Sinequan (Doxepin HCI) is for the treatment of mental/mood problems like depression and anxiety. This may help improve mood and feeling s of well-being, relieve anxiety, and tension. This may also increase your energy level and help you sleep better.
How does Sinequan (Doxepin HCI) work?
Depression is a serious medical illness that negatively affects how you feel, how you act, and the way you think. In some patients with depression, an imbalance in levels of neurotransmitters in the brain may be the cause of the depression. Neurotransmitters are chemicals that nerves use to communicate with each other. Neurotransmitters affected by this drug include norepinephrine, serotonin, histamine, and acetylcholine. This medication may elevate mood by raising the levels of norepinephrine and serotonin. It also blocks the activity of acetylcholine and histamine.
Why use Sinequan (Doxepin HCI)?
Sinequan (Doxepin HCI) is one of a class of psychotherapeutic agents known as dibenzoxepin tricyclic compounds. This is available as capsules for oral administration. it has the strengths of 5mg, 10mg, 15mg, 20mg, and 25mg. this has been approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA).
How to use Sinequan (Doxepin HCI)?
The recommended dosage is based on your medical condition and response.
Sinequan (Doxepin HCI) is usually taken 1 to 3 times a day.it is to be taken by mouth with a full glass of water. If you take it once daily, take it at bedtime to reduce daytime sleepiness.
Take it regularly to get the most benefit from it. Take it at the same time every day. Do not increase your dose or take it for longer than prescribed. Your condition will not improve any faster and your risk of side effects will increase. Do not stop this medication without consulting your doctor.
What are the side-effects of Sinequan (Doxepin HCI)?
- Dry mouth
- Ringing in your ears
- Blurred vision
- Breast swelling (men and women)
- Increased sweating
- Trouble urinating
Warnings and Precautions
- Before taking this drug, do not forget to tell your doctor if you are allergic to it or if you have any allergies. Tell also to your doctor if you have any medical history or any current medications.
- You should not share this or any of your medications with others who have the same symptoms as yours.
- This may only be prescribed when clearly needed for pregnant women. Talk to your doctor first if you are breastfeeding women.
- Keep this away from the reach of children.