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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience in Psychiatry
Norpramine: A tricyclic antidepressant, it has been used for many years. Is better tolerated than other tricyclics due to less sedation & effects on GI tract & mi ... Read More

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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Individual cases : Antidepressants such as Norpramin should be evaluated on a case by case basis during pregnancy. The patient and the doctor should decide together if t ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience in Psychiatry
Norpramin (desipramine): This is a Tricyclic antidepressant nowadays replaced by newer antidepressants with fewer side-effects, such as SSRIs & SNRIs.
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
Norpramin allergy: Desipramine (Norpramin) is a tricyclic antidepressant. It is FDA approved for treatment of depression. It is used off-label for anxiety, panic disorde ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Fried
35 years experience in General Practice
Antidepressants: Antidepressant medications are used to treat a variety of conditions, including depression and other mental/mood disorders. These medications can help ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Pryor
35 years experience in Psychiatry
Somewhat depends: All three have been used for more than 40 years. Nardil needs to be taken in context of care diet modification, but it works quite well. Mellaril is ... Read More
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Pamela Pappas
41 years experience in Psychiatry
Desipramine: Desipramine (norpramin) is a non-selective tricyclic antidepressant used to treat major depression, ocd, enuresis, and various anxiety disorders. It ... Read More
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience in Psychiatry
Desipramine: Depends on dose, what it's prescribed for, and how long you've been on it. Main concern is recurrence of original symptoms.
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edward Kuhnley
44 years experience in Child Psychiatry
Not necessarily: Withdrawal varies among individuals and may produce nausea, headache, and malaise. Discuss with prescriber first then reduce dose in half for a week, ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Donald Jacobson
39 years experience in Psychiatry
No: It is a tricyclic antidepressant that works on norepinephrine
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