Clom 75mg Tablet SR

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Medicine Overview of Clom Tablet SR

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Uses of Clom Tablet SR

Clom 75mg Tablet SR 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 Clom Tablet SR

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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 Clom Tablet SR

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 Clom 75mg Tablet SR with food.

How Clom Tablet SR works

Clom 75mg tablet sr increases the levels of chemical messengers in the brain that help in regulating the mood and treat depression.

In Depth Information on Clom Tablet SR

Expert advice for Clom Tablet SR

  • The main dose should be taken at night as this drug may produce drowsiness or sleepiness.
  • It can take 4 to 6 weeks for Clom 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 Clom, 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 Clom, as it may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness.
  • The addiction/dependence potential of Clom is very less.
  • It may be extremely dangerous in overdose.
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Warnings
Special precautions for Clom 75mg Tablet SR
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Alcohol
CAUTION
Clom 75mg Tablet SR may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Clom 75mg Tablet SR 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
Clom 75mg Tablet SR is probably usafe to use during lactatio
n. Limited human data suggests that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
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Driving
Do not drive unless you are feeling well.

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 Clom 75mg Tablet SR, do not drive.
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Kidney
There is limited information available on the use of Clom 75mg Tablet SR in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.

Caution should be exercised in patients with underlying kidney disease. Regular monitoring of kidney function test is advised while you are taking this medicine.
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Liver
CAUTION
Clom 75mg Tablet SR should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Clom 75mg Tablet SR may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

Regular monitoring of liver function tests is advisable when you are taking this medicine.
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Severely interacts with other drugs like
Linowin 200mg Injection, Mezolam 7.5mg Injection, Adamon 100mg Injection, TRANDOL 50MG INJECTION

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 Clom 75mg Tablet SR

Frequently asked questions for Clomipramine

Clom is safe if used at prescribed dose and duration as advised by your doctor
Clom 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
Clom 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
Clom 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
Clom effectively increases ejaculatory latency in men with primary premature ejaculation, while treatment is not effective in those with premature ejaculation and erectile dysfunction
Yes, Clom is used for obsessive-compulsive disorder. Patients should follow the advice of the doctor regarding its use.
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