Depsol-25 (Imipramine Hydrochloride)
What is Depsol-25 (Imipramine Hydrochloride) used for?
Depsol (Imipramine Hydrochloride) is an oral tricyclic antidepressant prescribed to treat patients suffering from depression. The medication operates by balancing levels of neurotransmitters in the brain to elevate mood and reduce feelings of worthlessness or hopefulness. This action also makes it useful for treating children over the age of seven still wetting the bed. Your physician may prescribe it to treat other unlisted conditions, as well.
How should I use Depsol-25 (Imipramine Hydrochloride)?
Depsol (Imipramine Hydrochloride) should always be taken orally according to the instructions of your physician to get the most effective results. Although it is normally administered once daily, your individual regimen will depend on your symptoms and health condition. These should always be swallowed with a full glass of water. Never crush, chew, or split the tablets as this may destroy or alter the effects of the contents. Ask your pharmacist any questions you have about the medicine to ensure the correct usage.
What are the side effects of Depsol-25 (Imipramine Hydrochloride)?
Some patients using Depsol-25 (Imipramine Hydrochloride) may experience side effects such as:
Tell your physician if any of these symptoms become severe or if more serious side effects appear such as faintness, hallucinations, painful urination, flu symptoms, an irregular heartbeat, seizures, or jaundice. These conditions may require medical attention or adjustments to your regimen to prevent further complications from occurring.
Do not begin using Depsol (Imipramine Hydrochloride) if you have closed angle glaucoma, arrhythmias, a recent heart attack, or if you are taking other MAOI medications. Also disclose if you have diabetes, epilepsy, bipolar disorder, schizophrenia, or gland disorders. These may require adjustments to your dosage to prevent potential health problems from occurring.
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, and if you are taking any other form of medication, supplements, or herbal products.
Immediately seek emergency medical care if you have an allergic or hypersensitive reaction. Common signs of a reaction include hives, swelling, skin rashes, chest pains, as well as trouble breathing or swallowing.