CLOCLAM 50MG TABLET

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Aurum Life Science Pvt Ltd

Composition for CLOCLAM 50MG TABLET

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Potentiallyunsafewith
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Alcohol
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Pregnancy
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Medicine Overview of CLOCLAM TABLET

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Uses of CLOCLAM TABLET

Cloclam 50mg tablet is used in the treatment of depression and obsessive-compulsive disorder.
It is used in patients intolerant of or unresponsive to alternative treatment options for depression.
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Side effects of CLOCLAM TABLET

Common

Sleepiness, Blurred vision, Dry mouth, Difficulty in urination, Constipation, Orthostatic hypotension (sudden lowering of blood pressure on standing), Weight gain, Increased heart rate.

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How to use CLOCLAM TABLET

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. It is better to take Cloclam 50mg tablet with food.

How CLOCLAM TABLET works

Cloclam 50mg tablet increases the levels of chemical messengers in the brain that help in regulating the mood and treat depression.

In Depth Information on CLOCLAM TABLET

Expert advice for CLOCLAM TABLET

  • The main dose should be taken at night as this drug may produce drowsiness or sleepiness.
  • It can take 4 to 6 weeks for Clomipramine to start working.
  • You should continue the treatment for at least 6 months after you feel better to stop depression from coming back.
  • If your doctor asks you to stop Clomipramine, you should reduce the dose slowly over 4 weeks. You should not discontinue it abruptly.
  • Avoid driving or operating machinery as it may decrease alertness.
  • Avoid consuming alcohol when taking the Clomipramine, as it may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness.
  • The addiction/dependence potential of Clomipramine is very less.
  • It may be extremely dangerous in overdose.
Warnings
Special precautions for CLOCLAM 50MG TABLET
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Alcohol
CAUTION
Cloclam 50mg tablet may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Cloclam 50mg tablet may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.

Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
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Lactation
CAUTION
Cloclam 50mg tablet is probably unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Please consult your doctor.
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Driving
CAUTION
Caution is advised when driving or operating machinery.
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Kidney
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
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Liver
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
Severely interacts with other drugs like
LINOWIN 2MG INJECTION, MEZOLAM 7.5MG INJECTION, TRAMAZAC HP 50MG INJECTION, BENADRYL DR DRY COUGH ACTIVE RELIEF SYRUP

Missed Dosageuses

If you miss a dose of Clomipramine, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for CLOCLAM 50MG TABLET

Frequently asked questions for Clomipramine

Q. Is clomipramine safe?
Clomipramine is safe if used at prescribed dose and duration as advised by your doctor
Q. Is clomipramine a MAOI/anticholinergic/benzodiazepine/SSRI/narcotic?
Clomipramine is tricyclic antidepressant. It treats depression through inhibiting the neuronal re-uptake of chemical substances present in the brain called noradrenaline and mainly serotonin (SSRI). It is not MAOI/anticholinergic/benzodiazepine/narcotic
Q. Is clomipramine a controlled substance?
No, it is not a controlled substance
Q. Is clomipramine addictive?
Clomipramine is not addictive if used at prescribed dose and duration as advised by your doctor
Q. Can I take paracetamol/diazepam/5htp with clomipramine?
Taking other medicines may alter the effects of clomipramine. Always consult your doctor for the change of dose regimen or an alternative drug of choice that may strictly be required
Q. Does clomipramine cause weight loss/weight gain/make you sleepy/cause constipation/affect fertility?
Clomipramine may cause these side effects; effect on fertility is very rare side effect. However, consult your doctor if you experience any of these side effects
Q. Does clomipramine help premature ejaculation?
Clomipramine effectively increases ejaculatory latency in men with primary premature ejaculation, while treatment is not effective in those with premature ejaculation and erectile dysfunction
Q. Does clomipramine work for obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD)?
Yes, clomipramine is used for obsessive-compulsive disorder. Patients should follow the advice of the doctor regarding its use.
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