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Anafranil (Clomipramine)

TypeDrug NameDosage 
Anafranil (Tablet)10 mg
Anafranil (Tablet)25 mg
Anafranil (Tablet)50 mg

Generic Equivalent of Anafranil

TypeDrug NameDosage 
Clomipramine (Discontinued)10 mg
Clomipramine (Capsule)25 mg

Is A Prescription Required To have Anafranil?

A Prescription is required to purchase Anafranil from verified online pharmacies Canadawide.

What Is The Drug Anafranil Used For?

Anafranil is used for the treatment of symptoms of depression. The medication also has a mild sedative effect which can be used for treating anxiety that accompanies depression. It is also used for the treatment of symptoms of obsessive-compulsive disorder such as recurrent thoughts or feelings and repetitive actions.

What Does Anafranil Do To The Brain?

Anafranil (clomipramine) belongs to the class of antidepressants. The drug is thought to block the reuptake of serotonin, which is linked to depression.

What Is The Generic Form Of Anafranil?

The generic form of Anafranil is clomipramine and is manufactured by Teva Pharmaceuticals.

How Is Anafranil Supplied and Stored?

Anafranil is manufactured by Aspri Pharma and is available in dosage forms of 10 mg, 25 mg and 50 mg in bottles of 100 tablets.

The generic version of Anafranil (clomipramine) is available as 10 mg and 25 mg dosage in the packaging of 100 tablets.

The medication should be stored at a temperature between 2°C to 30°C, protected from heat. It should be kept out of sight and reach of children.

What Is the Cost of Anafranil?

Our verified online pharmacy is pleased to offer you the Anafranil 10 mg at an unbeatable price of $59 for a supply of 100 tablets, which is $0.59 per unit. The generic Anafranil 10 mg (clomipramine) is available at a price of $40 for a supply of 100 tablets, which is $0.40 per unit. It is best to compare the prices of drugs online at edrugsearch or Pharmacychecker.Com.

What Kind Of Drug Is Clomipramine?

Clomipramine belongs to the class of tricyclic antidepressants and is used for the treatment of obsessive-compulsive disorder.

How Do You Take Anafranil?

It is very important to take Anafranil exactly as prescribed by your doctor. The usual start dose is 25 mg twice or thrice daily. The medication should be given in divided doses with meals to reduce the gastrointestinal side effects. Do not change the dose or stop the medication without consulting your doctor.

Can You Drink Alcohol While Taking Anafranil?

Do not drink alcohol while taking Anafranil, as it can exaggerate the response to alcohol and other CNS depressants if they are taken along with this medication.

What Should You Avoid While Taking Anafranil?

Anafranil can lead to blurred vision, drowsiness, disturbance in attention and confusion. Do not engage in activities that need quick reactions such as driving or operating heavy machinery, while taking Anafranil.

How is Anafranil Metabolized in Body?

The drug is extensively metabolized in the liver and has a half-life of approximately 21 hours.

How Safe Is Anafranil For Use In Pregnancy and Breastfeeding?

The safety of use of Anafranil in pregnant women is not established. Hence, this medication should not be used in women of childbearing age or during pregnancy unless the expected benefit to the patient outweighs the potential risks to the unborn baby. Withdrawal symptoms such as tremors, difficult breathing, lack of energy, irritability, problems in muscle tone, seizures, and respiratory depression have been reported in newborns whose mothers received tricyclic antidepressants during the third trimester of pregnancy. Anafranil also passes into the human breast milk. Discuss with your doctor whether you should breastfeed or take the medication but not both.

What Are The Possible Side Effects of Anafranil?

Like all other medications, Anafranil can also cause side effects. Most common side effects experienced with Anafranil are dry mouth, constipation, nausea, dyspepsia, anorexia, sleepiness, dizziness, nervousness, tremors, changed libido, ejaculation failure, impotence, problems while urinating, tiredness, sweating, increased weight and appetite, visual changes. Some other side effects include a headache, numbness, tingling sensation, muscle weakness, seizures, agitation, nightmares, restlessness, disorientation, low blood pressure, vomiting, abdominal cramps, and diarrhea. These are not all the possible side effects of Anafranil. In case of any unexpected effect, contact your healthcare professional immediately.

When Should You Not Take Anafranil?

Do not take Anafranil if you:
  • Are allergic to clomipramine or any other ingredients in Anafranil or other tricyclic antidepressants
  • Have been taking monoamine oxidase inhibitors such as moclobemide (used for the treatment of depression) from the past 2 weeks
  • Are taking an antibiotic called linezolid
  • Have a history of heart attack or stroke or suffer from heart disease known as congestive heart failure
  • Have liver or kidney problems
  • Have an imbalance of body components and cells
  • Suffer from glaucoma (increased eye pressure)
  • Suffer from hereditary prolonged QT interval (a heart rhythm disorder)

What Should You Tell Your Doctor Before taking Anafranil?

Before you start taking Anafranil, be sure to tell your doctor if you:
  • Have epilepsy or have a history of seizures
  • Take any medicines that increase your chances of having a seizure such as antidepressants and antibiotics
  • Have a history of arrhythmias
  • Have a history of heart diseases such as heart attack, low blood pressure
  • Have low potassium levels in the body
  • Are taking selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors or diuretics
  • Suffer from thyroid disorders
  • Have glaucoma or increased eye pressure
  • Suffer from urinary retention
  • Suffer from pheochromocytoma, neuroblastoma (tumors of the adrenal gland)
  • Are pregnant, planning a pregnancy or are breastfeeding

What Medicines Can Interact With Anafranil?

It is important to tell your healthcare professional about all other medicines that you have taken recently including any kind of supplements and non-prescription drugs.

Medicines which interact with Anafranil include:
  • CNS depressants such as barbiturates (like phenobarbital) benzodiazepines (like alprazolam) or general anesthetics
  • Monoamine oxidase inhibitors such as moclobemide
  • Anticholinergic drugs like biperiden, levodopa, atropine
  • Antiarrhythmic drugs such as quinidine
  • Antipsychotic drugs used to treat schizophrenia
  • Antihypertensive medications such as clonidine, alpha-methyldopa, reserpine
  • Diuretics used to treat hypertension
  • Selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors such as fluoxetine
  • Cimetidine (an antacid)
  • Methylphenidate (a CNS stimulant)
  • Antiepileptic medications like phenytoin, carbamazepine
  • Anticoagulants like heparin, warfarin
  • Steroid hormones like estrogens
  • Colestipol and cholestyramine (used to lower cholesterol levels)
  • Terbinafine (an antifungal medication)
  • St. John’s wort (a herbal supplement used to treat depression)
  • Alcohol

Where Can I Buy Anafranil Online?

If prescribed by your healthcare professional, Anafranil can be bought directly from Canadian Online Pharmacy. You will not have to wait to start your therapy due to the swift shipping service provided by us.

How Is Anafranil Delivered?

The standard delivery fee is $10.00. The orders are usually shipped in 2-3 working days after the processing of the order. The medication package is delivered by regular mail within 10-14 business days after it has been shipped.

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