Konvalis - synthetic anticonvulsant drug used in the treatment of epilepsy and neuropathic pain.
The active substance Konvalisa has anticonvulsant effect. In addition, according to the instructions provided Konvalis geroprotektivny effect due to the increase of adaptation capabilities of the organism. The drug has a moderate analgesic effect in polyneuropathies and its advantages in comparison with other drugs like mechanism of action is relatively safe.
Konvalis discharged in the form of yellow capsules containing 300 mg of active ingredient gabapentin as a white crystalline powder. 10 capsules per pack.
According to the instructions Konvalis indicated for:
Epilepsy in adults and children from 12 years both in monotherapy and in combination therapy for the treatment of partial seizures, including proceeding with secondary generalization;
Neuropathic pain in adults.
Konvalis and analogues of the drug is contraindicated to apply at:
Children under 12 years old;
Hypersensitivity to the active substance gabapentin and other ingredients.
Konvalis of reviews should be used with caution in patients with renal insufficiency. In case of symptoms of acute pancreatitis Konvalisom treatment should be stopped immediately.
When alone or Konvalisa application as an aid for partial seizures in adults and children over 12 years, treatment is usually started with a dose of 300 mg once a day, gradually increasing the number of intakes this dose up to three times a day. The maximum daily dose of Konvalisa instructions should not exceed 3, 6 g, divided into 3 doses that are recommended to be taken every 8 hours.
When neuropathic pain adult Konvalis appointed in the same way as in the treatment of partial seizures, and in intense pain medication can be taken once a day, three times 300 mg.
When renal impairment Konvalisa daily dose should not exceed 600 mg per day, and in severe disorders - less than 300 mg daily or every other day.
Symptoms of overdose are Konvalisom diplopia, dizziness, drowsiness, dysarthria, and diarrhea.
Replace Konvalis for analogs - Gabagamma, gabapentin, Gapentek, Katena, Lepsitin, Neurontin, Tebantin, Egipentin or Eplirontin only after consultation with the doctor, and the replacement of alternative medicines or cancel the drug should be phased in over a week.
Konvalis reviews for the treatment of neuropathic pain can cause: