Opipramol 25 mg

Please note, before you can choose the low cost generic option, please ask your doctor to add the generic drug to your prescription.

Uses of Opipramol

Opipramol is used to treat generalised anxiety disorder and somatic disturbances. 

Therapeutic Category

Opipramol: Antidepressants  

How Opipramol works

Opipramol works by binding to certain receptors (sigma receptor) in the brain and spinal cord, as a result it works in the N-methyl-D-aspartate (NMDA) receptor system and influences the neurotransmitters glutamate and dopamine (messenger substances in the brain) and produces a calming and anxiety-relieving effect followed by enhancement of mood.

Common side effects of Opipramol

  • tiredness
  • dry mouth
  • stuffy nose
  • low blood pressure
  • orthostatic dysregulation (low blood pressure when standing up from sitting or lying position)

When to consult your doctor

  • In case of accidental overdosage
  • If you experience fever, flu like symptoms, chest pain and hypersensitivity reactions including delayed reactions

Health Tips for Opipramol

  • Eat a balanced diet with a variety of nutritious foods to support your overall health and well-being
  • Engage in regular physical activity, practice stress management techniques and maintain regular sleep patterns. These lifestyle factors can positively impact mood and overall mental health
  • Avoid consuming alcohol and recreational drugs while taking this medicine, as they may interact with the medication and cause adverse effects
  • If you need to stop taking this medicine, consult your doctor first. Abruptly stopping the medication can lead to withdrawal symptoms or a rebound in anxiety or depression
  • Take this medicine exactly as prescribed by your doctor. Follow the dosing schedule and instructions carefully. Do not stop or change the dosage without consulting your healthcare provider