Side Effects of Ocifril are Sleepiness, Blurred vision, Dryness in mouth, Difficulty in urination, Constipation, Orthostatic hypotension (sudden lowering of blood pressure on standing), Weight gain, Increased heart rate.
Ocifril 75 mg Tablet XR may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Ocifril 75 mg Tablet XR 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.
Ocifril 75 mg Tablet XR is probably unsafe to use during lactation.
Limited human data suggest that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
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 Ocifril 75 mg Tablet XR, do not drive.
There is limited information available on the use of Ocifril 75 mg Tablet XR 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.
Ocifril 75 mg Tablet XR should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Ocifril 75 mg Tablet XR may be needed. Please consult your doctor. Regular monitoring of liver function tests is advisable when you are taking this medicine.
If you miss a dose of Ocifril 75 mg Tablet XR, 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.
Ocifril is safe if used at prescribed dose and duration as advised by your doctor
Q. Is Ocifril a MAOI/anticholinergic/benzodiazepine/SSRI/narcotic?
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
Q. Is Ocifril a controlled substance?
No, it is not a controlled substance
Q. Is Ocifril addictive?
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
Q. Does Ocifril cause weight loss/weight gain/make you sleepy/cause constipation/affect fertility?
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
Q. Does Ocifril help premature ejaculation?
Ocifril 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 Ocifril work for obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD)?
Yes, Ocifril is used for obsessive-compulsive disorder. Patients should follow the advice of the doctor regarding its use.