Anafranil (generic), with clomipramine as an active ingredient, is a popular tricyclic antidepressant. It has ability to restore the balance of certain chemicals in the brain that are responsible for mood, obsessions and compulsions. This makes it effective in treating obsessive-compulsive disorder – a psychic disorder characterized by repetitive actions and recurrent thoughts/feelings.
Generic Anafranil is available in the form of capsules that should be taken with food according to the schedule prescribed by the doctor. A generic version of the medication may be marketed as Anafranil or Clomipramine.
Generic Anafranil is also available in the market as Clomipramine.
The owner of Anafranil® trademark is Mallinckrodt Pharmaceuticals.