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Understanding precautions and warnings with imipramine hydrochloride can ensure a safe treatment process. These include being aware of drug interactions and side effects, as well as using caution while taking it if you have a history of seizures or glaucoma. Precautions and warnings with imipramine hydrochloride also extend to people who have certain allergies, have recently had a heart attack, or have recently taken an MAOI.

Imipramine Hydrochloride: What Should I Tell My Healthcare Provider?

You should talk with your healthcare provider prior to taking imipramine hydrochloride (Tofranil®) if you have:
Also, let your healthcare provider know if you:
  • Are pregnant or thinking of becoming pregnant
  • Are breastfeeding
  • Drink alcohol regularly.
Make sure to tell your healthcare provider about all other medicines you may be taking, including prescription and non-prescription medicines, vitamins, and herbal supplements.
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