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Tofranil PM

When and How to Take It

Some considerations to keep in mind when taking Tofranil PM include the following:
 
  • Tofranil PM comes in capsule form. When used for depression, it is usually taken by mouth one or two times a day.
  • When used just once a day, it should be taken at bedtime.
  • It does not matter if you take the medication with or without food. If it upsets your stomach, try taking it with food.
  • Tofranil PM should be taken at the same time(s) each day to maintain even levels of the medication in your blood.
  • For the medicine to work properly, you have to take it as prescribed. It will not work if you stop taking it.
     

Dosing With Tofranil PM

The dosage that your healthcare provider recommends will vary depending on a number of factors, including:
 
  • Your age
  • Other medical conditions you may have
  • Other medications you may be currently taking.
     
As with any medication, do not adjust your dose unless your healthcare provider specifically tells you to do so.
 
(Click Tofranil PM Dosage for more information.)
 

Side Effects

As with any medicine, there are possible side effects with Tofranil PM. However, not everyone who takes the medication will experience side effects. In fact, most people tolerate the drug well.
 
When side effects do occur, they are often minor and either require no treatment or can easily be treated by your healthcare provider. Serious side effects of Tofranil PM are less common.
 
Common side effects of tricyclic antidepressants (such as Tofranil PM) can include:
 
(Click Tofranil PM Side Effects to learn about the specific side effects of this drug, including some of the more serious problems that you should report to your healthcare provider.)
 
You can also read about other possible side effects by going to:
 
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