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doxepin

 [dok´sĕ-pin]
a tricyclic antidepressant, administered orally as the hydrochloride salt to treat depression, anxiety, chronic pain, peptic ulcer, pruritus, and other conditions.

doxepin

/dox·e·pin/ (dok´sĕ-pin) a tricyclic antidepressant of the dibenzoxepine class; also used to treat chronic pain, peptic ulcer, pruritus, and idiopathic cold urticaria, administered as the hydrochloride salt.

doxepin

(dŏk′sə-pĭn′)
n.
A tricyclic drug, C19H21NO, used in its hydrochloride form orally to treat depression and anxiety and as a cream to relieve itching.

Doxepin®

Zonalon® Pharmacology A tricyclic antidepressant, see there.

doxepin

A TRICYCLIC ANTIDEPRESSANT DRUG. A brand name is Sinequan.

doxepin (topical)

(dok´səpin),
n brand name: Zonolon;
drug class: topical antipruritic (tricyclic antidepressant);
action: antipruritic mechanism unknown; has antihistaminic activity; also produces drowsiness;
uses: pruritus associated with eczema, atopic dermatitis, lichen simplex chronicus.

doxepin

a tricyclic antidepressant and potent histamine H1-receptor blocker, similar to amitriptyline, used in the treatment of psychogenic dermatitis in dogs and cats.
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Low-dose doxepin for treatment of pruritus in patients on hemodialysis.
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After her initial APAP 650 mg QID, was changed to ibuprofen 600 mg QID, she went through codeine 8, 15, 30 and up to 60 mg q 4 h, which was changed to morphine sustained-release tablets 30, then 60, 90, 120, 180 and finally 240 mg q h, and doxepin 25, 50 and finally 75 mg q HS was added with monthly increments after persistent depressive-pain-anxiety-upper GI dyspepsia-pain syndrome was noted.
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3% OP SOL Polymixin SULF/TMP SOL* Antidepressant Amitriptylin 100MG TAB Amitriptylin 10MG TAB Amitriptylin 25MG TAB Amitriptylin 50MG TAB Amitriptylin 75MG TAB Citalopram 20MG TAB Citalopram 40MG TAB Doxepin HCL 100MG CAP Doxepin HCL 10MG CAP Doxepin HCL 25MG CAP Doxepin HCL 50MG CAP Doxepin HCL 75MG CAP Fluoxetine 10 MG TAB* Fluoxetine 10MG CAP* Fluoxetine 20MG CAP Fluoxetine 40MG CAP Nortriptylin 10MG CAP Nortriptylin 25MG CAP Paroxetine 10MG TAB* Paroxetine 20MG TAB* Trazodone 100MG TAB Trazodone 150MG TAB Trazodone 50MG TAB Antifungal Fluconazole 150MG TAB Nystat/Triam CRE 15 Nystat/Triam CRE 30 Nystat/Triam OIN 15 Nystatin 100000U CRE 15 Nystatin 100000U CRE 30 Nystatin100000U OIN 15 Nystatin 100000U OIN 30 Antipsychotic Fluphenazine 1MG TAB Haloperidol 0.
His second-line therapy is low-dose trazodone, doxepin, or amitriptyline.
2 mEq/L Specimen collection: Trough, before next dose Amitriptyline 120-250 ng/mL* 400 ng/mL* Imipramine 150-300 ng/mL 400 ng/mL Nortriptyline 50-150 ng/mL 200 ng/mL Protriptyline 75-250 ng/mL 400 ng/mL Doxepin 110-250 ng/mL* 400 ng/mL* *Parent drug plus demethylated metabolite OTHER DRUGS Cyclosporin 100-500 ng/mL Tacrolimus 5-20 mcg/L trough >25 mcg/L Theophylline 10-20 mcg/mL >25 mcg/mL Digoxin 0.
These patients had major symptom improvements when given a combination of oral cetirizine and doxepin.