Stablon

Stablon

tianeptine

Manufacturer:

Servier

Distributor:

Zuellig Pharma
Concise Prescribing Info
Contents
Tianeptine
Indications/Uses
Neurotic & reactive depression; anxio-depressive states w/ psychosomatic manifestations especially GI & in alcoholic during w/drawal stage.
Dosage/Direction for Use
1 tab tds. Frail elderly patient <55 kg, severe renal failure & cirrhosis 2 tab daily.
Administration
Should be taken with food: Take at the beginning of main meals.
Contraindications
Hypersensitivity. Childn & adolescents <15 yr.
Special Precautions
Increased risk of suicidal thoughts, self-harming & suicidal behaviour. Hyponatraemia. History of drug or alcohol dependence. Cirrhotic or dehydrated patients. Discontinue use 24-48 hr pre-op w/ general anaesth. Avoid abrupt discontinuation. Not to be used in combination w/ MAOIs or w/ alcohol or alcohol-containing drugs. Concomitant use w/ diuretics. Fructose intolerance, glucose & galactose malabsorption syndrome or sucrase-isomaltase deficiency. May affect ability to drive & use machines. Avoid use during pregnancy. Not recommended during lactation. Not to be used in childn & adolescents <15 yr. Elderly.
Adverse Reactions
Anorexia; nightmares; insomnia, somnolence, dizziness, headache, pre-syncope, tremors; tachycardia, extrasystoles, chest pain; hot flushes; dyspnoea; gastralgia, abdominal pain, dry mouth, nausea, vomiting, constipation, flatulence; myalgia, lumbar pain; asthenia, throat discomfort sensation.
Drug Interactions
Risk of CV collapse or paroxysmal HTN, hyperthermia, convulsions, death w/ irreversible MAOIs.
MIMS Class
Antidepressants
ATC Classification
N06AX14 - tianeptine ; Belongs to the class of other antidepressants.
Presentation/Packing
Form
Stablon coated tab 12.5 mg
Packing/Price
30's
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