Silenor

Active Ingredient(s): Doxepin Hydrochloride
FDA Approved: * March 17, 2010
Pharm Company: * SOMAXON PHARMA
Category: Antidepressant

* This drug may consist of multiple approval dates, manufacturers, or distributors. If applicable, they would be listed below under "NDC Database Records".



Silenor Overview

Doxepin is a tricyclic antidepressant (TCA) used to treat major depressive disorder, anxiety disorders, chronic hives, and for short-term help with trouble remaining asleep after going to bed (a form of insomnia).[8][7][9] As a cream it is used for short term treatment of itchiness due to atopic dermatitis or lichen simplex chronicus.[10] At doses used to treat depression, doxepin appears to inhibit the reuptake of serotonin and ...

Read more Silenor Details
Details May Include Instructions, Side Effects, Interactions, Etc. Drug monograph is from Wikipedia. All text is available under the terms of the GFDL (GNU Free Documentation License). Source: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Doxepin

Recent Silenor Forums: RSS Feed

Magnesium/Calcium and Silenor

Will magnesium/calcium (taken at night) interfere with silenor? I know you are not supposed to eat within 3 hours of taking silenor so I wondered if that would have an effect.

Updated
sinus issues with silenor, 6 mg

Been using silenor, 6 mg at bedtime for 7 nights and noticed daily increase in sinus problems, i.e. congestion, pressure, headache, runny nose, dry eyes. Anyone else notice this??? I had been using doxepin capsules, 25-50 mg for sleep without this kind of response prior to starting the Silenor, 6 mg tabs. ## They are the same medication, Doxepin, so it's doubtful that it's from the medication. Have you consulted your doctor, yet? It could be due to allergies, a sinus infection, or several other things.

Updated
PHARMACEUTICALS IN DRUG DISCOVERY

Interested in new drugs discovered approved and authenticated. ## There is a link towards the top of the page, in the right hand column to recent FDA drug approvals. It gives a list of them, by date and a clickable link to more information on it. And here's a direct link, in case you have trouble finding that one: Is there anything else I can help you with?

Updated

Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

Doxepin Hydrochloride
  • 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 Silenor: (2 results)

Sorted by National Drug Code
  • 42847-103 Silenor 3 mg Oral Tablet by Somaxon Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
  • 42847-106 Silenor 6 mg Oral Tablet by Somaxon Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

Other drugs which contain Doxepin Hydrochloride or a similar ingredient: (3 results)

Related Silenor Topics:

Taking Silenor for sleep
Taking silenor for sleeping. Have been taking it for three months.....take half of 3mg most of the time. Seems to give m...
Tapering Silenor
I have been taking Silenor for 5 night. My doctor gave it to me as I tapered off of Seroquel. I was on 25 mg of Seroquel...
Myrbetriq & Silenor (doxepin tablets)
Myrbetriq seems to work best for me if I take it about an hour before going to bed. Silenor has now been added to my rou... 1 reply
sinus issues with silenor, 6 mg
Been using silenor, 6 mg at bedtime for 7 nights and noticed daily increase in sinus problems, i.e. congestion, pressure... 1 reply
Magnesium/Calcium and Silenor
Will magnesium/calcium (taken at night) interfere with silenor? I know you are not supposed to eat within 3 hours of tak...






Note: All times displayed are GMT - 7.

This information has been independently compiled and is for informational purposes only. It is not intended to be a substitute for medical advice from a qualified healthcare professional; nor is it intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease. For more details please see the Medical Disclaimer. This page was last updated on 15 December 2018.

We are committed to your privacy.

Copyright © 2005-2018 All Rights Reserved. MedsChat® is a registered trademark of Limelight Innovations L.L.C. 9888 W Belleview Ave #5000, Denver, CO, 80123, USA