As with any medicine, side effects are possible with maprotiline. However, not everyone who takes the antidepressant will experience problems. In fact, most people tolerate it well. If side effects do occur, they are often minor and either require no treatment or can easily be treated by you or your healthcare provider. Serious side effects are less common.
Commonly reported problems with maprotiline include:
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