Maprotiline treats depression, bipolar disorder, and anxiety disorder. Symptom relief may not begin until 6 weeks after you begin taking maprotiline.
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Uses of Maprotiline
Maprotiline is used in the treatment of:
- Cocaine-Related Disorders
- Depressive Disorder
- Duodenal Ulcer
- Panic Disorder
This medication may be prescribed for other uses. Ask your doctor or pharmacist for more information.
Maprotiline Brand Names
Maprotiline may be found in some form under the following brand names:
Maprotiline Drug Class
Maprotiline is part of the drug class:
Tell your doctor about all the medicines you take including prescription and non-prescription medicines, vitamins, and herbal supplements. Especially tell your doctor if you take:
- MAPROTILINE/METHYLENE BLUE
- MAPROTILINE/SODIUM OXYBATE
- MAPROTILINE/TRAMADOL HYDROCHLORIDE
This is not a complete list of Maprotilinedrug interactions. Ask your doctor or pharmacist for more information.
Maprotiline and Pregnancy
Tell your doctor if you are pregnant or plan to become pregnant.
The FDA categorizes medications based on safety for use during pregnancy. Five categories - A, B, C, D, and X, are used to classify the possible risks to an unborn baby when a medication is taken during pregnancy.
Maprotiline falls into category B:
There are no well-done studies that have been done in humans with Maprotiline. But in animal studies, pregnant animals were given this medication, and the babies did not show any medical issues related to this medication.
In animal studies, pregnant animals were given Maprotiline, and some babies had problems. But in human studies, pregnant women were given this medication and their babies did not have any problems related to this medication.
Take maprotiline exactly as prescribed by your doctor. Follow the directions on your prescription label carefully.
The Maprotiline dose your doctor recommends will be based on the following (use any or all that apply):
- the condition being treated
- other medical conditions you have
- other medications you are taking
- how you respond to this medication
- your weight
- your height
- your age
- your gender
Maprotiline is available in the following doses:
- Maprotiline 25 Mg Oral Tablet
- Maprotiline 50 Mg Oral Tablet
- Maprotiline 75 Mg Oral Tablet
Forms of Medication
Maprotiline is available in the following forms:
- Oral Tablet