PTSD
info
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DISCLAIMER: This info is not official, it is for conversational purposes only. The info
comes from Google.
Call  your doctor or your pharmacist for info re medication.
Generic name

Doxepin
Brand names

Adapin
Aponal
Sinquan
Triadapin
Zepin
Zonalon
Tricyclic
Anti-depressant
Target symptoms

Depression, anxiety, chronic skin disorder, itching, panic, peptic ulcer, postprandial hypoglycemia,
PTSD, sleep disorder, to stop the cravings of smoking, swelling, to decrease nightly urination.
Contraindications

Glaucoma, urinary retention, possibility of
cross sensitivity with other dibenzoxepines
Possible side effects (call doctor)

Appetite loss; constipation; diarrhea; dizziness; drowsiness; dry mouth; excess
sweating; headache; heartburn; increased appetite; indigestion; nausea;
unpleasant taste; urinary retention; vomiting; weakness; weight gain, allergic
reactions (rash; hives; difficulty breathing; tightness in the chest; swelling of the
mouth, face, lips, or tongue); abnormal movements; aggressive or bizarre
behavior; agitation; anxiety; blurred vision or other vision changes; chest pain;
constipation; difficulty speaking and swallowing; disorientation; eye pain; fainting;
fast, slow, or irregular heartbeat; hair loss; hallucinations; hostility; irritability; loss
of balance; mood swings; nervousness or restlessness; panic attacks; ringing in
the ears; seizures; shakiness; sore throat or fever; trouble sleeping; twitching of
the face or tongue; unusual bleeding or bruising; yellowing of  skin or eyes.
Medication sometimes prescribed in the treatment of PTSD - Adapin