Doxepin Oral Capsule 100Mg Drug Medication Dosage Information
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Doxepin: Oral capsule (100mg)

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Doxepin 100mg Cap
Mylan Pharmaceuticals Inc
Pill Identification: MYLAN 6410 MYLAN 6410 

What is this Medicine?

DOXEPIN (DOX e pin) is used to treat depression and anxiety.

CVS Pharmacy Patient Statistics for Doxepin: Oral capsule(100mg)
Generic vs. Brand Name Usage*
*Brand contains same active ingredient but may not represent FDA-approved generic equivalent
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Doxepin Hydrochloride 100mg Capsule

NDC: 003786410
  • Prescription Required
  • Not a Controlled Drug
    (CSA Schedule)
  • FDA Approved




FDA approved for the following conditions:
Anxiety, Depression

Sometimes used for but not FDA approved for the following conditions:
Migraine Prophylaxis

Storage Information
Protect from light
Store at controlled room temperature (between 68 and 77 degrees F)
Doxepin Hydrochloride 100mg Capsule
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Mylan Pharmaceuticals Inc
Pill Identification: MYLAN 6410 MYLAN 6410 
Shape: capsule
Color: green,white

Reported Side Effects for Doxepin Hydrochloride 100mg Capsule

Eosinophilia Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Elevated Hepatic Enzymes Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Dystonic Reaction Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Dyskinesia Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Metallic Taste Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Double Vision Incidence:
<0.1%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Chills Incidence:
<0.1%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: RAPID
Broken Bones Incidence:
<0.1%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Weakness Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Vomiting Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Fainting Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Convulsions Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Muscle Cramps Incidence:
<0.1%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Low White Blood Cell Counts Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Yellow Skin Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Flu Incidence:
<0.1%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Infection Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
ST-T Wave Changes Incidence:
<0.1%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: RAPID
Rapid Heart Rate Incidence:
<0.1%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: RAPID
Serotonin Syndrome Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Skin Rash Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Bruises Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Pseudoparkinsonism Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Paresthesias Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Rapid Heart Rate Incidence:
<0.1%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Ear Pain Incidence:
<0.1%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Nighttime Urination Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Nightmares Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Liver Failure Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Heartburn Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Inability To Sleep Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Underactive Thyroid Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Low Potassium Levels Incidence:
<0.1%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Overactive Thyroid Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
High Blood Pressure Incidence:
<3.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
High Bilirubin Level Incidence:
<0.1%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Enlarged Thyroid Gland Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Inflamed Hair Follicles Incidence:
<0.1%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Swelling Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Painful Urination Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Shortness Of Breath Incidence:
<0.1%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Loose Stools Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Diabetes Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Cough Incidence:
<0.1%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Eye Twitch Incidence:
<0.1%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Heart Block Incidence:
<0.1%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: EARLY
Decreased Appetite Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Anemia Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Hair Loss Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Liver Infection Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
No White Blood Cells Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Stomach Pain Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Dry Eyes Incidence:
<0.1%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Ringing In Ears Incidence:
<0.1%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Low Platelet Count Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Runny Nose Incidence:
<0.1%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Itching Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: RAPID
Eye Pain Incidence:
<0.1%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Stuffy Nose Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Chest Pain Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Wheezing Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: RAPID
Pale Skin Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Muscle Pain Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Sinus Infection Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
High Magnesium Level Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Inflamed Vocal Cords Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
High Potassium Level Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Back Pain Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Joint Pain Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Tired Incidence:
1.0-10.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Yawning Incidence:
1.0-10.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Dysarthria Incidence:
1.0-10.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Flushing Incidence:
1.0-10.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: RAPID
Causing To Be Hungry Incidence:
1.0-10.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Upset Stomach Incidence:
1.0-10.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Excessive Sweating Incidence:
1.0-10.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Sore Throat Incidence:
2.0-4.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Weight Gain Incidence:
>10.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Withdrawal Incidence:
>10.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Lightheadedness Incidence:
>10.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Dry Mouth Incidence:
>10.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Constipation Incidence:
>10.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Ejaculation Dysfunction Incidence:
>10.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Retaining Urine Incidence:
>10.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Drowsiness Incidence:
>10.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Upset Stomach Incidence:
>10.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Postural Low Blood Pressure Incidence:
>10.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Tiredness Incidence:
>10.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Impotence (erectile Dysfunction) Incidence:
>10.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Blurred Vision Incidence:
>10.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
*This is an approximate aggregated range of reported side effects from clinical studies performed on this drug. Your experience with this drug may be different.
Daily Life Interactions for Doxepin Hydrochloride 100mg Capsule

Elements of your daily lifestyle may have an effect on the medications you are taking. Drug interactions can result in unwanted side effects, reduce the effectiveness of your medicine or possibly increase the action of a particular medicine.

Major Lifestyle Interaction
Alcohol and Doxepin Hydrochloride 100mg Capsule(Doxepin Hydrochloride)
Alcohol and CNS Depressants(Doxepin Hydrochloride)
Avoid alcohol-containing drinks while taking this medicine. Using this drug along with alcohol can lead to serious side effects. You may feel drowsy or more tired when taking these drugs together. Do not drive or operate machinery until you know how this drug affects you, and especially if you are drinking alcohol-containing beverages. If you notice slurred speech, confusion, severe weakness, or difficulty breathing, contact your health care provider immediately.
Major Lifestyle Interaction
Marijuana and Doxepin Hydrochloride 100mg Capsule(Doxepin Hydrochloride)
Marijuana and Tricyclic antidepressants(Doxepin Hydrochloride)
Do not take Marijuana, Medical and Tricyclic Antidepressants together without talking to your health care provider. Taking these drugs together might increase the risk of high blood pressure or heart rate, nervousness, palpitations, problems with sleep, severe headache, or other side effects.
Moderate Lifestyle Interaction
Tobacco and Doxepin Hydrochloride 100mg Capsule(Doxepin Hydrochloride)
Tobacco and Tricyclic antidepressants(Doxepin Hydrochloride)
Tobacco smoking may reduce the effectiveness of this drug in treating your condition. Tobacco smoke contains substances that speed the removal of this drug from the body, which in theory can make this drug less effective. Alternatively, if you take this drug and suddenly stop Tobacco smoking, you may experience drug-related side effects like confusion, constipation, dizziness, difficulty with urination, dry mouth and eyes or drowsiness. Make sure your prescriber is aware that you smoke Tobacco or if you plan to stop smoking.
Pregnancy & Lactation Information
Lactation

Caution - Not enough information is available to rule out harm to infants when this drug is taken by nursing mothers.


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