Stablon is available in the market in the formulation of 12.5mg. Stablon comprises of Tianeptine as the main pharmaceutical ingredient that belongs to the class of selective serotonin reuptake enhancer. It is mainly used for it’s the mood boosting and anti-anxiety property. This medicine acts by enhancing the serotonin reuptake inhibitor. It is used in the management of severe depression, bipolar disorder, anxiety disorder and adjustment disorders. It helps to reduce the stress in the brain with this it helps to improve memory, brain congestion and learning power. It helps to reduce major depressive episodes varies from mild to severe.
How and when Stablon is used?
Take Stablon as per the prescription only. The dose can be suggested as per the patient’s condition and response towards the medicine. Swallow the whole tablet of Stablon with a glass of water three times a day before you have the meal. This medicine will start showing its effect in the first few weeks but continue to take the prescription at least for six month for permanent results.
In case you missed to take the dose of Stablon on as per the regular schedule, take it as soon as you remember but if the time is about to your next dose skip the missed dose and continue with the regular schedule. Don’t take more than the prescribed dose to make up with the missed dose. In case of overdosing eek medical help on an urgent basis as symptoms of overdose harmful for the patient.
Adverse effects of Stablon
Various side effects associated with the use of Stablon medicine are sleeplessness, nausea, constipation, diarrhoea, dizziness, dry mouth, headache, dizziness, sudden fall or increase in body weight, cardiovascular problem, pain in the stomach, flatulence, reduced body movements, rigidity, nightmares, hallucination, mental confusion, fatigue, palpitation, heart ache, extra fast heartbeat, malaise, hot flashes, tremor, problematic breathing, lumps in the throat, muscular pain, pain the lower back, Urticaria, skin rashes, itching. If you feel worsening of the side effects, seek medical help.
Who should not use Stablon?
In case the patient is allergic to Tianeptine or any on the component of this medicine, they should not use this medicine for the treatment of depression.
In case of pregnancy and breast feeding mother don’t use this medicine as it’s not safe for the growth the child.
In case of any kind of disease related to kidney they should not use this medicine for the treatment of depression as it increases the risk of side effect.
In case the patient has took a MAO inhibitor in last 14 days they should not take this medicine for further use as it may result into the severe side effects when taken along.
In case the patient is under the age of 15 years don’t recommend them Stablon tablet for the treatment of depression.
Warnings and precautions
Some of the precautions to be kept in mind while having treatment with Stablon are
Some of the drugs that can interact with the use of Stablon are other anti-depressant drugs, MIO inhibitor, selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors, and tricyclic antidepressants.
Avoid the discontinuation of the tablet suddenly; slowly reduce the dose over the period of 7-14 days.
This medicine can cause lack of co-ordination and cause dizziness problem so avoid driving and operating heavy machinery.