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Depsol Forte 5 MG Description

Depsol Forte Tablet comes under the therapeutic classification of antidepressants. Depsol Forte tablet is composed of 5.0 mg of Imipramine. Depsol Forte tablet is most commonly used for the treatment

of depression. Depression is a medical condition characterised by feelings of sadness and anger that can affect one's daily activities. Depsol Forte tablets can also be used for nocturnal enuresis (bedwetting) in children. The doctor should be consulted about the possibilities of using this medication for any of the above conditions. Depsol Forte tablet is to be taken exactly as suggested by the physician. It should not be taken more than prescribed amounts. The physician should be consulted immediately if the patient experiences any side effects, worsening of their condition, or allergic side effects. The Depsol Forte tablet should be continued for as long as the doctor has recommended. It is essential to follow the complete course of treatment. The medicine should not be given to anyone else, even if they have the same symptoms or condition. Also, the doctor should be informed about the patient’s medical history and if any new medicines are being taken to avoid any medication interactions. The medicine should not be stopped suddenly without consulting the doctor as it can cause withdrawal effects like depression, sleep disorders or worsening of the patient’s condition. The doctor may taper the dosage gradually based on the patient’s medical condition before stopping it completely.


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ContainsImipramine(5.0 Mg)
UsesFor depression and nocturnal enuresis in children
Side effectsFatigue, Drowsiness, Confusion, Dizziness, Slurred speech, Constipation, Visual disturbances, Loss of appetite, Irregular heart rate, Restlessness, Increased weight
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Uses of Depsol Forte 5 MG

  • Depsol Forte tablet is primarily used to manage the following conditions:
  • As an Antidepressant indicated in all forms of depression.
  • Relief of nocturnal enuresis in children.

Contraindications of Depsol Forte 5 MG

  • It is contraindicated in the following cases:
  • If you have an imipramine hypersensitivity or an allergy to any other ingredients present in Depsol Forte tablets
  • If you are currently using Monoamine oxidase Inhibitors (MAOI) or have used them within the last 14 days
  • If you have an acute recovery period after a myocardial infarction

Side effects of Depsol Forte 5 MG

  • Side effects of Depsol Forte tablet include:
  • Fatigue
  • Drowsiness
  • Confusion
  • Dizziness
  • Slurred speech
  • Constipation
  • Visual disturbances
  • Loss of appetite
  • Irregular heart rate
  • Restlessness
  • Increased weight

Precautions and Warnings of Depsol Forte 5 MG



Can I take Depsol Forte tablets during pregnancy?
Depsol Forte tablets are not recommended during pregnancy. There have been isolated reports of a possible connection between the use of antidepressants and developmental disorders on the foetus. Respiratory depression, agitation and withdrawal symptoms have been reported in neonates whose mothers received this medicine during the last trimester of pregnancy.

Breast Feeding

Can I take Depsol Forte tablets while breastfeeding?
Using Depsol Forte tablets while breastfeeding may be unsafe since this medicine can be excreted into human breast milk. You must seek medical consultation to decide whether to discontinue nursing or discontinue the medicine.


Can I drive if I have taken Depsol Forte tablets?
No. Driving or operating any heavy machinery requiring high mental alertness is not advisable if you take a Depsol Forte tablet. It can cause side effects like drowsiness, dizziness, and blurred vision. Do not drive if these symptoms occur.


Can I consume alcohol with the Depsol Forte tablets?
Depsol Forte tablets should not be used together with alcohol. Interaction of alcohol with this medicine can cause dizziness, drowsiness and other central nervous system depressant effects.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You are breastfeeding or pregnant.
  • You conceive during the course of Depsol Forte tablets or are planning a pregnancy.
  • Your symptoms do not get resolved, or your condition worsens.
  • You have long term cardiac, liver, and kidney diseases.
  • You have an addiction to alcohol or medicines.
  • You have a history of depression or anxiety.

Mode of Action of Depsol Forte 5 MG

How Does It Work?

The Depsol Forte tablet exerts its mechanism of action by increasing the levels of chemical messengers in the brain that help regulate mood and depression. Depsol Forte tablet contains Imipramine, whi...
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Directions for Use of Depsol Forte 5 MG

  • Take the Depsol Forte tablet exactly as directed by your doctor. Take the Depsol Forte tablet with or without food.
  • Swallow Depsol Forte tablet with a glass of water. Do not chew or crush it. Read the label instructions carefully.
  • Take the dosage in recommended amounts at a particular time in a day to get maximum benefits and desired clinical effect.

Interactions of Depsol Forte 5 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • Depsol Forte tablet can cause adverse reactions when taken with the following medicines:
  • Interaction with Monoamine oxidase inhibitors like moclobemide and selegiline can increase the risk of severe symptoms such as hypertensive crisis, increased body temperature, agitation and seizures.
  • Interaction with Selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs) like Fluoxetine and Fluvoxamine may increase the plasma concentrations of Depsol Forte tablets, resulting in increased plasma levels of...
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  • Interaction with central nervous system depressants like Barbiturates, Benzodiazepines can potentiate the central nervous system depressant effects.
  • Depsol Forte tablets may diminish the antihypertensive effects of Guanethidine, Bethanidine, Reserpine, α-methyldopa, Clonidine.
  • To avoid undesirable side effects associated with medication interaction, inform your doctor about all medicines and supplements you are currently taking.

Interactions with food items

  • Unless your physician suggests, there is no need to avoid any particular type of food or drink when taking the Depsol Forte tablet.

Storage and disposal of Depsol Forte 5 MG

Store Depsol Forte tablet at room temperature below 25℃. Store it in an airtight container, away from the reach of children and pets. Keep the Depsol Forte tablet away from direct sunlight, heat and m...
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Dosage of Depsol Forte 5 MG


Do not take Depsol Forte tablets in more than prescribed doses. In case of an overdose of Depsol Forte tablets, seek emergency medical treatment and contact your doctor immediately. Symptoms of overdo...
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Missed a Dose

If you have missed a dose, take the Depsol Forte tablet just when you remember. If it is almost time for your next dose, wait until then to take the medicine and skip the missed dose. Do not alter the...
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Content Details


Dr. Reddy Moulika

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MBBS, MD (Community Medicine)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)


Q: How long do Depsol Forte tablets take to work?

A: Depsol Forte tablets, like many medicines, do not work straight away. For example, it may take several days or even weeks for some symptoms to improve. To begin with, some people find that this medicine may help them feel more calm and relaxed. Later (usually in two to four weeks), other symptoms should improve..

Q: Are Depsol Forte tablets addictive?

A: No habit-forming tendencies were reported with Depsol Forte tablets. But if you stop taking the medicine suddenly, you may experience nausea, insomnia, diarrhoea, excess salivation and anxiety. Also, abrupt cessation may cause your original symptoms very likely to return.

Q: Are Depsol Forte tablets safe for all age groups?

A: Depsol Forte tablets are not recommended for children below six years of age.. Elderly patients are more prone to hepatic and renal impairment, so dose adjustment and review is necessary. They should be prescribed lower doses than the recommended dosage.
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