Stablon (Tianeptine) is a prescription medication used major depressive disorder. It may also be used to treat anxiety, asthma and irritable bowel syndrome. Tianeptine is a unique tricyclic antidepressant, in contrast to SSRIs, it increases 5-HT reuptake. Tianeptine works by acting on the mu opioid receptor, the target of morphine and oxycodone. The usual recommended dose is 12.5 mg three times a day.
We currently have the brand Stablon from India manufactured by Serdia. There is no generic available for this medication. Stablon is available in the strength of 12.5 mg tablets.
The common adverse side effects of Stablon may include:
• Abdominal pain;
• Changes in dreaming;
You should not take Stablon if you are allergic to Tianeptine or if you have any other allergies. Before you start taking this medication, talk to your doctor about your medical history and about all the medications you take including OTC and herbal medications. Avoid drinking alcohol while taking this medication because it may make you feel very drowsy and worsen your symptoms of depression and increase anxiety.