“Clomiphene” vs. “Clomipramine”

Found at the Consumerist blog:

The words “Clomiphene” and “Clomipramine” might look similar, but if you work in a pharmacy, you should know that they stand for very different things. Clomiphene is the generic version of the fertility drug Clomid. Clomipramine is a tricyclic antidepressant. A woman in Pittsburgh says that the pharmacy at a Giant Eagle grocery store gave her the antidepressant when she was prescribed the fertility drug. She had a severe allergic reaction and ended up in the emergency room.

The original article may be found here.

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Associate Professor, Department of Psychology, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC
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