Doxepin Hydrochloride


Generic equivalents for Doxepin Hydrochloride...

What are generics?
Doxepin Hydrochloride (Rx)
75mg Capsule
Manufactured by Apotex Inc - Product of Canada - Shipped from Canada - Can not be split

(Rx) - indicates only available by prescription

To comply with Canadian International Pharmacy Association regulations you are permitted to order a 3-month supply or the closest package size available based on your personal prescription. read more


Doxepin Hydrochloride Information

DOXEPIN (DOX e pin) is used to treat depression and anxiety.

This medicine may be used for other purposes; ask your health care provider or pharmacist if you have questions.

They need to know if you have any of these conditions: -bipolar disorder -difficulty passing urine -glaucoma -heart disease -if you frequently drink alcohol containing drinks -liver disease -lung or breathing disease, like asthma or sleep apnea -prostate trouble -schizophrenia -seizures -suicidal thoughts, plans, or attempt; a previous suicide attempt by you or a family member -an unusual or allergic reaction to doxepin, other medicines, foods, dyes, or preservatives -pregnant or trying to get pregnant -breast-feeding

Take this medicine by mouth with a glass of water. Follow the directions on the prescription label. Take your doses at regular intervals. Do not take your medicine more often than directed. Do not stop taking this medicine suddenly except upon the advice of your doctor. Stopping this medicine too quickly may cause serious side effects or your condition may worsen. A special MedGuide will be given to you by the pharmacist with each prescription and refill. Be sure to read this information carefully each time. Talk to your pediatrician regarding the use of this medicine in children. While this drug may be prescribed for children as young as 12 years for selected conditions, precautions do apply.

Overdosage: If you think you have taken too much of this medicine contact a poison control center or emergency room at once. NOTE: This medicine is only for you. Do not share this medicine with others.

If you miss a dose, take it as soon as you can. If it is almost time for your next dose, take only that dose. Do not take double or extra doses.

Do not take this medicine with any of the following medications: -arsenic trioxide -certain medicines used to regulate abnormal heartbeat or to treat other heart conditions -cisapride -halofantrine -levomethadyl -linezolid -MAOIs like Carbex, Eldepryl, Marplan, Nardil, and Parnate -methylene blue -other medicines for mental depression -phenothiazines like perphenazine, thioridazine and chlorpromazine -pimozide -procarbazine -sparfloxacin -St. John's Wort -ziprasidone This medicine may also interact with the following medications: -cimetidine -tolazamide

This list may not describe all possible interactions. Give your health care provider a list of all the medicines, herbs, non-prescription drugs, or dietary supplements you use. Also tell them if you smoke, drink alcohol, or use illegal drugs. Some items may interact with your medicine.

Visit your doctor or health care professional for regular checks on your progress. It can take several days before you feel the full effect of this medicine. If you have been taking this medicine regularly for some time, do not suddenly stop taking it. You must gradually reduce the dose or you may get severe side effects. Ask your doctor or health care professional for advice. Even after you stop taking this medicine it can still affect your body for several days. Patients and their families should watch out for new or worsening thoughts of suicide or depression. Also watch out for sudden changes in feelings such as feeling anxious, agitated, panicky, irritable, hostile, aggressive, impulsive, severely restless, overly excited and hyperactive, or not being able to sleep. If this happens, especially at the beginning of treatment or after a change in dose, call your health care professional. You may get drowsy or dizzy. Do not drive, use machinery, or do anything that needs mental alertness until you know how this medicine affects you. Do not stand or sit up quickly, especially if you are an older patient. This reduces the risk of dizzy or fainting spells. Alcohol may increase dizziness and drowsiness. Avoid alcoholic drinks. Do not treat yourself for coughs, colds, or allergies without asking your doctor or health care professional for advice. Some ingredients can increase possible side effects. Your mouth may get dry. Chewing sugarless gum or sucking hard candy, and drinking plenty of water may help. Contact your doctor if the problem does not go away or is severe. This medicine may cause dry eyes and blurred vision. If you wear contact lenses you may feel some discomfort. Lubricating drops may help. See your eye doctor if the problem does not go away or is severe. This medicine can make you more sensitive to the sun. Keep out of the sun. If you cannot avoid being in the sun, wear protective clothing and use sunscreen. Do not use sun lamps or tanning beds/booths.

Side effects that you should report to your doctor or health care professional as soon as possible: -abnormal production of milk in females -allergic reactions like skin rash, itching or hives, swelling of the face, lips, or tongue -breast enlargement in both males and females -breathing problems -confusion, hallucinations -excessive thirst and/or hunger -fast, irregular or pounding heartbeat -fever with sweating -muscle stiffness, or spasms -passing urine more times in a day -seizures -suicidal thoughts or other mood changes -swelling of the testicles -tingling, pain, or numbness in the feet or hands -trouble passing urine or change in the amount of urine -yellowing of the eyes or skin Side effects that usually do not require medical attention (report to your doctor or health care professional if they continue or are bothersome): -change in sex drive or performance -constipation, or diarrhea -nausea, vomiting -weight gain or loss

This list may not describe all possible side effects. Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.

Keep out of the reach of children. Store at room temperature between 15 and 30 degrees C (59 and 86 degrees F). Throw away any unused medicine after the expiration date.

NOTE: This sheet is a summary. It may not cover all possible information. If you have questions about this medicine, talk to your doctor, pharmacist, or health care provider.

Doxepin Hydrochloride Oral capsule