lofepramine


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lofepramine

A tricyclic antidepressant, see there.

lofepramine

A TRICYCLIC ANTIDEPRESSANT DRUG. A brand name is Gamanil.
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Ginkgo biloba, reflexology, and magnetic therapy all had some proven level of efficacy, while bee venom, low-fat diet with omega3 supplementation, and lofepramine plus L-phenylalanine with B12 were all found ineffective, the subcommittee said (Neurology 2014;82:1083-92).
McElhill was prescribed a month's supply of Lofepramine and was asked to return to his GP within seven to 10 days.
The stash included Sertraline, Lofepramine, another antidepressant, and Zopiclone, a hypnotic drug used to treat insomnia.
He also said Mr Rees had taken a cocktail of drugs including paracetamol, codeine, tramadol and lofepramine.
Key Words: antidepressant, hypotension, epidural anaesthesia, imipramine, lofepramine
Lofepramine should be considered as a more cost-effective alternative if the toxic effects of older tricyclic antidepressants are perceived to be a problem, for instance in a patient who previously took a drug overdose.
The non-SSRIs used were amitriptyline, clomipramine, imipramine, lofepramine, nortriptyline, maprotiline, mianserin, moclobemide, trimipramine, and venlaflaxine.
The drug Gamanil - also known as lofepramine - is used in the treatment of depressive illness.
TCAs studied included amitriptyline, imipramine, clomipramine, doxepin, dothiepin, trimipramine, and lofepramine.
Looking more closely at the three most frequently prescribed tricyclics-amitripty-line, lofepramine, and dothiepin--there was no evidence of a class effect.
The effect of low dose lofepramine in depressed elderly patients in general medical wards.