imipramine

noun
imip·​ra·​mine | \ i-ˈmi-prə-ˌmēn How to pronounce imipramine (audio) \

Definition of imipramine

: a tricyclic antidepressant drug C19H24N2

Examples of imipramine in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Possible treatments include blood pressure drugs like beta-blockers; anticonvulsant agents like topirimate (Topamax); and tricyclic antidepressants like imipramine (Tofranil). Jane E. Brody, New York Times, 18 Sep. 2017

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First Known Use of imipramine

1958, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for imipramine

imide + propyl + amine

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“Imipramine.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/imipramine. Accessed 21 Jan. 2022.

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imipramine

noun
imip·​ra·​mine | \ im-ˈip-rə-ˌmēn How to pronounce imipramine (audio) \

Medical Definition of imipramine

: a tricyclic antidepressant drug administered especially in the form of its hydrochloride C19H24N2·HCl or pamoate (C19H24N2)2·C23H16O6 — see tofranil

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