Health Notes & References
Both an amino acid and a trycyclic antidepressant type molecule, Tianeptine Sodium approaches the treatment of depression, asthma and seizure control with a different approach than even other tricyclic antidepressants. The latest research has confirmed that Tianeptine is able to exert its antidepressant effect by indirectly altering the glutamate receptor activity while releasing BDNF (brain-derived neurotrophic factor) which affects neuroplasticity.
Discovered in France and already in use in several advanced countries, it is most commonly used as a mood elevator and anti-depressant. In different international markets it is available under varied names, including Coaxil, Tatinol, Tianeurax, Salymbra, and Stablon.
Recent research has also heralded its effectiveness as both a sedative and an alcohol withdraw reliever.
-major antidepressent episodes
For those with depression, varied dosages are used for severe momentary relief as well as for longterm mood improvement. Results have been found as effective or better when compared to fluoxetine, imipramine, and amitriptyline, however the side effects of Tianeptine are significantly lower.
According to a study of those with severe anxiety and depression, Tianeptine was found more effective than maprotiline, while other research has spotlighted its usefullness in treating panic attacks.