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What is the definition or description of: desipramine?

What is the definition or description of: desipramine?

Desipramine: Desipramine (norpramin) is a non-selective tricyclic antidepressant used to treat major depression, ocd, enuresis, and various anxiety disorders. It is more directed towards inhibiting norepinephrine than serotonin reuptake, but affects both. ...Read more

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Desipramine (Definition)

Desipramine (norpramin) is a non-selective tricyclic antidepressant used to treat major depression, ocd, enuresis, and various anxiety disorders. It is more directed towards inhibiting norepinephrine than serotonin ...Read more


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Has anyone ever had problems/symptoms when withdrawing from desipramine?

Desipramine: Depends on dose, what it's prescribed for, and how long you've been on it. Main concern is recurrence of original symptoms. ...Read more

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Will I get withdrawals from Desipramine if I go from 150mg to 75mg in one day?

Most likely not: But if you do just taper more slowly. Should not be a big problem. Of course you may need antidepressant medication so you should be discussing this with your psychiatrist. ...Read more

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Hello drs, i need your practical experiences about desipramine side effects or adverse effects, i've read many articles but ... .Best regards.

Hello drs, i need your practical experiences about desipramine side effects or adverse effects, i've read many articles but ... .Best regards.

Not soo scary: You mentioned having reviewed literature about the side effects, ask for desipramine use experience. In my case, i was surprised to see how rarely any of the (often studied and feared) side effects and adv reactions of the class, rarely present in my patients. I did not get to try it in a large amount of patients, so findings may be anecdotical. Ask your dr; best wishes. ...Read more

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Imipramine (tofranil) and desipramine (norpramin), what are these?

Antidepressants: Antidepressant medications are used to treat a variety of conditions, including depression and other mental/mood disorders. These medications can help prevent suicidal thoughts/attempts and provide other important benefits. However, studies have shown that a small number of people (especially people younger than 25) who take antidepressants for any condition may experience worsening depression ...Read more

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Clonazepam- 0.5 mg desipramine hcl- 100 mg --same effect?

No: Klonopin is a benzodiazepine used for anxiety restless leg syndrome seizures sedation etc. Norpramin is a second generation antidepressant. ...Read more

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Every morn i wake up with headache. Take topamax 50 mg qam & 100 mg qhs & desipramine 50 mg qhs. What do you suggest?

Reason for meds: Desipramine is an antidepressant. Depression can cause many somatic symptoms including headache, so an increase in desipramine may be indicated. Topamax can be used for several different conditions including migraine headache prophylaxis. Doses up to 200 mg daily may be used for this indication. Talk to your prescribing doctor about a possible increase in topomax or desipramine. ...Read more

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Can I take anything for menopause with my depression medication desipramine 50mg?

Can I take anything for menopause with my depression medication desipramine 50mg?

Drugs and menopause: You can certainly speak to your provider and discuss this issue. You need to be able to define the problems menopause is challenging you with. Menopause cannot be treated, however, many of the uncomfortable effects can be managed. It appears that you are taking your medication to assist you with sleeping. There are drugs that may better target your depression and still help with sleep. ...Read more

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Norpramin (Definition)

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


Overdose (Definition)

When the maximum dose of medication ...Read more