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imipramine Syllabification: im·ip·ra·mine
Pronunciation: /iˈmiprəˌmēn/

Definition of imipramine in English:


A synthetic compound used to treat depression.
Example sentences
  • Isolated instances of such damage have been reported with such drugs as benoxaprofen, chlorpromazine, haloperidol, imipramine, and others.
  • Antidepressants included in the trials were imipramine, amitriptyline, desipramine, phenylzine, isocaboxazid, brofaramine, fluoxetine, mianserin, and bupropion.
  • Another class of drugs used to relax the bladder is tricyclic antidepressants, such as imipramine, nortriptyline, and desipramine.


1950s: from imi(ne) + pr(opyl) + amine.

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