Active Ingredient(s): Imipramine
FDA Approved: * October 2, 1959
Pharm Company: * NOVARTIS
Category: Antidepressant

* This drug may consist of multiple approval dates, manufacturers, or distributors. If applicable, they would be listed below under "NDC Database Records".

Tofranil Overview

Imipramine, sold under the brand name Tofranil, among others, is a tricyclic antidepressant (TCA) mainly used in the treatment of depression. It is also effective in treating anxiety and panic disorder. The drug is also used to treat bedwetting. Imipramine is taken by mouth. Common side effects of imipramine include dry mouth, drowsiness, dizziness, low blood pressure, rapid heart rate, urinary retention, and electrocardiogram changes. Overdose of the medication can result in death. Imipramin...

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IS THIS MEDICINE USED FOR PAINFUL INTERCOURSE AND DOES IT CURE IRRITATED URETHA PROBLEMS? ## Hello, Dolores! How are you? I've not heard of it being used for such conditions. This medication is classified by the FDA as a tricyclic antidepressant that's used to treat mental health conditions, though some of them can help with some types of nerve pain, which may be why your doctor prescribed it for you. Its typical side effects are listed as possibly including nausea, dizziness, headache, dry mouth and weight gain. Is there anything else I can help with? ## I was on this medication during my second pregnancy. The doctor took me off 10mg of Valium as was not safe for the baby and put me on Imipramine 10mg throughout the whole pregnancy and thereafter. It was due to me having post-p...

Imipramine for withdrawal symptoms?

Has anyone ever heard of this medication being prescribed for withdrawal symptoms from Methadone and if so what do I need to look for as far as side effects. It has been prescribed to my 42 year old husband who is now completely off of Methadone used for chronic pain. ## Well the correct drug name is Imipramine, it is classified as an antidepressant. These are used a lot of times, to help treat withdrawal effects from narcotic drugs, because the narcotics act not only for your pain, but they also have an effect on brain chemicals and stopping them can upset the delicate balance. Here's the monograph link with side effect information: ## I have a friend that is taking Peg Entron w/Remidal. He is having terrible physical and mental side effects side affects. He has Hep -C and Chirrosi...


Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

  • Capsule: 100mg, 125mg, 150mg, 75mg
  • Injection: 12.5mg/ml
  • Tablet: 10mg, 25mg, 50mg
Note: Above list includes dosages for all drugs with the same combination of active ingredients.

NDC Database Records for Tofranil: (4 results)

Sorted by National Drug Code
  • 0406-9920 Tofranil 10 mg Oral Tablet by Mallinckrodt, Inc.
  • 0406-9921 Tofranil 25 mg Oral Tablet by Mallinckrodt, Inc.
  • 0406-9922 Tofranil 50 mg Oral Tablet by Mallinckrodt, Inc.
  • 69874-992 Tofranil 10 mg Oral Tablet, Sugar Coated by Thompson Medical Solutions LLC

Other drugs which contain Imipramine or a similar ingredient: (3 results)

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