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Clomip 50 mg Tablet


Overview

Introduction of Clomip Tablet

Clomip 50 mg Tablet is a prescription medicine 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.

Clomip 50 mg Tablet works by increasing the level of chemical messengers in the brain that help in regulating mood.It is taken by mouth with or without food and preferably at night. Take it at a fixed time each day to maintain consistent level of medicine in the blood. In case you have missed any dose, take it as soon as you remember it. You should never skip any doses and finish full course of treatment even if you feel better. It is important that this medication is not stopped suddenly without talking to doctor as this may worsen your symptoms. Remember to take this medicine as advised by doctor only as it can be extremely dangerous in overdose.

Some common side effects of this medicine includes dryness in mouth, blurred vision, and increased heart rate. Initially, this medicine may cause sudden drop in the blood pressure when you change positions, rise slowly if you have been sitting or lying down. It may even cause dizziness and sleepiness, do not drive or do anything that requires mental focus until you know how this medicine affects you. This medicine may cause weight gain and to control it, you should have a balanced diet and exercise regularly.

Clomip Tablet side effects

Common
  • Dryness in mouth
  • Difficulty in urination
  • Constipation
  • Orthostatic hypotension (sudden lowering of blood pressure on standing)
  • Weight gain
  • Increased heart rate

How to use Clomip 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. Clomip 50 mg Tablet is to be taken with food.

How Clomip Tablet works

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

Clomip Tablet related warnings

Alcohol
UNSAFE
It is unsafe to consume alcohol with Clomip 50 mg Tablet
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Clomip 50 mg Tablet may be unsafe to use during pregnancy. Although there are limited studies in humans, animal studies have shown harmful effects on the developing baby. Your doctor will weigh the benefits and any potential risks before prescribing it to you. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Clomip 50 mg Tablet is probably unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug may pass into the breastmilk and harm the baby.
Driving
UNSAFE
Clomip 50 mg Tablet may cause side effects which could affect your ability to 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 Clomip 50 mg Tablet, do not drive.
Kidney
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
There is limited information available on the use of Clomip 50 mg Tablet 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.
Liver
CAUTION
Clomip 50 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Clomip 50 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Regular monitoring of liver function tests is advisable when you are taking this medicine.

What if you miss a dose of Clomip Tablet?

If you miss a dose of Clomip 50 mg Tablet, 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.

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Interaction with Drugs

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Patient Concerns

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FAQs

Q. Is Clomip safe?

Clomip is safe if used at prescribed dose and duration as advised by your doctor

Q. Is Clomip a MAOI/anticholinergic/benzodiazepine/SSRI/narcotic?

Clomip 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 Clomip a controlled substance?

No, it is not a controlled substance

Q. Is Clomip addictive?

Clomip 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 Clomip cause weight loss/weight gain/make you sleepy/cause constipation/affect fertility?

Clomip 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 Clomip help premature ejaculation?

Clomip 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 Clomip work for obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD)?

Yes, Clomip is used for obsessive-compulsive disorder. Patients should follow the advice of the doctor regarding its use.
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