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What should I do in case of a desipramine overdose?

In case of a desipramine overdose, you should call your local poison control center right away and seek immediate medical help. Overdoses are very serious and should be treated as soon as possible. Overdoses of desipramine can cause widened pupils, tiredness, irregular heartbeats, vomiting, confusion, blurred vision, hallucinations, rapid changes in body temperature, muscle stiffness, convulsions, seizures or coma.

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