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Imipramine Side Effects

Report Imipramine Side Effects

If you experienced any harmful or unwanted effects of Imipramine, please share your experience. This could help to raise awareness about Imipramine side effects, identify uknown risks and inform health professionals and patients taking Imipramine.

Examples: headache, dizziness


The most commonly reported Imipramine side effects are:
Dizziness (3 reports)
Erectile Disfunction (2 reports)
Rhabdomyolysis (2 reports)
Choking (1 reports)
Constipation (1 reports)
Severe Rash (1 reports)

If you have experienced a side effect listed above, you can check a box to report it.


To view a complete list of submitted side effects, please follow the link Imipramine side effects . You can also compare Imipramine side effects or view FDA reports.

Imipramine Side Effects reported to FDA

The following Imipramine reports list potential signals of serious risks and new safety information that were identified using the FDA Adverse Event Reporting System (FAERS).
The FAERS is a database that contains information on adverse event and medication errors reports submitted to FDA by healthcare professionals (such as physicians, pharmacists, nurses and others), consumers (such as patients, family members, layers and others) and manufacturers.


The appearance of Imipramine on this list does not mean that FDA has concluded that the drug has the listed risk. It means that FDA has identified a potential safety issue, but it does not mean that FDA has identified a causal relationship between the drug and the listed risk.

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Completed Suicide
on Feb 18, 2013 Female from US , 51 years of age, was treated with Imipramine Pamoate. Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Imipramine side effects: completed suicide. Imipramine Pamoate dosage: Unk.
Associated medications used:

Completed Suicide
Patient was taking Imipramine Pamoate. Patient felt the following Imipramine side effects: completed suicide on Feb 18, 2013 from US Additional patient health information: Male , 56 years of age, . Imipramine Pamoate dosage: Unk.
Multiple prescriptions taken:
  • Amlodipine
  • Metoprolol
  • Perphenazine
  • Hydroxyzine
  • Clonazepam
  • Zolpidem


Completed Suicide
Adverse event was reported on Jan 28, 2013 by a Male taking Imipramine (Dosage: N/A) . Location: US , 56 years of age, After Imipramine was administered, patient encountered several Imipramine side effects: completed suicide.
Multiple concurrent drugs taken:
  • Metoprolol
  • Clonazepam
  • Amlodipine
  • Perphenazine
  • Hydroxyzine
  • Zolpidem


Completed Suicide
on Jan 11, 2013 Female from US , 51 years of age, was treated with Imipramine. Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Imipramine side effects: completed suicide. Imipramine dosage: Unk, Ingst+unk.
Associated medications used:
  • Alprazolam (Unk, Ingst+unk)
  • Methamphetamine (Unk, Ingst+unk)
  • Methadone (Unk, Ingst+unk)



Completed Suicide
on Jan 11, 2013 Male from US , 56 years of age, was treated with Imipramine. Patient felt the following Imipramine side effects: completed suicide. Imipramine dosage: N/A.
Multiple prescriptions taken:
  • Clonazepam
  • Zolpidem Tartrate Er
  • Amlodipine /00972402/
  • Metoprolol /00376902/
  • Perphenazine /00023402/
  • Hydroxyzine /00058402/


Hyperhidrosis, Dry Mouth, Swollen Tongue, Hypoaesthesia, Off Label Use
Patient was taking Imipramine Hydrochloride. After Imipramine was administered, patient encountered several Imipramine side effects: hyperhidrosis, dry mouth, swollen tongue, hypoaesthesia, off label use on Nov 26, 2012 from US Additional patient health information: Female , 56 years of age, weighting 150.0 lb, was diagnosed with
  • anxiety
  • depression
  • temporomandibular joint syndrome
and. Imipramine Hydrochloride dosage: N/A.

Floppy Iris Syndrome, Cataract
Adverse event was reported on Nov 15, 2012 by a Male taking Imipramine Pamoate (Dosage: 25 Mg) was diagnosed with and. Location: COUNTRY NOT SPECIFIED , 60 years of age, Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Imipramine side effects: floppy iris syndrome, cataract.

Floppy Iris Syndrome, Cataract
on Nov 15, 2012 Male from COUNTRY NOT SPECIFIED , 58 years of age, was diagnosed with and was treated with Imipramine Pamoate. Patient felt the following Imipramine side effects: floppy iris syndrome, cataract. Imipramine Pamoate dosage: 25 Mg.
Multiple prescriptions taken:

Floppy Iris Syndrome, Cataract
on Nov 15, 2012 Male from COUNTRY NOT SPECIFIED , 65 years of age, was diagnosed with and was treated with Imipramine Pamoate. After Imipramine was administered, patient encountered several Imipramine side effects: floppy iris syndrome, cataract. Imipramine Pamoate dosage: 50 Mg.
Multiple concurrent drugs taken:

Completed Suicide
Patient was taking Imipramine Pamoate. Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Imipramine side effects: completed suicide on Oct 30, 2012 from COUNTRY NOT SPECIFIED Additional patient health information: Patient , 27 years of age, . Imipramine Pamoate dosage: N/A.
Associated medications used:

Toxic Encephalopathy, Motor Dysfunction, Disturbance In Attention, Abnormal Behaviour, Speech Disorder, Somnolence, Cognitive Disorder, Executive Dysfunction, Memory Impairment
Adverse event was reported on Oct 01, 2012 by a Male taking Imipramine (Dosage: 150 Mg / Day) . Location: CH , 59 years of age, Patient felt the following Imipramine side effects: toxic encephalopathy, motor dysfunction, disturbance in attention, abnormal behaviour, speech disorder, somnolence, cognitive disorder, executive dysfunction, memory impairment.
Multiple prescriptions taken: Patient was hospitalized.

Tachycardia, Pyrexia
on Sep 13, 2012 Female from US , 59 years of age, was diagnosed with and was treated with Imipramine. After Imipramine was administered, patient encountered several Imipramine side effects: tachycardia, pyrexia. Imipramine dosage: 150 Mg, Qhs.
Multiple concurrent drugs taken:
  • Citalopram (40 Mg/day)
  • Lorazepam (1 Mg/day As Needed, 2 Mg/day At Bedtime)
  • Trifluoperazine (5 Mg/day)
  • Digoxin (62.5 Mcg/day)
  • Furosemide (240 Mg/ Day)
  • Metformin (1000 Mg/ Day)
  • Multivitamins (1 Tablet/ Day)
  • Niacin (100 Mg/ Day)


Suicide Attempt, Overdose
on May 04, 2012 Patient from EGYPT , 24 years of age, was diagnosed with and was treated with Imipramine Pamoate. Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Imipramine side effects: suicide attempt, overdose. Imipramine Pamoate dosage: Unk. Patient was hospitalized.

Suicide Attempt, Overdose
Patient was taking Imipramine Pamoate. Patient felt the following Imipramine side effects: suicide attempt, overdose on May 04, 2012 from EGYPT Additional patient health information: Patient , 24 years of age, was diagnosed with and. Imipramine Pamoate dosage: Unk. Patient was hospitalized.

Suicide Attempt, Overdose
Adverse event was reported on May 04, 2012 by a Patient taking Imipramine Pamoate (Dosage: Unk) was diagnosed with and. Location: EGYPT , 24 years of age, After Imipramine was administered, patient encountered several Imipramine side effects: suicide attempt, overdose. Patient was hospitalized.

Overdose, Suicide Attempt
on May 04, 2012 Patient from EGYPT , 24 years of age, was diagnosed with and was treated with Imipramine Pamoate. Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Imipramine side effects: overdose, suicide attempt. Imipramine Pamoate dosage: Unk. Patient was hospitalized.

Suicide Attempt, Overdose
on May 04, 2012 Patient from EGYPT , 24 years of age, was diagnosed with and was treated with Imipramine Pamoate. Patient felt the following Imipramine side effects: suicide attempt, overdose. Imipramine Pamoate dosage: Unk. Patient was hospitalized.

Suicide Attempt, Overdose
Patient was taking Imipramine Pamoate. After Imipramine was administered, patient encountered several Imipramine side effects: suicide attempt, overdose on May 04, 2012 from EGYPT Additional patient health information: Patient , 24 years of age, was diagnosed with and. Imipramine Pamoate dosage: Unk. Patient was hospitalized.

Overdose, Suicide Attempt
Adverse event was reported on May 04, 2012 by a Patient taking Imipramine Pamoate (Dosage: Unk) was diagnosed with and. Location: EGYPT , 24 years of age, Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Imipramine side effects: overdose, suicide attempt. Patient was hospitalized.

Overdose, Suicide Attempt
on May 04, 2012 Patient from EGYPT , 24 years of age, was diagnosed with and was treated with Imipramine Pamoate. Patient felt the following Imipramine side effects: overdose, suicide attempt. Imipramine Pamoate dosage: Unk. Patient was hospitalized.

Overdose, Suicide Attempt
on May 04, 2012 Patient from EGYPT , 24 years of age, was diagnosed with and was treated with Imipramine Pamoate. After Imipramine was administered, patient encountered several Imipramine side effects: overdose, suicide attempt. Imipramine Pamoate dosage: Unk. Patient was hospitalized.

Suicide Attempt, Overdose
Patient was taking Imipramine Pamoate. Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Imipramine side effects: suicide attempt, overdose on May 04, 2012 from EGYPT Additional patient health information: Patient , 24 years of age, was diagnosed with and. Imipramine Pamoate dosage: Unk. Patient was hospitalized.

Suicide Attempt, Overdose
Adverse event was reported on May 04, 2012 by a Patient taking Imipramine Pamoate (Dosage: Unk) was diagnosed with and. Location: EGYPT , 24 years of age, Patient felt the following Imipramine side effects: suicide attempt, overdose. Patient was hospitalized.

Suicide Attempt, Overdose
on May 04, 2012 Patient from EGYPT , 24 years of age, was diagnosed with and was treated with Imipramine Pamoate. After Imipramine was administered, patient encountered several Imipramine side effects: suicide attempt, overdose. Imipramine Pamoate dosage: Unk. Patient was hospitalized.

Overdose, Suicide Attempt
on May 04, 2012 Patient from EGYPT , 24 years of age, was diagnosed with and was treated with Imipramine Pamoate. Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Imipramine side effects: overdose, suicide attempt. Imipramine Pamoate dosage: Unk. Patient was hospitalized.

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Most drugs have a large list of nonsevere or mild adverse effects which do not rule out continued usage. These effects depend on individual sensitivity, and can include nausea, dizziness, diarrhea, malaise, vomiting, headache, dermatitis, dry mouth, etc. Check commonly reported side effects . These can be considered a form of pseudo-allergic reaction, as not all users experience these effects; many users experience none at all.

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Safety Alerts, Active Ingredients, Usage Information

Alternative IMIPRAMINE Names:IMIPRAMIN TRIMIPRAM

Active Ingredient: IMIPRAMIN TRIMIPRAM

More About Imipramine

Side Effects reported to FDA: 207

Imipramine safety alerts: No

Reported deaths: 52

Reported hospitalizations: 39

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