Can we use tofranil (imipramine) in treating muscle pain?

Answers (1)

29 Aug 2011

Tofranil (imipramine hydrochloride) is a prescription medicine licensed to treat the following conditions: Depression (also known as major depression or clinical depression) in adults & bedwetting in children.

Tofranil Uses for Depression
Depression is more than just "feeling sad". Common symptoms of depression include: Changes in sleep (sleeping too much or not enough); eating too much or too little (and weight gain or weight loss); having little interest in things that you used to enjoy; physical pain; feeling hopeless or worthless; suicidal thoughts.

Expand...

Votes: +0
Rajive Goel 29 Aug 2011

Please ignore my answer, regret wrongly having posted the answer... thanks in anticipation.

ElizaJane23 29 Aug 2011

No Rajive, your answer is spot on! These older antidepressants do help some with pain - that was listed as one of the things it does. So it is entirely possible this med will help with muscle pain. It wont be a direct effect - as in using a narcotic, rather it will be an indirect effect - that Is, over 4-6 weeks there will be a gradual difference. Whether it is enough pain difference, that is something only the patient can tell.

Further Information

Search for questions

Still looking for answers? Try searching for what you seek or ask your own question.

Similar questions

Can I take l-tryptophan with Tofranil and/or Welbutrin?

I have been on Tofranil (200 mg at night) and still don't feel as good as I think I should.

1 answer 8 Jun 2010

Can imipramine be used for GI problems?

My 9 year old son who has chronic GI problems (acid reflux, gastritis, esophagitis etc.) was recently prescribed imipramine by his GI doctor. He ...

1 answer 26 Jun 2010

I have been on 150 mg of imipramine for approx. 19 years?

At the beginning of the year, the mail order drug co. I get my imipramine from, changed manufacturers (Lupin). I used to take a small green pill and ...

2 answers 29 Sep 2011

How long do the reactions or side effects last after taking remicade?

I am having angina attacks a arythmia.I have had a myocardio infarction two years ago,but no problems for over a year until three days after my first ...

0 answers 21 Dec 2013