Read the side effects of Desipramine as described in the medical literature. In case of any doubt consult your doctor or pharmacist.
Low/high blood pressure, palpitations, heart block, heart attack, stroke, abnormal heart rhythm, fast heart rate and sudden death.
Confusion, hallucinations, disorientation, delusions, anxiety, restlessness, agitation, sleeplessness and abnormal dreams.
Central Nervous System
Numbness, tingling, incoordination, tremors, nerve disease, seizures and alterations in EEG patterns.
Eye and ENT
Dry mouth, blurred vision, visual disturbances, dilatation of pupil and increased eye pressure.
Skin rash, hives, itching, photosensitivity, swelling in the face and tongue or general and fever.
Bone marrow depression.
Loss of appetite, nausea, vomiting, peculiar taste, abdominal cramps, diarrhea, mouth ulcer, black tongue, jaundice, liver inflammation, constipation, intestinal obstruction.
Breast enlargement in male, milk secretion in the female, increased or decreased sexual drive, impotence, painful ejaculation, testicular swelling, urinary retention, delayed urination and dilation of urinary tract.
Weight gain or loss, flushing, urinary frequency, drowsiness, dizziness, weakness, fatigue, headache, fever and hair loss.
Other Precautions :
* Patient may develop with increased risk of neuroleptic malignant syndrome (NMS) with the following symptoms: confusion, abnormal thinking, fast or irregular heartbeat, sweating, fever and muscle stiffness. If it is so consult with your doctor.
* Avoid becoming overheated; otherwise heat stroke may occur.