Adnor Capsule

Brand Name: Adnor
Generic: Doxepin (Oral)
Weight: 75 mg
Type: Capsule
Therapeutic Class: Tricyclic & related anti-depressant drugs
Manufacturer: Apex Pharmaceuticals Ltd.
Price: 7.00
Last Updated: 2020-11-20 18:15:00
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Adnor Capsule Uses

Adnor Capsule contains Doxepin (Oral). Adnor uses:

Anxiety disorders, Depression, Insomnia.

Adnor Capsule Doses

Adnor Capsule contains Doxepin (Oral) 75 mg. Adnor doses:

Adult: As hydrochloride: Initially, 75 mg daily adjusted according to response; up to 300 mg daily in severely depressed patients; 25-50 mg daily in mildly affected patients. Total daily dose >100 mg should be given in divided doses.

May be taken with or without food.

 

Side Effects

Sedation, fatigue, weakness, lethargy, Dry mouth, Constipation, Blurred vision, Headache, Agitation, Insomnia, Anxiety, Nausea, vomiting, Sweating, Confusion, extrapyramidal symptoms (EPS), dizziness, paresthesia, Orthostatic hypotension, ECG changes, tachycardia, Increased LFTs, Tinnitus, Sexual dysfunction, Rash, Seizure, Agranulocytosis, Thrombocytopenia, Eosinophilia.

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Introduction

Doxepin inhibits serotonin and norepinephrine re-uptake by the presynaptic neuronal membrane increasing its synaptic conc in the CNS.

Adnor Precaution

Epilepsy, CV disease, pregnancy, history of urinary retention, glaucoma; gradual withdrawal. May impair ability to drive or operate machinery.

Interaction

Methylphenidate may increase plasma doxepin levels. Potentially Fatal: Potentiates hypertensive action of sympathomimetics. Increased anticholinergic effects with MAOIs. Additive CNS effects with anticholinergics, CNS depressants and alcohol.

Pregnancy Lactation use

Category C: Either studies in animals have revealed adverse effects on the fetus (teratogenic or embryocidal or other) and there are no controlled studies in women or studies in women and animals are not available. Drugs should be given only if the potential benefit justifies the potential risk to the fetus.

Contraindication

Hypersensitivity; mania, glaucoma, neonates (topical); lactation.

Special Warning

 

Acute Overdose

 

Interaction with other Medicine

 

Storage Condition

Store at 15-30°C.

Adnor Capsule price in Bangladesh 7.00

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