Prothiaden 25mg Tablet 15'S

Depression Rx required

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MRP ₹133.70
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  • PROTHIADEN 25MG contains dosulepin which belongs to a group of medicines called antidepressants
Therapeutic Uses
Warning & Precautions
Directions & For Use
Side Effects
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What PROTHIADEN 25MG is used for?

  • PROTHIADEN 25MG is used to treat depression and can also help reduce feelings of anxiety

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Driving & Using Machines

Talk to your doctor before taking this medicine if you:

  • are allergic to dosulepin or any of the other ingredients of PROTHIADEN 25MG
  • have an irregular heart beat or any other heart problems
  • have liver problems
  • have an eye condition known as glaucoma
  • are a man that has prostate problems (difficulty in passing water)
  • have been diagnosed as having mania (feeling over-excited with unusual behaviour)
  • have fits (epilepsy)
  • are going to have general or dental surgery

Taking with Alcohol

  • If you drink alcohol with these tablets this can make the feeling of drowsiness worse
  • If you are pregnant or think you might be pregnant or planning to become pregnant or breastfeeding you must tell your doctor before you take this medicine


  • These tablets can make you feel drowsy. Do not drive, operate machinery or do anything that requires you to be alert until you know how the tablets will affect you

Tell your doctor, if you are taking,

  • medicine used to treat depression called a mono-amine oxidase inhibitor (MAOI)
  • other medicines used to treat depression called SSRIs (selective serotonin re-uptake inhibitors)
  • for high blood pressure
  • any hay fever/allergy medicines which contains terfenadine or astemizole
  • sotalol (a medicine for heart or blood pressure problems)
  • halofantrine (a medicine for malaria)
  • barbiturates such as phenobarbitone for fits, amylobarbitone for sleeplessness or methylphenidate (used to treat behavioural problems)
  • any medicine that contains an opioid (these include codeine, morphine, co-proxamol and co-dydramol)
  • medicines called sympathomimetic agents - these include ephedrine, pseudoephedrine, adrenaline and noradrenaline
  • Always take PROTHIADEN 25MG tablets exactly as your doctor has told you
  • Your doctor will tell you how many tablets to take and when you should take them
  • The tablets should be swallowed whole with a drink of water
  • Do not chew the tablets


  • The usual starting dose is 1 tablet a day
  • Your doctor may ask you to increase this to 2 or 3 tablets a day
  • Your doctor will tell you if you should take the tablets as separate doses throughout the day, or a single dose each evening, usually a couple of hours before you go to bed


  • The usual starting dose is 1 tablet a day

If you take more PROTHIADEN 25MG

  • You should only ever take the number of tablets that your doctor has told you to take
  • Do not change the dose yourself. If you think your tablets are not working well enough, speak to your doctor to see if the dose can be increased

If you forget to take PROTHIADEN 25MG

  • Do not worry. Simply leave out that dose completely and then take your next dose at the right time. Do not take a double dose to make up for a forgotten tablet

If you stop taking PROTHIADEN 25MG

  • Do not stop taking these tablets just because you feel better. If you stop taking the tablets too soon, your condition may get worse. If your doctor wants you to stop taking these tablets, your doctor will ask you to stop gradually
Very Rare

Like all medicines, the medicine can cause side effects, although not everybody gets them.

  • a fever (high temperature, sweating, shivering)
  • discomfort around the right lower rib cage
  • yellowing of the skin or whites of the eyes (jaundice)
  • hepatitis (damage to the liver causing dark urine, jaundice, nausea and fever)
  • dry mouth
  • blurred vision
  • changes in the heart beat
  • constipation and difficulty in passing water
  • drowsiness
  • increased sweating
  • skin rashes
  • tremor (shaking)
  • changes in sexual function
  • low blood pressure, which may cause dizziness or fainting



  • changes in the blood and changes in hormone levels (these will be found if you have blood tests)
  • severe mood changes such as extreme excitability
  • fits


Additional Information


  • Keep this medicine out of reach of children
  • Do not use this medicine, after the expiry date
  • Store at room temperature (15-25ºC)

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Prothiaden 25mg Tablet 15'S

Prothiaden 25mg Tablet 15'S Mfr: ABBOTT INDIA LIMITED

M.R.P.: Rs.133.70
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