Medicine Overview of Ocifril Tablet
Side effects of Ocifril 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 Ocifril 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. Ocifril 25mg Tablet is to be taken with food.
How Ocifril Tablet works
Ocifril 25mg Tablet increases the levels of chemical messengers in the brain that help in regulating the mood and treat depression.
In Depth Information on Ocifril Tablet
Expert advice for Ocifril 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 Ocifril 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 Ocifril, 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 Ocifril, as it may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness.
- The addiction/dependence potential of Ocifril is very less.
- It may be extremely dangerous in overdose.
Special precautions for Ocifril 25mg Tablet
Ocifril 25mg Tablet may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Ocifril 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.
Ocifril 25mg Tablet is probably usafe to use during lactatio+more
n. Limited human data suggests that the drug could 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 Ocifril 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 Ocifril 25mg Tablet, do not drive.
There is limited information available on the use of Ocifril 25mg Tablet in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.+more
Caution should be exercised in patients with underlying kidney disease. Regular monitoring of kidney function test is advised while you are taking this medicine....
Caution should be exercised in patients with underlying kidney disease. Regular monitoring of kidney function test is advised while you are taking this medicine.
Ocifril 25mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Ocifril 25mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.+more
Regular monitoring of liver function tests is advisable when you are taking this medicine....
Regular monitoring of liver function tests is advisable when you are taking this medicine.
Severely interacts with other drugs like
Mezolam 7.5mg Injection, Adamon 100mg Injection, TRANDOL 50MG INJECTION, Barbinol 20mg/5ml 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 Ocifril 25mg Tablet
Frequently asked questions for Clomipramine
Ocifril is safe if used at prescribed dose and duration as advised by your doctor
Ocifril 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
Ocifril 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
Ocifril 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
Ocifril effectively increases ejaculatory latency in men with primary premature ejaculation, while treatment is not effective in those with premature ejaculation and erectile dysfunction
Yes, Ocifril is used for obsessive-compulsive disorder. Patients should follow the advice of the doctor regarding its use.
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