11 patient evaluations for Doxepin

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Jul 6, 2017 (Started Apr 27, 2017)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for insomnia)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 50 mg Daily

  • 0 helpful marks

Jul 14, 2016 (Started Nov 15, 2013)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for sleep problems)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for depression with anxiety)
  • Side effects
    Mild (excessive dry mouth)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 200 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: The unexpected positive effect is causing drowsiness, which allows me to sleep at least eight full hours without worrying about the burden of insomnia, this has been a positive side effect since the Nov. 2013 month and year since I began taking Doxepin.
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Dec 30, 2015 (Started May 15, 2015)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for major depressive disorder)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for insomnia)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (panic attacks)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 150 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Originally I started to take it for insomnia and depression. I was constantly waking due to panic attacks so Doctor put me back on Resterol.
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Sep 22, 2013 (Started Jan 01, 2012)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for insomnia)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for sleep problems)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (groggy in morning)
  • Adherence
    Sometimes
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Advice & Tips: Take 8-10 hours prior to the time you want to wake. Morning drowsiness.
Cost: $25-49 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Sep 11, 2012 (Started Sep 25, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Can’t tell (for irritable bowel syndrome)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Never taken as prescribed
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 75 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Feb 19, 2012 (Started Jan 31, 2012)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for insomnia)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 75 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: helps with my appetite

  • 1 helpful mark

Sep 15, 2011 (Started Sep 15, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for somnolence)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (daytime sleepiness, brain fog)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 6 mg Daily

  • 0 helpful marks

Sep 15, 2010 (Started May 21, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for sleep problems)
  • Side effects
    Mild (groggy in morning)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 50 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Groggy next day
Cost: $25-49 monthly
Side effects: groggy in morning

Jun 29, 2010 (Started May 21, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for sleep problems)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 50 mg Daily
Cost: $25-49 monthly
Side effects: groggy in morning

May 30, 2010 (Started May 21, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for sleep problems)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 50 mg Daily
Cost: $50-99 monthly
Side effects: groggy in morning

  • 0 helpful marks

Aug 13, 2009 (Started Jun 28, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for insomnia)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Very hard to take
Dosage: 1 mL Daily
Advice & Tips: Discontinued before evaluating possible benefits for insomnia. Actually an antideppresent used in very small doses everynight reported in studies to help insomnia.
Cost: < $25 monthly

Aug 4, 2009 (Started Jun 28, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for insomnia)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 1 mL Daily
Advice & Tips: I don't think this works for me. Mypdoc had studies and stats that a very small dose of Doxepin at bedtime would cause less insomnia and help me sleep. Doesn't work for me yet.
Cost: < $25 monthly

Jul 26, 2009 (Started Jun 28, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Can’t tell (for insomnia)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 1 mL Daily
Advice & Tips: It has not really been approved for insomnia per say. It is an anti-depressant.
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Apr 1, 2009 (Started Mar 10, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for Other)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks
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