Benalgin - combined analgesic drug.
Pharmacological action Benalgina
The active substance Benalgina has antipyretic, analgesic and anti-inflammatory effect.
In addition, part of the Benalgina caffeine has a stimulating effect and tones the blood vessels of the brain, and vitamin B1 helps to improve metabolism.
Benalgin produced in the form of flat white tablets. The structure Benalgina includes:
- 500 mg metamizole sodium;
- 50 mg caffeine;
- 38, 75 mg thiamine hydrochloride.
Excipients - gelatin, microcrystalline cellulose, talc, wheat starch, magnesium stearate and colloidal silicon dioxide. 10 tablets in a blister.
The closest analogue of the chemical composition are tablets Benalgina Sedalgin Plus.
Indications for use Benalgina is moderately or weakly expressed pain syndrome:
- Joint pain;
- Radicular syndrome;
- Renal, biliary and intestinal colic;
- Headache, toothache, migraine pain;
In addition, the indication for a Benalgina and fever when diagnosed colds or infectious and inflammatory diseases.
According to the instructions Benalgin contraindicated to apply at:
- Severe hepatic and renal failure;
- Uncontrolled hypertension;
- Increased intraocular pressure;
- Lack of glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase;
- Pregnancy and lactation;
- Hypersensitivity to the Benalgina;
- Suppression of bone marrow hematopoiesis;
- Advanced atherosclerosis;
- Leukopenia, agranulocytosis, hemolytic anemia.
Benalgin not apply to the age of 12 years, and in hepatic and renal failure, the drug is used with caution.
When receiving Benalgina should be aware that caffeine products and alcoholic beverages may cause symptoms of an overdose.
Dosing of Benalgina Instruc
Benalgin for instructions take 1 tablet once a day, at the expressed painful syndrome - 2 tablets. The drug is recommended to take in the morning. Children 12-16 years should not exceed the maximum daily dose of 4 tablets. According to the instructions Benalgin like antipyretic take no longer than 3 days, and as a pain reliever - up to 5 days.
In case of overdose may appear Benalginom vomiting, mental and motor agitation, nausea, epigastric pain, tachycardia, decrease in urine output, heart rhythm disturbances and epileptiform convulsions.
In order not to lead to a mutual reinforcement of toxic effects, caution should be exercised while applying Benalgina with:
- Other non-narcotic analgesics;
- Oral contraceptives;
- Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs;
- Tricyclic antidepressants;
In the opinion of the drug, as well as analogues Benalgina can cause a variety of allergic reactions manifesting as anaphylaxis, pruritus, rash, angioedema and bronchospasm. Long-term use of the drug can cause thrombocytopenia, palpitations, leukopenia, heart rhythm disorders, agranulocytosis, and sleep disorders.
Benalgin can be purchased at the doctor's prescription. The manufacturer's recommended shelf life of the tablets - 3 years.