Is Surmontil still available?

Trimipramine was approved for use in the United States in 1979 and is still clinically available, although now not widely used. Trimipramine is available as capsules of 25, 50 and 100 mg generically and under the brand name Surmontil.

What is trimipramine used for?

Trimipramine is used to treat depression. Trimipramine is in a class of medications called tricyclic antidepressants. It works by increasing the amount of certain natural substances in the brain that are needed to maintain mental balance.

What are the side effects of trimipramine?

Trimipramine may cause side effects. Tell your doctor if any of these symptoms are severe or do not go away:

  • nausea.
  • vomiting.
  • diarrhea.
  • stomach pain.
  • drowsiness.
  • weakness or tiredness.
  • excitement or anxiety.
  • confusion.

When should I take desipramine?

This medication may make you sleepy or wakeful. Therefore, depending on how this medication affects you, your doctor may direct you to take the entire dose once daily either in the morning or at bedtime.

What are the side effects of Surmontil?

Dizziness, drowsiness, difficulty urinating, headache, weakness, changes in appetite/weight, dry mouth, blurred vision, and constipation may occur. If any of these effects persist or worsen, notify your doctor or pharmacist promptly.

What kind of drug is Surmontil?

SURMONTIL (trimipramine maleate) is 5- (3-dimethylamino-2-methylpropyl)-10,11-dihydro-5H-dibenz (b,f) azepine acid maleate (racemic form). SURMONTIL capsules contain trimipramine maleate equivalent to 25 mg, 50 mg, or 100 mg of trimipramine as the base.

Is Surmontil approved for use in pediatric patients?

SURMONTIL is not approved for us e in pediatric patients. (See WARNINGS – Clinical Worsening and Suicide Risk, PATIENT INFORMATION, and PRECAUTIONS – Pediatric Use) SURMONTIL (trimipramine maleate) is 5- (3-dimethylamino-2-methylpropyl)-10,11-dihydro-5H-dibenz (b,f) azepine acid maleate (racemic form).

What are the side effects of sursurmontil?

Surmontil shares many of the side effects typical of tricyclic antidepressants. They include, but are not limited to, the following: Feeling dizzy or faint. Dry mouth. Constipation. Sweating. Feeling anxious or confused. Tingling or numb feelings.

How does sursurmontil (trimipramine) work?

Surmontil (trimipramine), a tricyclic antidepressant, is used to treat depression. It also has some sedative properties. It is said to “brighten up” the dreams because it does not affect the rapid eye movement (REM) phase of sleep.