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

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)
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,
Dizziness; drowsiness; dry mouth; excitement; headache; impotence; nausea; nightmares; pupil dilation;
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 - Tofranil