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Adapin

Adapin

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What is Adapin Used for ?


Adapin contains Doxepin as active ingredient. It comes in the class of drugs known as tricyclic antidepressants or TCAs which are largely indicated to manage depression and anxiety. Doxepin is known for its anxiolytic (anti-anxiety) medicinal properties that affects reuptake of norepinephrine and serotonin neurotransmitters (chemicals that transmits signals between nerves in the brain) and bring back them to normal level. By this means this drug help patients to manage their anxiety and depression related problems. Usually, this medicine comes in effect within two to four weeks, or may be more depending on the dosages, symptoms of patient and his response to the drug.

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90 Capsules Adapin 10 mg - Generic $0.21 $19.00
190 Capsules Adapin 10 mg - Generic $0.19 $37.00
30 Tablets Adapin 25 mg - Generic $0.30 $9.00
90 Capsules Adapin 25 mg - Generic $0.29 $26.00
180 Capsules Adapin 25 mg - Generic $0.28 $50.00
30 Capsules Adapin 25mg Tablets $0.33 $10.00
90 Capsules Adapin 25mg Tablets $0.31 $28.00
180 Capsules Adapin 25mg Tablets $0.31 $55.00
30 Tablets Adapin 75mg - Generic $0.70 $21.00
90 Capsules Adapin 75mg - Generic $0.57 $51.00
180 Capsules Adapin 75mg - Generic $0.54 $97.00

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What is Adapin Used for ?

Adapin contains Doxepin as active ingredient. It comes in the class of drugs known as tricyclic antidepressants or TCAs which are largely indicated to manage depression and anxiety. Doxepin is known for its anxiolytic (anti-anxiety) medicinal properties that affects reuptake of norepinephrine and serotonin neurotransmitters (chemicals that transmits signals between nerves in the brain) and bring back them to normal level. By this means this drug help patients to manage their anxiety and depression related problems. Usually, this medicine comes in effect within two to four weeks, or may be more depending on the dosages, symptoms of patient and his response to the drug.

Medication information About Adapin

Adapin or Doxepin is an approved medicinal product to be used in adults for managing of depression and/or anxiety related to alcoholism as well as developed due to any organic disease.

Dosage

Adapin is available in various strengths from 10 mg to 150 mg which should be addressed to patients according to their symptoms and severity of disorder considering their response to the medicine. The drug is for oral use and can be taken with a glass of water.

Precautions for reducing risks

  • The use of Doxepin is not recommended in patients who have shown sensitivity reaction to the medicine or to any other dibenzoxepin compounds.
  • Doxepin is restricted to be used in patients who are diagnosed with glaucoma or other urinary related problems.
  • In the pediatric population (patients less than 12 years of age) doxepin is not a safe drug to be recommended.
  • Tricyclic agents (TCAs) are generally not found as an effective solution while acute congestive heart failure or history of blood dyscrasias or severe liver disorder is diagnosed.
  • The drug is not found safe and meaningful in Nursing Mothers according to the limited studies available. Tricyclic antidepressants are studied as easily passed substances into breast milk and are reported to cause drowsiness in nursing infants.

Interaction of Adapin with other Drugs

Adapin might interact with following drugs:

  • MAO Inhibitors (within 14 days),
  • All sedative drugs and Coumadin (such as warfarin),
  • Catapres (clonidine), Primatene tablets(ephedrine),
  • Cimetidine and estrogens, Prozac (fluoxetine), oral contraceptives, Quinaglute (quinidine) and ACE inhibitors,
  • Norvir (ritonavir) and other protease inhibitors
  • Stimulant drugs (for example cocaine, Proventil, amphetamines),
  • Anti-thyroid medications,
  • Demerol (meperidine),
  • Alcohol.

Possible Side Effects of Adapin

Unwanted reactions of Doxepin reported in various events are listed here:

  • sedation
  • drowsiness/fatigue
  • anxiety
  • dizziness
  • insomnia
  • weight gain or loss
  • blurred vision
  • rash

Some very rare kind of serious reactions are also reported in unusual events:

  • sudden cardiac death
  • arrhythmias
  • cardiomyopathy
  • agranulocytosis
  • leucopenia
  • extra movements
  • seizures
  • impaired cognitive function
  • cholestatic jaundice
  • suicidal thinking
  • sudden death.

Frequintly Asked Question about Adapin

What is the health conditions in which Adapin is not safe to be used?

Doxepin is not found as a safe and meaningful treatment in following medical conditions:

  • schizophrenia — Doxepin is supposed to aggravate the condition,
  • liver or kidney disease — patients might require careful monitoring during treatment with Doxepin,
  • patients who have suffered heart attack in recent past,
  • narrow-angle glaucoma,
  • patient with history of epilepsy, diabetes, an overactive thyroid, or an enlarged prostate gland — Doxepin is supposed to be used with extra caution,
  • patients with a history of blood disease. 

What is the right way to discontinue treatment with Adapin?

Though, Doxepin is not classified as an addictive drug but sudden discontinuation of Doxepin may result in adverse reactions such as headache and nausea. This is why doctors suggest that this medicine should be gradually tapered to minimize withdrawal.

  • Does this drug affect ability of operating machines or driving?

Doxepin is linked with symptoms of drowsiness and dizziness. Patients receiving Doxepin should avoid driving or operating heavy machinery like works that requires mental alertness until they gets used to the effects of drug.

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Generic DOXEPIN-(dox e pin)
Strength Adapin - DOXEPIN 10 mg - Generic
Dosage No
Side Effects No
Precaution No

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