Miltown advertisement, 1964.|
Psychosomatic Medicine, Vol. 26, No. 2.
The one tranquilizer that belongs in every practice of psychiatry
The insomniac ~ The tense, nervous patient ~ The agitated senile patient
Anxious depression ~ The alcoholic ~ The problem child
It's versatile: The years have proved that 'Miltown' (meprobamate) is the one tranquilizer that is helpful in almost every aspect of psychiatric practice. Virtually any of your patients, regardless of age or disorder, can be given the drug with confidence as an adjunct to psychotherapy or any other therapy you may employ.
Outstanding record of safety: Overy eight years of clinical use among millions of patients throughout the world -- plus more than 1500 published reports covering the use of the drug in almost every field of medicine -- support your prescriptions for 'Miltown' (meprobamate). This is why it "belongs in every practice."
Dependable: 'Miltown' (meprobamate) is an established drug. There are no surprises in store for you or your patient. You can depend on it to help your patients through periods of emotional distress -- and to help maintain their emotional stability.
Easy to use: Because 'Miltown' (meprobamate) is compatible with every other psychotherapeutic measure, you'll find it fits in easily with any treatment you are now using. It will not, therefore, complicate treatment of patients seen in psychiatric practice.
the original brand of meprobamate MILTOWN®
BRIEF SUMMARY: Indications: Anxiety and tension states, and all conditions in which anxiety and tension are symptoms. Side Effects: Slight drowsiness may occur and, rarely, allergic or idiosyncratic reactions, generally developing after 1-4 doses of the drug. Contraindications: Previous allergic or idiosyncratic reactions to meprobamate contraindicate subsequent use. Precautions: Should administration of meprobamate cause drowsiness or visual disturbances, the dose should be reduced. Operation of motor vehicles or machinery or other activity requiring alertness should be avoided if these symptoms are present. Effects of excessive alcohol may possibly be increased by meprobamate. Prescribe cautiously and in small quantities, to patients with suicidal tendencies. Massive overdosage may produce lethargy, stupor, ataxia, coma, shock, vasomotor and respiratory collapse. Consider possibility of dependence, particularly in patients with history of drug or alcohol addiction; withdraw gradually after prolonged use at high dosage. Complete product information available to physicians on request. USUAL ADULT DOSAGE: 1 or 2 400 mg. tablets t.i.d.
SUPPLIED: 400 mg. scored tablets, 200 mg. coated tablets.
Wallace Laboratories / Cranbury, N.J.