Valerian instructions for use
- Valerian instructions for use
- Release form and composition of the drug
- Pharmacological properties of the drug
- Indications for use
- Dosage and administration
- Use of the drug during pregnancy and lactation
- Side effects
- Use of the drug in pediatric practice
- Interaction with other drugs
- special instructions
- Conditions of storage and release of the drug
- Valerian tablets Price
Valerian's drug belongs to the group of psycholeptics and has a moderate calming effect on the central nervous system. This drug contains only natural ingredients.
Release form and composition of the drug
Valerian drug is available in the form of tablets, coated with a protective coating of yellow. The tablets are packaged in blisters of 10 pieces. Each carton pack contains 2.3 or 5 blisters. Tablets can also be packaged in a bottle of clear glass of 25 or 50 pieces.
The main active ingredient of the drug is the rhizome and root of the valerian drug. Each tablet contains 200 mg of active ingredient.
Pharmacological properties of the drug
Valerian tablets are a herbal medicine. After taking the pill inside a moderately pronounced sedative effect on the central nervous system is observed after 30 minutes. The rhizome and root of medicinal Valeriana with regular use of the drug contribute to the normalization of sleep in patients with insomnia. Under the influence of the drug, the work of the heart muscle is improved, the blood pressure indices decrease a little, the inexplicable feeling of fear and anxiety disappears. The drug also has a weak antispasmodic effect and can be used as part of complex therapy for attacks of biliary or renal colic, angina pectoris, and abdominal pains of various origins. The therapeutic effect of the drug is noticeable to patients after a week of regular use.
Indications for use
Valeriana tablets are prescribed to patients for the treatment and prevention of such conditions:
- Frequent stress and distress;
- Constant feeling of fear;
- Increased irritability, neurosis;
- Sleep disturbances, insomnia;
- As part of complex therapy for cholecystitis, urolithiasis, vascular dystonia;
- As part of complex therapy for various diseases of the digestive tract as a mild antispasmodic.
According to the instructions, this drug is not prescribed for the treatment of patients with individual hypersensitivity to the components of the drug, as well as to people with burdened allergic history.
Dosage and administration
Valerian tablets are intended for oral administration. The drug should be swallowed immediately, without chewing, with a small amount of liquid. The drug is taken 30 minutes before a meal or 1 hour after a meal.
Depending on the evidence, age, body weight and severity of violations, the doctor determines the daily dose of the drug. According to the instructions Valeriana tablets prescribed for adults with neurosis or mental fatigue, 1-2 tablets 3 times a day. The duration of treatment is at least 10 days, if necessary, you can continue therapy for up to 1 month, after which you can take a break. The drug is not addictive and has a beneficial effect on the state of the central nervous system.
Use of the drug during pregnancy and lactation
Valerian tablets can be used with caution in women during the period of childbearing. It is not recommended to exceed the recommended dosage of the drug or to combine with other sedatives.
The use of tablets during breastfeeding is possible with the permission of the doctor. The active ingredients of the drug penetrate into breast milk, so the mother should closely monitor the reaction of the child. When a rash or other manifestation of an allergic reaction appears on the child’s skin, Valerian's treatment should be stopped. Nursing mothers who took Valeriana pills, noted that the duration of sleep of the infant increased slightly, and the baby became calmer.
In general, the drug is well tolerated by patients, but with individual hypersensitivity may develop the following side effects:
- Skin rash;
With an overdose of the drug in a patient, there may be a decrease in blood pressure, lethargy, depression, weakness, slowing of the heartbeat.
If these symptoms appear, treatment with the drug should be stopped and consult a doctor. As a rule, after drug withdrawal, overdose symptoms quickly disappear. In some cases, the use of activated carbon is required.
Use of the drug in pediatric practice
In rare cases, this drug can be used to treat children older than 3 years, but the doctor will select the daily dose of the drug, depending on the individual characteristics of the child’s body and the severity of the pathological process.
Hyper active children are prescribed 1 tablet of Valerian a day before bedtime in the evening to eliminate perevozbudimost and normalize sleep.
Interaction with other drugs
With the simultaneous use of this drug with tranquilizers, sedatives or other psycholeptics, it is possible to suppress the work of the central nervous system and the development of side effects.
During the period of drug treatment is not recommended to consume alcoholic beverages, as this sedative effect may increase.
During treatment with Valerian pills, one should be careful and avoid driving a car and controlling machinery that requires quick reaction. In high doses, the drug may slightly inhibit the work of the nervous system, causing inhibition of the patient's reaction.
Conditions of storage and release of the drug
Valerian tablets are sold in pharmacies without a doctor's prescription. The drug should be stored in a dark place inaccessible to children at a temperature not exceeding 25 degrees. The shelf life of the drug is 3 years from the date of manufacture. After this period, tablets are not recommended to be taken orally.
Valerian tablets Price
The average cost of Valerian tablets in pharmacies in Moscow is 25-50 rubles.