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Clomipramine

Drug Class: Commonly Known As: Category:
Tricyclic Antidepressants

Clomipramine - What is it for

​Clomipramine belongs to a class of medications known as Tricyclic antidepressants (TCAs). It is used to treat symptoms of depression (low mood) such as:

  • Feeling sad
  • Feeling hopeless or worthless
  • Feeling bad about yourself
  • Thoughts of ending your life
  • Poor sleep, energy or appetite.

It may also be used to treat symptoms of Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD) such as:

  • Recurring, disruptive and disturbing thoughts
  • Repeated checking behaviour
  • Repeated washing behaviour

This medication may also be used for other conditions. Check with your healthcare professional if you are unsure why you are given this medication.

Clomipramine - Additional Information

  • Updated on Tuesday, June 30, 2020
  • Article contributed by PSS National Medication Information Workgroup PSS National Medication Information Workgroup

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