for very long, so it shouldn't take too long for the effects to wear off. Have you consulted your doctor about the problem? ## Any drug the doctor gives you as an alternative to a narcotic is a pill for depression. I caution anyone using these drugs because it alters your chemical makeup of dopamine. This will make you have thoughts of suicide and have aggressive behavior. I su...
Updated 1 month ago.
 
apo 50 pink & white capsule
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Is this doxepin (antidepressant) or a motion sickness drug? I'm getting mixed answers when I search online. Apparently doxepin 50mg would be pink (not white). But are they packaged in different colors in canada? Soo confused.
Updated 1 month ago.
 
doxepin and dizziness
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I started Doxepin about 3 weeks ago to help me sleep. I went to the doctor because I was dizzy. Thought it was vertigo but it was a sinus infection. The dizziness should be gone by now. The only change in meds is the Doxepin. How long does it take to get it out of my system? ## Hello, Laura! How are you? I am sorry about the problem you're experiencing. Doxepin can cause dizziness as a side effect, as reported by the FDA, you may also experience nausea, headache, dry mouth, and weight changes. Generally, they are transient and should go away, once your body gets used to the medication, but that may take about 4 to 5 weeks. Were you also on an antibiotic for the infection? Most of them can also cause dizziness as a side effect.
Updated 2 months ago.
 
Stopped doxepin because of rapid weight gain.
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I have been taking doxepin for about 3 months. I gained over 30 pounds. I stopped taking it this week. Has anyone had this problem? Did the weight come off after you stopped taking it? How did you do it? ## Hello, Sophie! How are you? Most antidepressants, regardless of their class type, are known to cause weight gain. But yes, it usually does fall off, once you stop taking it, though it may take a month or two. Have you tried any others? There are some, such as Wellbutrin and Prozac that don't usually cause the weight gain, but can treat the same types of conditions. Their typical side effects, as listed by the FDA, may possibly include nausea, dizziness, headache and dry mouth. Is there anything else I can help with? ## Hello. I have a question. I just started taking Doxepin and I...
Updated 2 months ago.
 
are the negative side effects from doxepin permanent
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I quit taking my doxepin cold turkey and I am wondering if the negative side effects from taking doxepin are permanent? ## Hello, Sean! How are you doing? What type of negative side effects did you experience? In theory, they should go away with time, but it may take several weeks, depending on how long you were taking it, according to the NIH. You may also experience some withdrawal effects, including headache, diarrhea, rebound depression and anxiety.
Updated 2 months ago.
 
DOXEPIN for Severe hives
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I had severe hives (urticaria) and monsteresque face swelling (angiodema). Nothing helped. I tried 6 doctors. The seventh put me on 10 mg of Doxepin. Cured! I work hard on keeping the weight off. Have gained some on this drug but what is the alternative? ## Hello, Darla! How are you? That can be a side effect of this medication, as reported by the FDA, along with nausea, dizziness, headache, mood swings, and dry mouth. As to your other options, that depends on what else you've tried? Can you please post back with more details? ## Basically I have only tried Zyrtec. Every doctor prescribed it. The bottle says one every 24 hours if I remember correctly. But docs told me up to 7 per day and some said unlimited. Yet it didn't touch my hives/angeodema. Have gained 20 pound. Essential...
Updated 3 months ago.
 
allergy in blood report AEC 733
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I have an allergy problem on my face. I visited a physician who prescribed doxepin 25mg. Plz tell me how many days it will take to relieve allergies? A normal blood allergy is 40-440 but my AEC report showed 733.
Updated 3 months ago.
 
Taking Silenor for sleep
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Taking silenor for sleeping. Have been taking it for three months.....take half of 3mg most of the time. Seems to give me just enough with the half to help with sleep. Can u take it every three or days or so instead of every day? It does make me lightheaded, and do feel groggy in morning even with only half of Silenor. Thanks
Updated 4 months ago.
 

Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

Doxepin
  • Capsule: 100mg, 10mg, 150mg, 25mg, 50mg, 75mg
  • Concentrate: 10mg/ml
  • Cream: 5%
  • Solution: 10mg/ml
  • Tablet: 3mg, 6mg
Note: Above list includes dosages for all drugs with the same combination of active ingredients.

NDC Database Records for Doxepin: (71 results)

Showing the first 20, Sorted by National Drug Code
  • 0064-3600 Prudoxin 50 mg/g Topical Cream by Healthpoint, Ltd
  • 0093-9612 Doxepin Hydrochloride 10 mg/ml Oral Solution, Concentrate by Teva Pharmaceuticals USA Inc
  • 0378-1049 Doxepin Hydrochloride 10 mg Oral Capsule by Mylan Pharmaceuticals Inc.
  • 0378-3125 Doxepin Hydrochloride 25 mg Oral Capsule by Mylan Pharmaceuticals Inc.
  • 0378-4250 Doxepin Hydrochloride 50 mg Oral Capsule by Mylan Pharmaceuticals Inc.
  • 0378-5375 Doxepin Hydrochloride 75 mg Oral Capsule by Mylan Pharmaceuticals Inc.
  • 0378-6410 Doxepin Hydrochloride 100 mg Oral Capsule by Mylan Pharmaceuticals Inc.
  • 0591-5629 Doxepin Hydrochloride 10 mg Oral Capsule by Watson Laboratories, Inc.
  • 0591-5630 Doxepin Hydrochloride 25 mg Oral Capsule by Watson Laboratories, Inc.
  • 0591-5631 Doxepin Hydrochloride 50 mg Oral Capsule by Watson Laboratories, Inc.
  • 0591-5632 Doxepin Hydrochloride 75 mg Oral Capsule by Watson Laboratories, Inc.
  • 0591-5633 Doxepin Hydrochloride 100 mg Oral Capsule by Watson Laboratories, Inc.
  • 16590-081 Doxepin Hydrochloride 50 mg Oral Capsule by Stat Rx USA LLC
  • 16590-631 Doxepin Hydrochloride 10 mg Oral Capsule by Stat Rx USA LLC
  • 16590-764 Doxepin Hydrochloride 100 mg Oral Capsule by Stat Rx USA LLC
  • 21695-441 Doxepin Hydrochloride 10 mg Oral Capsule by Rebel Distributors Corp
  • 21695-943 Doxepin Hydrochloride 50 mg Oral Capsule by Rebel Distributors Corp
  • 24236-045 Doxepin Hydrochloride 100 mg Oral Capsule by Remedyrepack Inc.
  • 24236-048 Doxepin Hydrochloride 75 mg Oral Capsule by Remedyrepack Inc.
  • 24236-115 Doxepin Hydrochloride 50 mg Oral Capsule by Remedyrepack Inc.
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Other drugs which contain Doxepin or a similar ingredient: (3 results)


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doxepin and dizziness I started Doxepin about 3 weeks ago to help me sleep. I went to the doctor because I was dizzy. Thought it was vertigo b... 1 reply
Doxepin dosage Will it hurt me if I take the drug doxepin out of its capsule, divide in half? The lowest dose my ins co has is 10mg. Dr... 1 reply
Doxepin 10MG Capsule Starting taking last night for first time had a good night sleep but the next day felt sedated all day was hard to funct... 1 reply