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Doctors' Answers to "Frequently Asked Questions" - Pamelor
Answer: Grapefruit juice interferes with the absorption of the following drugs: Halcion(triazolam),Versed(midazolam),Procardia & Adalat(nifedipine), Norvasc(amlodipine), Verapamil, Cyclosporin. I am not aware of a problem with pamelor, you can check with the manufacturer Novartis-888-669-6682.
Pamelor & Longterm Treatment Concerns [posted 10/21/98]
Answer: Pamelor "withdrawal" usually lasts about 2 weeks, if after that, it is probably the basic problem that is driving the issue. Have you tried combining smaller doses of Pamelor with the SRI class of antidepressants? It usually doesn't lose its effectiveness. But, sometimes the dosage needs to be increased to control symptoms. There should be no long term side effects that are currently known.
Pamelor Depression Treatment: Expected Side Effects [posted 10/9/98]