Silenor Dosage

Generic name: doxepin
Drug classes: Miscellaneous anxiolytics, sedatives and hypnotics, Tricyclic antidepressants

Medically reviewed by  A Ras MD.

 Recommended Adult Dosing

Dosage forms:  TAB: 3 mg, 6 mg

Insomnia

[6 mg PO qhs]
Max: 6 mg/day; Info: for sleep maintenance; give w/in 30min of bedtime; in elderly pts, start 3 mg PO qhs; avoid meals w/in 3h of admin; reassess if no response after 7-10 days

Renal dosing

[no adjustment]
renal impairment: no adjustment
HD/PD: no adjustment; no supplement

Hepatic dosing

hepatic impairment: start 3 mg qhs
SRC: NLM .