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Doxapram Information

Doxapram Benefits & Uses

Doxapram is used to treat the following -

Main Benefits

Doxapram Dosage & How to Take

This is the usual dosage recommended in most common treatment cases. Please remember that every patient and their case is different, so the dosage can be different based on the disease, route of administration, patient's age and medical history.

Find the right dosage based on disease and age

Age Group Dosage

Doxapram Side Effects

Based on research, the following side effects have been observed when Doxapram is used -


Doxapram Related Warnings

  • Is the use of Doxapram safe for pregnant women?

    Pregnant women can take Doxapram safely.

  • Is the use of Doxapram safe during breastfeeding?

    Women who are breastfeeding may experience severe harmful effects after taking Doxapram. It should only be taken after medical advice.

  • What is the effect of Doxapram on the Kidneys?

    Doxapram has very mild side effects on the kidneys.

  • What is the effect of Doxapram on the Liver?

    Side effects of Doxapram rarely affect the liver.

  • What is the effect of Doxapram on the Heart?

    Doxapram has very mild side effects on the heart.


Severe Interaction of Doxapram with Other Drugs

Doxapram should not be taken with following medicines due to severe side effects it may cause to patients -



Doxapram Contraindications

If you are suffering from any of the following diseases, you should not take Doxapram unless your doctor advises you to do so -

Frequently asked Questions about Doxapram

  • Is this Doxapram habit forming or addictive?

    You may get addicted to Doxapram. Therefore, before taking it, consult your doctor.

  • Is it safe to drive or operate heavy machinery when consuming?

    Yes, you can operate a vehicle or heavy machinery after taking Doxapram since it does not cause drowsiness.

  • Is it safe?

    Yes, Doxapram is safe but you must consult your doctor before taking it.

    Safe, but take only on Doctor's advise
  • Is it able to treat mental disorders?

    No, Doxapram is not used to treat mental disorders.


Doxapram Interactions with Food and Alcohol

  • Interaction between Food and Doxapram

    Taking Doxapram with food does not harm your health.

  • Interaction between Alcohol and Doxapram

    No research has been done on this till date. Therefore, it is not known what the effect of taking Doxapram with alcohol will be.


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This medicine data has been created by -

Vikas Chauhan

B.Pharma, Pharmacy
5 Years of Experience


KD Tripathi. [link]. Seventh Edition. New Delhi, India: Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers; 2013: Page No 486

US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) [Internet]. Maryland. USA; Package leaflet information for the user; Dopram (doxapram hydrochloride)

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