Brand: Tofranil

Drug Type: Tricyclic antidepressants (TCA)

Form: Tablet

Age limit: 18 years and above

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Imipramine Tablets are used for the treatment of depression in adults and prevent bedwetting in children. Imipramine is occasionally used to treat panic attacks and eating disorders. Discuss the potential dangers of using this medicine for your illness with your doctor.

Other prescriptions for this drug are possible. Consult your physician or pharmacist for more details. Imipramine hydrochloride USP is a crystalline powder that ranges in color from white to off-white and is odorless or nearly odorless. It is soluble in acetone but insoluble in ether and benzene. It is soluble in water and alcohol.


Administer Imipramine Tablets by mouth once daily. It can be had more than once.  It is taken with food and without a meal. The dosing instructions and the intake instructions are explained to the patient. It is in addition to the side effects of the drug.  One should take this medication until the doctor sees fit. The doctor is in charge of the prescription. 


The side effects of Imipramine Tablets appear differently in different people. A higher dose of the medication could result in adverse side effects- the effects mentioned below. 

  • Sensitive skin
  • Weakness
  • Excitement
  • Dry mouth
  • Vomiting
  • Dizziness
  • Stomach cramps

The physician knows how to manage the side effects. If the medicine is not taken duly, then more side effects occur. Rare side effects may occur in some patients. It is tough to judge the side effects that may arise. 


The dosage depends on severity and patients response. 

Adults—75 mg once daily at the start for depression in the form of oral capsules. If necessary, your doctor might change your dose. However, unless you are in the hospital, the dosage is typically no higher than 200 mg daily. Higher doses may be required for some hospitalized individuals.

Teenagers and older individuals should initially take 25 to 50 mg of pills daily. Your doctor may change your dosage and transfer you to a capsule form if necessary, your doctor may change your dosage and transfer you to a capsule form. The dosage, though, is often limited to 100 mg per day.

Children—The doctor determines the use and dosage.

Adults—At initially, 75 milligrams (mg) per day for depression in the form of oral doses (tablets). If necessary, your doctor might change your dose.

Teenagers require 30-40 mg daily. 


  1. The doctor is aware of all the patients medical problems like kidney and liver problems.
  2. Adverse side effects of combining Imipramine Tablets with other medicines exist. Book an appointment with the doctor if these side effects occur.
  3. Your skin could become photosensitive while using imipramine. If you are 65 years or older, discuss with your doctor the advantages and disadvantages of taking imipramine. Since it is less safe and effective than other drugs used to treat the same condition, imipramine is typically not recommended for older persons.
  4. Serotonin syndrome, a potentially fatal disease, can be brought on by this medication. Agitation, delirium, coma, rapid heartbeat, lightheadedness, and sweating are among the symptoms. They also include flushes and hallucinations (the perception of unreal sights or sounds). Other signs include tremors, convulsions, nausea, vomiting, and diarrhea (uncontrollable movements in one part of your body). Call your physician immediately if you experience any of these signs.
  5. You shouldn’t take this drug without additional medications to manage your bipolar disorder. Mania symptoms can get worse after using imipramine.

The doctor is the authority on what to avoid when taking this medication. Some precautions heeded are for a better outcome.


Imipramine Tablets interact with other medicines and can reduce the effectiveness of the medication taken. The doctor informs the patient about the drugs that should not be mixed. The other drugs it interacts with stated below:

  • Linezolid
  • Methylene
  • Procarbazine
  • Cymbalta
  • Nexium
  • Zoloft 
  • Topamax
  • Xanax
  • Seroquel

Being mindful of the drugs and their uses is essential. 


Active Ingredient Inactive Ingredients
Imipramine Hydrochloride PhEur Sucrose
Sunset Yellow
Sodium benzoate

25MG, 50MG, 75MG

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