Vitaprost candles instructions for use
- Vitaprost candles instructions for use
- Release form and composition of the drug
- Pharmacological properties of the drug
- Indications for use
- Dosage and administration
- Side effects
- Drug overdose
- The interaction of the drug with other drugs
- special instructions
- Analogues of candles Vitaprost
- Conditions of release and storage of the drug
- Candles Vitaprost price
Vitaprost is a drug that contains natural ingredients. Vitaprost is prescribed in urology and andrology for the treatment and prevention of prostate diseases in men.
Release form and composition of the drug
The drug is available in the form of tablets for oral administration and suppositories for rectal use.
Suppositories, depending on the amount of the main active ingredient in the candle, are divided into Vitaprost, Vitaprost Forte and Vitaprost Plus. Candles are packed in 5 pieces in the cell compartments in a cardboard box. The drug is a solid substance of an elongated shape, white or yellowish.
One candle of the preparation contains 50 mg of the main active ingredient - prostate extract and auxiliary substance Witepsol. The Vitaprost Forte Candle contains 100 mg of prostate extract, and the Vitaprost Plus suppository contains 400 mg of the active active ingredient, as well as lomefloxacin hydrochloride.
Pharmacological properties of the drug
Vitaprost suppositories are intended for administration to the rectum. Active active ingredients of the drug improve blood circulation in the prostate gland in men, which helps to eliminate stagnant processes, facilitate urination, relieve inflammation.
Suppositories of Vitaprost Forte help to reduce platelet aggregation, which is the prevention of the development of thrombosis in the prostate. Under the influence of the drug in men, edema of the prostate is eliminated, such unpleasant symptoms as the feeling of a foreign body in the perineal area and frequent painful urination pass.
Vitaprost Plus is a complex drug that, in addition to its main therapeutic properties, has a pronounced antimicrobial and antiseptic effect on the prostate gland, thanks to lomifloxacin, which is part of the suppository, a broad-spectrum antibiotic. Suppositories of Vitaprost Plus are highly effective against gram-negative aerobic microorganisms. Streptococci, staphylococci, ureplazmy, chlamydia are resistant to the active components of the suppository.
Prostate extract in each candle has a pronounced anti-edema and analgesic effect. Under the influence of this extract, prostate secretion and bladder function are normal, which helps to eliminate pain during urination and accelerate urine excretion.
Indications for use
Vitaprost suppositories are prescribed rectally to men for the treatment and prevention of the following pathologies:
- Feeling of incomplete emptying of the bladder, frequent urge to urinate;
- Erectile dysfunction in the complex therapy;
- Impaired sperm quality;
- Inflammation of the prostate gland chronic course;
- Benign prostate neoplasms;
- In order to prevent urination disorders on the background of urological operations;
- Treatment of urinary incontinence as part of complex therapy;
- Acute prostatitis.
Vitaprost candles are not prescribed for the treatment of prostate diseases in the presence of such conditions in a patient:
- Individual intolerance to any component of the drug;
- Age up to 18 years;
- Malignant neoplasms of the prostate gland;
Dosage and administration
Vitaprost suppositories can only be used as prescribed by a doctor. The dose of the drug and the duration of the course of therapy are determined by the doctor depending on many facts: the causes of the inflammatory process of the prostate, the severity of the pathological process, the presence of complications, the age of the patient, individual tolerance, the presence of concomitant diseases of the urogenital system and other things.
According to the instructions for the preparation, Vitaprost suppositories are prescribed to patients 1 time per day, 1 candle per night. Before the introduction of the drug into the rectum, it is necessary to empty the intestines; if this cannot be done independently, the patient is given a cleansing enema. The duration of the course of therapy is at least 7-10 days.
Suppositories Vitaprost Forte prescribed to patients 1 time per day in the rectum after bowel movements. The course of therapy is 10-14 days, depending on the severity of the pathological process.
Suppositories Vitaprost Plus according to the instructions prescribed to patients 1 time per day after bowel movements rectal. After the introduction of the candle, the patient is advised to stay in bed for at least 1 hour. The duration of therapy with this drug is determined by the doctor in a strictly individual manner.
Vitaprost suppositories are well tolerated by patients when used properly according to the instructions. In some cases, when using Vitaprost Plus suppositories, patients had the following side effects caused by exposure to the antibiotic lomefloxacin:
- Urticaria on the skin;
- Itching and flushing of the skin;
- Increased hepatic transaminases;
- Dysbacteriosis ;
- Impaired stool;
- Irritability and anxiety.
With a significant excess of the recommended dose in the instructions in patients against the background of the use of suppositories Vitaprost Plus, the following symptoms of overdose were observed:
- Cramps ;
- Tremor of the limbs;
- Pain in the stomach and intestines;
- Increased sensitivity to light.
When these symptoms appear, treatment with the drug is immediately stopped and the doctor is consulted.
The interaction of the drug with other drugs
With the simultaneous use of Vitaprost suppositories with nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs, the risk of side effects increases dramatically.
When used concomitantly with Vitaprost suppository anticoagulants, the risk of internal bleeding increases.
The therapeutic effect of Vitaprost suppositories is enhanced with the simultaneous use of Vitaprost tablets.
Treatment with suppositories Vitaprost should be carried out in conjunction with other methods of therapy, such as prostate massage, physiotherapy. Candles can be used simultaneously with kidney teas or other herbs that improve the blood supply to the prostate and relieve inflammation.
Patients with impaired hepatic or renal function do not require dose adjustment of Vitaprost in the form of suppositories; treatment should be carried out under medical supervision.
This drug does not inhibit the work of the central nervous system, so it can be used to treat drivers of vehicles.
Analogues of candles Vitaprost
Analogues of Vitaprost candles, similar in their therapeutic effect, are the following drugs:
- Tincture of red root;
- Afala - lozenges;
- Prostanorm - tablets for oral administration;
- Renel is a homeopathic remedy;
- Canephron N.
Conditions of release and storage of the drug
Suppositories Vitaprost dispensed in pharmacies without a doctor's prescription. The drug should be stored in the refrigerator away from children. The shelf life of candles is 2 years from the date of production date.
Candles Vitaprost price
The average cost of the drug Vitaprost in the form of suppositories in pharmacies in Moscow is 790-800 rubles.