Prothiaden M 75mg/1500mcg Tablet

Introduction to Prothiaden M 75mg/1500mcg Tablet

Prothiaden M 75mg/1500mcg Tablet may be taken with or without food. However, it is advised to take it at the same time each day as this helps to maintain a consistent level of medicine in the body. Take this medicine in the dose and duration advised by your doctor. If you miss a dose of this medicine, take it as soon as you remember. Finish the full course of the treatment even if you feel better. It is important not to stop taking this medicine suddenly.

Some common side effects of this medicine include constipation, dry mouth, difficulty in urination, drowsiness, blurred vision, and increased heart rate. It may also cause dizziness and sleepiness, so do not drive or do anything that requires mental focus until you know how this medicine affects you. However, these are temporary and usually resolve on their own. Please consult your doctor if these do not subside or bother you.

You should avoid alcohol while taking Prothiaden M 75mg/1500mcg Tablet, as it may worsen certain side effects. This medicine can also lead to weight gain, eat a healthy balanced diet, avoid snacking with high-calorie food, and exercise regularly. Inform your doctor if you develop any unusual changes in mood or behavior, new or worsening depression, or suicidal thoughts or behavior.

How Prothiaden M 75mg/1500mcg Tablet Works?

Prothiaden M 75mg/1500mcg Tablet is a combination of two medicines: Dosulepin/dothiepin and methylcobalamin. Dosulepin / Dothiepin is a tricyclic antidepressant which increases the levels of chemical messengers (serotonin and noradrenaline) that stop the movement of pain signals in the brain. Methylcobalamin is a form of vitamin B which helps in the production of myelin, a substance that protects nerve fibres and rejuvenates damaged nerve cells. Together, they relieve neuropathic pain (pain from damaged nerves).

How To Use Prothiaden M 75mg/1500mcg Tablet

  • Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Prothiaden M 75mg/1500mcg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

Side Effects Of Prothiaden M 75mg/1500mcg Tablet

  • Constipation
  • Weight gain
  • Dryness in mouth
  • Difficulty in urination
  • Orthostatic hypotension (sudden lowering of blood pressure on standing)
  • Drowsiness
  • Blurred vision
  • Increased heart rate

FAQS

Prothiaden M 75mg/1500mcg Tablet

Is Prothiaden a sleeping pill?

Yes. Prothiaden Tablet may be used for the treatment of insomnia (too much arousal both at night and during the day) associated with depression. Because it can cause drowsiness or sedation as side effects, it is effective in treating insomnia associated with depression.

Prothiaden M 75mg/1500mcg Tablet

Is Dosulepin a sleeping tablet?

Dosulepin has a sedative effect that can make it useful for treating depression in people who also suffer from anxiety, or who are having problems sleeping.

Prothiaden M 75mg/1500mcg Tablet

Is Prothiaden safe?

Dothiepin (prothiaden) is a safe, reliable preparation. It is free from serious side-effects.

Prothiaden M 75mg/1500mcg Tablet

Is Dothiepin still prescribed?

Dosulepin is not recommended for new patients now. It can be harmful for some people and is very dangerous if you take too much. Its still sometimes prescribed for people who are already using it who havent had serious side effects. If you havent had it before, its unlikely to be prescribed for you.

Prothiaden M 75mg/1500mcg Tablet

What is the use of Prothiaden 75?

The active ingredient in Prothiaden is dosulepin hydrochloride. Prothiaden belongs to a group of medicines called tricyclic antidepressants. PROTHIADEN is used to treat depression and can also help reduce feelings of anxiety. Please ask your doctor or pharmacist if you need more information.

Prothiaden M 75mg/1500mcg Tablet

What is the best tricyclic antidepressant?

Amitriptyline, doxepin, imipramine and trimipramine are more likely to cause weight gain than other tricyclic antidepressants are. Nortriptyline and desipramine appear to have better tolerated side effects than other tricyclic antidepressants do.

Safety Advice For Prothiaden M 75mg/1500mcg Tablet

check for risk indication explain below.

  • High risk
  • Moderate risk
  • Safe

Alcohol

Prothiaden M 75mg/1500mcg Tablet may cause excessive drowsiness with alcohol.

Pregnancy

Prothiaden M 75mg/1500mcg Tablet 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.

Breastfeeding

Prothiaden M 75mg/1500mcg Tablet is probably unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug may pass into the breastmilk and harm the baby.

Driving

It is not known whether Prothiaden M 75mg/1500mcg Tablet alters the ability to drive. Do not drive if you experience any symptoms that affect your ability to concentrate and react.

Kidney

There is limited information available on the use of Prothiaden M 75mg/1500mcg Tablet in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.

Liver

There is limited information available on the use of Prothiaden M 75mg/1500mcg Tablet in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.

Alcohol

Prothiaden M 75mg/1500mcg Tablet may cause excessive drowsiness with alcohol.

Pregnancy

Prothiaden M 75mg/1500mcg Tablet 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.

Breastfeeding

Prothiaden M 75mg/1500mcg Tablet is probably unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug may pass into the breastmilk and harm the baby.

Driving

It is not known whether Prothiaden M 75mg/1500mcg Tablet alters the ability to drive. Do not drive if you experience any symptoms that affect your ability to concentrate and react.

Kidney

There is limited information available on the use of Prothiaden M 75mg/1500mcg Tablet in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.

Liver

There is limited information available on the use of Prothiaden M 75mg/1500mcg Tablet in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.