The active ingredient is Aminalon gamma-aminobutyric acid. This drug is a drug substance metabolic type of action (neotropic agent), the recovery of metabolic processes in the brain, helps the brain utilize glucose and to remove toxic products of metabolism. The application allows you to increase productivity Aminalon thinking, improve memory, help accelerate the recovery of speech and movement after cerebrovascular accidents.
In a review of Aminalon mentioned and light hypotensive effect, which is reflected in the ability of the drug to reduce the initially high blood pressure, and decrease the manifestation of symptoms characteristic of hypertension (insomnia, dizziness). Aminalon a certain extent acts as antihypoxia, increases resistance to hypoxia, and anticonvulsant. Application Aminalon diabetic patients contributes to lower blood glucose, while the amount of glucose in normal drug produces the opposite effect.
The purpose of this drug is expedient in the following cases:
- after a traumatic brain injury, or cerebral circulatory disorders;
- softening of the brain in atherosclerosis of cerebral arteries;
- hypertonic disease;
- alcoholic polyneuritis and encephalopathy;
- a number of symptoms that manifest during rocking;
- for chronic cerebro-vascular insufficiency with impaired attention, language, memory, headache and dizziness.
Appointment Aminalon children need the following diseases:
- After childbirth and traumatic brain injury;
- Cerebral palsy;
- Symptoms of sea and air sickness;
- Mental retardation with decreasing mental activity.
Instructions for use Aminalon
Aminalon produced predominantly in the form of coated tablets. One tablet of 250 mg match gamma aminobutirovanoy acid. Take this medication should be 30 min.- 1 hour before meals, to swallow tablets whole with a little water. The daily dose Aminalon children and adults should be divided into two stages.
According to the instructions, Aminalon adult assigned as follows: the first 3-5 days of drug taking 50 mg at a time, and then a single dose increased to 100 mg. The daily dose for children 1-3 years of age is 100 mg for children 4-6 years - 150 mg for children older than 7 years - 200 mg. The duration of treatment determined by a physician, usually from 14 days to 4 months.
To eliminate the symptoms of motion sickness Aminalon children prescribed 25 mg twice a day, and adults - with the same number of intakes of 50 mg. This therapy lasts 3-4 days.
According to clinical studies, the adverse effects of the drug may be manifested in the form of hot flashes, vomiting, nausea, insomnia, dyspepsia, lability (instability) in blood pressure. Reviews Aminalon indicate that drug side effects are very rare.
According to the instructions, Aminalon should not be administered to patients with hypersensitivity to the drug.
The drug should be stored in a dry and dark place. Shelf life is indicated by the manufacturer on the package and is 2-3 years.
Despite positive reviews Aminalon, the appropriateness of treatment with this drug should be determined by the physician individually for each patient.