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Who Should Not Take Clomipramine?You should not take clomipramine if you:
- Are allergic to Anafranil, clomipramine hydrochloride, or any inactive component used to make clomipramine. Your healthcare provider or pharmacist has a list of the inactive ingredients used to make clomipramine.
- Have recently had a heart attack (known medically as a myocardial infarction).
- Are taking linezolid (Zyvox®) or intravenous methylene blue. Clomipramine should not be started in people taking linezolid or IV methylene blue, but a person already taking clomipramine may be given linezolid or methylene blue, if absolutely necessary, and only with very careful monitoring and only if clomipramine is stopped during treatment.
- Have used a monoamine oxidase inhibitor (MAOI) within the last 14 days. MAOIs include: