Sinequan

Active Ingredient(s): Doxepin
FDA Approved: * September 23, 1969
Pharm Company: * PFIZER
Category: Antidepressant

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



Sinequan Overview

Doxepin, sold under the brand names Sinequan and Silenor among others, is an antidepressant and sleep aid medication used to treat depression and trouble sleeping.[1] It belongs to a class of antidepressants known as the tricyclic antidepressants (TCAs). It is believed to counteract depression by inhibiting the reuptake of serotonin and norepinephrine (via blocking their transporters), thereby increasing the concentrations of these neurotransmitters in the synapse and increasing the activity ...

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Sinequan & urticaria
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. My allergist prescribed sinequan for the odd skin sensations I am having. It feels like being in fiberglass dust. I have history of manic/depressive disorder. Which is he most concerned about? ## Hi, Joy! How are you doing? Sinquan contains the active ingredient Doxepin and while it is a psychotropic agent, it is also used to treat chronic idiopathic urticaria. Learn more Sinequan details here. Its side effects may include nausea, fatigue, dizziness and hypotension. Is there anything else I can help with?
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capsule green and white,mylan6410 ## This is generic 100mg Doxepine, or name brand Sinequan. It is a tricyclic antidepressant. Used to life your spirits and treat depression. Side effects include marked drowsiness, dizziness, headaches, among others.
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How affect to the brain
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I'd like to know what is the mechanism by which this drug acts on the body? and How does this drug chemically act on the neurotransmitters or other chemicals in the brain.
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How affect to the brain
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I'd like to know what is the mechanism by which theis drug acts on the body? and How does thes drug chemically act on the neurotransmitters or other chemicals in the brain.
Updated 11 years 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.

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


Possibly related Sinequan Topics:

Sinequan & urticaria . My allergist prescribed sinequan for the odd skin sensations I am having. It feels like being in fiberglass dust. I ha... 1 reply




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