He also advises that older antidepressants, such as tricyclics (Elavil, Pamelor, Anafranil
), can cause arrhythmias (irregular heartbeat) and should be avoided.
* Tricyclics, such as amitriptyline (Elavil), clomipramine (Anafranil
), doxepin (Sinequan), imipra mine (Norfranil, Tofranil), nortriptyline (Aventyl, Pamelor)
Other effective agents for PMDD (but that lack that FDA indication) are citalopram (Celexa), clomipramine (Anafranil
, a tricyclic agent), and venlafaxine (Effexor, an SNRI), as well as the anxiolytic agents alprazolam (Xanax) and buspirone (Buspar).
Maprotiline hydrochloride tablets (Novartis, Beijing, China), Anafranil
(clomipramine hydrochloride tablets, Novartis, Beijing, China), Seroxat (paroxetine hydrochloride tablets, SmithKline, Tianjin, China), Prozac (fluoxetine hydrochloride capsules, Patheon, Bourgoin-Jallieu, France), and Neurostan (extract of St.
Medications used for treating OCD are typically ones that increase serotonin activity in the brain, such as Prozac (fluoxetine), Zoloft (sertraline), or Anafranil
Clomipramine (Clomicalm for dogs; Anafranil
for humans): Used to treat anxiety, aggression and obsessive behavior, such as tail chasing.
Barry Garfinkel, was sentenced to federal prison for five felonies related to research fraud involving the Ciba-Geigy drug Anafranil
served as a clinical investigator of the drug Anafranil
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A In a recent study, researchers at MGH and Albert Einstein College of Medicine in New York City compared data on 5,500 postmenopausal women who had taken selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs, such as Prozac, Paxil, Celexa and Zoloft) and tricyclic antidepressants (such as Elavil, Anafranil
, and Sinequan) with data on a comparison group of 130,000 women who did not take the medications.
, Elivil, Pamelor, Sinequan, and Tofronil are tricyclic antidepressants used to treat chronic pain, as are Cymbalta and Effexor, which are tricyclic-like.
Perseveration and haloperidol Acceptable choices stereotypy risperidone but SSRIs such as clomipramine (Anafranil
), fluvoxamine (Luvox), and fluoxetine have better safety profiles.
SRIs include Prozac, Paxil, Zoloft, Lexapro, Celexa and Anafranil
), a tricyclic antidepressant, was also found to decrease the frequency and intensity of SIB in individuals with autism contingent on dose used.
One category includes tricyclic antidepressants, such as imipramine (Tofranil), desipramine (Norpramin), clomipramine (Anafranil
) and protriptyline (Vivactil).
The medications most frequently used to treat OCD are clomipramine (Anafranil
), tricyclic antidepressants, and selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRI) such as fluoxetine (Prozac) and fluvoxamine (Luvox; Hendrix, 1994; Seligman, 1998).