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A 31-year-old member asked:

What are side effects of the drug clomipramine (anafranil)?

4 doctor answers4 doctors weighed in
Dr. Khaled Mohamed
Psychiatry 39 years experience
Several: The older medications of antidepressants has several side effects and that's why the newer medicines are used more. Side effects include dry mouth blurred vision, constipation, urinary retention, heart arrhythmias, hypotension, seizures, ejaculatory dysfunction, .
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 26 years experience
Anafranil: Anafranil side effects may include nausea, vomiting, weight loss, loss of appetite, GI upset, constipation, dry mouth, dizziness, headache, drowsiness, fatigue, memory problems, pruritus, insomnia, tremor, tinnitus, flushing, & blurred vision.
Dr. Khaled Mohamed
Psychiatry 39 years experience
Several: The older medications of antidepressants has several side effects and that's why the newer medicines are used more. Side effects include dry mouth blurred vision, constipation, urinary retention, heart arrhythmias, hypotension, seizures, ejaculatory dysfunction, .
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 26 years experience
Anafranil: Anafranil side effects may include nausea, vomiting, weight loss, loss of appetite, GI upset, constipation, dry mouth, dizziness, headache, drowsiness, fatigue, memory problems, pruritus, insomnia, tremor, tinnitus, flushing, & blurred vision.

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Are there serious side effects of anafranil (clomipramine)?

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Several: The older medications of antidepressants has several side effects and that's why the newer medicines are used more. Side effects include dry mouth blurred vision, constipation, urinary retention, heart arrhythmias, hypotension, seizures, ejaculatory dysfunction, .
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Anafranil (clomipramine): Dry mouth, nausea, upset stomach, constipation, insomnia, change in appetite, sweating, numbness, tingling, vision changes, memory & concentration problems, less common are tremors & confusion & thoughts of self-harm.
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Are there serious side effects of anafranil (clomipramine) medication?

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Dr. Khaled Mohamed
Psychiatry 39 years experience
Several: The older medications of antidepressants has several side effects and that's why the newer medicines are used more. Side effects include dry mouth blurred vision, constipation, urinary retention, heart arrhythmias, hypotension, seizures, ejaculatory dysfunction, .
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A 37-year-old female asked:

What are the side effects of clomipramine? What is it used for?

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Dr. Pamela Pappas
Psychiatry 43 years experience
Clomipramine: Clomipramine is a tricyclic antidepressant, trade name anafranil (clomipramine). It's especially used for ocd. Side effects depend on dose, but the most common is drowsiness. Also can have dry mouth, constipation, urinary retention, sweating, and postural hypotension (dizziness when getting up quickly).
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A 37-year-old female asked:

What are the side effects of clomipramine?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 26 years experience
See site.: The potential list is too long to list. Here is an excellent article from the mayo clinic that summarizes side effects: http://www.Mayoclinic.Com/health/drug-information/dr602715/dsection=side-effects.
Last updated Feb 1, 2021

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