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Uses of Doxylamine
Doxylamine is used in the treatment of:
- Rhinitis, Allergic, Perennial
- Sleep Initiation and Maintenance Disorders
This medication may be prescribed for other uses. Ask your doctor or pharmacist for more information.
Doxylamine Brand Names
Doxylamine may be found in some form under the following brand names:
Alka-Seltzer Plus Night Cold
Alka-Seltzer Plus Night Cold and Flu
Alka-Seltzer Plus Night Time Cold
Alka-Seltzer Plus Night Time Cold Liquigel
Alka-Seltzer Plus Night Time Reformulated Dec 2006
Alka-Seltzer Plus Severe Allergy
Contac Cold+Flu Cooling Night
Coricidin HBP Nighttime Multi-Symptom Cold
Coricidin HBP Nighttime Multi-Symptom Cold Reformulated Feb 2013
Delsym Adult Night Time Multi-Symptom
Delsym Night Time Cough and Cold
Nyquil Cold & Flu
Nyquil Severe Cold & Flu
Robitussin Night Cold
Robitussin Nighttime Cough DM
Robitussin Peak Cold Nighttime Cold Plus Flu
Theraflu Nighttime Severe Cold Capsule
Tylenol Cold Multi-Symptom Nighttime Liquid
Tylenol Cough & Sore Throat Night Time
Tylenol Severe Cold & Flu Night Time
Tylenol Sinus NightTime
Vicks Nature Fusion Cold and Flu Night
Zicam Flu Nighttime
Zicam Multi-Symptom Cold and Flu Nighttime
Doxylamine Drug Class
Doxylamine is part of the drug class:
This is not a complete list of Doxylaminedrug interactions. Ask your doctor or pharmacist for more information.
Doxylamine and Pregnancy
Tell your doctor if you are pregnant or plan to become pregnant.
The FDA categorizes medications based on safety for use during pregnancy. Five categories - A, B, C, D, and X, are used to classify the possible risks to an unborn baby when a medication is taken during pregnancy.
Doxylamine falls into category B:
There are no well-done studies that have been done in humans with Doxylamine. But in animal studies, pregnant animals were given this medication, and the babies did not show any medical issues related to this medication.
In animal studies, pregnant animals were given Doxylamine, and some babies had problems. But in human studies, pregnant women were given this medication and their babies did not have any problems related to this medication.
Take doxylamine exactly as prescribed by your doctor. Follow the directions on your prescription label carefully.
The Doxylamine dose your doctor recommends will be based on the following (use any or all that apply):
- the condition being treated
- other medical conditions you have
- other medications you are taking
- how you respond to this medication
- your weight
- your height
- your age
- your gender
Doxylamine is available in the following doses:
- Doxylamine 25 Mg Oral Tablet
- Doxylamine 5 Mg Oral Tablet, Chewable
- Doxylamine Compounding Powder
Forms of Medication
Doxylamine is available in the following forms:
- Oral Capsule
- Oral Solution
- Oral Suspension
- Oral Tablet
- Prefilled Applicator