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It is unsafe to consume alcohol with Anafranil 25.
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Anafranil 25 may be unsafe to use during pregnancy. Although there are limited studies in humans, animal studies have shown harmful effects on the devel... View More
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Anafranil 25 is probably unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug may pass into the breastmilk and harm the baby.
Anafranil 25 may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive. If you feel dizzy, tired, have blurred vision, have difficulty concentrati... View More
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There is limited information available on the use of Anafranil 25 in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor. Caution should be exercis... View More
Anafranil 25 should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Anafranil 25 may be needed. Please consult your doctor. Regu... View More
Anafranil 25 is a tricyclic antidepressant. It is used in adults to treat Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD). It also treats muscular weakness (cataple... View More
Uses of Anafranil 25
- Obsessive-compulsive disorder
Side effects of Anafranil 25
- Altered libido
- Dryness in mouth
- Ejaculation disorder
- Difficulty in urination
How to use Anafranil 25
Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Anafranil 25 is to be take... View More
How Anafranil 25 works
Anafranil 25 is a tricyclic antidepressant. It increases the levels of chemical messengers in the brain that help in regulating the mood and treat depre... View More
What if you forget to take Anafranil 25?
If you miss a dose of Anafranil 25, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to y... View More
- It may take 4 to 6 weeks for Anafranil 25 to start working. Keep taking it as prescribed.
- It may cause sleepiness. Take it at bedtime and do not drive or do anything requiring concentration until you know how it affects you.
- Avoid consuming alcohol when taking Anafranil 25 as it may cause excessive sleepiness.
- Monitor your weight during the treatment as this medicine can cause weight gain and increased appetite.
- Talk to your doctor if you notice sudden mood changes or develop suicidal thoughts.
Depression, Panic disorder, Obsessive compulsive disorder, Cataplexy, Narcolepsy, Phobias, Premature ejaculation, Enuresis, Trichotillomania
Should be taken with food.
Oral Adjunct for cataplexy associated with narcolepsy Adult: Initially, 10 mg daily gradually increased to 10-75 mg daily. Elderly: Dose reduction ma... View More
Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder <10 years: Safety and efficacy not established >10 years: 25 mg PO qDay initially Gradually increase to maximum 3 m... View More
Hypersensitivity. Concomitant use of MAOIs; recovery phase following MI, heartblock or other arrhythmias; mania; childn.
Mode of Action
Clomipramine is a potent inhibitor of serotonin re-uptake in the brain. Significant antagonism at cholinergic and ?1-receptors. Weak antagonism at dopam... View More
Cardiovascular insufficiency; narrow-angle glaucoma; urinary retention; history of epilepsy; renal or hepatic dysfunction; electroconvulsive therapy; hy... View More
>10% Xerostomia (84%),Headache (50-55%),Constipation (47%),Ejaculation failure (42%),Fatigue (35-40%),Nausea (30-35%),Impotence (20-25%),Weight gain (1... View More
Pregnancy Category Note
Pregnancy Category: C Lactation: distributed in breast milk, do not nurse (AAP states effect on nursing infants is unknown but may be of concern)
Barbiturates increase metabolism of tricyclic antidepressants; conversely cimetidine, guanethidine, haloperidol and phenothiazines block the tricyclic m... View More
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