PTSD
info
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DISCLAIMER: This info is not official, it is for conversational purposes only. The info
comes from Google.
Call  your doctor or your pharmacist for info re medication.
Generic name

Clomiprimine
Brand Name

Anafranil
Type
Tricyclic
Anti-
depressant
Target symptoms

OCD (obsessive-compulsive disorder), arm burning,  endogenous
depression, hair pulling syndrome, nail biting, panic attacks, phobias,
PMS, narcolepsy, to relieve pain of arthritis, cancer, diabetic disease,
herpes lesions, migraines, tension headaches, tic douloureux. May
decrease repetitive symptoms of autisim.
Contraindications
MAOI, myocardial infarction
Possible side effects (call doctor)

nausea; nightmares; sweating; tiredness; upset stomach; vomiting; weakness; weight
loss/gain. Allergic reactions (rash; hives; itching; difficulty breathing; tightness in chest;
swelling of mouth, face, lips, tongue); blurred vision or other vision changes; sex drive
changes; chest pain; confusion; decreased sexual ability; fainting; fever; flushing; frequent or
difficult urination; impulsive behavior or other unusual changes in behavior; fast, slow, or
irregular heartbeat; mental or mood changes (eg, increased anxiety, mood swings, agitation,
irritability, nervous, restless); numbness or tingling of skin; panic attacks; ringing in ears;
seizures; severe dizziness or drowsiness; sore throat; stomach pain; suicidal thinking or
behavior; swelling of testicles; tremor; trouble sleeping; trouble walking or balance; twitching
of face or tongue; uncontrolled movements or stiffness of arms and legs; unusual bleeding or
bruising; worsening of depression; yellowing of skin, eyes.
Medication sometimes prescribed in the treatment of PTSD - Clomiprimine