Betamax - antipsychotic or neuroleptic.
Pharmacological action Betamax
The active substance, which is part of the preparation is sulpiride. It is this property of the substance has an antipsychotic (in psychosis various origin), reducing the tension in the muscles and tissues.
At the same time, as evidenced by reviews of Betamax, the drug has potent anti-depressant, stimulant and anti-emetic properties.
To feel the effect of the admission of Betamax reviews, patients begin after 2 - 3 hours after administration.
According to the instructions to the Betamax, the drug is available in tablets of 50 mg, 100 mg and 200 mg.
Accordingly, one tablet contains Betamax 50, 100 and 200 mg of active substance (sulpiride).
The tablets packed in plastic bottles of 30 tablets, vials are placed, along with instructions Betamax, in cartons.
According to the instructions Betamax, the drug administered as the sole therapeutic agent or in combination with other groups of psychotropic drugs in the following diseases:
- Schizophrenia (acute, and (or) chronic);
- Depression different origin (etiology);
- Acute delirious state;
Acute delirious states include confusion, hallucinations, disturbance of consciousness and disorientation in time and location. Often seen in people after surgery (anesthesia), chronic alcoholism, after a heart attack and severe intoxication.
In practice, there are numerous reviews of Betamax as a means to combat vertigo of various origins.
Guide to the Betamax provides for the use of the drug for the following causes of vertigo:
- Traumatic brain injury;
- Vertebral-basilar insufficiency (dysfunction of the brain as a result of circulatory disorders: blurred vision, coordination, headache);
- Vestibular neuritis (inflammation or disorders of the peripheral nervous system: tremor, tremor, impaired gait and balance);
- Meniere's disease (paroxysmal vertigo, tinnitus, hearing loss, nausea and vomiting, loss of balance);
- Otitis media (middle ear infection).
According to the instructions to the Betamax, the tool is widely used as adjuvant therapy for the following diseases:
- Stomach ulcers;
- duodenal ulcer;
- Irritable Bowel Syndrome.
Instructions for use Betamax
According to the instructions to the Betamax, the drug should be taken no later than 16 noon. This is due to the fact that the drug has a stimulating effect and increases the level of wakefulness. Numerous reviews of Betamax indicate that the drug affects the evening and then at the speed of falling asleep, which often leads to insomnia.
The dosage of the drug, according to the instructions Betamax depends on the type of disease and treatment goals. Thus, in schizophrenia or psychosis delirious initial dose is from 600 to 1200 mg per day. This dose for the day is divided into several stages. The exact dosage, according to the instructions Betamax, the physician should establish, as the excess of the dose is fraught with serious consequences.
Under these diseases, during maintenance therapy, when passed the acute period, the dosage usually ranges from 300 to 800 mg per day.
If depressed, according to the instructions Betamax take 200 - 600 mg of the drug per day by dividing the dose into several times.
When vertigo of various origins user Betamax provides the drug at a dose of 150 mg to 200 mg per day. If dizziness different special weight, the dose can be increased to receive 400 mg per day. Reviews of Betamax patients have information that independently increase the dose very dangerous.
The average course of treatment is 2 weeks. A shorter period of treatment, as the experience and feedback on Betamax, visible effect brings.
When the set of Betamax in therapy in the treatment of diseases of the gastrointestinal tract, the drug is taken in two doses per day, but not more than 300 mg. Typically, in these cases, the doctor administered 100 to 300 mg.
In appointing the drug accounted for the age and weight of the patient, presence of concomitant diseases and other drugs that a person takes. For example, when assigning Betamax elderly (especially after the age of 65 years), the initial dose is not more than ½ standard rate for an adult human. For children older than 12 years the dosage is calculated on the basis of body weight. Thus, according to the instructions Betamax, the daily dose of the drug for a child ranges from 3 to 5 mg per 1 kg. weight.
Side effects from the use of Betamax
Reviews of Betamax contain numerous examples of side effects from the body. Such reaction is nothing, as a result of violation of the instructions to the Betamax and a doctor's prescription. For example, the body reacts to drug overdose response from the various organs and systems.
From the senses and the nervous system may appear the following symptoms:
Rarer reviews of Betamax show appearance extrapyramidal syndrome (tremor, trembling, nervous tic), dyskinesia (violation of the traffic), oral automatism (involuntary movements), arousal, sleep disturbances.
Cardiovascular system can respond to an overdose of high blood pressure.
From reviews of the Betamax aware that there may be disorders of the gastrointestinal tract (vomiting, constipation, heartburn, dry mouth). Not only a violation of the instructions to the Betamax, but also the individual characteristics of the body, can cause an allergic reaction to the drug. So, there may be symptoms of skin rash and itching on the body.
In addition there may be a disorder of metabolism: can appear a failure of the menstrual cycle, impotence, frigidity.
In addition, there are reviews of the Betamax of the manifestation in patients excessive sweating and hyperthermia (excessive heat). Some people complain that they begin to gain extra weight.
The main contraindications, according to the instructions to the Betamax are:
- Hypersensitivity to the drug;
- The acute form of alcohol poisoning, sleeping pills, analgesics;
- hypertonic disease;
- The heat of passion and aggression;
- The period of breast-feeding;
Children under 14 years of preparation, you should not.
Application Betamax during pregnancy and breast-feeding is allowed only in cases where the effect of therapy outweighs the risk to the fetus.