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Common Brand Name(s): Tofranil
Phonetic Pronunciation: (ih-MIH-pra-meen)
Information last revised May 2010

What does IMIPRAMINE - ORAL look like?

Mua03300imipramine 10 mg Tab
Mkr99210Tofranil 25 mg Tab
Mua03110imipramine 25 mg Tab
Mkr99220Tofranil 50 mg Tab
Mua03320imipramine 50 mg Tab
Mkr99200Tofranil 10 mg Tab
Sdz01400Tofranil 25 mg Tab


This medication is used to treat depression. It is also used with other therapies for the treatment of nighttime bed-wetting (enuresis) in children. Using this medication to treat depression may improve your mood, sleep, appetite, and energy level and may help restore your interest in daily living. Imipramine can help your child control nighttime bed-wetting. Imipramine belongs to a class of medications called tricyclic antidepressants. It works by restoring the balance of certain natural substances (neurotransmitters such as norepinephrine) in the brain. For bed-wetting, this medication may work by blocking the effect of a certain natural substance (acetylcholine) on the bladder.
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