It belongs to a group of clinical and pharmacological antidepressants.
Due to the chemical structure of Velaksin can not be attributed to a class of antidepressants that are known today (tetracyclic, tricyclic, etc.). It is noted that the drug is a racemate 2 active enantiomers.
Antidepressant effect and its mechanism is directly linked to the ability of the drug to transmit nerve impulses, or rather, to potentiate its transmission in the central nervous system. Weak dopamine reuptake inhibitor and a potent inhibitor of norepinephrine and serotonin is venlafaxine in combination with its main component, which is a metabolite of the EFA (O-desmetilvenlafaksin). Incidentally, these substances and at constant reception and a single administration can significantly reduce beta-adrenergic activity, they also have exactly the same effect on the reuptake of neurotransmitters.
Release tablets Velaksina - flat and round, white, which on one side has a chamfer and engraved "E741". The drug has virtually no odor.
1 tablet contains 37 Velaksina 5 or '75 to 14 pieces of tablets are in blister packs, which are sold in cartons, 2 pcs. in each.
In pharmacies dispensed only by prescription.
Velaksin can be used for different etiology of depression in medical and preventive purposes.
According to the instructions Velaksinu, the drug is not recommended:
- with heavy human liver and kidneys;
- while taking MAO inhibitors;
- at the age of 18, because it does not prove the safety and efficacy of the drug for these patients;
- lactation or pregnancy;
- hypersensitivity to any component Velaksina.
With careful preparation is prescribed to patients who have recently had a heart attack, as well as patients with tachycardia, unstable angina, a history of seizures, hypertension, manic states prone to bleeding, angle-closure glaucoma, increased intraocular pressure.
Instructions Velaksina: methods of use
According to reviews, Velaksin is quite a powerful antidepressant. Take it should be during a meal inside. Each tablet should be swallowed whole Velaksina, and then drink the liquid. In no case can not be separated capsules, breed them with water or grind some other way. The daily dose should be taken into one and the same time, once a day. The best time to receive is considered morning or evening.
When depression is recommended to begin treatment with a dose of the drug in 75 mg.
Only a qualified doctor can prescribe a higher dose of severe depressive disorders that require hospital treatment. Then the amount of the drug may be increased twice as compared with the initial dose, i.e. 150 mg. The maximum daily dose should not exceed 350 mg. After achieving the desired therapeutic effect can begin to decrease RDA until it becomes the minimum. Treating depression is often lasts about six months.
After treatment Velaksinom sometimes spend a stabilizing treatment or therapy, the aim of which is to prevent relapse. The process of treatment and prevention means should control the treating physician.
According to reviews, Velaksin can have side effects, but they are directly dependent on the applied dose. Thus, long-term drug treatment, frequency and severity of side effects may be reduced.
The most common side effects of pills Velaksina are:
- stomach ache,
On the part of the gastrointestinal tract reception Velaksina, reviews confirm this, may be accompanied by dry mouth, nausea, vomiting, decreased appetite, constipation. Very rarely it can cause more serious complications such as pancreatitis or gastrointestinal bleeding.
Nervous system side effects include insomnia, dizziness, drowsiness, agitation, anxiety, increased muscle tone, confused state of mind.
According to the instructions Velaksinu, unpleasant consequences may occur in the Reception:
- dilation of blood vessels,
- blurred vision and accommodation,
- taste disturbance,
- skin itching, rash and sweating,
- raising the level of cholesterol in the blood,
- the problem of the genitourinary system.
Storage conditions Velaksina
Velaksin should be stored dry and away from children at room temperature not exceeding 25
Shelf life - 2 years from date of manufacture.