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Spectra 75Mg Capsule

Manufacturer: Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd
Medicine composition: Doxepin
Prescription vs.OTC: Prescription by Doctor required
Last Updated: December 14, 2018

Spectra 75Mg Capsule is an antidepressant used to treat mental or mood problems such as insomnia, depression and anxiety. It helps improve mood and instil feelings of well-being, it relieves anxiety and tension, helps you sleep better and more peacefully, and increases your energy level. This medication is part of a class of medications called tricyclic antidepressants, which works by affecting the balance of certain natural chemicals called neurotransmitters in the brain and nervous system.

Some side effects of Spectra 75Mg Capsule may include dizziness, blurred vision, drowsiness, and dry mouth, trouble in urinating or constipation. To relieve dizziness, get up slowly from or a lying or sitting position. Suck on ice chips, chew gum or drink water to relieve dry mouth. Adjust your diet to prevent constipation. Include plenty of water and fibre into your diet and exercise regularly. If any of these symptoms persist, consult your doctor immediately. In case of overdose, a hospital should be contacted. Some symptoms of overdose may include extreme drowsiness, hallucinations, fast or irregular heartbeat, fainting, slow or shallow breathing and seizures. This medication should not be taken by people who have been allergic to any ingredient of Spectra 75Mg Capsule or to other trycyclic antidepressant medicines like amoxapine and have narrow angle glaucoma that is untreated or have serious trouble urinating.

Information given here is based on the salt and content of the medicine. Effect and uses of medicine may vary from person to person. It is advicable to consult a Psychiatrist before using this medicine.

In addition to its intended effect, Spectra 75Mg Capsule may cause some unwanted effects too. In such cases, you must seek medical attention immediately. This is not an exhaustive list of side effects. Please inform your doctor if you experience any adverse reaction to the medication.

  • Sleepiness

  • Blurred vision

  • Increased heart rate

  • Weight gain

  • Dry mouth

  • Orthostatic hypotension (sudden lowering of blood pressure on standing)

  • Constipation

  • Difficulty in urination.

  • Is It safe with alcohol?

    Doxin 10mg capsule may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
  • Are there any pregnancy warnings?

    Doxin 10mg capsule may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.
    Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
  • Are there any breast-feeding warnings?

    Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.
  • Is it safe to drive while on this medicine?

  • Does this affect kidney function?

    There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
  • Does this affect liver function?

    There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.

Below is the list of medicines, which have the same composition, strength and form as Spectra 75Mg Capsule , and hence can be used as its substitute.

  • Are there any missed dose instructions?

    If you miss a dose of Doxepin, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.

Spectra 75Mg Capsule is a tricyclic antidepressant, whose exact mechanism of action is not well documented. However, it seems thart the medication blocks the monoaminergic neurotransmitters into the presynaptic terminals.

Whenever you take more than one medicine, or mix it with certain foods or beverages, you"re at risk of a drug interaction.

  • Interaction with Medicine

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