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Please tell me, could i overdose on clomipramine?

Please tell me, could i overdose on clomipramine?

Yes, that is why it : Should be taken as prescribed. Are you considering taking an overdose? Suicidal? If you are having
thoughts about killing yourself, get seen at the nearest emergency room now. Have a friend or relative drive you or call 911 for emergency services for transport. You can call the national suicide hotlines 24/7 at 1-800-suicide (1-800-784-2433) or 1-800-273 – talk (1-800-273-8255) for support. ...Read more

Dr. Jane Steiner
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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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What happens if you overdose on clomipramine?

What happens if you overdose on clomipramine?

Many: Symptoms of overdose may include: seizures, coma (loss of consciousness for a period of time), drowsiness, restlessness, loss of coordination, sweating, stiff muscles, unusual movements, fast heartbeat, slowed breathing, blue discoloration of the skin, fever, widened pupils (dark circles in the center of the eye), decreased urination, or even death. ...Read more

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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 do you recommend if i take clomipramine for ocd. I was wondering what is the worst that could happen if i overdosed on it?

What do you recommend if i take clomipramine for ocd. I was wondering what is the worst that could happen if i overdosed on it?

Over Dose: I think you should not be taking clomipramine if you think there is a possibility that you could over-dose on it.If you are having thoughts about killing yourself, get seen at the nearest emergency room now. Have a friend or relative drive you or call 911 for emergency services for transport. You can call the National suicide hotlines 24/7 at 1-800-suicide (1-800-784-2433) or 1-800-273 – talk. ...Read more

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Can you die from taking 11 75mg tablets of clomipramine?

Can you die from taking 11 75mg tablets of clomipramine?

If you are having: thoughts about killing yourself, please be seen at the nearest emergency room now. Have a friend or relative drive you. If need be, you can call 911 for emergency services & they can provide transport. You can call the National Suicide hotline 24/7 at 1-800-273-8255 ...Read more

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What are the side effects of clomipramine?

What are the side effects of clomipramine?

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. ...Read more

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Has anyone heard of anafranil (clomipramine)?

Has anyone heard of  anafranil (clomipramine)?

Yes...: Anafranil is a tricyclic antidepressant that because of one slight change in its chemical structure, acts on serotonin instead of norepinephrine. This is what makes it so helpful for ocd. It is considered the Next Choice after the ssri's. Some people respond better to Anafranil than to the ssri's, and some people respond the other way around. The generic name is clomipramine. ...Read more

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Has anyone taken anafranil (clomipramine) for over 20 years?

Has anyone taken anafranil (clomipramine) for over 20 years?

Absolutely!: I have many patients who are doing well on it either by itself or in small doses together with an ssri. That way minimizes the potential side effects. ...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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Vega and anafranil (clomipramine) drug, what are their functions?

Vega and anafranil (clomipramine) drug, what are their functions?

Invega/ Anagranil: Invega (paliperidone) is an antipsychotic medication that is sometimes added on for mood stability. It can be used in bipolar disorder as a mood stabilizer , in schizoaffective disorder as an antipsychotic mood stabilizer or in schizophrenia. Anafranil is an ocd medication of the tricyclic antidepressant class of medications. I hope this answers your question. ...Read more

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Can yo use anafranil (clomipramine) for sex to last longer in bed?

Can yo use anafranil (clomipramine) for sex to last longer in bed?

No: One of the side effects of this drug used to treat obsessive compulsive disorder is actually decreased sexual ability. If your ability is decreased, you will last less time not more. ...Read more

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Can you use anafranil (clomipramine) to make sex last longer in bed?

Possibly: Similar to many antidepressant medications, and has a side effect of "delayed ejaculation". Some of my patients use antidepressant vacations specifically for this side effect. Newer antidepressants, however, are less problematic in terms of other side effects. ...Read more

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Advice? Would taking anafranil (clomipramine) cause me to gain weight?

Advice? Would taking anafranil (clomipramine) cause me to gain weight?

Possibly: One study showed that up to 18 % of adults taking Anafranil (clomipramine) gained weight. ...Read more

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Is it possible that my disorder get worse if i reduce anafranil (clomipramine) from 37.5 to 25?

Is it possible that my disorder get worse if i reduce anafranil (clomipramine) from 37.5 to 25?

Dose response: Anafranil (clomipramine) is a tricyclic drug that requires adjusment to the right daily dose over time to achieve the blood level of medication you need to get adequate effectiveness. You could get worse reducing your Anafranil (clomipramine) dose. Discuss with your doctor. ...Read more

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Whats an alternative to anafranil (clomipramine) to help obsessive thoughts without being dulled?

Whats an alternative to anafranil (clomipramine) to help obsessive thoughts without being dulled?

Other SSRI's: Other ssri's such as luvox, zoloft, (sertraline) and Celexa may help obsessive thoughts and be less sedating than anafranil. Sometimes finding a medicine that is both effective and tolerable takes a little work. Please talk with your psychiatrist about alternatives. Good luck to you. ...Read more

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Hello. I'm on clomipramine withdrawal. I've come to 25mg each day, in the evening. Now, how to lower this dose by 10% as it only exists in 25mg or 10?

Clomipramine: I commend you for decreasing doe of Clomipramine to 25mg/day.
Clomipramine (Anafranil) is used to treat symptoms of Obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) such as recurrent thoughts or feelings and repetitive actions.
See Psychiatrist for further decrease of dose of Clomipramine and ask Pharmacist to cut the tablet size as discussed by you and Psychiatrist.
Have Therapy for stress
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Is it ok for me to have phentermine with clomipramine since I am on clomipramine ?

Is it ok 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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What is clomipramine prescribed for?

OCD: Clomipramine is an antidepressant most commonly used for obsessive compulsive disorder ...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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Overdose (Definition)

When the maximum dose of medication ...Read more