Your doctor may start you on a low dose of imipramine and gradually increase your dose.
Prescribers or other health professionals should inform patients, their families, and their caregivers about the benefits and risks associated with treatment with Imipramine hydrochloride and should counsel them in its appropriate use.
Humans U Potassium voltage-gated channel subfamily H member 2. The plasma concentration of imipramine may increase when the drug is given concomitantly with hepatic enzyme inhibitors e. This is not a complete list of possible side effects. Humans U D 1 dopamine receptor. This risk is higher if you or anyone in your family has or has ever had bipolar disorder mood that changes from depressed to abnormally excited or mania frenzied, abnormally excited mood or has thought about or attempted suicide.
Central nervous system and neuromuscular effects include drowsiness, lethargy, fatigue, agitation, excitement, nightmares, restlessness, insomnia, confusion, disturbed concentration, disorientation, delusions, and hallucinations.
Ask your doctor before use if you are taking the following medications:
You may be more at risk for certain types of cancers if you take this medicine.
If the indiscriminate dumping of industrial cyanide waste continues unchecked with the inherent risk of pollution of food and water supplies there may well come a time when more widespread chronic cyanide neurotoxicity occurs in the Western hemisphere from a dietary source in persons with a genetic or acquired error of cyanide or vitamin B12 metabolism.
Pregnant women should be encouraged to quit smoking without the use of pharmacotherapy.
If your child develops shakes, contact your doctor straight away. Take this medication exactly as prescribed by your doctor. The effectiveness of treatment may decrease with continued drug administration. Anyone considering the use of imipramine hydrochloride or any other antidepressant in a child, adolescent, or young adult must balance this risk with the clinical need. If affected do not drive or operate machinery.