imipramine, Tofranil, Tofranil-PM (cont.)

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SIDE EFFECTS: The most common side effects of imipramine are nausea, vomiting, weakness, confusion, anxiety, insomnia, increased heart rate, heart palpitations, blurred vision, difficulty urinating, dry mouth, constipation, weight gain or loss, rash, hives, and impotence.

Serious side effects include high blood pressure, low blood pressure when standing (orthostatic hypotension), fainting, heart attack, stroke, seizures, hepatitis, and abnormal heart beats (arrhythmia).

Imipramine also can cause elevated pressure in the eyes of some patients with glaucoma.

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