Tofranil is used in the treatment of depression in adults and in the treatment of bedwetting in children.
How it Works
Tofranil is known as a TCA a tricyclic antidepressant which belongs to the dibenzazepine compound group. Tofranil has affects on the nerve endings in the body.Tofranil works by inhibiting the uptake of norepinephrine, which helps to trigger an increase in the concentrations of neurotransmitters in the brain. This can boosts and enhances the mood of patients who are depressed as a result of major depressive disorder or other related illnesses.
Common Side effects
Patients who take Tofranil may suffer from such side effects; Fatigue, Libido changes, Feeling mildly sick, Skin photosensitivity, Inflammation of the breasts, Sleepiness, Blurred vision, Constipation, Weight gain, Dry mouth, Difficulty in urination, Increased heart rate, Orthostatic hypotension