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Last Updated: 03 May 2022

Desipramine is a tricyclic antidepressant that is used to treat symptoms of anxiety. Desipramine might also be used for objectives not noted in this medicine overview. If you have recently had a heart attack, you need to not use desipramine. Some youngsters have ideas about suicide when first taking an antidepressant. Do not use desipramine if you have used an MAO inhibitor in the previous 14 days. Do not take an MAOI for at least 2 weeks after you stop taking desipramine. Inform your doctor if you have used an "SSRI" antidepressant in the past 5 weeks, such as citalopram, escitalopram, fluoxetine, fluvoxamine, paroxetine, vilazodone, trazodone, or sertraline. These medications may communicate with desipramine and cause a major condition called serotonin disorder. Some young people have thoughts about suicide when first taking an antidepressant. Your medical professional ought to inspect your progression at normal check outs. Your family or other caretakers ought to additionally be alert to changes in your state of mind or symptoms. If you are pregnant or breastfeeding, tell your physician. Desipramine is not approved for use by anyone more youthful than 18 years old. Your medical professional may periodically change your dose. Keep making use of the medicine as guided and tell your medical professional if your symptoms do not enhance. Do not quit utilizing desipramine unexpectedly, or you could have unpleasant withdrawal symptoms. Take the medication as soon as you can, but miss the missed out on dose if it is nearly time for your next dose.

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