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Spectra 25mg Capsule

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Spectra 25 MG Description

Spectra Capsule is an antidepressant (depression medicine) used to deal with mental or mood problems such as insomnia, depression, and anxiety. Spectra Capsules is used to improve mood and instil emo

tions of well-being. It relieves stress and tension, enables you to sleep better and more peacefully, and improves your energy level. An anxiety disorder is a cognitive condition defined by feelings of unreasonable fear or worry that implicate someone's daily workouts. High anxiety levels can cause panic attacks, with intense feelings of fear, nervousness, hyperventilation, sudden onset of sweating, a fast heartbeat, and skin flushing. Spectra Capsule contains doxepin, a tricyclic antidepressant that helps by boosting the level of chemicals in the brain known as gamma-aminobutyric (GABA). As an outcome, your mood is enhanced by time. Spectra Capsule is prescribed for insomnia as well as it allows you to sleep longer and relieves sleep difficulties. Ideally, Spectra Capsule should be taken only for a short period and always under doctor guidance. Your doctor will determine the exact duration of your treatment with Spectra Capsule so that you receive the ideal amount to control your symptoms. If you have forgotten any dose, take it as quickly as you recall it. Additionally, the dosage of Spectra Capsules cannot be changed without talking to the doctor. Your dose may be revised or gradually reduced before quitting the medicine.


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ContainsDoxepin(25.0 Mg)
UsesDepressive disorders, anxiety disorder, insomnia
Side effectsBlurred vision, constipation, difficulty in urination, dryness in mouth, skin rash, indigestion
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Uses of Spectra 25 MG

  • Treats depressive disorders
  • Relieves anxiety symptoms
  • Efficacious for insomnia

Contraindications of Spectra 25 MG

  • If someone has a medical condition like Schizophrenia or Heart Disease.
  • If you have an overactive thyroid gland or taking thyroid medication.
  • If someone has medical complications like Bipolar Disorder.
  • If someone has a medical difficulty like vision loss due to abnormally high pressure in the eye (Narrow-angle glaucoma).

Side effects of Spectra 25 MG

  • Increased heart rate
  • Blurred vision
  • Constipation
  • Difficulty in urination
  • Dryness in the mouth
  • Altered sense of taste
  • Loss of appetite

Precautions and Warnings of Spectra 25 MG



Can I take Spectra Capsules during pregnancy?
Spectra Capsule may be risky to use during pregnancy because it can have dangerous effects on the developing baby. Always speak to your physician first.

Breast Feeding

Can I take Spectra Capsules while breastfeeding?
Spectra Capsule is probably risky to use during breastfeeding as the drug may enter the breastmilk and hurt the baby. Moreover, the baby should be closely monitored for excessive sleepiness and weight gain.


Can I drive if I have taken Spectra Capsules?
Spectra Capsule may result in side effects that involve your driving ability. Spectra Capsule may damage your alertness, affecting your driving ability. So, it is advised to avoid heavy operating machinery or operating after putting up with Spectra Capsule.


Can I consume alcohol with the Spectra Capsules?
While taking Spectra Capsules, avoid drinking alcohol. It may increase the risk of side effects such as confusion, drowsiness, blurred vision, muscle stiffness, sweating, etc. In addition, avoid doing activities that require mental alertness, such as driving and operating machines, if you experience these symptoms.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You are a diabetic patient and a hypotension patient.
  • You are allergic to any of its active ingredients.
  • You suffer from epilepsy or convulsions.
  • You've taken Monoamine Oxidase Inhibitors in the last 14 days.

Mode of Action of Spectra 25 MG

How Does It Work?

Spectra Capsule contains doxepin, an antidepressant. It has sedative properties which help in the inactivation of serotonin, present at the nerve terminals in our brain, and resist some neurotransmitt...
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Directions for Use of Spectra 25 MG

  • Follow your doctor's advice carefully when taking Spectra Capsule.
  • Spectra Capsule must be taken with or without food as per your doctor's guidance.
  • Make sure you take Spectra Capsule at the same time every day.
  • It should be swallowed whole with water.
  • Do not crush or chew the Spectra Capsule.

Interactions of Spectra 25 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • Talk to your doctor or consultant if you take Spectra Capsule. It may interact with the following medications:
  • Anti-anxiety like lorazepam and antidepressants such as Spectra Capsule should not be used in combination as they may cause adverse effects on your heart.
  • Opioid analgesics in combination with an antidepressant such as Spectra Capsule can reverse the effect of Opioid analgesics, so they cannot be used together.
  • Antidepressants like Spectra Capsule and anti-convulsants such as gabapentin cannot be taken together as they have a very high risk of adverse effects.

Interactions with food items

  • No food interactions have been found.

Storage and disposal of Spectra 25 MG

Keep Spectra Capsule away from heat, moisture, and direct light. Do not give Spectra Capsule to children under 12 years old. Properly discard Spectra Capsule when it is expired or no longer needed. Do...
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Dosage of Spectra 25 MG


Overdose of Spectra Capsule can be mild or severe. Signs and indications of mild overdose comprise blurred vision, drowsiness, and excessive mouth dryness. Severe overdose may cause loss of consciousn...
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Missed a Dose

If you forget a dose of Spectra Capsule, take it as quickly as you memorised. As it is near the time of the next dose, skip the missed dose. Take your instructed amount at a regular time. Do not doubl...
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Dr. Varsha Parihar

MBBS, MD (Community Medicine)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)


Q: When should a Spectra Capsule not be taken?

A: You should not take Spectra Capsule if you have an allergic reaction to the active components of Spectra Capsule or any of the antidepressant medicines. Also, prevent taking Spectra Capsule if you have glaucoma, difficulty passing urine, or liver problems.

Q: What is the Spectra Capsule used for?

A: Spectra Capsule relates to a group of antidepressants, mainly to deal with depression and anxiety. In addition to this, it is also given as a medication to treat insomnia or complications with sleeping in several people.

Q: Can Spectra Capsule cause suicidal thoughts?

A: Yes, Spectra Capsule can enhance suicidal thoughts. Although, this is more prevalent in people who have recently had thoughts about killing or damaging themselves. Thus, if you have suicidal thoughts, call your doctor.

Q: Can Spectra Capsule be stopped suddenly?

A: It can be harmful to stop suddenly, so doctors or consultants usually recommend tapered negativity, gradually reducing dosages. The risk of side effects can enhance if the dosage is stopped suddenly.

Q: Does Spectra Capsule cause weight gain?

A: The side effects of Spectra Capsule include weight gain, increased heart rate, dryness in the mouth, sudden lowering of blood pressure, and many more. It may make your skin hypersensitive to sunlight, cause chills and excessive sweating.
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