Clomip 50 MG Tablet

Manufactured byReliance Formulation Pvt. Ltd.
ContainsClomipramine
Description

Clomip 50 MG Tablet is an antidepressant which is used in the treatment of obsessive-compulsive disorder. Take this medicine at the same time regularly. Do not stop taking this medicine suddenly without informing your doctor as it may cause withdrawal symptoms.

Side effects

Major & minor side effects for Clomip 50 MG Tablet

  • Dizziness
  • Irritability
  • Blurred vision
  • Dry mouth
  • Nausea or Vomiting
  • Swelling of face and feet
  • Acid or sour stomach
  • Constipation
  • Shaking of hands or feet
  • Mouth ulcers
  • Irregular menstrual periods

Uses of Clomip 50 MG Tablet

What is it prescribed for?

  • Obsessive Compulsive Disorder
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Concerns

Commonly asked questions

  • Onset of action
    The effect of this medicine can be observed in 2 to 6 hours.
  • Duration of effect
    The effect of this medicine lasts for an average duration of 4 hours and 7 to 8 hours for an active metabolite.
  • Safe with alcohol?
    Consumption of alcohol with this medicine is not recommended as it can result in dizziness and difficulty in concentration. Avoid activities that need mental alertness like driving or operating heavy machinery.
  • Is it habit forming?
    No habit forming tendency has been reported
  • Usage in pregnancy?
    This medicine is not recommended for use in pregnant women.
  • Usage while breast-feeding?
    This medicine is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women.

Allergy

Not recommended in patients with known allergy to Clomip 50 MG Tablet or other tricyclic antidepressants.

Monoamine oxidase inhibitors (MAOI)

Clomip 50 MG Tablet is not recommended in patients who have taken Monoamine oxidase inhibitors within the last 14 days.
Warnings for special population

Pregnancy

This medicine is not recommended for use in pregnant women.

Breast-feeding

This medicine is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women.
General warnings

Suicidal thoughts

Use with caution in the patients with major depressive disorder due to the increased risk of suicidal thoughts. Close monitoring of these symptoms is necessary. Inform the doctor if these symptoms worsen.

Serotonin Syndrome

This medicine may cause potentially life-threatening serotonin syndrome. Immediate medical treatment should be initiated if any symptoms of agitation, hallucinations, dizziness, tremor, seizures, nausea, and vomiting appear.

Effect on heart

This medicine may lower the blood pressure, therefore should be used with caution in patients with heart diseases. Close monitoring of blood pressure is necessary. Inform the doctor if any symptoms such as dizziness, lightheadedness appear.

Impaired liver function

This medicine may increase the levels of liver enzymes like AST and ALT. Periodic monitoring of liver parameters is necessary. Lower or less frequent dosing is preferred in the patients with severe liver injury.

Body weight

This medicine may either cause weight loss or weight gain. Inform the doctor if you experience any changes in the body weight.

Withdrawal Symptoms

Do not stop taking this medicine suddenly as it may cause withdrawal symptoms like nausea, headache, anxiety, dizziness, and irritability. Gradual dose reduction should be made under the doctor's supervision.

Pediatric population

This medicine is not recommended for children under the age of 10 years.

Missed Dose

Take the missed dose as soon as you remember. If it’s almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose. Do not double your dose to make up for the missed dose.

Overdose

Seek emergency medical treatment or contact the doctor in case of an overdose. Schedule H
All drugs interact differently for person to person. You should check all the possible interactions with your doctor before starting any medicine.
Interaction with Alcohol

Description

Consumption of alcohol with Clomip 50 MG Tablet may increase the risk of side effects such as dizziness, drowsiness, and difficulty concentrating.

Instructions

Consumption of alcohol with this medicine is not recommended as it can result in dizziness and difficulty in concentration. Avoid activities that need mental alertness like driving or operating heavy machinery.
Interaction with Medicine

Tramadol

Antihypertensives

Monoamine oxidase inhibitors

Disease interactions

Depression

Use with caution the patients suffering from depression and other psychiatric disorders due to the increased risk of suicidal thoughts especially at the beginning of the treatment and at the time of dose change. Discontinue the medicine and inform the doctor if these symptoms appear.

Seizures

Clomip 50 MG Tablet may increase the risk of seizures. Inform the doctor if you have any history of seizures or any head injury. The dose of this medicine should be adjusted based on the clinical condition.
Food interactions
Information not available.
Lab interactions
Information not available.
Take Clomip 50 MG Tablet as instructed by your doctor. Do not take in larger amounts than advised. Consult the doctor if you experience any undesirable effects. Do not stop taking the medicine without consulting your doctor as it may cause withdrawal symptoms.
Miscelleneous

Can be taken with or without food, as advised by your doctor

To be taken as instructed by doctor

Causes sleepiness

How it works
It works by increasing the levels of a chemical substance in the brain which helps in reducing the symptoms by maintaining the normal brain function.
Legal Status

Approved

Approved

Approved

Approved

Classification

Category

Tricyclic antidepressants

Schedule

Schedule H

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