Tianeptine (Stablon) 12.5 mg tabs is known as a tricyclic antidepressant (TCA) that has been used in the treatment of irritable bowel syndrome ( IBS) and is used mainly in the treatment of major depressive disorder.
Drug = Tianeptine
Strength = 12.5 mg
Manufacturer = Serdia
Quantity per sleeve = 60 Tablet (for the price quoted)
How To Take Tianeptine (Stablon) 12.5 mg Tabs
Tianeptine should only be administered orally. Sublingual tianeptine administration should be avoided at all cost because the sodium salt can peel skin in your mouth.
Tianeptine may be taken with or without food. Take it 20 minutes before you have your meal to ensure that digestion has begun. Also, do not take more than 300 mg over the course of a day, and no more than 100 mg at once.
For the tianeptine sulfate dosage, it will vary from person to person. But typically 40 mg is more than enough to experience the effects. Because of the long onset, sulfate is primarily used in therapeutic circumstances. Doctors might prescribe it for long-term depression treatments.
Dosage of Tianeptine (Stablon) 12.5 mg Tabs
Depression: 12.5 mg 3 times a day.
Missed Dose of Tianeptine (Stablon) 12.5 mg Tabs
If you often forget to take your medicine, let your doctor and pharmacist know.
Take the missed dose as soon as you remember. If it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and return to your usual dosing schedule.
Do not double a dose under any circumstances.
If you think you may have used Tianeptine more than the usual dose, please seek medical help immediately.
Contraindications of Tianeptine (Stablon) 12.5 mg Tabs
People with the following medical conditions should not take Tianeptine:
- Children below 15 years old
Side Effects of Tianeptine (Stablon) 12.5 mg Tabs
Tianeptine may have the following side effects:
- Abdominal pain
- Lack of appetite
- Muscular or joint pain
- Dry mouth
- Hepatitis (rare)
Warnings of Tianeptine (Stablon) 12.5 mg Tabs
Always notify your doctor and pharmacist if you are taking any other medicines, including herbal tonics such as traditional Chinese medicines, supplements and medicines that you buy without a prescription.
This list does not include all medicines that may interact with Tianeptine.
How Does It Work?
Tianeptine exerts its antidepressant properties by strengthening the presynaptic reuptake of serotonin. Tianeptine decreases the stress response of the hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal and thereby decreases stress-related behavioral issues.
Tianeptine is used to treat the following conditions:
Special Precautions and Connected Warnings
Take special precautions if you have the following conditions:
- General anesthesia
- Tasks requiring mental alertness
- Avoid abrupt withdrawal, dosage to be decreased gradually over 7-14 days.
- Store below 30°C.
- Store in a cool, dry place away from the reach of children.
- Do not use Tianeptine that is expired or out of expiry date.