PTSD
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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.

Doxepin
Brand names

Adapin
Aponal
Sinequan
Sinquan
Triadapin
Zepin
Zonalon
Type

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
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 - Sinequan