Apo-Clomipramine (Clomipramine Hydrochloride)
What is Apo-Clomipramine (Clomipramine Hydrochloride) used for?
Apo-Clomipramine (Clomipramine HCL) is a tricyclic antidepressant prescribed to treat patients suffering from obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD). The medication operates by balancing levels of neurotransmitters in the brain to prevent symptoms associated with this condition such as anxiety and the need to repeat certain tasks. Your physician may also prescribe it to treat other conditions that are not listed here.
How should I use Apo-Clomipramine (Clomipramine Hydrochloride)?
Follow your physician's instructions for using Apo-Clomipramine (Clomipramine HCL) to get the most effective results from treatment. It is normally administered once daily, but your individual regimen will be determined by the severity of your condition. Swallow the tablets whole along with a large glass of water. Never split, crush, or chew the medicine as this may destroy or alter the effects of its contents. Always ask your physician or pharmacist if you have any questions to ensure the correct application.
What are the side effects of Apo-Clomipramine (Clomipramine Hydrochloride)?
Some side effects that may occur as a result of taking Apo-Clomipramine (Clomipramine HCL) include:
Inform your physician if any of these symptoms become intense or if other serious side effects occur such as severe confusion, seizures, stiff muscle movements, faintness, or an irregular heart rate. These may require emergency medical attention or other adjustments to your regimen to prevent further complications from appearing.
Strictly follow all instructions provided to you by your physician or pharmacist while using Apo-Clomipramine (Clomipramine). 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.