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In some countries, this medicine may only be approved for veterinary use.

In the US, Clomipramine (clomipramine systemic) is a member of the drug class tricyclic antidepressants and is used to treat Depression, Irritable Bowel Syndrome, Obsessive Compulsive Disorder, Panic Disorder, Premature Ejaculation, Sleep Paralysis and Trichotillomania.

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ATC (Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification)


CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)


Chemical Formula


Molecular Weight


Therapeutic Category

Antidepressant, tricyclic

Chemical Name

5H-Dibenz[b,f]azepine-5-propanamine, 3-chloro-10,11-dihydro-N,N-dimetyl-

Foreign Names

  • Clomipraminum (Latin)
  • Clomipramin (German)
  • Clomipramine (French)
  • Clomipramina (Spanish)

Generic Names

  • Clomipramina (OS: DCIT)
  • Clomipramine (OS: DCF, BAN)
  • Monochlorimipramin (IS)
  • Clomipramine Hydrochloride (OS: BANM, USAN, JAN)
  • Chlorimipramine hydrochloride (IS)
  • G 34586 (IS)
  • Clomipramine (chlorhydrate de) (PH: Ph. Eur. 8)
  • Clomipramine Hydrochloride (PH: BP 2016, JP XVI, USP 38)
  • Clomipramine hydrochloride (PH: Ph. Eur. 8)
  • Clomipraminhydrochlorid (PH: Ph. Eur. 8)
  • Clomipramini hydrochloridum (PH: Ph. Eur. 8)

Brand Names

  • Anafranil
    Defiante, Tunisia; Novartis, Egypt; Novartis, Lebanon; Novartis, Lithuania; Novartis Pharmaceuticals, Cyprus
  • Anafranil SR
    Novartis Pharmaceuticals, Cyprus
  • Anafronil
    Novartis, Egypt
  • Anafronil SR
    Novartis, Egypt
  • Anapramine
    Sigma, Egypt
  • Anapramine SR
    Sigma, Egypt
  • Ausentron
    Laboratorio Chile, Chile
  • Clomicalm (veterinary use)
    Novartis Animal Health, South Africa
  • Clomipramine
    Remedica, Cyprus
  • Ocifril
    La Pharmaceuticals, India
  • Ocifril-XR
    La Pharmaceuticals, India
  • Praminex
    AC Farma, Peru
  • Supranil
    Acapi, Egypt
  • Timex
    Orion, Bangladesh
  • Anafranil
    Alfresa Pharma, Japan; AlphaFarma, Malta; Defiante Farmaceutica S.A., Spain; Dolorgiet, Germany; Mallinckrodt, United States; MPCA, Belgium; NeoFarma, Malta; Novartis, Argentina; Novartis, Bangladesh; Novartis, Bulgaria; Novartis, Brazil; Novartis, Chile; Novartis, China; Novartis, Colombia; Novartis, Czech Republic; Novartis, Denmark; Novartis, Estonia; Novartis, Finland; Novartis, Georgia; Novartis, Greece; Novartis, Hong Kong; Novartis, Hungary; Novartis, Indonesia; Novartis, Ireland; Novartis, Israel; Novartis, Iceland; Novartis, Latvia; Novartis, Malta; Novartis, Netherlands; Novartis, Norway; Novartis, Oman; Novartis, Pakistan; Novartis, Romania; Novartis, Serbia; Novartis, Sweden; Novartis, Slovakia; Novartis, Thailand; Novartis, Turkey; Novartis, United States; Novartis, Venezuela; Novartis AH, South Africa; Novartis Biosciences, Peru; Novartis Healthcare, Philippines; Novartis Pharma, Austria; Novartis Pharma, Switzerland; Novartis Pharmaceuticals, Australia; Novartis Pharmaceuticals UK, United Kingdom; Sigma, Portugal; Sigma-Tau, France; Sunovion Pharmaceuticals, Canada; Teva Pharmaceuticals, Poland
  • Anafranil retard
    Dolorgiet, Germany; Novartis, Finland; Novartis Pharma, Austria
  • Anafranil Retard
    Novartis, Colombia; Novartis, Netherlands; Novartis, Sweden
  • Anafranil SR
    Novartis, Brazil; Novartis, Czech Republic; Novartis, Ecuador; Novartis, Estonia; Novartis, Hungary; Novartis, Ireland; Novartis, Latvia; Novartis, Malta; Novartis, Slovakia; Teva Pharmaceuticals, Poland
  • Anafril
    Glitz, Pakistan
  • Apo-Clomipramine
    Apotex, Canada; Apotex, Hong Kong; Apotex, New Zealand; Apotex, Singapore
  • Clofranil
    Sun Pharma, Philippines
  • Clojac
    Chong Kun Dang, South Korea
  • Clomi
    Chin Teng, Taiwan
  • Clomicalm (veterinary use)
    Elanco Eläinlääkkeet, Finland; Novartis, Germany; Novartis Animal Health, Belgium; Novartis Animal Health, United Kingdom; Novartis Animal Health, Italy; Novartis Animal Health, Netherlands; Novartis Animal Health, Norway; Novartis Animal Health, New Zealand; Novartis Animal Health, United States; Novartis Animal Health Australasia, Australia; Novartis Healthcare Animal Health, Sweden; Novartis Santé Animale, France; Novartis Tiergesundheit, Austria; Novartis Tiergesundheit, Switzerland
  • Clomidep
    Pharmaplan, South Africa
  • Clomine
    Shou Chan, Taiwan
  • Clomipramin-CT
    AbZ-Pharma, Germany
  • Clomipramine
    Remedica, Malta
  • Clomipramine (chlorhydrate) Mylan
    Mylan, France
  • Clomipramine HCl Aurobindo
    Aurobindo, Netherlands
  • Clomipramine HCl CF
    Centrafarm, Netherlands
  • Clomipramine HCl Mylan
    Mylan, Netherlands
  • Clomipramine HCl PCH
    Pharmachemie, Netherlands
  • Clomipramine HCl Retard CF
    Centrafarm, Netherlands
  • Clomipramine HCl Retard Mylan
    Mylan, Netherlands
  • Clomipramine HCl Sandoz
    Sandoz, Netherlands
  • Clomipramine Mylan
    Mylan, France; Mylan, Tunisia
  • Clomipramine Sandoz
    Sandoz, France
  • Clomipramine Teva
    Teva Santé, France
  • Clomipramin-neuraxpharm
    neuraxpharm, Germany
  • Clomipramin-neuraxpharm retard
    neuraxpharm, Germany
  • Clomipramin-ratiopharm
    ratiopharm, Germany
  • Clopran
    Swiss Pharm, Taiwan
  • Clowin
    Newai Chem, Taiwan
  • Condencia
    Jeil, South Korea
  • Cosinic
    Sinton, Taiwan
  • Equinorm
    Aspen Pharmacare, South Africa
  • For-You
    Winston, Taiwan
  • Klomipramin
    Mylan, Norway
  • Klomipramin Mylan
    Mylan, Denmark; Mylan, Iceland; Mylan, Sweden
  • Maronil
    Trima, Israel
  • Nenoma
    Dong-A, South Korea
  • Pashin
    Shyh Dar, Taiwan
  • Promil
    Unifarma, Taiwan
  • Trianil
    Ram Pharmaceutical, Oman


BANBritish Approved Name
BANMBritish Approved Name (Modified)
DCFDénomination Commune Française
DCITDenominazione Comune Italiana
ISInofficial Synonym
JANJapanese Accepted Name
OSOfficial Synonym
PHPharmacopoeia Name
Rec.INNRecommended International Nonproprietary Name (World Health Organization)
USANUnited States Adopted Name

Further information on drug naming conventions: International Nonproprietary Names.

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