Dopinex 25mg Capsule
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Q. Can Dopinex cause suicidal thoughts?
Yes, Dopinex can cause suicidal thoughts. This is more common in people who have previously had thoughts about killing or harming themselves, are younger than 25 years of age with a history of psychiatric conditions and who have earlier been treated with an antidepressant. If you experience suicidal thoughts, contact your doctor or go to a hospital straight away. You may also find it helpful to talk to a relative or close friend.medicineDetail.readMore
Q. Can Dopinex treat insomnia?
Yes. Dopinex is also used for the treatment of insomnia (difficulty sleeping). It is especially helpful for people who have trouble staying asleep.
Q. Can I drink alcohol while on treatment with Dopinex?
No, you should not drink alcohol while taking Dopinex as alcohol can increase the sleepiness or dizziness that occur as side effects of Dopinex.
Q. Can I drive while on Dopinex treatment?
Taking Dopinex may cause sleepiness, so you should avoid driving or working with machinery until the effect has worn off. Driving while taking Dopinex may increase the risk of sleep-driving. This refers to driving while not fully awake after taking a sleeping medicine that can lead to decreased awareness of the surroundings and cause accidents.medicineDetail.readMore
Q. Can I stop taking Dopinex abruptly?
No, you should always check with your doctor before you stop taking Dopinex. Stopping the medicine abruptly may cause withdrawal effects. So, your doctor may reduce your dose gradually before taking you off the medicine completely. This helps to prevent a recurrence of the symptoms of depression and also reduces the chances of withdrawal symptoms.medicineDetail.readMore
Q. Does Dopinex cause weight gain or loss of appetite?
Dopinex may cause weight gain as well as loss of appetite, but it is not very common. Call your doctor if any of these bother you.
Q. Does Dopinex cause withdrawal symptoms?
Yes, stopping the use of Dopinex abruptly results in withdrawal symptoms which include insomnia (trouble falling asleep), irritability and excessive sweating. You should consult your doctor if you need to stop Dopinex. You doctor may gradually reduce the dose of Dopinex before taking you off Dopinex completely.medicineDetail.readMore
Q. How long does it take for Dopinex to kick in?
It may take several weeks or longer for you to experience significant benefits of Dopinex. Do not stop taking Dopinex without talking to your doctor, even if you feel better.
Q. Is Dopinex addictive?
Generally Dopinex does not cause dependence and is therefore not addictive. But, you should not stop taking Dopinex abruptly as it may cause temporary withdrawal symptoms such as insomnia (trouble falling asleep), irritability and excessive sweating.medicineDetail.readMore
Q. What are the overdose symptoms of Dopinex?
Overdose of Dopinex can be mild or severe. Signs and symptoms of mild overdose include drowsiness, blurred vision and excessive dryness of the mouth. Severe overdose may cause loss of consciousness, difficulty breathing, convulsions, low blood pressure, unusually fast heartbeat or palpitations. If you take too much of Dopinex, contact your doctor immediately or seek emergency medical help.medicineDetail.readMore
Q. What are the side effects of Dopinex?
The side effects of Dopinex include increased heart rate, weight gain, dryness in mouth, orthostatic hypotension (sudden lowering of blood pressure on standing), constipation and difficulty in urination. It may make your skin more sensitive to sunlight, cause chills and excessive sweating. Please consult your doctor if any of these side effects worry you or do not go away.medicineDetail.readMore
Q. What is the best time to take Dopinex?
Dopinex should be taken in the dose and duration advised by the doctor. Your dose will depend on the illness you are being treated for. If you are taking Dopinex for insomnia, you should take it 30 minutes just before bedtime and you should not do anything that needs mental focus. If you are taking it for depression or anxiety, take it exactly as directed by your doctor. Remember to take this medicine at the same time each day to avoid missing doses.medicineDetail.readMore
Q. When must Dopinex not be taken?
You should not take Dopinex if you have ever had an allergic reaction to antidepressant medicines (such as Dopinex), or any of the inactive ingredients of Dopinex. Avoid taking Dopinex if you have glaucoma (increased eye pressure), liver problems, any difficulty in passing urine, if you are pregnant or breastfeeding. Do not take Dopinex if you are taking or have taken monoamine oxidase inhibitors (MAOIs) in the last two weeks or, if you suffer from mania (where you experience an abnormally elevated and excitable mood). It should not be given to children under 12 years of age.medicineDetail.readMore
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Dopinex 25mg Capsule works by increasing the levels of chemical messengers in the brain that stabilizes and enhances the mood. It is usually advised to take it before bedtime because it can make you feel drowsy. It can be taken with or without food, but you should take it at a fixed time each day for better efficacy. The dose and duration will be decided by your doctor so that you get the right amount to control your symptoms. If you have missed any dose, take it as soon as you remember it. Do not skip any dose and finish the full course of treatment even if you feel better. This medication must not be stopped suddenly without talking to the doctor. Your dose may be modified or gradually decreased before stopping the medicine.
The most common side effects of this medicine include increased heart rate, blurred vision, dryness in the mouth, difficulty in urination and constipation. Initially, this medicine may also cause a sudden drop in the blood pressure, especially when you change positions. It may even cause dizziness and sleepiness, so do not drive or do anything that requires mental focus until you know how this medicine affects you. To lower the chances of dizziness, rise slowly if you have been sitting or lying down. It may also lead to weight gain in some people. Most of the common side effects tend to be mild and temporary. Your doctor may be able to suggest ways of preventing or reducing side effects if they bother you or do not go away. Serious side effects associated with this medicine are rare.
Before taking this medicine, it is important to tell your doctor if you are taking or have recently taken any other medicines for the same or any other diseases. Pregnant and breastfeeding women should take this medicine with proper consultation and caution. This medicine is not known to be addictive, but you can experience additional side effects (withdrawal symptoms) if you stop taking it suddenly. If you notice any sudden mood change or get suicidal or self-harm thoughts, you must consult the doctor without delay. Also, remember to take this medicine as advised by the doctor as an overdose of this medication may lead to a serious health emergency. Consumption of alcohol should be avoided as alcohol interacts with this medicine to cause serious health issues.
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Dopinex 25mg Capsule
- Increased heart rate
- Blurred vision
- Difficulty in urination
- Dryness in mouth
- Orthostatic hypotension (sudden lowering of blood pressure on standing)
- Weight gain
medicineDetail.safetyAdvice Dopinex 25mg Capsule
It is unsafe to consume alcohol with Dopinex 25mg Capsule.
Dopinex 25mg Capsule may be unsafe to use during pregnancy. Although there are limited studies in humans, animal studies have shown harmful effects on the developing baby. Your doctor will weigh the benefits and any potential risks before prescribing it to you. Please consult your doctor.medicineDetail.readMore
Dopinex 25mg Capsule is probably unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug may pass into the breastmilk and harm the baby.<BR>The baby should be monitored carefully for excessive sleepiness, and adequate weight gain.medicineDetail.readMore
Dopinex 25mg Capsule may decrease alertness, affect your vision or make you feel sleepy and dizzy. Do not drive if these symptoms occur.medicineDetail.readMore
Dopinex 25mg Capsule is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Dopinex 25mg Capsule is recommended.<BR>However, talk to your doctor if you have any underlying kidney disease.medicineDetail.readMore
Dopinex 25mg Capsule should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Dopinex 25mg Capsule may be needed. Please consult your doctor.medicineDetail.readMore