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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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Amitriptyline (Elavil), clomipramine (Anafranil), dosulepin (Prothiaden), Imipramine (Tofranil), nortriptyline (Pamelor), paroxetine (Paxil), and trimipramine (Surmontil).
The product is a generic version of SpecGx's Anafranil capsules.
May Vomiting, diarrhea, (Clomicalm take several weeks to sedation, dry mouth, and Anafranil), see results and is increased heart rate, Tricyclic most effective when urinary retention, antidepressant used with behavioral constipation; should be management.
The National Pregnancy Registry for Antidepressants (844-405-6185) is studying amitriptyline (Elavil), amoxapine (Asendin), bupropion (Forfivo XL and Wellbutrin), Citalopram (Celexa), clomipramine (Anafranil), desipramine (Norpramin), desvenlafaxine (Prisiq), doxepin (Sinequan), escitalopram (Lexapro), fluvoxamine (Luvox), fluoxetine (Prozac), imipramine (Tofranil), isocarboxazid (Marplan), levomilnacipran (Fetzima), maprotiline (Ludiomil), mirtazapine (Remeron), nefazodone (Serzone), nortriptyline (Pamelor), paroxetine (Paxil), phenelzine (Nardill), protriptyline (Vivactil), selegiline (Emsam), sertraline (Zoloft), tranylcypromine (Parnate), trazodone (Desyrel), trimipramine (Surmontil), venlafaxine (Effexor), and vilazodone (Viibryd).
Todos refieren buenas relaciones con el personal sanitario y muchos de ellos hacen alusion a la importancia de la relacion terapeutica en el proceso de recuperacion <<A mi en principio [el psiquiatra] no me oferto, me mando sertralina, anafranil y tambien tome para la ansiedad lorazepam ...
She had been taking the antidepressant Anafranil as well as Lithium, long used to treat mania."
Tricyclic Antidepressant (TCAs) such as Clomipramine (Anafranil).
Antidepressant drugs (Fluoxetine (Prozac), paroxetine (Paxil), sertraline (Zoloft), amitriptyline (Elavil), clomipramine (Anafranil), imipramine (Tofranil), and others) interact with SAM-e.
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.
Medications like the antidepressants clomipramine (Anafranil) or a selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor (like Zoloft or Paxil) are also helpful, although cognitive behavioral therapy remains the treatment of choice.
Tricyclic amitriptyline (Elavil); Increase antidepressants clomipramine (Anafranil); norepinephrine imipramine (Tofranil); and serotonin in nortriptyline (Pamelor) the brain.
Clomipramine (Anafranil), which is the only TCA approved for obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), significantly reduces symptoms for patients who can tolerate it.