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Imipramine hydrochloride (Tofranil®) belongs to a class of drugs known as tricyclic antidepressants. Even though it is mainly used to treat depression in adults, it is also approved for the treatment of bedwetting in children.
This medicine is sold in tablet form and is available in three strengths. The dosing guidelines will vary, based on the condition being treated. For depression treatment, it is usually taken by mouth one to four times a day. When used for bedwetting, imipramine hydrochloride is usually taken one hour before bedtime.
(To read the rest of this article, click Imipramine Hydrochloride. This resource gives a complete overview of how the drug works, common side effects, what to do in cases of overdose, and more.)
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