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Dr. James Chapman
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Ludiomil (Overview)

Ludiomil is a tetracyclic agent which is a kind of serotonin-norepinephrine reuptake inhibiting drug (atypical anti-psychotic drug, drug for psychosis).


Dr. James Chapman
6 doctors shared insights

Ludiomil (Overview)

Ludiomil is a tetracyclic agent which is a kind of serotonin-norepinephrine reuptake inhibiting drug (atypical anti-psychotic drug, drug for psychosis).


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What are the side effects of ludiomil (maprotiline)?

What are the side effects of ludiomil (maprotiline)?

G.I. and others: Dry mouth (22%), constipation (6%), and nausea (2%) as well as vomiting, g.I discomfort, diarrhea, bitter taste, drowsiness (16%), dizziness (8%), and tremor (3%), nervousness (6%), anxiety (3%), insomnia (2%), and agitation (2%), weakness and fatigue (4%), headache (4%). ...Read more

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Any ludiomil (maprotiline) side effects?

Any ludiomil (maprotiline)  side effects?

Some side effects: Ludiomil (maprotiline) is a "tetracyclic" antidepressant that is quite safe, although you might initially experience mood swings, fatigue, and/or headache as your body is adapting -- remember that, in order to get a more robust response, you should consider not just increasing the dose but also decreasing it -- sometimes less is better -- and certainly will result in fewer adverse side effects -- good luck! ...Read more

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What are the side effects of ludiomil (maprotiline)?

G.I. and others: Dry mouth (22%), constipation (6%), and nausea (2%) as well as vomiting, g.I discomfort, diarrhea, bitter taste, drowsiness (16%), dizziness (8%), and tremor (3%), nervousness (6%), anxiety (3%), insomnia (2%), and agitation (2%), weakness and fatigue (4%), headache (4%). ...Read more

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Anyone tell me about ludiomil (maprotiline) and side effects?

Anyone tell me about ludiomil (maprotiline) and side effects?

Tetracyclic antidepr: Used to treat major depressive disorder, manic depressive disorder and anxiety. Most common side-effects include, but not limited to: nausea, dry mouth, drowsiness. If you need more information, you prescribing physician and pharmacist are the best resource. ...Read more

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I have a question about ludiomil, (maprotiline) what are the side effects?

There are a host: Of possible side effects, as with any medication. The common ones are nervousness, agitation, anxiety, insomnia, drowsiness, dizziness, tremor, dry mouth, constipation, blurred vision, nausea, fatigue and headache. As with any other medication, tell your doctor if you experience any thing you do not expect. ...Read more

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Can pregnant women take Ludiomil (maprotiline)?

Give your OB, family: medicine doctor & psychiatrist a complete list of your prescription & OTC medications + herbs, vitamins & supplements. There are no published studies on outcomes in human progeny prenatally exposure to Ludiomil (maprotiline). Animal studies have shown no teratogenic effect or disruption of fetal brain development, so the FDA lists it as a pregnancy Class B medication , with no known adverse fetal effects. ...Read more

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What are side effects of maprotiline?

Many potential: Most common are dizziness or lightheadedness, somnolence, dry mouth, headache, diarrhea or constipation, nausea/vomiting, insomnia all of which may be only temporary. More serious side effect occur rarely. Talk to your doctor if you have any concerns. ...Read more

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Am I dying?

Am I dying?

We all are: A 3-word question with no details... well, life is short on Earth, regardless of whether a person lives 3 days, 3000 days, or 30,000 days. It is not length of one's life that matters, but the quality of the life lived. The goal is not to live a long life, but to live a good life. Even if a person makes it all the way to age 82, that's only 30,000 days. ...Read more

Dr. Linda Callaghan
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Maprotiline (Definition)

Maprotiline is a tetracyclic agent which is a kind of serotonin-norepinephrine reuptake inhibiting drug (atypical anti-psychotic ...Read more