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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.
Novartis says that it is now shipping the 5 mg strength of Clomicalm (the generic equivalent, clomipramine hydrochloride, is available in higher strengths elsewhere, including 1800petmeds.
The company has increased market penetration of its first three solid-dosage form products in the United States (carbamazepine tablets, an epilepsy treatment; clomipramine hydrochloride capsules, an antidepressant used to treat obsessive-compulsive disorders; and acetazolamide tablets, a glaucoma treatment).