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.

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
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