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Tianeptine is an anxiolytic compound, primarily used for its mood boosting and anti-anxiety properties . Tianeptine has nootropic abilities in regards to individuals whose cognition is negatively impacted by mood disorders . It has the ability to improve focus and concentration in individuals who have poor attention spans as well .
Benefits and Effects
The primary benefits of tianeptine powder are mood enhancement and a reduction in anxiety. tianeptine can also improve cognition in individuals suffering from anxiety and mood disorders. .
Tianeptine’s anxiolytic effects does not negatively impact acetylcholine or cardiovascular function, making tianeptine an excellent option for the elderly as well as otherwise healthy adults [1, 4].
Tianeptine is also an effective analgesic (painkiller), even for individuals suffering from chronic pain . It is an effective method for attenuating symptoms related to intestinal health issues as well .
How Tianeptine Works
Tianeptine boosts mood through one of two mechanisms. Tianeptine may enhance serotonin re-uptake. However, more recent research indicates its function as an AMPA and glutamate receptor modulator is the more likely explanation [4, 5].
Of these explanations, the latter of the two also explicates the nootropic properties of tianeptine as it alters neuroplasticity and secretes brain-derived neurotrophic factor (BDNF). BDNF is a protein released in the brain that ensures the survival and proliferation of neurons [5, 6, 7, 8].
A recommended dosage of tianeptine is one red micro scoop (12.5mg) up to three times daily.
Common side effects include dry mouth, insomnia, and headaches . Tianeptine has significantly fewer side effects with newer (extended release) research chemical versions becoming available as the popularity increases. Unlike many other anxiolytic compounds, tianeptine does not cause sedation . Similarly, when compared to other intestinal health remedies, tianeptine causes fewer adverse reactions .