What You Need to Know About Clomipramine

What If I Take an Overdose?

People who take too much clomipramine may have overdose symptoms that could include:
  • Drowsiness
  • Confusion
  • Restlessness or agitation
  • Severe sweating
  • Muscle tension
  • Unusual body movements
  • A rapid heart rate (tachycardia)
  • Congestive heart failure
  • Irregular heart rhythms (arrhythmia)
  • Cardiac arrest
  • Very low blood pressure (hypotension)
  • Breathing difficulty and blue skin
  • Vomiting
  • Fever
  • Kidney problems
  • Seizures
  • Coma
  • Loss of life.
An overdose can be dangerous. If you happen to take too much, seek immediate medical attention.
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How Should Clomipramine Be Stored?

Clomipramine should be stored at room temperature, away from moisture and heat. The capsules should be kept in an airtight container.
Keep this and all medications out of the reach of children.

What Should I Do If I Miss a Dose?

If you do not take your clomipramine as scheduled, take your missed dose as soon as you remember. However, if you usually take your dose at night, you may not want to make up the missed dose during the day because of the risk of drowsiness. Also, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and continue with your regular schedule. Do not take a double dose.

Available Strengths

Clomipramine capsules are available in the following strengths:
  • Clomipramine 25 mg
  • Clomipramine 50 mg
  • Clomipramine 75 mg.
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