Spectra 25 mg Capsules

Spectra 25 mg Capsules

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Uses of Spectra 25 mg Capsules:
Depression, Insomnia
Composition of Spectra 25 mg Capsules:
Doxepin 25mg
MRP: 135.15 Inclusive of all Taxes
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Doxepin is generally used in treatment of depression and insomnia It is generally used in treatment of patients intolerant of or unresponsive to alternative treatment options for depression.

Side effects

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

How to use

Consume this medicine in the dosage and duration as per your doctors advise. While taking Doxepin, swallow it completely without crushing, breaking or chewing it. Doxepin is advised to be taken at a fixed time, but may be taken together with food (or) without food.

How it works

Doxepin increases the levels of chemical messengers in the brain that help in regulating the mood and treat depression.
Q. Is Doxepin a tricyclic antidepressant, SSRI/ MAO inhibitor?
Doxepin is a tricyclic antidepressant. It is not a SSRI (selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor) or a MAOi (monoamine oxidase inhibitor)

Q. Is Doxepin a habit-forming/addictive or narcotic drug?
No. Doxepin 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 Doxepin a sedative or sleeping pill?
No. Doxepin is not a sedative or sleeping pill. However it might cause sleepiness as a side-effect

Q. Is Doxepin safe?
Yes. Doxepin 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 Doxepin cause weight gain, sleepiness or hair loss?
Doxepin may cause weight gain, sleepiness or hair loss. If you experience any such symptoms, please consult your doctor

Q. Does Doxepin help with pain or anxiety?
Doxepin may be effective in the treatment of chronic neuropathic pain and anxiety.
  • The main dose should be taken at night as this drug may produce drowsiness or sleepiness.It can take 4 to 6 weeks for Doxepin 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 Doxepin, 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 Doxepin, as it may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness.The addiction/dependence potential of Doxepin is very less.It may be extremely dangerous in overdose.

Product Details

SKU: PC-1013
Product Description: Spectra 25 mg Capsules is manufactured by Eris Life Sciences Pvt Ltd
Packing: Strip
Condition: New
Sold by: Pulse Pharmacy India Pvt. Ltd.

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