Silenor is a prescription medication that is used to treat insomnia. Silenor contains the tricyclic antidepressant drug doxepin and works to help you stay asleep for longer. This medication works by slowing activity in the brain which allows sleep.
Make sure to always read the patient information and instructions before using this medication. Always follow your doctor’s directions.
Tell your doctor and pharmacist:
You should also know:
Common side effects of Silenor include but are not limited to:
Get medical help if you have any of the following side effects of doxepin:
What should I do if I miss a dose of Silenor?
If you miss a dose of Silenor, you should take it as soon as you remember. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, then skip your missed dose. Do not take this medication if you do not have time for a full night’s sleep.
What is the strength of Silenor?
Silenor is available in strengths of 3mg and 6mg.