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(also known as Sinequan)

Topical doxepin is used to relieve itching in patients with certain types of eczema. It appears to work by preventing the effects of histamine, which is a substance produced by the body that causes itching.

Doxepin is available only with your doctor's prescription.

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Bipolar Disorder
Overall, 79% (128 Members) find Doxepin helpful

Doxepin Reviews

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Yes it is helping along with Allegra and Singulair.
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prescribed for insomnia but I came to realize that it is also an antidepressant
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works sometimes. Helps if I am still feeling restless after I've gone to bed. My doctor doesn't prescribe it to me anymore, though it works better than the valium he replaced it with.
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Helps me sleep reduces pain.
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10 mg twice daily. Effective but still have symptoms and flares
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It didn't help me.
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It helps but it does not always works.
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Usually works well to help me sleep and feel better overall. Extra stress still wakes me often during the night.
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It used to work great. I quit taking it for a few years because of another health condition but I got back on it over a year ago 75 mg a day. It helps me sleep. It used to help with anxiety and maybe it still does but I dont feel at all sedated by it I used to.
Working / Worked
needed for me to sleep
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  1. Discussion: Doxepin
    He gave me samples of 3mg pills. My boyfriends mom says she takes 100mg. I guess the lower dose is for insomnia. I won't take it until I clear it with... [More]
  2. Discussion: Doxepin
    Hey (((Red))), I hope you find it helpful. I didn't do well because I didn't really sleep on it, and also I didn't tolerate it (I think it's like f... [More]
  3. Discussion: Doxepin
    My weight stayed the same but it works for sleep well but something I have to do is alternate between one sleep med and another sleep med every other ... [More]
  4. Discussion: Doxepin
    Anybody have an experience with it? My pdoc wants me to try it for sleep. Trazodone is not working consistently for me anymore. I've read weight gain... [More]
  5. Discussion: Can doxepin work for OCD?
    Im having bad OCD at the mo. Normally my anxiety is GAD but sometimes I get OCD from events that remind me of bad events so I ruminate over and over t... [More]