Desipramine
What is it? Overview Usage Side Effects and Warnings
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What is Desipramine?

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• This medicine is used to prevent bedwetting in children.

• This medicine is used to prevent migraine headaches.

• This medicine is used to relieve chronic pain conditions.

• This medicine is used to treat anxiety.

• This medicine is used to treat depression.

• This medicine is used to treat eating disorders.

• This medicine is used to treat obsessive-compulsive disorder.

• This medicine is used to treat panic attacks.

What are the precautions when taking this medicine?

• If you are 65 or older, use this medicine with caution. You could have more side effects.

• If you have been taking this medicine for several weeks, talk with healthcare provider before stopping. You may want to gradually withdraw this medicine.

• You may have certain heart tests before starting this medicine. Talk with healthcare provider.

• If you have a family history of heart disease, talk with healthcare provider.

• If you have heart disease, talk with healthcare provider.

• If you have PKU, talk with healthcare provider. Some products do contain phenylalanine.

• If you have an overactive thyroid, talk with healthcare provider.

• If you have seizures, talk with healthcare provider.

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