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What should I avoid while taking desipramine?

Until you know how desipramine will affect you, you should not drive or operate heavy machinery. While taking desipramine you should avoid drinking alcohol and consuming grapefruit or grapefruit juice. Avoid sunlight or tanning beds as much as possible, since your skin may be more sensitive. Also, cigarettes may decrease the chances that desipramine will work for you, so try to avoid smoking.

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