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It is unsafe to consume alcohol with Slipaid 6.
Slipaid 6 may be unsafe to use during pregnancy. Although there are limited studies in humans, animal studies have shown harmful effects on the developi... View More
Slipaid 6 is probably unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug may pass into the breastmilk and harm the baby. The ... View More
Slipaid 6 may decrease alertness, affect your vision or make you feel sleepy and dizzy. Do not drive if these symptoms occur.
Slipaid 6 is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Slipaid 6 is recommended. However, talk to your doctor if you have any u... View More
Slipaid 6 should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Slipaid 6 may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Slipaid 6 is a tricyclic antidepressant. It is used in the treatment of insomnia (difficulty in sleeping). It is also used in patients intolerant of or ... View More
Uses of Slipaid 6
Side effects of Slipaid 6
- Difficulty in urination
- Dryness in mouth
- Increased heart rate
- Orthostatic hypotension (sudden lowering of blood pressure on standing)
- Weight gain
How to use Slipaid 6
Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Do not chew, crush or break it. Slipaid 6 may be taken with or without food, but ... View More
How Slipaid 6 works
Slipaid 6 is a tricyclic antidepressant. It increases the levels of chemical messengers in the brain that help in regulating the mood and treat depressi... View More
What if you forget to take Slipaid 6?
If you miss a dose of Slipaid 6, 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... View More
- Slipaid 6 helps in the treatment of insomnia, depression and anxiety.
- Inform your doctor if you notice behavioral changes, mood changes and suicidal thoughts while taking this medicine.
- Inform your doctor if you notice a loss of consciousness, agitation, reduced breathing rate, convulsions, muscle rigidity, and mouth dryness.
- You may be asked for regular blood tests to monitor the blood cell count or level of sodium and sugar in the blood.
- Do not drive or do anything that requires concentration until you know how the medicine affects you.
- Do not stop taking the medication suddenly without talking to your doctor.
Anxiety disorders, Depression, Insomnia
May be taken with or without food.
Oral Depression/Anxiety Adult: Initiate at low dose (25 mg/day); gradually titrate upward every 5-7 days Dosage range: 25-300 mg/day PO, up to 150 mg... View More
<12 years old: Not recommended
Hypersensitivity; mania, glaucoma, neonates (topical); lactation.
Mode of Action
Doxepin inhibits serotonin and norepinephrine re-uptake by the presynaptic neuronal membrane increasing its synaptic conc in the CNS.
Epilepsy, CV disease, pregnancy, history of urinary retention, glaucoma; gradual withdrawal. May impair ability to drive or operate machinery. Lactat... View More
Sedation, fatigue, weakness, lethargy,Dry mouth,Constipation,Blurred vision,Headache,Agitation,Insomnia,Anxiety,Nausea, vomiting,Sweating,Confusion, ext... View More
Pregnancy Category Note
Pregnancy category: Not available Lactation: Enters breast milk; not recommended (AAP states "may be of concern")
Methylphenidate may increase plasma doxepin levels. Potentially Fatal: Potentiates hypertensive action of sympathomimetics. Increased anticholinergic... View More
The information provided herein is accurate, updated and complete as per the best practices of the Company. Please note that this information should not... View More