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Norpramin (desipramine)

Desipramine (or NORPRAMIN®) is mainly prescribed to treat depressive disorders.

Status: ACTIVE

Class: Tricyclic (TCA), Norepinephrine Reuptake Inhibitor (NRI)

FDA Approval: 1987

Dosage Forms: 10 mg, 25 mg, 50 mg, 75 mg, 100 mg, 150 mg

Biological Half-life: 12-30 hours

Side Effects: Dizziness, dry mouth, blurred vision, nausea, constipation, urinary retention, tingling sensation, weakness, lack of coordination, low libido, increased suicide risk

Routes of Administration: Oral, IM

Pregnancy Category: C (US)


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