Lipoic acid Vitamir tablets 12 mg №50

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Lipoic acid Vitamir is prescribed:

  • with chronic pancreatitis (inflammation of the pancreas) caused by frequent alcohol intake;
  • in chronic hepatitis (inflammation of the liver tissue) with symptoms of an active process;
  • in the chronic form of cholecystopancreatitis;
  • with cirrhosis of the liver of alcoholic origin in the active stage;
  • with chronic heart failure;
  • with viral hepatitis of moderate severity (provided there is no intense, growing jaundice);
  • with various poisonings, which are accompanied by acute insufficiency of liver function, including poisoning with mushrooms, heavy metal salts, carbon tetrachloride (carbon tetrachloride), hypnotics;
  • with diabetic polyneuritis;
  • in complex treatment, prevention of atherosclerosis development.

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Lipoic acid Vitamir composition
The active substance of the drug: lipoic acid – 12 mg.
Excipients: starch, glucose, calcium stearate, talc, stearic acid, aerosil, titanium dioxide, wax, magnesium carbonate, polyvinylpyrrolidone, vaseline oil, yellow water-soluble dye.

Release form
Tablets.

Pharmacological properties
Lipoic acid Vitamir is a metabolic agent. It is a coenzyme involved in the processes of oxidative decarboxylation of alpha-keto acids and pyruvic acid, plays an important role in the energy metabolism of the body. By the type of biochemical action, lipoic acid is similar to vitamins of group B. This acid is involved in the regulation of lipid (fat), carbohydrate metabolism, has a lipotropic effect, affects cholesterol metabolism, improves liver function, has a detoxifying effect in case of poisoning (for example, heavy metal salts , other intoxications).

Indications for use
Lipoic acid Vitamir is prescribed:

  • with chronic pancreatitis (inflammation of the pancreas) caused by frequent alcohol intake;
  • in chronic hepatitis (inflammation of the liver tissue) with symptoms of an active process;
  • in the chronic form of cholecystopancreatitis;
  • with cirrhosis of the liver of alcoholic origin in the active stage;
  • with chronic heart failure;
  • with viral hepatitis of moderate severity (provided there is no intense, growing jaundice);
  • with various poisonings, which are accompanied by acute insufficiency of liver function, including poisoning with mushrooms, heavy metal salts, carbon tetrachloride (carbon tetrachloride), hypnotics;
  • with diabetic polyneuritis;
  • in complex treatment, prevention of atherosclerosis development.

In addition, Lipoic acid is used as a corrector and synergist in the course of treatment with prednisolone – in order to reduce the dose, weaken the withdrawal syndrome.

Contraindications
Lipoic acid should not be used if you are allergic to drug components. Caution should be exercised when using this medication in patients with diabetes mellitus, gastric ulcer / duodenal ulcer, hyperacid gastritis, as well as with a tendency to allergic reactions.
During the period of treatment, avoid alcohol consumption.

Children
It is used in pediatrics for children from 6 years old.

Application during pregnancy and lactation
With caution.

Method of administration and dosage
The tablets are taken orally (by mouth) after meals.
The standard dosage for adults is 50 mg x 3–4 times / day, for children over six years old – 12–24 mg x 2–3 times / day. The usual course of treatment is 20-30 days.
If necessary, a second course of treatment is carried out (as prescribed by the doctor) in a month.
It should be borne in mind that the drug potentiates (enhances) the anti-inflammatory effect of glucocorticoid drugs, reduces the effectiveness of cisplatin, enhances the effect of insulin, oral forms of hypoglycemic (hypoglycemic) drugs.

Overdose
In case of an overdose, irritation of the mucous membrane of the digestive tract is possible, which is manifested by nausea, abdominal discomfort, and changes in stool.
In case of an overdose, the drug is canceled, symptomatic therapy is performed.

Side effects
Dyspepsia (heartburn, abdominal pain, nausea, diarrhea), hypoglycemia (decreased blood sugar level), allergic reactions (skin rash, itching, urticaria, anaphylactic shock, angioedema) are possible.

Storage conditions and periods
At 15-25 ° С. The shelf life of the medicine is three years.