Definition of Tofranil

1. Noun. A tricyclic antidepressant (trade names Imavate and Tofranil) used to treat clinical depression.




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Lexicographical Neighbors of Tofranil

Todaro
Todd
Todd's paralysis
Todd's postepileptic paralysis
Todd unit
Todea
Todea barbara
Todea superba
Todidae
Todus
Tofieldia
Tofieldia pusilla
Tofinu
Tofinus
Tofranil
Togarmah
Togaviridae
Togliatti
Togo
Togo franc
Togoland
Togolander
Togolanders
Togolese
Togolese Republic
Tohubohus
Toisanese
Toison's stain
Tojo

Literary usage of Tofranil

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1. Handbook of Severe Disability: A Text for Rehabilitation Counselors, Other edited by Walter C. Stolov, Michael R. Clowers (2000)
"Depressive neurosis is treated with psychotherapy, often in conjunction with the antidepressant drugs such as imipramine (tofranil), amitriptyline (Elavil), ..."

2. Value of Psychiatric Treatment: Its Efficacy in Severe Mental Disorders edited by Samuel J. Keith (1996)
"... tricyclic antide- pressants such as imipramine (tofranil), appear to benefit only a relatively small proportion of depressed adolescents (Boulos et al. ..."

3. Guidelines for Treatment of Cancer Pain (1993)
"The drugs most commonly used are imipramine hydrochloride (tofranil) and amitriptyline hydrochloride (Elavil). Generally, they should initially be given as ..."

4. Chronic Fatigue Syndrome: Information for Physicians edited by Barry Leonard (1998)
"... a tricyclic antidepressant, such as imipramine HC1 (SK-Pra- mine, tofranil, et al), 50-to 75 mg/day in a single dose taken 1 or 2 hours before bedtime. ..."

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