Impramine 75mg Capsule

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Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd

Composition for Impramine 75mg Capsule

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Primarily used for

Depression, Bed-wetting
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Alcohol
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Medicine Overview of Impramine Capsule

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Uses of Impramine Capsule

Impramine 75mg Capsule is used in the treatment of depression and bed-wetting.
It is used in patients intolerant of or unresponsive to alternative treatment options for depression.
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Side effects of Impramine Capsule

Common

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

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How to use Impramine Capsule

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 can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Impramine 75mg Capsule at a fixed time.

How Impramine Capsule works

Impramine 75mg capsule increases the levels of chemical messengers in the brain that help in regulating the mood and treat depression.

In Depth Information on Impramine Capsule

Expert advice for Impramine Capsule

  • The main dose should be taken at night as this drug may produce drowsiness or sleepiness.
  • It can take 4 to 6 weeks for Impramine 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 Impramine, 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 Impramine, as it may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness.
  • The addiction/dependence potential of Impramine is very less.
  • It may be extremely dangerous in overdose.
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Warnings
Special precautions for Impramine 75mg Capsule
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Alcohol
CAUTION
Impramine 75mg Capsule may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Impramine 75mg Capsule 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
Impramine 75mg Capsule is probably usafe to use during lacta
tion. 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.

As Impramine 75mg Capsule may impair your alertness or cause drowsiness or blurred vision, and this may affect your ability to drive.
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Kidney
CAUTION
Impramine 75mg Capsule should be used with caution in patien
ts with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Impramine 75mg Capsule may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
CAUTION
Impramine 75mg Capsule should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Impramine 75mg Capsule may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

Regular monitoring of liver function tests is recommended while 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 Imipramine, 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 Impramine 75mg Capsule

Frequently asked questions for Imipramine

Impramine belongs to a class of medication called tricyclic antidepressants. It is not a monoamine oxidase inhibitor/ anticholinergic/ benzodiazepine
No, Impramine is not addictive
It had sedative effect, due to its antihistaminergic effect
Yes, Impramine may be used for the treatment of anxiety (panic disorder).
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