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Who shouldn't use imipramine?

Women who are breastfeeding should not use this medication because it can pass into breast milk. Adults with severe kidney or liver disease shouldn't use imipramine. Caution should be used when prescribing imipramine to an older adult with a history of heart disease, due to an increased risk for other heart problems. Tell your doctor if you have recently had a heart attack. Your doctor may tell you not to take imipramine. Anyone allergic to imipramine shouldn't use it. People who have taken a monoamine oxidase inhibitor (MAOI) within the last 14 days shouldn't take imipramine. Using both types of drugs within two weeks of each other can cause life-threatening health complications.

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