Andipal instructions for use
Andipal is a combined drug from the group of analgesics.
Composition, form of release
The drug Andipal is available in the form of tablets for internal administration. The drug includes the following active components: dibazol, analgin, phenobarbital, papaverine. As auxiliary substances are: talc, starch and stearic acid.
Tablets are available in contour packs of 10 pieces.
The multicomponent composition of the drug determines its pharmacological effect. The drug promotes the provision of spasmolytic, sedative, vasospastic and analgesic effects.
Andipal is used as an antispasmodic agent for symptomatic treatment of spasms of cerebral vessels and peripheral vessels. The use of tablets allows you to lower and normalize the level of blood pressure, improve blood circulation.
Active components of the drug (papaverine + dibazol + analgin) mutually reinforce the pharmacological effects of each other. This allows the use of Andipal as an anesthetic for migraine and severe headache.
Phenobarbital promotes sedation.
What helps Andipal
Indications for the use of Andipal is the symptomatic treatment of pain syndrome accompanied by spasms of the brain vessels:
- Hypertensive disease (mild form).
- The development of migraine.
How to take Andipal
Tablets Andipal should be taken internally. Dosage for adults is 1 tablet 2-3 times a day. The course of treatment should not exceed 1 week-10 days.
It is recommended to take the drug as directed and under the supervision of a doctor.
In the event that the use of the drug does not have the necessary therapeutic effect, it is necessary to consult a physician and choose another treatment regimen. In some cases, it may be necessary to combine Andipal with other drugs to achieve a pronounced therapeutic effect.
In case of an overdose of the drug, the following unwanted side effects may develop: headache, drowsiness, vomiting, nausea, abdominal pain.
As a treatment, immediately wash the stomach, take activated charcoal and consult a doctor for symptomatic treatment.
Contraindications to the use of Andipal is the development of the following conditions:
- Intolerance to active or excipient substances.
- Myasthenia and porphyria.
- Deficiency of glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase.
- Diseases of the blood.
- Severe disruption of normal liver and kidney function.
Reception of Andipal is contraindicated in the first trimester of pregnancy and during lactation.
Using Andipal may contribute to the development of constipation, allergic reactions, nausea.
Phenobarbital can provoke the development of depressive conditions (at the risk of getting patients of older age groups) and ataxia.
Long-term use of tablets may have a depressing effect on blood because of the presence of analgin.
Interaction with other drug groups
The hypotensive effect of Andipal is increased when the following pharmacological groups are used concomitantly with the drugs:
- Nitrates (Nitrosorbide, Nitroglycerin).
- Beta-blockers (Metoprolol, Anaprilin).
- Diuretics (Lasix, Furosemide).
- Calcium channel blockers (Nifedepine).
- Myotropic antispasmodics (Euphyllinum).
The hypotensive effect of Andiapal may decrease with simultaneous administration with such medications:
- H- and M-cholinomimetics (Nicotine, Acetylcholine).
- Andrenomimetics (Andrenalin, Ephedrine).
- Analeptics (Camphor, Cytisine, Sulphocamphocaine).
- Tonic means - tincture or tablets of ginseng, rhodiola rosea, eleutherococcus.
With simultaneous use with drugs from the group of opioid analgesics, the risk of unwanted adverse reactions increases.
Simultaneous use with activated charcoal and drugs that have an enveloping and astringent effect (antacid drugs, preparations containing bismuth), reduces the absorption of Andipal in the gastrointestinal tract.
Patients who take Andipal should be especially careful when driving vehicles and doing work that requires increased concentration.
With prolonged use of tablets, blood control is required.
Storage of the medicine should be carried out in a dark, dry place, protected from direct sunlight. Storage temperature - no more than 25 degrees.
Analogues of Andipal
The Andipal preparation does not have an exact structural analogue. Alternatively, you can discuss with your doctor the possibility of using drugs such as Spasgo, Revalgin, and Cofalgin.
Price for Andipal
The cost of Andipal for the period August 2015 was as follows:
- Tablets, 10 pcs. - 35-50 rubles.