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Anvifen user manual

Anvifen user manual

Form of issue

This drug is available in the form of hard gelatin capsules with a blue lid, which has different shades depending on the dosage. The contents of the capsules are a granular or powder mixture of white or yellowish color. Capsules are packed in a contour blister for 10 pcs. in each. In the cardboard box is 5 pcs. blisters.


The chemical composition of this preparation may contain 250, 125, 50 or 25 mg of aminophenylbutyric acid hydrochloride. Also in the composition there are auxiliary substances:

  • colloidal silicon dioxide;
  • giprolose;
  • magnesium stearate;
  • lactolose.

In addition, depending on the dosage, in Anvifen may be and such components as:

  • dye azorubin (E122);
  • yellow quinoline dye (E104);
  • color blue diamond (E133);
  • gelatin;
  • titanium dioxide;
  • water.

pharmachologic effect

This nootropic preparation facilitates the process of GABA-mediated transfer of impulses to the central nervous system. Anvifen has the following effects on the body:

  • Tranquilizing, which is combined with an activating effect;
  • anticonvulsant;
  • antioxidant;
  • antiaggregant.

In addition, Anvifen positively affects the functional state of the brain tissue, improving blood circulation in them. This action is expressed by:

  • in improving microcirculation;
  • in decreasing the severity and duration of nystagmus;
  • in reducing the degree of resistance of vascular beds;
  • in the increase of the latent period;
  • in increasing the linear and volume velocities of the blood flow.

This nootropic remedy also eliminates such vasovegetative symptoms:

  • emotional lability;
  • irritability;
  • insomnia;
  • pain and heaviness in the head.

Due to the course, the drug is able to improve mental and physical parameters - sensory-motor reactions will become more accurate and quick, memory will be normalized.

Anvifen reduces feelings of anxiety, tension and anxiety. The drug does not exert a depressing effect on the CNS, and there is no aftereffect in the form of muscle relaxancy.


  1. Kupirovanie somavegetavnykh and psychopathological disorders in abstinence against the background of alcohol intoxication.
  2. Prevention of motion sickness in the presence of kinetosis.
  3. Vertigo on the basis of the disorder of the functions of the vestibular apparatus.
  4. Ménière's disease.
  5. Feeling of anxiety at night and insomnia (in elderly patients).
  6. Enuresis, tics and stuttering (in patients of childhood).
  7. Anxious neurotic and asthenic conditions.


  1. Intolerance of the components of the drug.
  2. Children's age (up to 3 years).
  3. Pregnancy and lactation.

It is also worth noting that when taking Anvifen should be careful if there is liver failure and erosive and ulcerative lesions of the digestive system.

Side effects

  1. Allergic reactions.
  2. Headaches (usually after the first receptions).
  3. Dizziness.
  4. Sense of anxiety.
  5. Increased excitability.
  6. Irritability.
  7. Attacks of nausea.
  8. Drowsiness.


In case of Anvifen overdose, the following symptoms can be observed:

  • failures in the work of the kidneys;
  • drowsiness;
  • low blood pressure;
  • eosinophilia;
  • fatty degeneration of the liver (when taking the drug in an amount of 7 g or more);
  • bouts of vomiting and nausea.

Overdose is treated by taking adsorbents, washing the stomach and performing symptomatic therapy.

Dosage and administration

Patient's age Quantity of the drug for a single dose Number of receptions per day
from 3 to 8 years 50 mg-100 mg 3 times
from 8 to 14 years 250 mg each 3 times
from 14 years old and adults 250 mg to 500 mg each 3 times

Table of maximum dosages for single administration of Anvifen

Age group The maximum permissible dosage for a single dose
up to 8 years 150 mg
from 8 to 14 years 250 mg
from 14 years old and adults 750 mg
over 60 years old 500 mg

In the treatment of alcohol withdrawal, the patient is usually prescribed 250 mg-500 mg 3 times a day and 750 mg at bedtime. Every day, the daily dose of Anvifen should be gradually reduced to the usual dose (for adults).

During the treatment of Melliere's disease, violations of the functions of the vestibular apparatus and dizziness, the patient is prescribed 250-500 mg of the drug 3 times a day. The course consists of two weeks.

To prevent seasickness and for the prevention of motion sickness, one hour 250-500 mg of Anvifen is taken one hour before the start of the trip. It should also be noted that taking the drug after the symptoms of seasickness is already pronounced is ineffective, even if the dose is increased.

Reception at pregnancy and a lactemia

The drug is contraindicated during pregnancy and breastfeeding.

special instructions

If the drug is used for a long period of time, it is necessary to establish control over the indicators of liver and peripheral blood functions.

Anvifen may affect the ability to drive vehicles. At its reception it is recommended to refuse employment by such kinds of activity which demand the raised attention.

Interaction with other medicinal products

Anvifen is able to strengthen and prolong the action of the following drugs:

  • antiepileptic;
  • antiparkinsonian;
  • antipsychotics;
  • analgesics narcotic;
  • sleeping pills.

Terms of sale

Anvifen is sold strictly on presentation of the prescription form.

Term and conditions of storage

Anvifen should be stored at a temperature of no more than + 25 ° C in a place with a normal level of humidity. Do not allow direct sunlight to hit the drug. Make sure that the product is in a place difficult to reach for children. Shelf life is 3 years from the date shown on the package. After this period, the drug is not to be used.


Analogues of Anvifen are Aminophenylbutyric acid and Phenibut

Price for Anvifen

Anvifen capsules 50 mg, 20 pcs. - from 147 rubles.

Anvifen capsules 250 mg, 20 pcs. - from 267 rubles.

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