Valoserdin: instructions for use
- Valoserdin: instructions for use
- Form of formulation and composition of the preparation
- Pharmacological properties of the drug
- Indications for use
- Contraindications for use
- Dosing and Administration
- Use of the drug during pregnancy and lactation
- Side effects
- Interaction with other medicinal products
- Conditions of storage and leave
- Valoserdin price
The drug Valoserdin is a drug for oral administration of a group of psycholeptics. The drug has a pronounced sedative and vasodilating effect on the body, is prescribed for the treatment of neuroses.
Form of formulation and composition of the preparation
The drug Valoserdin is available in the form of drops for oral administration in bottles of droppers made of brown or orange glass with a volume of 15, 25 and 50 ml.
The main active ingredients of the drug are phenobarbital and ethyl bromizovalerianate. As auxiliary components are: peppermint oil, hop oil, ethyl alcohol 96%, purified water.
Pharmacological properties of the drug
After taking the drops, active active ingredients are rapidly absorbed from the digestive canal into the common bloodstream. Phenobarbital has a moderate hypnotic effect on the body, soothes the nervous system, eliminates an inexplicable sense of fear and depression.
Patients who took this medication noted that a natural sleep was established, angina attacks and pains in the heart of various origins disappeared, irritability and neuroses decreased. The drug helps to reduce attacks of panic attacks in neurocirculatory dysfunction.
Indications for use
The drug Valoserdin is prescribed to patients for the treatment of such conditions:
- Sleep disorders, insomnia;
- An inexplicable sense of fear and anxiety;
- Pain in the heart of various origins;
- As part of complex therapy for hypertension;
- Panic attacks due to vegetovascular dystonia;
- Disturbances in the work of the organs of the cardiovascular system;
- Tachycardia ;
- The state of psychoemotional overexcitation;
- Frequent stress;
- As part of complex therapy for spasms in the intestine and gallbladder.
Contraindications for use
This drug is contraindicated for use in patients with nalchii following conditions:
- Individual intolerance of components included in the formulation;
- Disturbances in the liver or kidneys;
- Cirrhosis of the liver ;
- Pregnancy and the period of breastfeeding;
- Chronic alcoholism;
- Severe craniocerebral injury;
- Acute myocardial infarction or cardiogenic shock;
- Children up to 16 years;
- Diseases of the respiratory tract, accompanied by obstruction and respiratory insufficiency.
Dosing and Administration
The dosage of the drug and the duration of the course of therapy are prescribed to patients in strictly individual order depending on the indications, age, body weight, severity of the clinical symptoms of the disease and the characteristics of the patient's body.
According to the instructions, the drops of Valoserdin are intended for oral administration. The drug is taken before meals, previously diluted in a small amount of water. Adults prescribe the drug in a minimally effective therapeutic dose of 15-20 drops, which if necessary can be increased to 40-50 drops. In cases of sleep disorders, drops are taken only once in the evening before bedtime.
In the complex treatment of hypertension or angina, the drug is prescribed 25 drops 2 times a day, the duration of the course of therapy is established by the doctor.
When treating neuroses, the patient is prescribed 30 drops of Valoserdine 2 times a day. The duration of therapy is from 7 to 14 days. In the absence of the expected therapeutic effect, the patient should consult a physician in order to clarify the adequacy of treatment.
Use of the drug during pregnancy and lactation
Drops of Valoserdin are not prescribed for treatment of women waiting for the birth of a child. The phenobarbital, which enters the drug, penetrates through the placental barrier and is capable of causing disturbances in the development of the fetus, in particular the intrauterine delay in neuropsychic development. The ethyl alcohol included in the composition of Valoserdine penetrates the fetus through the placenta and causes severe damage to the liver and organs of the respiratory system of the embryo.
The use of this drug during breastfeeding is prohibited because of the high risk of poisoning the infant with phenobarbital and ethyl alcohol. The active substances of the drug penetrate into breast milk, and then into the body of the child with food. If it is necessary to treat neuroses or other indications for a nursing woman, you should consult a doctor to choose an alternative medicine. If a woman needs Valoserdin treatment, then breastfeeding should be stopped and the baby transferred to artificial nutrition with milk formula.
In most cases, drops are well tolerated by patients, however, with individual hypersensitivity or prolonged uncontrolled use, the following side effects may develop:
- Decrease in blood pressure;
- Slow heartbeat;
When an overdose of the drug in patients, the blood pressure is greatly reduced until the development of fainting and collapse. Possible abdominal pain, nausea, vomiting, severe dizziness.
In severe cases, the patient may be impaired respiratory function, a sense of lack of air, bradycardia, confusion, coma with intoxication with ethanol and phenobarbital.
When symptoms of drug overdose occur, the patient should be given enterosorbents, call a doctor. Sometimes gastric lavage and symptomatic treatment are required.
Interaction with other medicinal products
With the simultaneous use of drops of Valoserdine with other sedatives, the risk of side effects in the form of drowsiness, lethargy, lowering of blood pressure increases.
With the parallel use of antihypertensive drugs or beta-blockers in patients, the blood pressure may be greatly reduced, which should be taken into account when prescribing the drug to the patient. If the patient is taking antihypertensive drugs, then it is necessary to warn the doctor about this.
Drops of Valoserdin may somewhat reduce the effect of oral contraceptives, which should be warned by patients who choose this type of protection.
Conditions of storage and leave
The drug is dispensed in pharmacies without a doctor's prescription. Drops should be stored in the refrigerator, away from children. Shelf life of the drug is 3 years after the date of manufacture. After this period, the drug should not be taken orally.
The average cost of drops of Valoserdin in pharmacies in Moscow is 35-50 rubles.