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Doxepin (Doxepin) - Reviews, Ratings, Comments by Patients


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Below are Doxepin reviews, ratings, comments submitted by patients and caregivers. Based on a total of 1 ratings/reviews, Doxepin has an overall score of 8. The effectiveness score is 6 and the side effect score is 8. The scores are on ten point scale: 10 - best, 1 - worst. This information is not vetted and should not be cosidered as clinical evidence.

Doxepin review by 51 year old female patient

Overall rating:  
Effectiveness:   Moderately Effective
Side effects:   Mild Side Effects
Treatment Info
Condition / reason:   insomnia
Dosage & duration:   75mg taken q.d. for the period of Over 1 year
Other conditions:   none
Other drugs taken:   Rozerem
Reported Results
Benefits:   Provides good relief from insomnia. Able to fall asleep about three hours after dosing. Average 2 awakenings during the night, but able to fall back to sleep immediately. Average 7-8 hours of sleep per night (without treatment average was 3-4 hours sleep per night with many awakenings).
Side effects:   Mild short-term memory loss
Comments:   Began with 25mg once daily 2-3 hours before bedtime, for seven days. Then 50mg once daily 2-3 hours before bedtime, for another seven days. Finally, 75mg once daily 2-3 hours before bedtime, ongoing. Drowsiness presents about 3 hours after dosing.

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