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SPECTRA 25MG CAPSULE

Manufacturer

SOL-SOL PARMACEUTICALS

Pack Of

10 CAPSULES

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Product Details

About SPECTRA 25MG CAPSULE

SPECTRA 25MG CAPSULE belongs to a group of medications called 'antidepressant' primarily used to treat depression and anxiety when the patient becomes intolerant to other medicines. In addition to this, it is also given as a medication to treat insomnia (difficulty in sleeping) in some people. An anxiety disorder is a mental condition characterized by feelings of excessive fear or worry that affects an individual's daily activities. High levels of anxiety can cause panic attacks, with intense feelings of nervousness, fear, sudden onset of sweating, hyperventilation, fast heartbeat, and skin flushing. 

SPECTRA 25MG CAPSULE contains Doxepin, a tricyclic anti-depressant that works by increasing the level of chemicals in the brain known as GABA responsible for mood changes and causing depression. As a result, your mood is enhanced, and you feel better. If SPECTRA 25MG CAPSULE is prescribed for insomnia, it helps us sleep for more time and treats sleeping difficulty. 

Take SPECTRA 25MG CAPSULE as prescribed by your doctor. You are advised to take SPECTRA 25MG CAPSULE for as long as your doctor has prescribed it for you, depending upon your medical condition. In some cases, you may experience drowsiness, dry mouth, increased heart rate, constipation, weight gain, difficulty in urination, sudden lowering of blood pressure on standing up (orthostatic hypotension). Most of these side effects of SPECTRA 25MG CAPSULE do not require medical attention and gradually resolve over time. However, if the side effects persist or worsen, please consult your doctor. 

Do not take SPECTRA 25MG CAPSULE if you have had an allergic reaction with SPECTRA 25MG CAPSULE or any of its ingredients. SPECTRA 25MG CAPSULE should not be taken if you have glaucoma (increased eye pressure), severe liver or kidney problem, asthma, difficulty in urination, and have taken monoamine oxidase inhibitors (MAOs) in the last 15 days. If you are breastfeeding or pregnant, please do not take SPECTRA 25MG CAPSULE as it is a category C pregnancy drug. SPECTRA 25MG CAPSULE may lead to withdrawal symptoms if stopped abruptly like suicidal thoughts, irritability, and excessive aggression, which can sometimes be fatal. So, please consult your doctor, and he might lower your dose depending upon your medical condition.
 

Uses of SPECTRA 25MG CAPSULE

Depression, Anxiety, Insomnia (sleepiness)

Directions for Use

SPECTRA 25MG CAPSULE be taken with or without food. The tablet form of SPECTRA 25MG CAPSULE should be swallowed as a whole with a glass of water, do not chew or break the tablet.

Storage

Store in a cool and dry place away from sunlight

Side Effects of SPECTRA 25MG CAPSULE

Like all medicines, SPECTRA 25MG CAPSULE also has some mild and temporary side-effects. Some people may experience drowsiness, dry mouth, increased heart rate, constipation, weight gain, difficulty in urination, sudden lowering of blood pressure on standing up (orthostatic hypotension). Most of these side effects of SPECTRA 25MG CAPSULE do not require medical attention and gradually resolve over time. However, if the side effects persist or worsen, please consult your doctor. 

 

In-Depth Precautions and Warning

Drug Warning

Do not take SPECTRA 25MG CAPSULE if you have had an allergic reaction with SPECTRA 25MG CAPSULE or any of its ingredients. SPECTRA 25MG CAPSULE should not be taken if you have glaucoma (increased eye pressure), serious liver or kidney problem, asthma, difficulty in urination, and have taken monoamine oxidase inhibitors  (MAOs) in the last 15 days. If you are breastfeeding or pregnant, please do not take SPECTRA 25MG CAPSULE as it is a category C pregnancy drug. Do not take alcohol and SPECTRA 25MG CAPSULE as it can affect you much more and may make you feel even more depressed. Avoid driving or anything that requires concentration as SPECTRA 25MG CAPSULE is known to cause drowsiness. SPECTRA 25MG CAPSULE may lead to withdrawal symptoms if stopped abruptly like suicidal thoughts, irritability, and excessive aggression, which can sometimes be fatal. So, please consult your doctor, and he might lower your dose depending upon your medical condition. 

Safety Advice

  • Alcohol

    Consult Your Doctor

    SPECTRA 25MG CAPSULE should not be taken along with alcohol as it can affect you much more and may make you feel more depressed.

  • Pregnancy

    SPECTRA 25MG CAPSULE is a pregnancy category C drug. It is not known whether it will harm the baby or not. So, it should be only taken when prescribed by a doctor.

  • Breast Feeding

    Consult Your Doctor

    SPECTRA 25MG CAPSULE is not recommended for breastfeeding women.

  • Driving

    Consult Your Doctor

    SPECTRA 25MG CAPSULE may impair your concentration and lead to drowsiness, so do not drive after taking SPECTRA 25MG CAPSULE.

  • Liver

    SPECTRA 25MG CAPSULE to be taken with caution, especially if you have a history of liver disease. The dose may have to be adjusted by your doctor.

  • Kidney

    SPECTRA 25MG CAPSULE to be taken with caution, especially if you have a history of kidney disease. The dose may have to be adjusted by your doctor.

Other Information (SPE0023)

This item is Not Returnable.

Expires on or after - September 2021

Patients Concern

FAQs

SPECTRA 25MG CAPSULE contains Doxepin which is a tricyclic anti-depressant. Doxepin works by increasing the level of chemicals in the brain responsible for mood changes and casuing depression. As a result, your mood is enhanced and you feel better. If SPECTRA 25MG CAPSULE is prescribed for insomnia, it helps us to sleep for more time and hences treats difficulty in sleeping.

The time of taking SPECTRA 25MG CAPSULE depends upon the medical condition you are taking it for. If you are taking it for insomnia, take it 30 minutes before your bedtime. If you are taking it for anxiety or depression, take it as advised by your doctor for the best results. Also, take medicine at the same time each day.

SPECTRA 25MG CAPSULE can cause weight gain but in a sporadic case. If you feel you are gaining weight, please inform your doctor and do as advised.

NO, SPECTRA 25MG CAPSULE should no be stopped abruptly even if you feel better. It may lead to withdrawal symptoms like suicidal thoughts, irritability, and excessive aggression, which can sometimes be fatal. So, please consult your doctor, and he might lower your dose depending upon your medical condition.

Please do not take SPECTRA 25MG CAPSULE if you are allergic to SPECTRA 25MG CAPSULE or any of its ingredients. If you have glaucoma (increased eye pressure), liver or kidney problems, difficulty in urination, do not take SPECTRA 25MG CAPSULE. If you are pregnant or breastfeeding, take SPECTRA 25MG CAPSULE only if prescribed by a doctor and under strict medical supervision. Do not take SPECTRA 25MG CAPSULE if you have taken MAO inhibitor in the last 15 days.

Yes, SPECTRA 25MG CAPSULE can be used to treat insomnia, especially in people who do not fall asleep or have difficulty staying asleep.

PRODUCT SUBSTITUTES

SPECTRA 25MG CAPSULE

SPECTRA 25MG CAPSULE

SPECTRA 25MG CAPSULE

MRP: 111.80

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