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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

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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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Overdose (Definition)

When the maximum dose of medication ...Read more