Healthcare providers prescribe trimipramine maleate (Surmontil®) for the treatment of depression (also known as major depression or clinical depression). The medication comes in three strengths and is available in both brand-name and generic form. It is typically taken one to four times a day. The specific dosage your healthcare provider recommends will depend on things like your age and whether you are taking certain other medications.
Some of trimipramine's most common side effects include:
- Dizziness or lightheadedness
(To learn about how this medication works, symptoms of an overdose, and why some people may need to find an alternative to it, click Trimipramine.)