Depilox (Amoxapine) is a tricyclic antidepressant. In addition to being used as a treatment for depression, it is prescribed to patients affected by bipolar disorder and panic disorder. Certain patients have also taken it for schizophrenia. This drug acts in the brain by helping to restore the balance of neurotransmitters.
In certain circumstances, physicians may prescribe an initial dosage of 300mg, however, this may cause sedation. Physicians will not consider prescribing more than 300mg per day unless it has proven ineffective after a set period of time. After a suitable dosage has been determined, the prescribing physician may tell the patient to take 300mg as a single dose, just before going to bed. The maintenance dose usually ranges from 200mg to 300mg per day
- An increase in sweating
- Changes in appetite or weight
Notify your physician if you experience side effects. Although not all patients who take this drug will experience severe reactions, there is still a possibility of this occurring. You will need medical care as soon as possible if you notice fever, muscular stiffness, difficulties speaking properly or any other serious side effects.
Suddenly stopping treatment may cause withdrawal symptoms. In order to avoid this, your physician may gradually reduce your dosage when you are ceasing taking this drug.