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Spectra 75 MG Description

Spectra 75mg Cap belongs to a group of antidepressants, primarily used to treat depression and anxiety when the patient becomes intolerant to other tricyclic anti-depressant medicines. High anxiety l

evels in a person can cause panic attacks, with intense feelings of nervousness, fear, sudden onset of sweating of palm, feet and face, hyperventilation, fast heartbeat, and skin flushing. Spectra 75mg Cap 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 75mg Cap is prescribed for insomnia, it helps us sleep for more time and treats sleeping difficulty. The dose and duration of Spectra 75mg Cap can vary depending upon your condition and the severity of the infection. Some people may experience common side effects such as dizziness, drowsiness, mood changes, headache, numbness, tingling. These side effects associated with Spectra 75mg Cap do not require medical attention and will resolve gradually over time. Do not stop taking Spectra 75mg Cap despite symptomatic relief. Treat your condition effectively; continue taking Spectra 75mg Cap for as long as prescribed for you. Do not take Spectra 75mg Cap if you have a seizure disorder, severe kidney disease, depression, anxiety or mental illness. Inform your doctor immediately if you experience confusion, seizure, trouble speaking after taking Spectra 75mg Cap.


Product Summary

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ContainsDoxepin(75.0 Mg)
UsesDepression, Anxiety, Insomnia
Side effectsDrowsiness, dry mouth, increased heart rate, constipation, weight gain, difficulty in urination, orthostatic hypotension
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Uses of Spectra 75 MG

  • As per CDSCO, uses of Spectra 75mg Cap are in the following cases:
  • Depression
  • Anxiety
  • Insomnia

Contraindications of Spectra 75 MG

  • Spectra 75mg Cap is contraindicated in the following cases:
  • If you suffer from any serious liver problems
  • if you suffer from any kidney problems
  • If you have difficulty in urination
  • If you have asthma
  • If you have taken monoamine oxidase inhibitors in last 15 days

Side effects of Spectra 75 MG

  • Common side effects associated with Spectra 75mg Cap are as follows:
  • Drowsiness
  • Dry mouth
  • Increased heart rate
  • Constipation
  • Weight gain
  • Difficulty in urination
  • Orthostatic hypotension- the sudden lowering of blood pressure upon standing
  • Side effects are not so serious and go away as your body adapts to medicine. If these side effects associated with Spectra 75mg Cap persist, speak with your doctor.

Precautions and Warnings of Spectra 75 MG



Can I take Spectra 75mg Cap during pregnancy?
You should not take Spectra 75mg Cap during your pregnancy as it may cause seizure and withdrawal symptoms in the newborn. In some cases, Spectra 75mg Cap may be prescribed in pregnant women only if the benefits outweigh the risks involved with Spectra 75mg Cap in pregnant women. Consult your doctor regarding its use if you are not sure

Breast Feeding

Can I take Spectra 75mg Cap while breastfeeding?
It is not recommended to take Spectra 75mg Cap during breastfeeding as there is not sufficient data. Hence you should always consult your doctor before consuming Spectra 75mg Cap, as a small amount of the medicine passes through the breastmilk to the infant.


Can I drive if I have taken Spectra 75mg Cap?
It is unknown what effect Spectra 75mg Cap has on a person's ability to drive or use machines. However, dizziness, disturbance of attention, and blurred vision have been reported in subjects receiving Spectra 75mg Cap in clinical trials


Can I consume alcohol with Spectra 75mg Cap?
Taking Spectra 75mg Cap while drinking alcohol may result in alcohol-related neurotoxicity and neuro-cardiogenic adverse events, including syncope, which may lead to accidental injury; therefore, patients should avoid alcohol while taking Spectra 75mg Cap

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You are on any other medications.
  • You suffer from kidney problems.
  • You suffer from liver problems.

Mode of Action of Spectra 75 MG

How Does It Work?

Spectra 75mg Cap contains Doxepin, a tricyclic anti-depressant. Spectra 75mg Cap is primarily used to treat depression and anxiety when the patient becomes intolerant to other tricyclic anti-depressan...
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Directions for Use of Spectra 75 MG

  • Take Spectra 75mg Cap orally or according to your physician’s directions. The dosage of your Spectra 75mg Cap treatment will be determined by your medical history, age, and gender.
  • Take Spectra 75mg Cap without or with food.
  • Swallow Spectra 75mg Cap orally with chewing or crushing the tablet.

Interactions of Spectra 75 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • Spectra 75mg Cap interacts with the following medicines:
  • Anti-depressant such as duloxetine, venlafaxine
  • Anti-convulsant such as gabapentin, pregabalin, topiramate
  • Anti-thyroid such as levothyroxine
  • Anti-anxiety such as alprazolam, lorazepam
  • Corticosteroid such as fluticasone
  • Opioid analgesic such as morphine
  • Diuretic such as furosemide
  • Complete medicine interactions are not included in this list, so tell your doctor everything you are taking, including herbal and non-herbal products.

Interactions with food items

  • Spectra 75mg Cap does not interact with food.

Storage and disposal of Spectra 75 MG

Ensure that Spectra 75mg Cap is kept in a safe place so that toddlers or pets cannot access them. Keep Spectra 75mg Cap in well-ventilated rooms since heat and humidity can damage your medicines. Chec...
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Dosage of Spectra 75 MG


In overdose cases, CNS excitability may be observed. Observed symptoms were of a neurological and cardiovascular nature as well. The symptoms such as drowsiness, confusion, problems with coordination,...
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Missed a Dose

If a dose is missed, you should take the missed dose as soon as you remember, or if it is time for the next dose, then you should continue with the regular dosage; should not take the missed dosage pl...
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Content Details


Dr. Jagruti Jain

M.B.B.S., M.D., D.N.B., General Medicine

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)


Q: How can it treat the side effect of dry mouth caused by Spectra 75mg Cap?

A: Limiting coffee and tea consumption, avoiding tobacco use, washing your mouth with mouthwash containing alcohol, drinking plenty of water, and chewing sugar-free gum/candy may stimulate saliva and prevent dry mouth.

Q: What other lifestyle changes should I make to get the maximum benefit of Relidep 10mg Tablet?

A: Get in touch with your creative side, practice yoga, and find a hobby that relaxes you. Take time to relax and get a good night's sleep to clear your mind, as consuming alcohol and tobacco will only worsen depression. Take your Spectra 75mg Cap even if you feel better.

Q: Can I stop taking Spectra 75mg Cap on my own?

A: Spectra 75mg Cap is usually recommended for short-term use and can be discontinued when your symptoms are relieved. However, Spectra 75mg Cap should be taken only as suggested by your doctor.
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Last Updated on: 05 Apr 2022 | 02:01 PM (IST)
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