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Tofranil PM Warnings and Precautions

Who Should Not Take Tofranil PM?

You should not take Tofranil PM if you:
 
  • Are allergic to Tofranil PM, imipramine pamoate, or any inactive component used to make the medication. Your healthcare provider or pharmacist has a list of the inactive ingredients.
     
  • Have recently had a heart attack (known medically as a myocardial infarction).
  • Are taking linezolid (Zyvox®) or intravenous methylene blue. Tofranil PM should not be started in people taking linezolid or IV methylene blue, but a person already taking Tofranil PM may be given linezolid or methylene blue, if absolutely necessary, and only with very careful monitoring and only if Tofranil PM is stopped during treatment.
  • Have used a monoamine oxidase inhibitor (MAOI) within the last 14 days. Some examples of MAOIs include:

 

 

Tofranil PM Warnings and Precautions: Summary

There are a number of situations in which Tofranil PM should not be taken, as well as a number of precautions and warnings people should be aware of before starting the drug. However, it is possible that not all of the precautions or warnings for Tofranil PM were discussed in this article. Therefore, you should talk with your healthcare provider about specific Tofranil PM warnings and precautions that may apply to you.
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