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Kidep

Kidep Information

Kidep Benefits & Uses

Kidep is used to treat the following -

Kidep 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 Kidep

Imipramine

Kidep Side Effects

Based on research, the following side effects have been observed when Kidep 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

Kidep Related Warnings

Is the use of Kidep safe for pregnant women?

Kidep can cause unwanted effects on pregnant women. If you experience any such side effects, stop taking Kidep right away. Take your doctor's advice before taking it again.

Moderate

Is the use of Kidep safe during breastfeeding?

Kidep should not be taken without first taking your doctor's advice, as it may severe side effects for breastfeeding women.

Severe

What is the effect of Kidep on the Kidneys?

Side effects of Kidep rarely affect the [Organ].

Mild

What is the effect of Kidep on the Liver?

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

Mild

What is the effect of Kidep on the Heart?

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

Mild

Severe Interaction of Kidep with Other Drugs

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

Kidep Contraindications

If you are suffering from any of the following diseases, you should not take Kidep 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 Kidep

Is this Kidep habit forming or addictive?

No, there is no any evidence that Kidep is addictive.

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

You may feel sleepy or tired after taking Kidep. So it is best to avoid driving.

Dangerous

Is it safe?

Yes, but take Kidep only as per medical advice.

Safe, but take only on Doctor's advise

Is it able to treat mental disorders?

Yes, in many cases, taking Kidep can help with mental disorders.

हाँ

Kidep Interactions with Food and Alcohol

Interaction between Food and Kidep

You can take Kidep with food.

Safe

Interaction between Alcohol and Kidep

Consult your doctor before consuming alcohol while taking Kidep as it can have severe side effects.

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)