Email bookmark
Font : A-A+

Drug information on Clonil (Clomipramine) from Intas Pharmaceutical Ltd.


Intas Pharmaceutical Ltd.
Generic : Clomipramine
Dhanalakshmi Chinnuswamy
Further Checked by The Medindia Medical Review Team on February, 2, 2017
Medindia currently has information on 3080 generic drugs and 110,056 brands that have their prices listed. New drugs with their prices are listed as and when they get approved by the drug controller. Please do write to us ( if a drug is missing from our comprehensive drug price list.

Medical Condition(s) for which Clonil may be prescribed

Side effects of Clonil

   Body as a Whole : Fatigue, increased or decreased weight, flushing, chest pain, fever, chills, allergy and weakness.

   Central Nervous System : Dizziness, lightheadedness, faintness, nervousness, tiredness, confusion, difficulty in sleeping, decreased sexual ability, decreased memory or concentration, headache, speech disorder and emotional lability.

   Gastrointestinal : Dry mouth, constipation, diarrhea, indigestion, loss of appetite, abdominal pain, tooth disorder, difficulty in swallowing, nausea and vomiting.

   Heart : Low blood pressure, palpitation, fast heart rate and fainting.

   Respiratory : Inflammation of upper respiratory tract, cough, asthma and difficulty in breathing.

   Genitourinary:Common- Urinating disorder, urinary tract infection, urinary frequency/retention, painful urination and bladder inflammation.

   Female: Painful menstrual period, vaginal inflammation, absence of menstrual period, breast pain and white discharge.

   Male: Impotence.

   Eye and ENT : Abnormal vision, taste perversion, ringing in the ear, dilatation of pupil, unequal size of the pupils.

   Musculoskeletal : Muscle/joint pain, back pain and muscle weakness.

   Blood : Anemia and bruising.

   Metabolic : Increased thirst.

Dosage & When it is to be taken (Indications)

Adult- Oral- The recommended dose range is 25 to 150mg/day.

How to use Clonil?

It comes as a tablet and capsule to take by mouth, with food.

When is Clonil not to be taken? (Contraindications)

Contraindicated in patients with recent heart attack, hypersensitivity and it should not be given in combination, or within 14 days before or after treatment, with a monoamine oxidase (MAO) inhibitor, Who are taking linezolid or intravenous methylene blue.

Warnings and Precautions for Clonil

Caution should be exercised in patients with history of seizures, brain damage, urinary problems, increased eye pressure, irregular heartbeat, high blood pressure, thyroid problems, heart, kidney or liver disease, any allergy, who are taking other medications, elderly, children, during pregnancy and breast feeding.

• It may cause drowsiness, dizziness or blurred vision, do not drive a car or operate machinery and get up slowly from bed while taking this medication.

• Avoid abrupt withdrawal; withdraw gradually.

• Avoid alcohol consumption.

• Avoid becoming overheated in hot weather; otherwise it may cause heatstroke.

• It may develop an increased risk of suicidal thoughts in children and teenagers; watch them carefully.

• Avoid exposure to sunlight; otherwise it may lead to sunburn.

Other Precautions for Clonil

Do not allow anyone else to take this medication.

Storage Conditions for Clonil

Store it at room temperature and away from moisture.

♦ Safety Labeling Changes Approved By FDA

Disclaimer : Change in the rate of medication is possible and the rates shown maybe more or less than the rate displayed due to added GST and pricing changes made by the companies.
Premium Membership Benefits
Buy Medicines (Drug) at Concessional Price from India
Substitutes for Clonil

View all

Medindia Newsletters

Subscribe to our Free Newsletters!

Terms & Conditions and Privacy Policy.