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

Desipramine
Brand names

Norpramin
Type

Tricyclic
Anti-depressant
Target symptoms

Depression. ADD.

MAOI, myocardial infarction.
Possible side effects (call doctor)

Black tongue; changes in blood sugar levels; changes in sex drive; changes in taste;
confusion; diarrhea; dilated pupils; disorientation; dizziness; drowsiness; dry mouth;
enlarged breasts; flushing; headache; heartburn; high blood pressure; increased appetite,
especially for sweets; increased eye pressure; nausea; nightmares; numbness; painful
ejaculation; pounding in the chest; sensitivity to sunlight; sleeplessness; small red spots
under the skin; spontaneous flow of breast milk; stomach cramps; stomach pain;
including excessive urination at night; vomiting; weakness; weight gain, allergic reaction
(rash; hives; itching; difficulty breathing; tightness in chest; swelling of mouth, face, lips,
or tongue); blurred vision or other vision changes; chest pain; constipation; delusions;
difficulty speaking or swallowing; eye pain; fainting; fast, slow, or irregular heartbeat; hair
loss; hallucinations; heart problems; impotence; irritability; loss of balance; mood swings;
muscle stiffness; nervous; restless; ringing in ears; seizures; shakiness; sore throat or
fever; twitching of face or tongue; uncontrolled movements of arms or legs; unusual
bleeding or bruising; yellowing of skin or eyes.
Medication sometimes prescribed in the treatment of PTSD - Desipramine