Clonil SR 75 mg
Clonil SR is a tricyclic antidepressant that restores certain natural substance levels to help restore balance in the brain. Clonil SR can help decrease the urge to prevent repeated tasks and persistent or unwanted thoughts. It is mainly used to treat obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD). Some patients may also use Clonil SR to treat major depression, panic disorder and chronic pain. Clonil SR contains an active ingredient called Clomipramine.
Clonil SR is usually taken orally 1 time per day at bedtime although it may be taken in smaller doses 2 or 3 times per day. It can be taken without food but to avoid nausea or upset stomach, it is recommended to take it with food along with a glass of water. Dosage depends on the patient’s condition and their reaction to the medication, contact a doctor for the correct dosage. Clonil SR is not recommended to take more than 200 mg of the medication within a 24 hour period. It may take a few weeks to feel the effectiveness of the medication. Do not discontinue the treatment without consulting a doctor as abruptly stopping Clonil SR may cause symptoms to return or severe withdrawal symptoms.
Patient’s using Clonil SR may encounter side effects such as: dizziness, drowsiness, dry mouth. vomiting, diarrhea or constipation, headache, blurred vision, insomnia. Contact a doctor immediately should side effects persist or encounter more severe side effects such as: hallucinations, muscle stiffness, jaundice, tremors, irregular heartbeat, signs of infections. Patients should not use Clonil SR in combination with other monoamine oxidase inhibitor antidepressants (MAOI) as they may cause severe side effects.
Immediately proceed to your nearest emergency department if you suffer an allergic reaction. Symptoms usually associated with such a reaction include difficulty breathing or swallowing, chest tightness, swelling, skin rashes, and hives.
Clonil SR is not always suitable for all patients. Always consult your health care provider prior to using Clonil SR if you are pregnant, breastfeeding, trying to conceive, using any other medication (prescription or non-prescription), using any herbal products or supplements, or if you have any allergies or other health problems. The correct dosage and prescription commonly depend on the patient and the condition being treated. Do not adjust your dosage without the approval of your health care provider. Clonil SR is only for use as prescribed and instructed.
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