Maxicard Forte is used for active prevention and complex treatment of the following diseases and symptoms: the initial stage of heart failure, manifested by shortness of breath, increased fatigue, tachycardia during physical exertion; coronary artery disease; various forms of arterial hypertension; cardiovascular neuroses; prevention of coenzyme Q10 deficiency caused by long-term use of statins; prevention of atherosclerotic changes in blood vessels.
Maxicard Forte composition
1 capsule contains:
- hawthorn leaf extract 160 mg;
- Scutellaria root extract 100 mg;
- coenzyme Q10 (ubiquinone) 100 mg;
excipients (lactose, starch) 40 mg.
This Maxicard Forte product belongs to the multicomponent dietary supplements of plant origin. It is used as part of the complex therapy of cardiovascular diseases.
Coenzyme Q10 (the first component) is an essential element that takes part in the synthesis of adenosine triphosphate, which is the main energy source for the cells of the body. Coenzyme Q10 has a strong antioxidant effect.
Its highest content is observed in the heart muscle, which determines its main role in the body in the formation of energy in cardiomyocytes.
Hawthorn leaves are a source of flavonoids and terpenic acids, which enhance the contractile function of the myocardium, decrease its excitation, improve conductivity and coronary perfusion, and increase the resistance of the heart muscle to a lack of oxygen.
The use of hawthorn leaves in the treatment of chronic heart failure in the early stages has been proven in various experiments.
Scutellaria root extract is also rich in flavonoids, the main of which is baicalin. This substance is a very powerful antioxidant that suppresses the process of lipid peroxidation.
In addition, this extract has a hypotensive effect due to the sedative, vasodilating and antispasmodic effects of flavonoids.
Maxicard Forte is used for active prevention and complex treatment of the following diseases and symptoms:
- the initial stage of heart failure, manifested by shortness of breath, increased fatigue, tachycardia during physical exertion;
- coronary artery disease;
- various forms of arterial hypertension;
- cardiovascular neuroses;
- prevention of coenzyme Q10 deficiency caused by long-term use of statins;
- prevention of atherosclerotic changes in blood vessels.
The drug in question is contraindicated for use in cases where the patient has severe hypersensitivity (allergy) to the main or one of the auxiliary components.
The drug is not used in pediatrics.
Application during pregnancy and lactation
This drug is not recommended for pregnant women – only under strict indications determined by the attending physician.
If it is necessary to take the drug during breastfeeding, lactation is suspended.
Method of administration and dosage
For adults, Maxicard Forte is prescribed 1 capsule three times a day for 5-10 minutes. before eating. The product is washed down with water.
The course of therapy is 30-40 days. A break of 14 days is allowed. If necessary, the course can be repeated.
In special cases, the doctor may prescribe 2 capsules three times a day, and extend the course of treatment to 4-6 months.
The use of the drug requires consultation with a specialist.
In cases of overdose, the following may occur:
In this case, gastric lavage and the intake of enterosorbents are indicated.
The drug is usually well tolerated when used in the recommended doses.
Allergy may occur in case of individual intolerance to the components of the drug.
Storage conditions and periods
Expiration date – up to 2 years from the production date indicated on the package. Storage periods should not be exceeded.
The storage temperature should be between 18 ° C and 25 ° C.