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What's clomipramine metoclopramide?

What's clomipramine metoclopramide?

Trycyclic: Clomipramine belongs to the class of trycyclic antidepressants. It is commonly used for treating obsessive compulsive disorder. Refer to this link for more info- http://www.Ncbi.Nlm.Nih.Gov/pubmedhealth/pmh0000990/. ...Read more

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Anafranil (Definition)

Anafranil is a tertiary amine tricyclic which is a kind of tricyclic type drug (serotonin-norepinephrine reuptake inhibiting ...Read more


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For how many times should take clomipramine?

For how many times should take clomipramine?

Taking clomipramine: clomipramine, a tricyclic antidepressant, usedto treat depression, anxiety, OCD, and several other disorders, should be taken exactly as prescribed by your physician. Lower doses may be given once daily, at bed. Hier doses are typically split. Length of treatment should be determined by your treating physician. If you're unsure how to take your medication, ring your prescribing doc! Be well! ...Read more

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

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

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). ...Read more

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Is it safe for me to have phentermine with clomipramine since I am on clomipramine ?

Is it safe for me to have phentermine with clomipramine since I am on clomipramine ?

Use w/ caution.: Clomipramine may cause the levels of Phentermine to go up or down. You may want to be cautious when using Phentermine for weight loss, esp. If you have high blood pressure, heart conditions or thyroid disease. There are safer alternatives including eating a healthy diet and engaging in regular exercise. ...Read more

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How can I avoid weight gain on clomipramine? What could i suggest my dr to take instead that does not have weight gain as a side effect? :/

How can I avoid weight gain on clomipramine? What could i suggest my dr to take instead that does not have weight gain as a side effect? :/

Doc should know: Just express your concerns with your doctor. He knows you best and knows your medication and illness and treatment history. If it is just depression, he or she has a long list of antidepressants to choose from. Let him or her know that you do not want to gain weight. ...Read more

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Currently on wellbutrin, (bupropion) clomipramine and valporic acid since last four weeks. Experience severe mood swings and bipolar episodes. Any advice please.?

Currently on wellbutrin, (bupropion) clomipramine and valporic acid since last four weeks. Experience severe mood swings and bipolar episodes. Any advice please.?

Bipolar: Talk to your doctor about why u r on two antidepressants and is your Depakote level therapeutic, since mood cycling can occur if antidepressants are on board or if the level of Depakote in blood is low. ...Read more

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Can you tell me if i could overdose on clomipramine?

Can you tell me if i could overdose on clomipramine?

Yes: Death can occur from overdosing on clomipramine. Overdose causes convulsions, cardiac dyarthythmias, severe hypotension, CNS depression , coma, and changes in ECG. ...Read more

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What is the maximum dose for clomipramine?

250 mg: Start 25 mg increasing up to 100 in first 2 weeks then up to max of 250 mg over next several woks as tolerated for max benefit. ...Read more

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For how many times should take clomipramine?

Taking clomipramine: clomipramine, a tricyclic antidepressant, usedto treat depression, anxiety, OCD, and several other disorders, should be taken exactly as prescribed by your physician. Lower doses may be given once daily, at bed. Hier doses are typically split. Length of treatment should be determined by your treating physician. If you're unsure how to take your medication, ring your prescribing doc! Be well! ...Read more

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