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A 43-year-old female asked:

Are myoclonic jerks caused by anafranil (clomipramine) permanent or will they resolve once the medication is discontinued?

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Dr. William Gaya
Neurology 31 years experience
Myoclonus: If your symptoms are related to this medication then you should expect resolution of your symptoms over a short period of time. Check with your physician to guide you an how to wean the medication.
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