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

Imipramine
Brand names

Janimine,
Tofranil
Type

Tricyclic
Anti-depressant
Target symptoms

Depression. Affects chemicals in the brain.
Contraindications

MAOI, hepatic or renal damage, history of blood dyscrasias,
myocardial infarction, convulsive disorders, glaucoma.
Possible side effects (call doctor)

Dizziness; drowsiness; dry mouth; excitement; headache; impotence; nausea; nightmares; pupil
dilation; sensitivity to sunlight; sweating; tiredness; upset stomach; vomiting; weakness; weight
loss or gain, allergic reactions (rash; hives; itching; difficulty breathing; tightness in chest;
swelling of mouth, face, lips, or tongue); blurred vision or other vision changes; changes in sex
drive; chest pain; confusion; constipation; fainting; fever; frequent or difficult urination;
hallucinations; impulsive behavior or other unusual changes in behavior; fast, slow, or irregular
heartbeat; jaw, neck, or muscle spasms; mental or mood changes (eg, increased anxiety, mood
swings, agitation, irritability, nervousness, restlessness); panic attacks; ringing in the ears;
seizures; severe dizziness or drowsiness; sore throat; stomach pain; suicidal thinking or
behavior; swelling of testicles; tremor; trouble sleeping; trouble walking or keeping your balance;
twitching of the face or tongue; uncontrolled movements of arms and legs or stiffness; unusual
bleeding or bruising; worsening of depression; yellowing of skin or eyes.
Medication sometimes prescribed in the treatment of PTSD - Janimine