Impramine 75mg Capsule 10


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IMIPRAMINE
By Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd
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Drug Information for Impramine 75mg Capsule 10

What is IMPRAMINE 75mg Capsule used for?

IMPRAMINE 75mg Capsule is used for the treatment of depression. It is also prescribed to treat bed-wetting in children.

IMPRAMINE 75mg Capsule may also be prescribed for other conditions as determined by the doctor.

How does IMPRAMINE 75mg Capsule work?

IMPRAMINE 75mg Capsule belongs to the class of drugs called tricyclic anti-depressants. This drug acts by producing chemical messengers in the brain such as serotonin and norepinephrine, which helps in treating depression symptoms.

IMPRAMINE 75mg Capsule also works by blocking the action of acetylcholine in the urinary bladder and preventing bedwetting in children.

How to take IMPRAMINE 75mg Capsule?

The dosage and the drug form depend on the age, weight and medical condition of an individual. Take IMPRAMINE 75mg Capsule as prescribed by your doctor.

Swallow the tablet whole. Do not crush or chew the tablet. In case of capsule swallow the capsule whole. Do not chew or tear open the capsule. Take the drug with or without food. However, taking the drug with food prevents stomach upset.

If you miss a dose of IMPRAMINE 75mg Capsule, please take it immediately once you remember. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, then skip the missed dose and continue with your regular dosing schedule. Do not take a double dose to make up for the missed dose.

The overdose symptoms of IMPRAMINE 75mg Capsule may include:

  • Cardiac arrest
  • Dizziness
  • Drowsiness
  • Hypotension
  • Increased reflex movements
  • Nausea
  • Restlessness

What are the drugs that interact with IMPRAMINE 75mg Capsule?

Drugs that interact with IMPRAMINE 75mg Capsule include the following:

  • Cimetidine
  • Phenobarbital
  • Quinidine
  • Secobarbital

This is not a comprehensive list of drug interactions. Consult your doctor to know more about other possible drug interactions.

What are the side effects of IMPRAMINE 75mg Capsule?

The following are the most common side effects of IMPRAMINE 75mg Capsule:

  • Drowsiness
  • Dizziness
  • Constipation
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting

The following are the severe side effects and you may require immediate medical attention:

  • Blurry vision
  • Cold sweats
  • Disorientation
  • Increased palpitations

This is not a complete list of side effects and others may occur. Please consult your doctor to know more about other possible side effects.

What special precautions IMPRAMINE 75mg Capsule?

  • Do not drive or operate heavy machinery if IMPRAMINE 75mg Capsule causes dizziness or blurred vision.
  • Inform the doctor if your child has suicidal tendencies, as IMPRAMINE 75mg Capsule may increase the risk of suicidal thoughts.
  • Avoid consumption of alcohol as it may alter the absorption of IMPRAMINE 75mg Capsule.
  • Avoid IMPRAMINE 75mg Capsule during pregnancy or breastfeeding because the safe use of the drug is not yet established.
  • Do not stop using the medication abruptly unless instructed by the doctor. Stopping the medication suddenly may cause the illness to return.
  • Do not exceed the dose more than what is prescribed.

You are advised not to take IMPRAMINE 75mg Capsule if

  • it has passed the expiry date of the medicine printed on the pack.
  • the foil or packaging is torn or shows signs of tampering or there is discolouration.

What should you tell your doctor before taking IMPRAMINE 75mg Capsule?

  • Tell your doctor if you have any history of sleeplessness and anxiety disorders.
  • Inform the doctor if you are taking any other drugs, OTC medications, herbal products or nutritional supplements.

Frequently Asked Questions about IMPRAMINE 75mg Capsule

  1. My child is on IMPRAMINE 75mg Capsule for bed-wetting. Can I stop giving the drug if my child feels better?
  2. IMPRAMINE 75mg Capsule can be discontinued once your child stops bed-wetting. However, consult the doctor before discontinuing IMPRAMINE 75mg Capsule medicine.

  3. How long can I take IMPRAMINE 75mg Capsule medicine?
  4. Take IMPRAMINE 75mg Capsule medicine as prescribed by the doctor. Prolonged use of the medicine is not advisable.

  5. Is it safe to alter the dose of IMPRAMINE 75mg Capsule?
  6. Do not alter the dose of IMPRAMINE 75mg Capsule without consulting the doctor. A change in the dose of the drug may be recommended depending on the response to the drug.

  7. Should I follow any special dietary instructions while taking IMPRAMINE 75mg Capsule?
  8. Avoid consuming alcohol or the foods that may affect the brain function. Also, increase the intake of fiber foods, as the drug may cause constipation.

Disclaimer:

The contents of this website are for informational purposes only and not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment.  Please seek the advice of a physician or other qualified health provider with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition. Do not disregard professional medical advice or delay in seeking it because of something you have read on this website.

Disclaimer:

The contents of this website are for informational purposes only and not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment.  Please seek the advice of a physician or other qualified health provider with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition. Do not disregard professional medical advice or delay in seeking it because of something you have read on this website.

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