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What is the treatment for doxepin overdose?

What is the treatment for doxepin overdose?

Go to ER: Overdose on any tricyclic antidepressant is potentially life threatening due to the adverse effects on cardiac fucntion and lowering of seizure threshold. ...Read more

Dr. Jeffrey Stevens
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Doxepin (Definition)

Doxepin (brand name sinequan) is an older prescription antidepressant (a "tricyclic" available generically) that is mostly used nowadays as a sleep aid. It also has anxiety-relieving effects. Common side effects include dry mouth, blurred vision, and constipation, but unlike many other prescription sleep ...Read more


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What is the treatment for doxepin overdose?

Go to ER: Overdose on any tricyclic antidepressant is potentially life threatening due to the adverse effects on cardiac fucntion and lowering of seizure threshold. ...Read more

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How many pills of doxepin 25mg pills would it take before you overdose?

How many pills of doxepin 25mg pills would it take before you overdose?

Depends: Doxepin is like Elavil (amitriptyline) and can interact with several other meds such that even a low dose can be toxic and some people don't metabolize well. You should discuss with your prescriber your concerns. Never take more than instructed. If thinking of a suicide plan, tell them as well. It's not a pleasant nor sure thing and other help is available if this isn't working. ...Read more

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What are side effects of doxepin?

What are side effects of doxepin?

Variable : The most common side effect is sedation. It can also cause dry mouth, blurry vision, dizziness, and constipation. Doxepin can also affect the rhythm of the heartbeat, especially in an overdose. ...Read more

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Effects sinequan(doxepin) or symbax?

Effects sinequan(doxepin) or symbax?

Doxepin: Doxepin (sinequan) is an old antidepressant used for major depression. It is now reintroduced in very low dose to help sleep, due to its sedative effect. Symbiax is combination of Prozac & zyprexa, (olanzapine) used for depression with psychotic features, and is very sedating & causes weight gain. ...Read more

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What are the side effects of doxepin?

What are the side effects of doxepin?

Doxepin: This is an older tricyclic antidepressant -- so one effect is help with depression. But also there can be dry mouth, sedation (sleepiness), constipation, difficulty urinating, blurry vision, excessive sweating, etc. Small doses can help with sleep. New low-dose form called "silenor" got specific fda approval for this. ...Read more

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Can I still lose weight if I am on doxepin 300mg?

Can I still lose weight if I am on doxepin 300mg?

Yes: Although it may be more difficult, if you combine exercise with a better and more restricted diet, it is possible. ...Read more

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Can doxepin and melatonin be safely taken together?

Doxepin/Melatonin: Combination ok, but wondering if u would still need the melatonin if u took the Doxepin at bedtime?. Please discuss further with your doctor. ...Read more

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Could someone get high from ic doxepin 25 mg capsule?

IC?: Depends on what you mean by "high" and I am not sure what you mean by ic but doxepin is an antidepressant and is more likely to be sedating and 25 mg is a very low dose ...Read more

Dr. Alan Ali
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Sinequan (Definition)

Sinequan is a tertiary amine tricyclic which is a kind of tricyclic type drug (serotonin-norepinephrine reuptake inhibiting ...Read more


Overdose (Definition)

When the maximum dose of medication ...Read more