Instructions for the use of Grandaxin
Grandaxin refers to atypical derivatives of benzodiazepine and is a psychovegetative regulator. By exerting anxiolytic effects, it does not exhibit sedative, anticonvulsive, myorelaxing effect. Unlike classic benzodiazepine derivatives, Grandaxin does not enhance the action of alcohol and does not cause physical and mental dependence, nor does withdrawal syndrome of the drug.
The drug is prescribed in neurosis and neuroza-like conditions, which are accompanied by autonomic disorders, emotional tension, apathy, moderate anxiety, obsessive experiences , reduced activity. It is used in reactive depressions having moderately pronounced psychopathological symptoms, in mental adaptation disorders, menopteric syndrome, cardialgia, syndrome alcohol withdrawal, premenstrual tension syndrome.
Since Grandaxin does not have a myorelaxing effect, it can be prescribed to patients with myasthenia and myopathy.
Grandaxin should be prescribed by a doctor, the dose of the drug is selected depending on the disease, condition and age of the patient. Most commonly prescribed one or two tablets of the drug one to three times a day. If Grandaxin is used irregularly, take 1-2 pills. The highest daily dose is 300 mg.
Contraindications to the use of Grandaxin, side effects of the drug
Grandaxin are contraindicated in conditions accompanied by psychomotor arousal, deep depression, aggressiveness, in the first trimester of pregnancy, in the period of breastfeeding, in respiratory failure, in the stage of decompensation, in the syndrome of respiratory arrest in sleep, at the same time use with cyclosporine, tacrolimus, sirolimus, with increased individual sensitivity to the components of the drug. The
elderly and sufferers suffering from renal failure, the dose of Grandaxin is reduced by half.
Grandaxin can have a side effect, which is expressed on the part of the central nervous system by headache, irritability, insomnia, psychomotor arousal, convulsive seizures in patients with epilepsy, confused consciousness.
From the digestive system side effect of Grandaxin is expressed in decreased appetite, nausea, appearance of dry mouth, constipation, flatulence. There are possible manifestations of allergic reactions on the skin. On the side of the musculoskeletal system, muscle pain or muscle strain may occur. A more detailed description of Grandaxin is given in the annotation to the drug. Prices for Grandaxin domestic and foreign producers may differ.