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Generic Tofranil-PM Availability

Tofranil-PM is a brand name of imipramine, approved by the FDA in the following formulation(s):

TOFRANIL-PM (imipramine pamoate - capsule;oral)

  • Manufacturer: MALLINCKRODT INC
    Approved Prior to Jan 1, 1982
    Strength(s): EQ 75MG HCL, EQ 100MG HCL, EQ 125MG HCL, EQ 150MG HCL

All of the above formulations have been discontinued.

Note: Fraudulent online pharmacies may attempt to sell an illegal generic version of Tofranil-PM. These medications may be counterfeit and potentially unsafe. If you purchase medications online, be sure you are buying from a reputable and valid online pharmacy. Ask your health care provider for advice if you are unsure about the online purchase of any medication.

See also: About generic drugs.


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