Prothiaden tablet 75 mg 3×10’s

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Drug Strength: 75 mg
Drug Form : Tablet
Pack Size : 3x10’s
Rs. 3 per Tablet
30 Tablet per pack
10 Tablet in each strip
Rs.34 per strip

Prothiaden tablet contains Dothiepin | belongs to Tricyclic antidepressant (TCAD)

SKU: pu_pg_19073_26305 Category:

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How it works

Prothiaden tablet 75 mg 3×10’s works by altering the levels of certain chemicals called neurotransmitters in the brain.

Side effects

Major & minor side effects for Prothiaden tablet 75 mg 3×10’s

  • Drowsiness
  • Shaking and trembling of arms and feet
  • Change in heart rate severe
  • Increase/decrease in libido
  • Constipation
  • Nausea or Vomiting
  • Loss of vision or blurred vision severe
  • Dry mouth
  • Excessive sweating
  • Slurred speech
  • Difficulty with passing urine
  • Burning, numbness, tingling in the arms and feet severe
  • Mental Confusion
  • Intestinal obstruction severe

Uses of Prothiaden tablet 75 mg 3×10’s

What is it prescribed for?

  • Depression

    This medicine is used to relieve the symptoms of depression and other associated symptoms like sleep disturbances, loss of appetite etc.

Concerns

Frequently asked questions

  • Onset of action

    The antidepressant effect of this medicine is cumulative and can be observed within 3-4 weeks of administration. However, the sleep-inducing effect can be observed within an hour.

  • Duration of Effect

    The effect of this medicine can last for more than 6 weeks. However, it is subject to vary on an individual basis.

  • Safe with Alchohol?

    Avoid the consumption of alcohol while taking this medicine due to an increase in the risk of drowsiness, confusion, impaired judgment etc. It is advised that you do not perform tasks that require a high level of mental alertness like driving a vehicle or operating machinery after taking this medicine and alcohol together. Contact your doctor immediately if you experience excessive drowsiness.

  • Is it habit forming?

    No habit forming tendencies were reported.

  • Usage in pregnancy?

    This medicine is not recommended for use in pregnant women unless absolutely necessary. Your doctor may prescribe a suitable alternative that is relatively safer to use.

  • Usage while breast-feeding?

    This medicine is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women unless absolutely necessary. Your doctor may prescribe a suitable alternative that is safer to use. If this medicine is prescribed, close monitoring of the infant for any undesired effects is necessary.

When not to use?

  • Allergy

    This medicine is not recommended for use if you have a known allergy to Prothiaden tablet 75 mg 3×10’s or any other ingredient present with it.

  • Monoamine oxidase inhibitors (MAOI)

    This medicine is not recommended for use while you are taking any medicine belonging to the Monoamine oxidase inhibitors (MAOI) drug class due to an increase in the risk of seizures, fever, hallucinations, and rarely death. Some of the most commonly used medicines in this class are Selegiline, Isocarboxazid, Phenelzine etc. The time gap between the consumption of these medicines should be a minimum of 14 days.

  • Heart Attack

    This medicine is not recommended for use if you are recovering from a heart attack suffered in the recent times.

  • Manic phase of bipolar disorder

    This medicine is not recommended for use while a patient is experiencing manic episodes of Bipolar disorder.

  • Liver disease

    This medicine is not recommended for use in patients having an impairment of the normal liver function.

Warnings

Warnings for special population
  • Pregnancy

    This medicine is not recommended for use in pregnant women unless absolutely necessary. Your doctor may prescribe a suitable alternative that is relatively safer to use.

  • Breast-feeding

    This medicine is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women unless absolutely necessary. Your doctor may prescribe a suitable alternative that is safer to use. If this medicine is prescribed, close monitoring of the infant for any undesired effects is necessary.

General Warnings
  • Sedation

    Use of this medicine can cause moderate to severe sedation and impairment of physical abilities. You should avoid work that requires a high level of mental alertness while using this medicine.

  • Fall in blood pressure

    Use of this medicine may cause a fall in the blood pressure, and hence, caution is advised. It may also cause dizziness and fainting if you get up from a sitting position suddenly.

  • Liver disease

    This medicine should be used with caution in patients having a liver disease or an impairment of normal liver function due to the potential for severe adverse effects in such patients.

  • Bipolar disorder

    This medicine should be used with extreme caution in patients suffering from bipolar disorder. Symptoms of mania and psychoses can worsen upon using this medicine. Consult your doctor and report the incidence of bipolar disease associated mania before receiving this medicine.

  • Prostate gland disorder

    This medicine should be used with caution in patients with a disorder of the prostate gland. The symptoms of the disease might worsen upon using this medicine.

  • Heart rhythm disorder

    This medicine should be used with caution in patients suffering from conduction disorders of the heart. Contact your doctor immediately if the symptoms of your heart condition worsen after taking this medicine.

  • Suicidal thoughts

    Use of this medicine is reported to provoke suicidal thoughts and increased suicidal tendencies, especially in young patients. Report any such incidence to the doctor on priority so that counseling and monitoring of progress can be performed at regular intervals.

  • Withdrawal symptoms

    Use of this medicine should not be discontinued abruptly. On abrupt stopping of treatment, you may experience withdrawal symptoms, especially if you have been using a high dose for a long duration. Do not stop the use of this medicine without consulting your doctor.

  • Other medicines

    Report the use of all other medicines including herbs and supplements to the doctor. This medicine has the potential to interact with many other medicines and may cause harmful side effects.

  • Pediatric use

    This medicine is not recommended for use in children as the safety and efficacy are not established.

  • Use in the elderly

    This medicine should be used with caution in the elderly and bedridden patients. Appropriate dose adjustments should be done to rule out the risk of adverse effects.

  • Kidney disease

    This medicine should be used with caution in patients having an impairment of the normal kidney function.

  • Surgery

    Use of this medicine is not recommended if you are planning to undergo a surgery in the near future. Consult your doctor in this regard so that this medicine can be discontinued properly.

Dosage

  • Missed Dose

    Take the missed dose as soon as you remember. However, if it is almost the time for the next scheduled dose, then the missed dose should be skipped. Do not double the dose to make up for the missed one.

  • Overdose

    Contact the doctor immediately if an overdose is suspected. Symptoms of overdose may include a change in pulse rates, severe drowsiness, confusion, vomiting, hallucinations, convulsions, and fainting. Immediate medical intervention may be required if the overdose symptoms are severe.

Interactions

Interaction with Medicines
  • Cisapride moderate
  • Flavoxate severe
  • Hydrochlorothiazide severe
  • Selegiline severe
  • Chlorpromazine severe
  • Phenobarbital moderate
  • Diazepam moderate
  • Guanethidine moderate
  • Ephedrine moderate
Disease interactions
  • severe

    This medicine should be used with caution in patients suffering from heart disease like heart failure, stroke, heart block etc. Symptoms like a fall in blood pressure, rapid change in pulse, dizziness, and other associated complications should be reported to the doctor on priority. It is advised that you do not take this medicine if you have recently suffered a heart attack.

  • moderate

    This medicine should be used with extreme caution in patients who are suffering from glaucoma or who are suspected of having this condition. Use of this medicine may worsen the symptoms of angle closure glaucoma.

  • severe

    This medicine should be used with extreme caution in patients suffering from bipolar disorder. Use of this medicine is not recommended if the patient is experiencing manic episodes.

General Instructions

Take This medicine exactly as instructed by the doctor. Ensure that the right quantity of medicine is consumed for the prescribed duration only. Initial use may worsen the symptoms of depression and it may take up to 20-30 days for any improvement to happen. Usage of this medicine should not be stopped abruptly since this may cause severe withdrawal symptoms.

Other details

  • Can be taken with or without food, as advised by your doctor
  • To be taken as instructed by doctor
  • Causes sleepiness

References

Additional Information>

what are the adverse effects of Prothiaden tablet 75 mg 3×10’s?

Anticholinergic effects (e.g. dry mouth, blurred vision), drowsiness, disturbances of lipid and potency, psychiatric effects, postural hypotension, arrhythmias, allergic skin reactions. Rarely, bone marrow depression, SIADH, hepatitis, jaundice, blood dyscrasias, convulsions.

What happens if I miss a dose of Prothiaden tablet 75 mg 3×10’s?

Adults: 75-150 mg daily in divided doses or as single dose in the evening. Elderly: Initially 50-75 mg daily increasing gradually if necessary under close supervision. Children: Not recommended.

One of the following licensed pharmacy from the nearest location will deliver Prothiaden tablet 75 mg 3×10’s. The details of the licensed pharmacy shall be shared once you request the drugs and the respective pharmacy accepts your request based on valid prescription and availability.

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