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Ocifril 75 mg Tablet XR

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Composition for Ocifril 75 mg Tablet XR

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Primary uses of Ocifril 75 mg Tablet XR

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Medicine Overview of Ocifril Tablet XR

Uses of Ocifril Tablet XR

Ocifril 75 mg Tablet XR 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.

Ocifril Tablet XR side effects


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.

How to use Ocifril Tablet XR

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 75 mg Tablet XR is to be taken with food.

How Ocifril Tablet XR works

Ocifril 75 mg Tablet XR increases the levels of chemical messengers in the brain that help in regulating the mood and treat depression.

In Depth Information on Ocifril Tablet XR

Expert advice for Ocifril Tablet XR

  • 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 75 mg Tablet XR 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 75 mg Tablet XR, 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 75 mg Tablet XR, as it may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness.
  • The addiction/dependence potential of Ocifril 75 mg Tablet XR is very less.
  • It may be extremely dangerous in overdose.
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Ocifril Tablet XR related warnings
Special precautions for Ocifril Tablet XR
Ocifril 75 mg Tablet XR may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
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.

What if you miss a dose of Ocifril Tablet XR?uses

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.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions about Ocifril Tablet XR

Frequently asked questions about Clomipramine

Q. Is Ocifril safe?
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.

Severely interacts with other drugs like

Taking Ocifril with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Ocifril with Moclobemide
Medicines with composition Moclobemide: Trima, Rimarex
Ocifril with Moxonidine
Medicines with composition Moxonidine: Moxilong, Moxcent, Moxovas, Moxopress
Ocifril with Linezolid
Ocifril with Ethylmorphine
Medicines with composition Ethylmorphine: Acidion, Dionindon
Ocifril with Clobazam
Ocifril with Diazepam
Medicines with composition Diazepam: Dizapam, Zeopse, Karpam, Osopose, Peptica, Placidox, Anxol, D P M
Ocifril with Primidone
Medicines with composition Primidone: Mysoline
Ocifril with Codeine
Medicines with composition Codeine: Montokuf
Ocifril with Flurazepam
Medicines with composition Flurazepam: Nindral
Ocifril with Clonidine
Medicines with composition Clonidine: Arkamin
Ocifril with Butorphanol
Medicines with composition Butorphanol: Butodol
Ocifril with Indinavir
Medicines with composition Indinavir: Indivan
Ocifril with Venlafaxine
Medicines with composition Venlafaxine: Vlx, Venlift, Ventee, Venpad, Venlor, Venla, Flavix, Venjoy, Nutraport, Venlaway, Sentosa
Ocifril with Dapoxetine
Medicines with composition Dapoxetine: Actinex, DA Sutra, Stay Tal, Dapoxy, Dapnex, Duraject, Appynite
Ocifril with Ritonavir
Medicines with composition Ritonavir: Viriton, Ritomune, Ritomax
Ocifril with Paroxetine
Ocifril with Nitrazepam
Medicines with composition Nitrazepam: Konit, Zipam, Enzed, Nitrosh, Nap, Nitraz, Nzm, Sopor, N Tra, Nira, Hypnoril
Ocifril with Midazolam
Medicines with composition Midazolam: Medzol, Mezolam, Midfast, Fulsed, Midosed, Midzee
Ocifril with Nalbuphine
Medicines with composition Nalbuphine: Nalfy, Nacphin
Ocifril with Fluvoxamine
Medicines with composition Fluvoxamine: Boxamine, Voxinix, Uvox, Voxidep, Voxazen, Voxamin, Psyvoxin, Fluxam, Sorest, Fluvoxin
Ocifril with Citalopram
Medicines with composition Citalopram: Vocita, Olarc, Citopam, Cetadep, Cita, Topdep, Celica, Citalomine
Ocifril with Cinacalcet
Medicines with composition Cinacalcet: Capicet, Setz
Ocifril with Terbinafine
Medicines with composition Terbinafine: Terbicutis, Terminator, Anibret, Tzorg, Tinazen, Fluty TF, Terbit
Ocifril with Lorazepam
Ocifril with Rasagiline
Medicines with composition Rasagiline: Rasalect, Relgin
Ocifril with Lithium
Ocifril with Phenobarbitone
Medicines with composition Phenobarbitone: Shinosun, Epikon, Nytoin, Barbee, Gardenal, Fenobarb, Luminal, Beetal
Ocifril with Etizolam
Medicines with composition Etizolam: Etizom, Etimax, Etezole, Etilax, Etirest, Etimark, Etizep, Etilaam, Solopose, Lam ET, Suprabenz, Sylkam
Ocifril with Chlordiazepoxide
Medicines with composition Chlordiazepoxide: Equblam, Zepox, Raipox, Equiliser, Anxibrium, Poxid, Peaceoxide, Anxon H, Equilibrium, Cloxide, Librel

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