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).
The search covered the Co chrane, Medline, EMBASE and LILACS databases, using combinations of the following MeSH terms: "diabetic neuropathy", "pain", "antidepressive agent", "duloxetine", "sertraline", "citalopram", "paroxetine", "fluoxetine", "venlafaxine", "fluvoxamine", "lofepramine
", "milnazipram", "reboxetine", "sibutramine", "viloxacine", "mirtazapine", "nefazodone", "treatment outcome", "investigational therapy" "neuropathy" and "treatment".
Placebo-controlled trial of lithium augmentation of fluoxetine and lofepramine
. Br J Psychiatry.
I decided to prescribe him a mild antidepressant that had worked well for him in the past." 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
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
. Ten studies focused on use of TCAs in primary care and 12 studies in psychiatric settings.
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.