What is Depilox (Moxapine) used for?
Depilox (Amoxapine) is a tricyclic antidepressant prescribed to treat patients who are suffering from depression. It operates by balancing levels of neurotransmitters in the brain to elevate mood, prevent agitation, or to reduce anxiety. Your physician may also prescribe it for other conditions that are not listed here.
How should I use Depilox (Moxapine)?
Follow the instructions provided by your physician while using Depilox (Amoxapine) to ensure the safest and most effective results from treatment. One tablet is normally taken once daily, but your particular instructions may differ based on the severity of your symptoms and your current health condition. Swallow these doses whole with a large glass of water to aid absorption. They may be taken with or without food, but a meal or snack is recommended if you experience nausea. Never change the form of the tablets before use as this may destroy or alter the effects of their contents. Ask your pharmacist or physician any questions you have about the medication to ensure the correct administration.
What are the side effects of Depilox (Moxapine)?
Some patients using Depilox (Amoxapine) have reported experiencing side effects such as:
More serious side effects that may occur while using this medication include sudden numbness, stiff muscles, tremors, chest pain, irregular heartbeats, sudden headaches, confusion, or faintness. These conditions may require emergency medical attention or changes to your dosage to prevent further problems from occurring.
Depilox (Amoxapine) should not be used to treat patients who are suffering from severe liver disease, heart block arrhythmias, recent heart attack, mania, or who have taken MAOI medications within the last fourteen days. Also disclose if you have closed angle glaucoma, hyperthyroidism, cardiovascular disease, decreased liver function, decreased kidney function, history of seizures, or blood disorders as these conditions may cause unexpected complications during treatment.
Strictly follow all instructions provided to you by your physician or pharmacist while using Depilox (Amoxapine). Optimum and safe dosage can differ based on the patient and the condition being treated.
As this medication may be unsafe for certain patients, it is essential you always inform your physician if you are pregnant or breastfeeding, as well as if you have any allergies, other illnesses, or ongoing health conditions, and if you are taking any other form of medication, supplements, or herbal products.
Immediately seek emergency medical care if you have an allergic or hypersensitive reaction. Common signs of a reaction include hives, swelling, skin rashes, chest pains, as well as trouble breathing or swallowing.