Trimipramine can potentially interact with a number of other medications (see Drug Interactions With Trimipramine for more information).
You should talk with your healthcare provider prior to taking trimipramine if you have:
- Bipolar disorder (also known as manic depression) or a family history of bipolar disorder
- A history of suicide attempts or suicidal thoughts
- Severe anxiety or agitation
- A recent history of heart attack
- Heart problems, including heart disease
- Hyperthyroidism (overactive thyroid)
- Seizures or epilepsy
- Bladder problems or difficulty passing urine
- An enlarged prostate (also known as benign prostatic hyperplasia or BPH)
- Any allergies, including to foods, dyes, or preservatives.
Also, let your healthcare provider know if you:
- Are pregnant or thinking of becoming pregnant (see Surmontil and Pregnancy)
- Are breastfeeding (see Surmontil and Breastfeeding)
- Drink alcohol regularly.
You should also be sure to tell your healthcare provider about all other medicines you may be taking, including prescription and nonprescription medications, vitamins, and herbal supplements.
(Click Precautions and Warnings With Trimipramine for more information on this topic, including information on who should not take this drug.)