Depsol-25 (Imipramine Hydrochloride)
What is Depsol-25 (Imipramine Hydrochloride) used for?
Depsol (Imipramine Hydrochloride) is used to treat the symptoms of depression. This drug is a type of tricyclic antidepressant, which works by helping to restore the balance of natural substances in the brain, such as norepinephrine which in turn helps to improve the patient's mood, appetite, sleep, energy level as well as interest in everyday life. This drug is also used to treat other conditions, such as bed-wetting in children and anxiety disorders.
How should I use Depsol-25 (Imipramine Hydrochloride)?
Depsol (Imipramine Hydrochloride) tablets are taken orally. Patients are sometimes directed to take one tablet 1 to 4 times daily, or as directed by their physician. If this medication is being given to a child for the treatment of bedwetting, your physician may prescribe separate doses, such as once in the afternoon, and once before bedtime. If used to treat bedwetting, this drug is generally only given for a maximum of three months, after which a full medical examination should be given. In all cases, this drug should only be used if your physician has directed you to use it, and patients should only used this drug as prescribed.
What are the side effects of Depsol-25 (Imipramine Hydrochloride)?
Some side effects which may occur as a result of taking Depsol (Imipramine Hydrochloride) include:
Other side effects include decreased sexual ability and nightmares. Consult your physician immediately if any of these side effects persist or worsen, or if you notice changes in urination, rapid weight gain, chest pain, a fast pounding heartbeat, breathlessness or uncontrolled bodily movements.
Strictly follow all instructions provided to you by your physician or pharmacist while using Depsol (Imipramine Hydrochloride). Optimum and safe dosage can differ based on the patient and the condition being treated.
As this medication may be unsafe for certain patients, it is essential you always inform your physician if you are pregnant or breastfeeding, as well as if you have any allergies, other illnesses, or ongoing health conditions, especially heart problems, and if you are taking any other form of medication, supplements, or herbal products.
Patients who suffer from diabetes may need to have their anti-diabetic medication or diet adjusted if taking this drug. Consult your physician for advice.
Immediately seek emergency medical care if you have any allergic or hypersensitive reaction. Common signs of a reaction include hives, swelling, skin rashes, chest pains, as well as trouble breathing or swallowing.