Imipramine is a tricyclic antidepressant. Imipramine affects chemicals in the brain that may become unbalanced. Imipramine is used to treat symptoms of depression. Imipramine is sometimes used to treat bed-wetting in children ages 6 and older. Imipramine may also be used for purposes not listed in this medication guide.
Tofranil (Imipramine) is a tricyclic antidepressant of the dibenzazepine group. It is mainly used in the treatment of major depression and enuresis which is the inability to control urination. It works through increasing the activity of various chemicals in the brain that help elevate mood.