Melaxen - a drug used in violation of a temporary adaptation.
Release form of the drug and
Melaxen released in the form of round film-coated tablets of white or white with a yellow tint, and 12 tablets in a blister. Each tablet contains the active ingredient - Melatonin 3 mg.
Auxiliary components: microcrystalline cellulose, magnesium stearate, calcium hydrogenphosphate.
Melaxen analogues are: Melatonin, Tsirkadin and Vita-melatonin.
Melaxen - a chemical analogue of biogenic amines melatonin is adaptogenic drug. It is synthesized from the amino acids of vegetable origin.
Melaxen - a synthetic analogue of the hormone of the pineal gland. It normalizes the circadian rhythms. Regulates sleep-wake cycle and diurnal variations of body temperature and physical activity.
Application melaxen normalizes night's sleep and improves its quality, accelerates the process of sleep, reduces the number of nighttime awakenings, does not cause a feeling of weakness, fatigue, and weakness in the morning waking up, makes you feel good after the morning awakening, dreams are more emotionally intense and vivid.
In the opinion of melaxen it promotes rapid adaptation to changing time zones, reduces the risk of stress. It inhibits the secretion of gonadotropins and other hormones of the adenohypophysis (to a lesser extent) - thyrotropin, corticotropin, somatotropin. It has antioxidant and immune stimulating effects. It does not cause dependence and addiction.
According to the instructions melaxen appoint:
- As an adaptogen to normalize the biological rhythm of the body;
- As a sleep aid drug.
The method and dosage
According to the instructions melaxen intended for ingestion.
Adults appoint half or one tablet once a day for half an hour before bedtime.
As an adaptogen jet lag melaxen take one tablet a day before the flight, and in the next few days, take one more tablet half an hour before bedtime. The maximum dosage of melaxen instructions is two tablets per day.
According to the instructions melaxen is contraindicated in:
- autoimmune diseases;
- severe renal impairment;
- allergic reactions;
- hypersensitivity to the drug.
In the opinion of melaxen can cause morning drowsiness, headache, vomiting, diarrhea and nausea. Also may cause allergic reactions. In the first week of admission melaxen may cause edema.
In the opinion of Melaksene overdose expressed in increased severity of side effects. In this case it is necessary to carry out gastric lavage and symptomatic therapy.
Application melaxen in combination with beta-blockers and drugs depressing the central nervous system, enhances their effect.
It is not recommended to combine melaxen with hormonal therapy.
The drug is not compatible with cyclosporine, corticosteroids and MAO.
Conditions and terms
Melaxen out of the reach of children a dark and cool place. Shelf life is 48 months.