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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

Dr. Peter Ihle
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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


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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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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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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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Are there any chemical agents that can lead to people becoming epileptic?

Are there any chemical agents that can lead to people becoming epileptic?

Lower Thresholds: There are substances that can lower the threshold for having a seizure. Some ssris, antiasthmatics, antibiotics, immunosuppressants, antipsychotics, stimulants, and bupropion have been shown to lower seizure threshold. Significant alcohol use can also lower the threshold, particularly when the alcohol is leaving the body or when combined with the other substances (e.g., bupropion). ...Read more

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What foods have antimicrobial agents in them? Can you tell me what foods contain antimicrobial agents?

What foods have antimicrobial agents in them? Can you tell me what foods contain antimicrobial agents?

Organic foods: Many commercially raised foods are sprayed with several chemicals, pesticides, fungicides and others e.g. Apples may have six or seven or more sprays of different agents, so that any one agent is below government safety limits. Rarely are studies of the effect of multiple chemicals and pesticides on the people in general. Best way to try to protect yourself is by using organic foods. ...Read more

Dr. Olav Jaren
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Ludiomil (Definition)

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


Tetracyclic Drug (Definition)

Tetracyclic agents are a kind of serotonin-norepinephrine reuptake inhibiting drug (atypical anti-psychotic ...Read more