Tianeptine, alias datilang. Its chemical structure belongs to tricyclic antidepressants. Its mechanism of action is a 5-HT reuptake agonist, which is completely opposite to the effect of selective 5-HT reuptake inhibitors.
It plays an antidepressant role by acting on the serotonin system. In animal experiments, it can increase the spontaneous activity of hippocampal pyramidal cells and accelerate the recovery of their function after inhibition; It can increase the reabsorption of serotonin by neurons in cerebral cortex and hippocampus.
It mainly acts on 5-HT system, without excitation, sedation, anti acetylcholine and cardiac toxicity. For depression