Precautions and Warnings With Imipramine Pamoate
You should not take imipramine if you:
- Are allergic to imipramine pamoate, Tofranil PM, 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. Imipramine pamoate should not be started in people taking linezolid or IV methylene blue, but a person already taking imipramine pamoate may be given linezolid or methylene blue, if absolutely necessary, and only with very careful monitoring and only if imipramine pamoate is stopped during treatment.
- Have used a monoamine oxidase inhibitor (MAOI) within the last 14 days. Some examples of MAOIs include:
Imipramine Pamoate Warnings and Precautions: Summary
There are a number of situations in which imipramine 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 the precautions and warnings with imipramine were discussed in this article. Therefore, you should talk with your healthcare provider about specific imipramine warnings and precautions that may apply to you.