Tianeptine

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Administration

  • Type: Antidepressant
  • Dosage Forms: 12.5mg tablet
  • Routes of Administration: Oral
  • Common Trade Names: Coaxil, Stablon

Adult Dosing

  • 12.5mg PO three times daily before meals
  • >70 years old - 12.5mg PO two times daily before meals

Pediatric Dosing

N/A

Special Populations

Pregnancy Rating

  • N/A

Lactation risk

  • N/A

Renal Dosing

  • Adult:N/A
  • Pediatric:N/A

Hepatic Dosing

  • Adult:N/A
  • Pediatric:N/A

Contraindications

  • Allergy to class/drug

Adverse Reactions

Serious

Common

Pharmacology

  • Half-life: 1.5 hours
  • Metabolism: Hepatic
  • Excretion: Renal

Mechanism of Action

  • Serotonin reuptake enhancement, glutamate receptor inhibitor, μ-opiod receptor agonist

Comments

  • Not FDA approved

See Also

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