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Active Ingredient: Clomipramine
Utilization: Treats obsessive compulsive disorder, panic attacks, depression, and ongoing pain
Available Dosages: 10mg, 25mg and 50mg
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The pills of Anafranil come in round or elongated shapes of white, yellow, pink or blue-yellow colors depending on the dosage and the manufacturer.
The usual dosages for one tablet, which contains clomipramine, are 25, 50 and 75 mg. This drug is a tricyclic antidepressant, similar in action to imipramine, it is blocking more efficiently the reuptake of serotonin.
Anafranil is used to treat depressive states of a neurotic, endogenous, involutional, reactive and organic nature. Besides, it is used in the treatment of depressive syndromes that have arisen against the background of schizophrenia or provoked by prolonged pain syndrome. Also, the drug has proven its effectiveness in the treatment of personality disorders, panic attacks of fear, a chronic pain syndrome in patients who have cancer, as well as patients suffering from migraine, postherpetic neuralgia, rheumatism, peripheral nephropathy, catalepsy, and narcolepsy. Anafranil is also used to prevent and treat migraine attacks.
The leaflet provided with the packing offers basic information on how to use this medicine. Before use, it is better to discuss the dosage with your physician and make sure to follow his exact prescriptions.
This medicine has a set of side effects for health if used any differently from doctor's orders. Side effects can be various, for example:
- blurred vision;
- memory impairment;
- manic states;
- decreased attention span.
When taking Anafranil in high doses, patients may experience a heart issues, the occurrence of increased drowsiness, stupor, ataxia, a low blood pressure, seizures, cardiac disturbances, heart failure, and coma.
This is not a complete list of adverse reactions, and you should report to your doctor immediately about any unpleasant symptoms that persist.
Medically reviewed by Dr. Josette Davignon
Last updated: 22.09.2021