Ludiomil

Ludiomil

 [loo´de-o-mil″]
trademark for a preparation of maprotiline hydrochloride, a tetracyclic antidepressant.

maprotiline

A tetracyclic antidepressant similar to tricyclic agents.
 
Indications
Major depression, bipolar disorder.

Adverse effects
Anticholinergic effects (e.g., dizziness, drowsiness, fatigue, dry mouth), orthostatic hypotension, sinus tachycardia or other arrhythmias, sexual dysfunction, rash, photosensitivity, confusion, seizures, liver toxicity, agranulocytosis, polyneuritis and other findings.

Special considerations
Should not be administered with MAOIs; may be toxic to the liver or kidneys; may cause seizures; may cause arrhythmias or heart failure.

Ludiomil®

Maprotiline, see there.

Ludiomil

A brand name for MAPROTILINE HYDROCHLORIDE.
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Neurobiochemical aspects of maprotiline (Ludiomil) action.
The National Pregnancy Registry for Antidepressants (844-405-6185) is studying amitriptyline (Elavil), amoxapine (Asendin), bupropion (Forfivo XL and Wellbutrin), Citalopram (Celexa), clomipramine (Anafranil), desipramine (Norpramin), desvenlafaxine (Prisiq), doxepin (Sinequan), escitalopram (Lexapro), fluvoxamine (Luvox), fluoxetine (Prozac), imipramine (Tofranil), isocarboxazid (Marplan), levomilnacipran (Fetzima), maprotiline (Ludiomil), mirtazapine (Remeron), nefazodone (Serzone), nortriptyline (Pamelor), paroxetine (Paxil), phenelzine (Nardill), protriptyline (Vivactil), selegiline (Emsam), sertraline (Zoloft), tranylcypromine (Parnate), trazodone (Desyrel), trimipramine (Surmontil), venlafaxine (Effexor), and vilazodone (Viibryd).
These drugs include bupropion (Wellbutrin, Wellbutrin SR, Zyban), trazodone (Desyrel), maprotiline (Ludiomil) and mirtazapine (Remeron).
A., TETREAULT, L., 1973, Comparative study of dibencycladine (Ludiomil) and imipramine in the treatment of psychotic depression, International Journal of Pharmacology, 7, 1, 54-61.
Heterocyclics include bupropion (Wellbutrin, Wellbutrin SR, Zyban), venlafaxine (Effexor), trazodone (Desyrel, Trazon, Trialodine), mirtazapine (N10A, Remeron), and maprotiline (Ludiomil).
John's Wort with other antidepressants such as Ludiomil (a tricyclic derivative), Tofranil, or Elavil (tricyclic antidepressants).
nortriptyline (Pamelor), amitriptyline-HCI (Elavil), maprotiline (Ludiomil) Mixed reuptake inhibitors.
Klerman (1992) reports that the tricyclic antidepressants matprotiline (Ludiomil) and amoxapine (Asendin) are most likely ineffective for panic disorder.
Pharmacists may give lamotrigine in error to patients with prescriptions for a number of other drugs, most commonly Lamisil, lamivudine, Ludiomil, labetalol, and Lomotil, the FDA cautioned in its Safety Alert (www.fda.gov/medwatch/SAFETY/2001 /safety01.htm#lamict).
Continuing reports about dispensing errors over confusion with lamotrigine (Lamictal) and the antifungal terbinafine (Lamisil) have prompted the Food and Drug Administration to issue a warning in early December, Pharmacists may give lamotrigine in error to patients with prescriptions for a number of other drugs, most commonly Lamisil, lamivudine, Ludiomil, labetalol, and Lomotil, the FDA cautioned in its Safety Alert (www.fda.gov/medwatch/SAFETY/2001/safety01.htm#lamict).
The company took the action after receiving a number of reports of such errors involving its tablets and such other drugs as Ludiomil (Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corp.) and Lomotil (G.D.
After the appropriate refraining, I offered her the anti-depressant drug Ludiomil (Maprotilin) and participation in a support group of parents with psychotic children that took place in the neighborhood with a community social worker.