Raunatin

 Raunatin tablets
 (Rauwolfia alkaloids)

Formulations

Raunatin obtained from the roots of the Indian plant Rauwolfia. This product contains in its composition the active substances, including ajmaline and reserpine, the alkaloids from the roots of Rauwolfia serpentina.

Raunatin produced in the form of coated tablets, lenticular shape, color, light green. Packages of 50 and 100 units, the dosage of 2 mg.

Pharmacology

Due to its composition, Raunatin lowers blood pressure has antiarrhythmic activity, a beneficial effect on the central nervous system. After 10-14 days of application raunatina observed the positive effect that persists for several months.

Pharmacokinetics

Raunatin contains alkaloids, which are absorbed from the gastrointestinal tract, the maximum proportion of substances in the blood within 2-3 hours after ingestion. Raunatina half-life of the body through 50-170 hours.

Indications

high blood pressure.

The dosage and method of administration

 Raunatin - preparation rendering antiarrhythmic effect
 Take Raunatin should be after a meal. On the first day of treatment, the dose is 1 tablet, you need to drink it before going to bed. On the second day - raunatinom 1 tablet twice a day, three days - one tablet three times a day, the total daily dose is then adjusted to 5-6 tablets. Application raunatina should continue for 3-4 weeks. In some cases, it is not recommended to give raunatina long time (1 tablet per day).

Side effects Rautanina

Usually Raunatin well tolerated. A rare opportunity to diarrhea, vomiting, abdominal pain, rash on the body, lethargy, drowsiness, swelling and dryness of mucous membranes, weakness, depression. In some patients with angina who shared opinions about raunatina, intensified pain in the heart. If you experience side effects should reduce the dose or discontinue the drug temporarily.

Chronic administration raunatina possible liver dysfunction.

Contraindications

Application raunatina inadmissible in acute heart failure, hypersensitivity to the components of the aortic defects, exacerbation of duodenal ulcer and stomach, asthma, renal scarring, pregnancy and lactation.

Overdose

Before taking raunatina, instructions should be familiar with the symptoms of overdose with this drug. These include weakness, sweating, hypotension. In severe cases, possible drowsiness, lack of exercise, depression, loss of consciousness and even coma.

If you find the above symptoms, you should take action. Gastric lavage, take activated charcoal and call your doctor.

Application Features

Admission raunatina should be monitored by your doctor. Before surgery should not be primenenyat Raunatin several days. Do not continue drug treatment before a session cardioversion.

Pregnant and lactating women is contraindicated Raunatin as alkaloids pass into breast milk and cross the placenta.

Reviews raunatina such that the substances contained in the drug, the patient's ability to break the fast reaction time of the first treatment. Therefore it is necessary to refuse from hazardous activities, driving a vehicle.

Interaction with other drugs

Antihypertensive raunatinom property is greatly enhanced in combination with other antihypertensive agents. Studies and reviews of raunatina showed that the drug also increases the nervous system antidepressants, alcohol and barbiturates. The instructions Rautanina not available information about its impact on children.

Overview

The drug is sold by prescription. Keep Raunatin should be at room temperature in the dark, away from children.





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