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Side effect(s) of Doxepin

Read the side effects of Doxepin as described in the medical literature. In case of any doubt consult your doctor or pharmacist.

Anticholinergic Effects - Dry mouth, blurred vision, constipation and urinary retention.

Central Nervous System - Drowsiness, confusion, disorientation, hallucinations, numbness, tingling, incoordination, seizures, tardive dyskinesia and tremor.

Heart - Low/high blood pressure and fast heart rate.

Allergic - Skin rash, swelling in the face, lips, eyes, mouth, light sensitivity and itching.

Blood - Eosinophilia, bone marrow depression and bruising.

Gastrointestinal - Nausea, vomiting, indigestion, taste disturbances, diarrhea and loss of appetite.

Genitourinary - Raised or lowered sexual drive, testicular swelling, breast enlargement in males, spontaneous milk secretion in females and raising or lowering of blood sugar levels.

Miscellaneous - Dizziness, ringing in the ear, weight gain, increased sweating, chills, fatigue, weakness, flushing, jaundice, hair loss, headache and fever.

Other Precautions : * Avoid excess dosage.

Drug Name : Doxepin

Doxepin(Adapin) generic is an antidepressant, prescribed for depression. It blocks the activity of acetylcholine and histamine and affects the action of serotonin and norepinephrine.
More Info about Doxepin

Trade Names for Doxepin

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International : 

Adapin, Silenor
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