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Depranil

Depranil Information

Depranil Benefits & Uses

Depranil is used to treat the following -

Depranil Dosage & How to Take

This is the usual dosage recommended in most common treatment cases. Please remember that every patient and their case is different, so the dosage can be different based on the disease, route of administration, patient's age and medical history.

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Ingredients of Depranil

Imipramine

Depranil Side Effects

Based on research, the following side effects have been observed when Depranil is used -

  1. Sleepiness
  2. Blurred vision
  3. Constipation Moderate
  4. Weight gain
  5. Dry Mouth Mild
  6. Difficulty urinating
  7. Rapid heart rate (pulse)
  8. Orthostatic Hypotension (Sudden Lowering of Blood Pressure on Standing)
  9. Nausea or vomiting
  10. Tremor
  11. Abdominal Pain Moderate

Depranil Related Warnings

Is the use of Depranil safe for pregnant women?

Depranil may have some side effects during pregnancy. If there is any side effect of Depranil during pregnancy, discontinue it immediately. Take medical advice before using it again.

Moderate

Is the use of Depranil safe during breastfeeding?

Women who are breastfeeding, may suffer serious consequences after taking Depranil. So don't take this drug without consulting your doctor first, otherwise it may be dangerous for you.

Severe

What is the effect of Depranil on the Kidneys?

Depranil has very mild side effects on the [Organ].

Mild

What is the effect of Depranil on the Liver?

Very few cases of side effects of Depranil on [Organ] have been reported.

Mild

What is the effect of Depranil on the Heart?

Depranil may have mild side effects on the [Organ]. Most people will never see any effect on the [Organ].

Mild

Severe Interaction of Depranil with Other Drugs

Depranil should not be taken with following medicines due to severe side effects it may cause to patients -

Depranil Contraindications

If you are suffering from any of the following diseases, you should not take Depranil unless your doctor advises you to do so -

  1. Heart Disease
  2. Suicidal Tendency
  3. Bipolar Disorder
  4. Schizophrenia
  5. Thyroid
  6. Diabetes
  7. Depression

Frequently asked Questions about Depranil

Is this Depranil habit forming or addictive?

Forming a habit of Depranil has not been reported.

Is it safe to drive or operate heavy machinery when consuming?

After taking Depranil you may feel sleepy. So it is not safe to undertake these activities.

Dangerous

Is it safe?

Yes, but it is important to consult a doctor before taking Depranil.

Safe, but take only on Doctor's advise

Is it able to treat mental disorders?

Depranil has been seen to have positive effect on patients with mental disorders.

हाँ

Depranil Interactions with Food and Alcohol

Interaction between Food and Depranil

Taking Depranil with food does not harm your health.

Safe

Interaction between Alcohol and Depranil

Consuming Depranil with alcohol can have many serious effects on your body.

Severe
This medicine data has been created by -
Md Saadullah
M.Pharma, Pharmacy
3 Years of Experience
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Vikas Chauhan
B.Pharma, Pharmacy
2 Years of Experience
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References

  1. April Hazard Vallerand, Cynthia A. Sanoski. [link]. Sixteenth Edition. Philadelphia, China: F. A. Davis Company; 2019: Page No 679-680
  2. KD Tripathi. [link]. Seventh Edition. New Delhi, India: Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers; 2013: Page No 455-458
  3. US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) [Internet]. Maryland. USA; Package leaflet information for the user; Tofranil-PM™ (imipramine pamoate)