• Tianeptine shows promise in elderly patients with recurrent depression

    11 monthes ago - By Healio

    Study findings showed that 8 weeks of treatment with tianeptine 25 mg to 50 mg was effective and well-tolerated in adults aged 65 years or older with recurrent major depressive disorder.
    “Previous trials have... shown the efficacy and safety of tianeptine in elderly patients, including beneficial effects on cognitive performance,” Robin Emsley, MD, department of psychiatry, University of Stellenbosch, Cape Town, South Africa, and colleagues wrote. “However, a double-blind, randomized, placebo-controlled trial in elderly patients has not been conducted. Given the widespread
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