The effect of low dose lofepramine in depressed elderly patients in general medical wards.

@article{Tan1994TheEO,
  title={The effect of low dose lofepramine in depressed elderly patients in general medical wards.},
  author={Robert Tan and Richard J. Barlow and Claude Abel and Srinivas Reddy and A. Jay Palmer and Astrid Elizabeth Fletcher and Caroline G. Nicholl and Brice Pitt and Christopher John Bulpitt},
  journal={British journal of clinical pharmacology},
  year={1994},
  volume={37 4},
  pages={321-4}
}
A double-blind randomised controlled trial of the effect of low dose lofepramine (70 mg once daily) against placebo was carried out on depressed elderly inpatients on general medical wards for the elderly, comparing measures of depression and side-effects between the randomised groups. Patients were identified for the study using the Geriatric Depression Scale (GDS) and the Brief Assessment Schedule Depression Cards (BASDEC). Sixty-three subjects were randomised: 46 patients completed the… CONTINUE READING