Panangin: Application Instruction

In case of deficiency or overabundance in the body of potassium and magnesium, a person may have serious disorders of the activity of the cardiovascular system, brain, kidney. Also rare are arrhythmias, fatigue, puffiness of the shins, faces. All these ailments helps to cope with a drug like panangin, which is a real vitamin for the heart.

The general description of the drug

Panangin (or asparkam) is a combination drug. It is produced in tablets, in the shape of a disc, usually white or almost white, covered in a film shell with a glossy or slightly rough surface. Virtually odorless. Also available in injection solution

Each tablet contains 140 mg of magnesium asparaginate, 158 mg of potassium asparaginate. Assistants are silicon dioxide colloidal anhydrous, magnesium stearate, talc, corn starch, povidon, potato starch, titanium dioxide, eudragite E 100%, macrogol 6000.

Pharmacological action

Panangin contributes to normalization of potassium and magnesium levels in tissue cells. Potassium and magnesium ions influence the contractile effect of the heart muscle and thereby reduce the risk of oxygen fasting (hypoxia). As a result, cardiac arrhythmia development is warned, as well as improved gastrointestinal work and skeletal muscle contraction.

Indications for use

The drug panangin is prescribed as an auxiliary therapy for heart failure, heart arrhythmia caused by hypokalemia, $ which is possible for intoxication by cardiac glycosides such as digoxin, digitoxin, gitoxin, lantazide, cordigite and lruguide, as well as prednisolone, hydrocortisone and certain diuretic funds. It is recommended to use panangin after heart attack conditions, for heart rate disorders, usually occurring in ventricular arrhythmias. It is useful for panangin treatment and for prevention of coronary heart disease, myocardial infarction, cardiac arrhythmias, in complex treatment with glucosides, while simultaneously using urinary agents, in case of metabolic disorders. The drug is also prescribed after severe infectious diseases, accompanied by large fluid losses. It is useful for panangin in blood transfusions, with insufficient nutrition, depleted with magnesium and potassium ions.

A solution of panangin for injections can only be administered intravenously, with intramuscular use, injections can cause tissue irritation.

Prescribe this drug and children. For example, in infancy it is recommended to strengthen the heart muscle of newborns, in open heart defects, to relieve convulsive syndrome.

In newborns, convulsions may sometimes occur after heavy crying or at elevated temperatures. Such symptoms are usually seen when potassium and magnesium ions are deficient in the body.

And then in this case there is a need to prescribe panangin, which is well tolerated by children.

Quite often, panangin is prescribed to pregnant women. With its help during pregnancy you can fight puffiness, toxicoses. The positive effect panangin has on the work of the woman’s heart muscle and kidneys. It also contributes to the proper development of the fetus, in particular, to the formation of its brain and muscle apparatus.

Method of use and doses of

Panangin are used inward or intravenously. If we are talking about pills, adults are prescribed 1-2 pieces 2-3 times a day for 14 days. If necessary, at the doctor’s appointment, the dose can be increased to three tablets per appointment up to three times a day. The dose is then gradually reduced.

In arrhythmia, the solution of panangin is administered only intravenously, drip by 1-2 ampoules, once again. If necessary, the procedure can be repeated in 4-6 hours.

Side effects

With proper use and adherence to a dose of side effects of panangin have not been identified. In rare cases, patients with inflammation of the stomach, reduced acidity, cholecystitis may have a feeling of burning, discomfort in the stomach. Also taking panangin can occur decreased blood pressure, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, redness of the skin, feeling of heat. When taking high doses, an increased number of defecations is possible.


The use of panangin is contraindicated in cases of hypersensitivity to one or more components of the drug, acute or chronic renal insufficiency, addison’s disease, cardiogenic shock. It is not recommended to combine the drug with alcohol and drugs. And in some cases, consuming panangin against the background of pronounced alcohol intoxication can be dangerous.

Influence of the drug on the ability of transport management

During the study of the drug, no negative impact on the ability to manage transport or work with complex, requiring special attention, mechanisms.$

Drug interaction


Panangin can cause to reduce the absorption process of tetracycline, sodium fluoride, iron salts, so the administration of panangin should be prescribed 3 hours after taking the above drugs. With the simultaneous use of panangin increases the risk with potassium-saving diuretics possible appearance of arrhythmia and asystolia.

Conditions and method of storage. Vacation at

Panangin Pharmacy should be stored in a dry, dark place at temperatures ranging from 15 to 30 degrees.
Shelf life of tablets – 3 years, ampoules with injection solution – 2 years.

Abandoned without a prescription.

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