Friday, April 4, 2014
Imipramine hydrochloride is a drug used in the therapy of periodic endogenous depression, in the depressive phase of manic-depressive disorders, senile depression, and in involutional melancholia. It is a white, crystalline substance that turns yellowish or reddish on long exposure to light. It is a member of the dibenzazepine group of compounds. In the United States, imipramine hydrochloride is sold under the brand name of Tofranil.