Medicine Overview of Clofranil Tablet
Side effects of Clofranil Tablet
Sleepiness, Blurred vision, Dry mouth, Difficulty in urination, Constipation, Orthostatic hypotension (sudden lowering of blood pressure on standing), Weight gain, Increased heart rate.
How to use Clofranil 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 Clofranil 25mg Tablet with food.
How Clofranil Tablet works
Clofranil 25mg tablet increases the levels of chemical messengers in the brain that help in regulating the mood and treat depression.
In Depth Information on Clofranil Tablet
Expert advice for Clofranil 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 Clofranil 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 Clofranil, 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 Clofranil, as it may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness.
- The addiction/dependence potential of Clofranil is very less.
- It may be extremely dangerous in overdose.
Special precautions for Clofranil 25mg Tablet
Clofranil 25mg Tablet may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Clofranil 25mg Tablet may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.+more
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....
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.
Clofranil 25mg Tablet is probably safe to use during lactati+more
on. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby....
Do not drive unless you are feeling well.+more
If you feel dizzy, tired, have blurred vision, have difficulty concentrating, or have other effects such as confusion, disorientation or your depression gets worse with Clofranil 25mg Tablet, do not drive....
If you feel dizzy, tired, have blurred vision, have difficulty concentrating, or have other effects such as confusion, disorientation or your depression gets worse with Clofranil 25mg Tablet, do not drive.
There is limited information available on the use of Clofran+more
il 25mg Tablet in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor....
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
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.
Frequently asked questions for Clofranil 25mg Tablet
Frequently asked questions for Clomipramine
Clofranil is safe if used at prescribed dose and duration as advised by your doctor
Clofranil 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
No, it is not a controlled substance
Clofranil 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 Clofranil cause weight loss/weight gain/make you sleepy/cause constipation/affect fertility?
Clofranil 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
Clofranil effectively increases ejaculatory latency in men with primary premature ejaculation, while treatment is not effective in those with premature ejaculation and erectile dysfunction
Yes, Clofranil is used for obsessive-compulsive disorder. Patients should follow the advice of the doctor regarding its use.
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