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A tricyclic antidepressant drug, C19H23ClN2, used in the form of its hydrochloride salt primarily to treat obsessive-compulsive disorder.

[c(h)lo(ro)- + (i)mipramine.]
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Noun1.clomipramine - a tricyclic antidepressant drug
tricyclic, tricyclic antidepressant, tricyclic antidepressant drug - an antidepressant drug that acts by blocking the reuptake of norepinephrine and serotonin and thus making more of those substances available to act on receptors in the brain
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In March, the company announced the release of clomipramine hydrochloride capsules in dosages of 25 mg, 50 mg and 75 mg, a generic equivalent to Mallinckrodt Pharmaceuticals' Anafranil capsules, an antidepressant.
But only those who have exhausted all other treatment options--Luvox, Anafranil, Prozac, cognitive behavioral therapy--end up on Eskandar's operating table at Massachusetts General Hospital.
Maprotiline hydrochloride tablets (Novartis, Beijing, China), Anafranil (clomipramine hydrochloride tablets, Novartis, Beijing, China), Seroxat (paroxetine hydrochloride tablets, SmithKline, Tianjin, China), Prozac (fluoxetine hydrochloride capsules, Patheon, Bourgoin-Jallieu, France), and Neurostan (extract of St.
Medications used for treating OCD are typically ones that increase serotonin activity in the brain, such as Prozac (fluoxetine), Zoloft (sertraline), or Anafranil (chloripramine).
Clomipramine (Clomicalm for dogs; Anafranil for humans): Used to treat anxiety, aggression and obsessive behavior, such as tail chasing.
Barry Garfinkel, was sentenced to federal prison for five felonies related to research fraud involving the Ciba-Geigy drug Anafranil (clomipramine).
A In a recent study, researchers at MGH and Albert Einstein College of Medicine in New York City compared data on 5,500 postmenopausal women who had taken selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs, such as Prozac, Paxil, Celexa and Zoloft) and tricyclic antidepressants (such as Elavil, Anafranil, and Sinequan) with data on a comparison group of 130,000 women who did not take the medications.
Anafranil, Elivil, Pamelor, Sinequan, and Tofronil are tricyclic antidepressants used to treat chronic pain, as are Cymbalta and Effexor, which are tricyclic-like.
SRIs include Prozac, Paxil, Zoloft, Lexapro, Celexa and Anafranil.
The medications included a combined or overlapping use of Rivotril, Surmontil, Elavil, Sinequan, and Anafranil.
Miss May's GP, Dr Gordon Atkinson said he did not know Dr Rowan was prescribing Temazepam, Lorazepam and Anafranil for her, and said: "It would have been helpful to have known.