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Can I take Tofranil if I am pregnant?

Your doctor may tell you not to take Tofranil (imipramine) if you are pregnant because birth defects have been associated with its use. However, there have not been any well-designed studies on the impact that Tofranil may have on a developing fetus. It’s important to discuss the risks and benefits of taking Tofranil with your doctor if you are pregnant or plan to become pregnant.

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