FAQs ABOUT DOTHIPOP 50MG
What is DOTHIPOP 50MG and why is it given?
DOTHIPOP 50MG contains Dosulepin which belongs to the group of medicines called Antidepressants. It is used in the treatment of depression and also helps to reduce the feelings of anxiety, this medicine is used only when other medicines are not suitable.
Can I stop taking DOTHIPOP 50MG on my own?
You should not stop taking DOTHIPOP 50MG suddenly on your own without the advice of your doctor. Your doctor may gradually withdraw the dose in case of stopping the medicine. If you stop taking DOTHIPOP 50MG suddenly you may experience some withdrawal symptoms like irritability, insomnia and excessive perspiration (sweating).
Is DOTHIPOP 50MG safe to use in pregnant and breast-feeding women?
DOTHIPOP 50MG should be used in pregnant and breast-feeding women only if clearly advised by the doctor. Consult your doctor before taking DOTHIPOP 50MG if you are pregnant or planning to get pregnant or breast-feeding your child.
Can I drive or operate heavy machines after taking DOTHIPOP 50MG?
DOTHIPOP 50MG can cause drowsiness. Therefore, it is not advisable to drive or use machineries and tools until you feel normal again. Consult your doctor for advice before taking DOTHIPOP 50MG.
Can DOTHIPOP 50MG be used in elderly patients?
DOTHIPOP 50MG should be used with caution in elderly patients due to increased risk of side effects such as agitation, confusion and light headedness. Consult your doctor before taking it.