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Dosulepin Hydrochloride

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4.8  Effectiveness
7.6  Side Effects
5.8  Holistic Benefits

RateADrug users have reported 14 Dosulepin Hydrochloride side effects and 5 Dosulepin Hydrochloride benefits.

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Effectiveness of Dosulepin Hydrochloride by Condition
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Reported Changes in Health and Well-Being
Since taking Dosulepin Hydrochloride, RateADrug survey participants noticed these changes in their health:
Effect on:Much WorseWorseNo ChangeBetterMuch Better
Appetite 12.4% 18% 51.7% 13.5% 4.5%
Balance/Equilibrium 4.6% 14.9% 62.1% 14.9% 3.4%
Blood Pressure 1.1% 11.5% 79.3% 6.9% 1.1%
Breathing 0% 14.8% 68.2% 17% 0%
Confidence 6.8% 19.3% 52.3% 19.3% 2.3%
Coordination/Motor Skills 2.2% 19.1% 56.2% 20.2% 2.2%
Digestion 1.1% 12.6% 71.3% 9.2% 5.7%
Emotional Well-being 2.2% 24.7% 43.8% 25.8% 3.4%
Energy 2.3% 28.4% 34.1% 28.4% 6.8%
Eyesight 1.1% 9.2% 73.6% 14.9% 1.1%
Memory 6.7% 20.2% 47.2% 13.5% 12.4%
Mental Clarity 4.6% 20.7% 44.8% 23% 6.9%
Pain 9.2% 20.7% 52.9% 11.5% 5.7%
Patience 2.2% 24.7% 43.8% 24.7% 4.5%
Sexual Health 6.8% 13.6% 54.5% 15.9% 9.1%
Skin Complexion 0% 13.8% 72.4% 9.2% 4.6%
Sleep 18.2% 27.3% 26.1% 18.2% 10.2%
Stress Level 3.4% 25% 44.3% 23.9% 3.4%
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Commonly Reported Dosulepin Hydrochloride Side Effects
RateADrug survey participants experienced these commonly reported side effects:
Effect on:NoneMildModerateStrongSevere
Cold Symptoms 78% 12% 6% 4% 0%
Appetite Loss 0% 100% 0% 0% 0%
Headache 61.9% 15.5% 16.7% 4.8% 1.2%
Difficulty Urinating 70.6% 17.6% 3.9% 5.9% 2%
Gas 54.9% 23.5% 13.7% 7.8% 0%
Fatigue 36.9% 21.4% 25% 13.1% 3.6%
Unusual Taste in Mouth 50% 50% 0% 0% 0%
Depression 66% 14% 12% 6% 2%
Sensitivity to Light 84% 12% 2% 2% 0%
Lethargy 25% 25% 25% 25% 0%
Mood Swings 56% 14% 22% 6% 2%
Blurred Vision 58.8% 23.5% 2% 11.8% 3.9%
Breathing Difficulties 88% 8% 4% 0% 0%
Vomiting 0% 100% 0% 0% 0%
Sexual Dysfunction 70.5% 7.7% 9% 5.1% 7.7%
Stomach Ache 72.5% 15.7% 7.8% 3.9% 0%
Confusion 66% 14% 12% 6% 2%
Fever 92% 4% 2% 2% 0%
Irregular Heartbeat 68.6% 17.6% 2% 9.8% 2%
Constipation 58.8% 11.8% 14.7% 2.9% 11.8%
Hot Flashes / Flushing 50% 50% 0% 0% 0%
Muscle Spasms 50% 0% 25% 25% 0%
Change in Sex Drive 56.9% 12.3% 10.8% 10.8% 9.2%
Slow Breathing 50% 0% 50% 0% 0%
Anxiety 47.6% 26.2% 11.9% 11.9% 2.4%
Drowsiness 43.9% 19.3% 19.3% 12.3% 5.3%
Nausea 81.7% 11.3% 2.8% 4.2% 0%
Dry Mouth 29% 14.5% 24.6% 21.7% 10.1%
Dizziness 51.8% 25.3% 16.9% 6% 0%
Sweating 77.8% 11.1% 11.1% 0% 0%
Movement Problems 75% 0% 25% 0% 0%
Abdominal Pain 81.5% 11.1% 0% 7.4% 0%
Change in Weight 64.7% 11.8% 5.9% 17.6% 0%
Tremors 66.7% 16.7% 0% 16.7% 0%
Erectile Dysfunction 91.5% 4.3% 0% 0% 4.3%
Insomnia 68.7% 13.3% 10.8% 4.8% 2.4%
Relaxed / Calming Sensation 53.2% 10.6% 29.8% 6.4% 0%
Allergic Reaction 84.5% 7% 2.8% 4.2% 1.4%
Irritability / Impatience 54.7% 14.1% 21.9% 4.7% 4.7%
Muscle Cramping 68% 18% 8% 6% 0%
Diarrhea 75.3% 16.5% 3.5% 4.7% 0%
Slow Heartbeat 75% 0% 25% 0% 0%
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Less Commonly Reported Dosulepin Hydrochloride Side Effects
RateADrug survey participants experienced less commonly reported side effects:
Effect on:NoneMildModerateStrongSevere
Reduced Libido 63.6% 9.1% 13.6% 9.1% 4.5%
Increased Depression 70.8% 16.7% 8.3% 0% 4.2%
Suicidal Tendencies 77.1% 12.5% 8.3% 0% 2.1%
Feelings of Anger / Rage 82.4% 17.6% 0% 0% 0%
Slurred Speech 82.4% 11.8% 5.9% 0% 0%
Difficulty Urinating 50% 50% 0% 0% 0%
Indigestion 70.6% 11.8% 17.6% 0% 0%
Decrease in Blood Pressure 50% 50% 0% 0% 0%
Relaxed / Calming Sensation 0% 0% 100% 0% 0%
Seizures 98% 0% 0% 2% 0%
Change in Weight 44% 20% 12% 14% 10%
Impaired Thinking / Judgment 76.5% 17.6% 5.9% 0% 0%
Irritability / Impatience 0% 100% 0% 0% 0%
Confusion 50% 33.3% 16.7% 0% 0%
Double Vision 83.3% 16.7% 0% 0% 0%
Liver Damage 97.9% 0% 2.1% 0% 0%
Energy Loss 58.8% 5.9% 35.3% 0% 0%
Blurred Vision 57.6% 30.3% 9.1% 3% 0%
Slow Reflexes 70.6% 23.5% 5.9% 0% 0%
Aggressive / Impulsive Behavior 82.4% 17.6% 0% 0% 0%
Fainting 88.2% 11.8% 0% 0% 0%
Migraine / Chronic Daily Headaches 50% 0% 50% 0% 0%
Hallucinations 66.7% 16.7% 16.7% 0% 0%
Amnesia / Memory Loss 70.6% 17.6% 11.8% 0% 0%
Dry Mouth 0% 100% 0% 0% 0%
Depression 83.3% 16.7% 0% 0% 0%
Disorientation 76.5% 17.6% 5.9% 0% 0%
Coordination / Balance Problems 83.3% 16.7% 0% 0% 0%
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Episodes since taking Dosulepin Hydrochloride
Since taking Dosulepin Hydrochloride Rate a Drug survey participants reported these episodes:
Fall 4.6%
Hallucination 0.4%
Hospitalization 0.4%
Seizure 0.7%
Stroke 0.4%
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User Comments about Dosulepin Hydrochloride
11 Nov 2017 I have recently been diagnosed with endometrial cancer. In total, over the last thirteen years, I have taken dosulepin for 6 years. The dryness in my mouth is now permanent, even after stopping the medication. My mouth is often sore, my tongue dries out at night and in the day I have to chew gum to keep the saliva flowing. I also have a continual production of mucus in my vocal cords. I have found that there is a known link between endometrial cancer and dosulepin. I wish I had known this years ago.
   —Posted by Anonymous
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04 Jan 2013 A good antidepressant,other medication needed to counteract side-effects!!
   —Posted by Betty
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19 Nov 2012 Put back on dosulepin because it did help regards depression,anxiety and sleep. Only downfall alot of side effects and taking more medication to counteract these effects.
   —Posted by Betty
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18 Nov 2012 Following a family crisis I became very depressed and unable to function.My GP gave me ssris to begin with and I had to come off them because of symptoms of polyneuropathy.I had taken this trycyclic before so it was a welcome relief when I found that the side-effects were virtually nil..apart from weight gain of course.The initial dosage wasd 75mg and now I have reduced it to 25mg and hope to taper the dose down to nothing within the nexy three months.Doselupin has been a life-saver for me.
   —Posted by leedschadders
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07 Aug 2012 Much more calm & relaxed.Depression & anxiety improved,sleep much better. Severe constipation & very dry throat & mouth during night & day.Can become very irritable,not sure if this is a side affect of tablets. Overall a good antidepressant.
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