Each tablet contains:
Tianeptine (sodium salt)
Excipients: Mannitol, corn starch, magnesium stearate, ethyl cellulose,
glycerol oleate, polyvidone, sodium carboxymethyl cellulose, silica, talc,
titanium dioxide, bicarbonate of soda, wax, sucrose, polysorbate.
Available In: Boxes of 15 and 60 tablets
- Neurotic or reactive states of depression
- Angiodepressive states with somatic complaints
such as digestive problems
- Angiodepressive states observed in the
alcoholic undergoing detoxification
This medicine should not be used: With MAO
inhibitors (as a rule, there should be an interval of 15 days between a MAOI and
Tianeptine treatments) By expectant or nursing mothers By children of less than
15 years of age Should you have any doubt, consult your doctor.
As with any active pharmaceutical product, this
medicine may cause somewhat unpleasant side effects in certain patients.
Although such effects are rare, usually mild and temporary, they include:
Gastralgia, abdominal pain, dryness of the mouth, anorexia, nausea, vomiting,
flatulence Insomnia, drowsiness, nightmares, asthenia Tachycardia, extrasystole,
precordialgia Dizziness, headaches, faintness, trembling, upsets Respiratory
discomfort, tightness of the throat Myalgia, lumbago
Any of the above mentioned should be reported to
your doctor or chemist in addition to any adverse effects not mentioned in this
Do not use this product with MAO indicators (see
Contraindications) To prevent accidental interactions between different
medicines, inform your doctor or chemist regularly if you should be taking any
other pharmaceutical product.
Any patient about to undergo general anaesthetic
should inform the anaesthetist and stop treatment 24 to 48 hours before the
medical intervention. Should an emergency operation prove to be necessary, this
may be carried out without stopping treatment previously but with the correct
As with other antidepressants, when treatment is
to be stopped, reduce the dosage gradually over a period of 7 to 14 days. Inform
your doctor if you are pregnant or breast-feeding your baby.
Use During Pregnancy and Breast Feeding
This medicine should not be used during pregnancy
Effects on the Patient's Capacity to Drive or
Certain patients may experience drowsiness. Keep
in mind the risks involved with the drowsiness that this medicine may cause.
Dosage and Directions For Use
The recommended dosage is 1 tablet taken by
mouth, 3 times daily, before breakfast, lunch and dinner. This dosage should be
lowered for patients over 70 years of age and those with renal problems. Do not
interrupt treatment without first consulting your doctor and follow his
In the event of massive swallowing of these
tablets, go to your doctor or the nearest hospital. In any case, stop treatment.
Emergency treatment involves the following: gastric lavage cardio-respiratory,
metabolic and renal supervision and symptomatic treatment of accompanying
alterations and disorders.
Keep this medicine safely out the reach of
children. Do not use this medicine once the expiry date printed on the box has