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Prothiaden Tablet contains Dosulepin as the active ingredient which is a Tricyclic antidepressant used to treat depression and associated symptoms like lack of interest, mood changes, and despair. It is also used to treat sleep disorders. It increases the levels of chemical messengers in the brain that help in regulating the mood and treat depression.
Dosulepin hydrochloride (also known as dothiepin) is a TCA which inhibits norepinephrine and 5-hydroxytryptamine uptake from the nerve endings, thereby increases availability at central norepinephrine synapses. It has anticholinergic, antihistamine and central sedative properties.
Prothiaden Tablet is used in the treatment of depression, neuropathic pain and anxiety disorder. It is used in patients intolerant of or unresponsive to alternative treatment options for depression.
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Common Side Effects of Prothiaden are Dryness in mouth, Blurred vision, Sleepiness, Increased heart rate, Orthostatic hypotension (sudden lowering of blood pressure on standing), Weight gain, Difficulty in urination, Constipation.
It may be extremely dangerous in overdose.