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  1. What med could cause stomach burning?
    ... Everyone, I take Hyzarr, Lotrel, (for BP)...Effexor and Doxepin (depression, anziety)...Ultram (pain). My doc just ... things are the effexor dose and also a recent upage in Doxepin dose. I am living on antacids, and they aren't helping...

  2. My daughter is miserable & so is the family
    ... funny side effect of the drug I was put on for sleep ( doxepin ) is that it helps tons of chronic pain. They're still...

General Health board

  1. What causes tightness in the head?
    ... my doctor has put me on 150mg each day of Deptran - Doxepin tablets as he suggested that maybe dental work I had ... the left side of my head/forehead. Apparently the doxepin tablets work by stimulating the 'neurotransmitters ... could be causing the tightness)? I feel like the doxepin tablets have made the tightness feel different (hopefully ... my head/forehead? Am i missing something? Will the doxepin work?...
    ... my doctor has put me on 150mg each day of Deptran - Doxepin tablets as he suggested that maybe dental work I had ... the left side of my head/forehead. Apparently the doxepin tablets work by stimulating the 'neurotransmitters ... could be causing the tightness)? I feel like the doxepin tablets have made the tightness feel different (hopefully ... my head/forehead? Am i missing something? Will the doxepin work? I don't see how a tricyclic antidepressant ... like Doxepin could help IF your symptoms are caused by dental work...

  2. Best Antidepressants?
    ... shoes to the store. Also embarrasing Last I tried Doxepin , that was a Tri-cyclic, lowered my seizure threshold...

  3. Vitamin question
    ... levoxyl for hypothyroisism, fibercon for ibs, and doxepin to help sleep. Anyone have suggestions for me? I...

  4. Numb after surgery
    ... as effective as the patches for me),I was also Rxed Doxepin cream by my pyhsiatrist when I spent a month in rehab ... some relief.I think by far the lido patches and the Doxepin cream work the best for me.Marcia...

Allergies board

  1. doxepin for hives
    ... [QUOTE=allen avram;3729088] doxepin for hives I just found this forum...maybe someone...

  2. Hives/Swelling of face
    ... Doxepin , an old antidepressant, has been found to be extremely...

  3. Hives
    ... Have you tried doxepin (Sinequan etc) It is an old antidepressant, but...

  4. Chronic urticaria, coeliac, pregnancy and medication
    ... rmatologist) has put me on 10 mg reactine once daily, 10 mg doxepin (an antidepressant that also works to combat the hives...

  5. Dermagraphism.. Dermatitis?
    ... doctor again, and now I'm on an anti-depressant called doxepin for 2 weeks. He also gave me a higer dose of prenisone...
    ... my purse always.i am on zyrtec,pepcid. they gave me doxepin but i dont like taking new meds ,and i read you gain...

  6. hives
    ... find a medicine that works for me. I take 20 mg of Doxepin at bedtime and I don't have outbreaks. If I miss...

  7. Hives
    ... went to mayo in april and they gave me colchicine and doxepin . that just made things worse. i was breaking out ... message for me. since stopping the colchicine and doxepin i have broke out once for 5 days but that was during...

  8. Hives - Ankle/Feet Swelling, too?
    ... even slow the hives down. Finally he added 100 mg of Doxepin daily which caused them to itch less, but I was still ... Zyrtec and Allegra now, and I'm down to 25 mg of the Doxepin . I don't know if the Diovan was the cause of the hives...

  9. rash/hives
    ... leave the house. Right now I am only taking 25 mg of Doxepin in the morning with a No-Doz caffeine tablet to keep ... the winter my hives aren't that bad. I will say the Doxepin helps, but I still can't do anything active. Previously...
    ... have had them everyday for a few years since. The Doxepin that I've been taking for about 2 months seems to...
    ... leave the house. Right now I am only taking 25 mg of Doxepin in the morning with a No-Doz caffeine tablet to keep ... the winter my hives aren't that bad. I will say the Doxepin helps, but I still can't do anything active. Previously...
    ... but it erases the hives and itching immediately. Doxepin worked well, but made me so sedated I felt as though...
    ... couple weeks and then losing it's effect? I was on Doxepin and the same thing happened. My doctor told me if ... body that I was going to get REALLY tired from the Doxepin . I was taking 100mg a day and it only helped a little...

  10. Hives and Doxepin
    ... falling asleep in the middle of the afternoon. :( The doxepin is making me sooooo drowsy I think I'm going to stop...
    ... You aren't alone :) , I guess you should take the doxepin before bed and the claritin in the day. There are...
    ... All, just curious - do the sedative effects of doxepin go away after a few weeks/months of use?...

  11. severe chronic urticaria
    ... How misserable :) My doctor wants to put me on doxepin as soon as my son stops nursing. I am running out...
    ... allergists and still no help. My doctor has me taking Doxepin , Lexapro (because his theory is that my hives are...
    ... Did anyoone have good results with doxepin ? --Angel monkey...
    ... QUOTE=angel monkey]Did anyoone have good results with doxepin ? --Angel monkey I have been taking it for several...
    ... lose 8 or so lbs. but, my allergist wants me to take doxepin and i just can't bear to gain any more weight. i...
    ... meds but they dont seem to be working. i am taking doxepin and colchicine. I broke out again on friday...my...
    ... with swelling was called Zonalon cream. It says ( doxepin hydrochloride cream ) 5 %. I almost forgot I even ... it can cause drowsiness like the internal medicine Doxepin can. So I guess you could say it calms the nerves...
    ... to the doc and he gave me another medicine called Doxepin . An antidepresant. My reaction to that was that I...
    ... t had full blown hives for a while. I was taking Doxepin , Hydroxyzine and Lexapro every night for about 4 months ... before this period of less hive activity. The Doxepin makes me a zomby, so a few weeks ago I weened off...
    ... pill of rantidine and in the night a small dose of doxepin with one more randidtine(spelled wrong i know). i ... have weened of the doxepin as much as i could so i can function better in the ... swelling and for letting me sleep!!!!!! i just ran out of doxepin for a few days and been out of ratidine for at least...

  12. Doxepin for allergies??
    ... Doesn't make sense - Doxepin has no value as far as allergies go. Unless your...
    ... matographism? There is hope....." it talks about the use of Doxepin with us Dermo's. Our skin condition is very allergy ... "Celexa is not the only one that works for this. Doxepin also works and is one of the only antidepresants that...
    ... said, he would put me on a anti-histamine called " Doxepin ". (Like you, I am extremely surprised and couldn...
    ... t believe everything this allergist told me to do: Doxepin , gargle with ice, gargle with Benadryl, took me OFF...

  13. Facial swelling: urticaria?
    ... quote from one of the sites I found: "The sedative, doxepin , is particularly effective as an antihistamine for...
    ... quote from one of the sites I found: "The sedative, doxepin , is particularly effective as an antihistamine for...

  14. Facial allergies
    ... peels off so am using eucerin and vaseline. Taking Doxepin right now but not helping. Any ideas from anyone...

  15. Partial facial swelling.. heard of it?
    ... allergist with the most recent episode wanted to put me on doxepin 10 mg. I knew from working in a pharmacy that this...

  16. Have Dermatographism? There is hope.....
    ... Celexa is not the only one that works for this. Doxepin also works and is one of the only antidepresants that...

  17. Chronic Hives
    ... volcheck at rochester, mn mayo clinic. he's trying me on doxepin and colchicine for 6 weeks. so we'll see how it goes...

  18. Chronic Hives(urticaria) Dermatographisim etc...
    ... injection D Chronic idiopathic urticaria, angioedema Doxepin HCl (Sinequan) 10-100 mg/day Capsule, oral concentrate ... Alternatively, tricyclic antidepressants, such as doxepin hydrochloride (Sinequan) or amitriptyline hydrochloride...

  19. Itchy arms But no rash!!!!!!
    ... various drugs that have helped for a while - initially Doxepin cream worked and gave me relief. Then I was prescribed...

  20. Dermatographism
    ... didn't work BUT it is known to help. Another one is doxepin . The worst thing the drug companies ever did was ... have that stigma since they do help in other areas. Doxepin is one of the only antidepresants that has a antihistamine...
    ... didn't work BUT it is known to help. Another one is doxepin . The worst thing the drug companies ever did was ... have that stigma since they do help in other areas. Doxepin is one of the only antidepresants that has a antihistamine...

Drug Interactions / Side Effects board

  1. Restoril?
    ... to. I am having great luck with a medicine called Doxepin (10-20mg). There is also a new med called lunestra...

Hernia board

  1. Thoracic Disc Herniations
    ... effects from the various medications (vioxx, vicoden, doxepin , gabitril), the most frusting of which is insomnia...

Pain Management board

  1. what is stronger darvocet or tylenol 3?
    ... with the pain, but help me not care !! I also take doxepin which helps with pain perception (I'm game to try...

  2. Need to increase Oxycontin but don't want to be a pest
    ... of my pocket. I don't take anything for bt (I take doxepin at night time before bed and that seems to help w ... i live and he said if I take the oxycontin w/ the doxepin , it will help w/ building a tolerance. He was right...

  3. Need Help asking for New B/T meds...
    ... help me stay at a 5. Last month when we stopped my doxepin , my pain level went to about a 7.5. We added a little...

  4. Amantadine for opiate tol. reversal
    ... inhibit methadone. Recently, when I discontinued Doxepin (a tricyclic), the methadone became instantly less...

  5. amitriptyline FOR CP...ANY THOUGHTS?
    ... I used doxepin , another tricyclic, for quite some time as an aid ... What I found interesting was that when I stopped the doxepin , my pain level went up. The doxepin was actually...

  6. How do I combat Daytime Sleepness?
    ... Ambien 5mgs-10mgs at night Effexor 75mgs - 1 at night Doxepin 25 mgs as needed to help with sleep problems I...
    ... think effexor is the problem - talk to the doc. The Doxepin you state you take as needed for sleep problems, easy ... meds and am farmiliar with all but the Effexor and Doxepin in regards to their use for pain and in general more...
    ... stimulating. By looking at your list, my guess would be Doxepin and Flexiril. Doxepin being a tricyclic anti-depressant ... for sedation. But many times, and as you mentioned, Doxepin is used for sleep and can carry over. Flexiril ... Ambien at night, then maybe you could cut out the Doxepin . Of course talk with your doc and see what he...
    ... supposed to. The biggest offender on your list is the Doxepin , it is similiar to that of Elavil and it does somewhat ... doses on some medications or make changes. If the doxepin is used to maintain sleep them Sonota would be a better...
    ... once every two weeks during the day. As for the doxepin I rarely take that as well. I have mostly phased that ... with Ambien at night-time. The only time I take the doxepin is when I can't sleep due to the pain being so bad...

  7. Which Tricyclics to use?
    ... and I was on it for more than a year at 150mg. Doxepin is a good one, too. I like Tofranil probably the...

  8. Met my sleep goal!!!
    ... ridiculous???? So I'm one med short. I've tried Doxepin , Trazadone, and Lorazapam. Well, the lorazapam was...

  9. Tramadol

  10. Did Not know my insurance was an MD!!! Shoreline Ya Around???
    ... years too bad? I combat the breakthrough pain w/ doxepin I started out (more or less) with 240 mgs per day...

  11. Doxapin
    ... medicine - anyone on this and does it work for ya? Doxepin is generic for Sinequan, an older AD in the tricyclic...

  12. questions on ultracet and a few others
    ... 60mg a day) Wellbutrin XL 300mg Synthroid 150mcg doxepin 50mg Maxalt 10mg (as needed, not often) Utlracet...

  13. Shoreline.... oh shoreline....
    ... ... perhaps its something else, Im on wellbutrin, doxepin to work w/ the oxys & diovan for high blood pressure...
    ... ... perhaps its something else, Im on wellbutrin, doxepin to work w/ the oxys & diovan for high blood pressure...

  14. Does Effexor help with pain??
    ... Hi! I am on Doxepin (generic for something I can't remember), 50mg. It ... and they would deaden it a bit, but not fully. The doxepin eliminated them completely. I was shocked. When I...

  15. Overmedicated/Ultram
    ... Omeprazole (gastritis), Diovan (high blood pressure) and doxepin (tricyclic antidepressant). Since I have had carpal ... synergistic effects that docs just don't know about. I know doxepin and Ultram don't mix well...had to cut out doxepin ... to tolerate Ultram. Psychiatrist that prescribes doxepin insisted there wasn't any interaction, but web info ... otherwise. Both raise serotonin levels. When I mixed doxepin and Ultram, felt weird vibrations in my head, nose ... and tongue, so I cut out the doxepin to try Ultram. However, I never felt good on Paxil ... feel spaced out like Ultram does. For some reason, doxepin doesn't affect me like that, because it's a tricyclic ... through all this, when I felt better on Oxycodeine and doxepin ? I think I may just go back to square one when I felt ... better, on 1800 mg. of neurontin, oxycodeine and doxepin and forget about the Ultram. I'm so exasperated with...

  16. surprising side effect of doxepin
    ... the pain. I have narcolepsy and was prescribed doxepin at night to help me sleep better. It didn't help for ... while, life is demanding...however, I have been on Doxepin for approximately 6 years.... A dr. in NYC, perscribed ... what I gather my "mind" works differently and the doxepin helps my mind tell my endorphins to "get going".....
    ... she didn't get relief from a morphine drip, but used doxepin cream and got relief. It didn't take it all away,...

Rare Disorders board

  1. Delayed Pressure Urticaria
    ... Currently, I take ranitidine in the mornings and doxepin at night to "manage" (my dr's word) the condition...
    ... Currently, I take ranitidine in the mornings and doxepin at night to "manage" (my dr's word) the condition ... when it came on. Good luck to all. I, too, am on doxepin for hives. I was taking ranitidine & hydroxyzine ... , but the dermatologist switched me to reactine, doxepin and panectyl. He was seeing me for chronic hives...

  2. Delayed Pressure Urticaria
    ... prescribed me Plaquenil (gen. is hydroxychloroquine) and Doxepin . He says he has seen success with these without the...
    ... find that very interesting. I couldn't take the doxepin the Dr. gave me because it knocks me out, and then...

Skin Problems board

  1. Chronic Utricaria & dermographism.
    ... 4 months, I've tried Hydroxyzine, Zantac, Zyflow, Doxepin , Allegra, Claritin, Zyrtec - all of them worked, for...

  2. Dermagraphism
    ... doctor again, and now I'm on an anti-depressant called doxepin for 2 weeks. He also gave me a higer dose of prenisone...
    ... repost it on here. I'm done taking prenisone... and doxepin . The itchiness is gone... but I still get wheals...

  3. Facial allergies
    ... peels off so am using eucerin and vaseline. Taking Doxepin right now but not helping. Any ideas from anyone...

Sleep Disorders board

  1. Has anyone found that Amiltryptaline works for insomnia?
    ... Doxepin would be a better choice, as it is about twice as...

  2. I am so sleepy
    ... pyschiatrist who got me into treatment finally prescribed Doxepin for my insomnia. After several month with not ... it, I asked the pyschiatrist if I still needed the doxepin e. I was sleeping some nights and some night I did ... not sleep well with the doxepin e. I tried this with horrible results. I went back ... on the doxepin e and I started sleeping about 50% of the time. I...

  3. Is anyone else "scared" of sleep?
    ... computer. When I take meds to sleep, like trazodone or doxepin I start to get really anxious and panicky because...

  4. What is the strongest benzodiazepine
    ... for sleep but require a doctors prescription are, Doxepin , Trazadone, Neurontin, Serequel, *****n, lunesta ...

  5. Anyone with Fibro and can't sleep and found fix?
    ... helps. I'll pop back later and check on ya. Also, doxepin helps with chronic pains. It's a tricyclic anti-depressant...

  6. Extremely bad nightmates..EVERY night..HELP!
    ... so I can catch you on line if you have questions. Doxepin is a try-cyclic anti-depressant and I started on 25mg ... narcoleptic. I'll finish reading then post back...oh, yeah, doxepin is cheap...under 15.00 a bottle for the generic....

  7. Sleep Paralysis and hallucinations
    ... option is medication. I am on an extremely low dose of doxepin and it stopped the nightmares dead in their tracks...

  8. Who has used Soma on a daily, long-term basis?
    ... basis. So far I have tried Trazadone, Melatonin, Doxepin , and Elavil, with mixed results, and have read many...

  9. Hallucinations?
    ... majority of us, we just don't know why. I am on doxepin now, it was supposed to help me sleep. It didn't,...

  10. any other fellow narcoleptics out there?
    ... dexadrine 60mg...20x3day...works okay, also on wellbutrin, doxepin and syntrhoid. Do you get the horrid migraines ... I used to have them 5 out of 7 days a week and the doxepin stopped them completely!!! Do you have cataplexy...
    ... I just got back from the doc, I'm on dexadrine, doxepin , wellbutrin and soon to be cytomel. The dexadrine ... although I still struggle with the sleepiness. The doxepin is an anti-depressant that I take at night to help...
    ... I just got back from the doc, I'm on dexadrine, doxepin , wellbutrin and soon to be cytomel. The dexadrine ... although I still struggle with the sleepiness. The doxepin is an anti-depressant that I take at night to help...

  11. Experiences with Doxepin/Sinequan?
    ... I'm interested in hearing anyone's experience with Doxepin , aka Sinequan, i.e. dosages and efficacy. Thanks....
    ... I have been taking doxepin for 2 years now. I take 25mg at bed time. It does...

  12. Can anyone help?
    ... get them out of my mind. he put me on the medication doxepin . it is supposed to increase the amount of the deep...

Smoking Cessation board

  1. No smokes but plenty of hives!!
    ... their chronic hive problem? My doc changed me from Doxepin to two Claritin in the am and 1-2 Periactin at night...

  2. I QUIT (aka, taking it one day at a time)
    ... has great qualities for curbing the craving called Doxepin . That one script helps with sleep, hives, upset stomach...

Chronic Pain board

  1. Swelling but Blood Pressure Normal, Pain is Returning
    ... epressants - Elavil(amitryptiline), Pamelor(nortriptyline), doxepin - very good at treating nerve pain & helpful with...

Arthritis board

  1. Arthritis - Cervical Spine
    ... always. I also use the heat pack at night. I take Doxepin 10g every evening and that is enough to help me get ... a reasonable nights sleep. Apparently Doxepin in greater doses is an anti-depressant but they found...

Back Problems board

  1. neurosurgeon in albany new york
    ... during the night. my dr. has put me on ambiem and doxepin 25 mg. and lortab 10/500 for pain. had a mri in april...

  2. In Pain Feel Depressed
    ... Hey David, I was on Doxepin a long time ago when I wasn't dealing with chronic...

Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) board

  1. I'm scared
    ... anxiety medicine seraquel, clonzepam, remeron, and doxepin . The pain thing is probably right, although she has...

Bell's Palsy board

  1. My Ridiculous 6 Year Health Problem: So The Jaw Is Responsible?
    ... symptoms. For the next 3 weeks he wants me to take doxepin (25 mg) daily (second week two tablets per day then...
    ... In 2 days I will finish taking the doxepin tablets I've been taking, as I will see the jaw specialist...
    ... fillings). So, he increased my dosage from 25mg of doxepin tablets up to 50mg doxepin and for the next 2 weeks...
    ... How long should it take for these 50mg doxepin tablets to resolve my long term problem with a very...

Brain & Nervous System Disorders board

  1. Opinion on pain & neurological symptoms
    ... worked for me was the tricyclic anti-depressant called doxepin ..it's the generic of something...but it's cheap! It...

Epilepsy board

  1. Just home from hospital- don't ever sz on CT table :)
    ... reviewed my meds, did increase the Tegretol, and add some doxepin to help with the sensation/perception of the body...

  2. depression and seizure meds
    ... take 120mg of cymbalta 60mg 2x a day and 200mg of doxepin at night... I cant tell that anything has changed...

Headaches & Migraines board

  1. Exercise and migraines
    ... pretty good. Now if I could just sleep!!! I was put on doxepin for about a week and then I quit taking it. It did...

  2. can anyone help?
    ... 7 days would be migraine days. Read my post on doxepin from a few days ago. I was put on it for something ... that they are just finding out that it's an effect of doxepin and it can also work for chronic pain as well. They...

  3. possible "wonder drug" for migraines
    ... repeat please excuse me. Anyway, I was put on doxepin 25mg to help with sleep patterns for narcolepsy. I ... crawl out of my skin!! With in 3 days of starting doxepin my migraines were gone!!! I called the pharmacist ... they are just finding that this is a common effect of doxepin as well as some other types of pains. They are still...


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