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I've been on Amtriptyline for years for IBS. I have found by far the most effective treatment for my IBS. In the past I have bought Amtriptyline from Inhouse Pharmacy as it much cheaper than a UK precription charge. But now Inhouse have stopped selling Amtriptyline. The only other Tricylic they sell is Imipramine (Tofranil). I wondered if this would do exactly the same job as Amitriptyline?Does anyone take Imipramine?Opinions please.
 

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Generally it has the same effect, so it may work for you.However there is a lot of idiosyncratic responses to antidepressants in general and a lot of time one even in the same class will work better than another.They are similar enough that if the lower price is that important (and it can be for a lot of people) that it should be worth giving it a shot.K.
 
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