Motherwort extract (Herbae Leonuri) tablets 14 mg. №50


Functional disorders of the cardiovascular system (neurocirculatory dystonia of the hypertonic type), the initial stages of arterial hypertension, increased emotional excitability, irritability, mild forms of sleep disorders.

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Motherwort extract Composition
Main active ingredient: motherwort.
Auxiliary components – lactose, starch, sugar, talc, calcium stearate, cellulose.

Release form
Produced in the form of tablets, 14 mg of thick extract of motherwort leaves.

Pharmacological properties
This drug Motherwort extract belongs to the group of natural remedies, which are used as a hypnotic and sedative, mainly in the complex treatment of diseases associated with increased excitation of the nervous system.
The active ingredient of the drug is motherwort herb. This herb is a unique product of high biological activity, effective in the treatment of various diseases of the nervous system, has long been used in traditional medicine.
The properties of the drug are explained by the presence in it of a rich complex of various components – stachydrins, essential oils, steroid glycosides, ascorbic acid, saponins, bitterness, and mineral salts.
The effect of the drug is similar to that of valerian. It effectively treats cardiovascular diseases, and is also used for the prevention of such diseases. It also effectively treats epilepsy, Graves’ disease, thrombosis, diseases of the gastrointestinal tract.
The substances that make up the motherwort herb produce an antispasmodic, analgesic, hypotensive, sedative, diuretic, carminative, cardiotonic effect.
Has the ability to reduce pressure, slow breathing, reduce the number of myocardial contractions.

Indications Motherwort extract
Most often, this drug is used in the complex treatment of diseases of the nervous system organs, acts as a sedative.
In particular, they are used for:

  • increased nervous excitability;
  • neuroses of a cardiovascular nature;
  • early stages of arterial hypertension;
  • mild insomnia, sleep disturbances.

Before starting treatment, you should consult your doctor.

The drug in question is contraindicated for use in cases where the patient has severe hypersensitivity (allergy) to the main or to one of the auxiliary components.
Also contraindicated in arterial hypotension.
It should be borne in mind that taking motherwort enhances the pharmaceutical effect of hypnotics, analgesics, cardiac glycosides, antihypertensive drugs, alcohol.

It is not used in pediatrics until the age of 12.

Application during pregnancy and lactation
This drug is contraindicated for pregnant women and during lactation.
Its use promotes the stimulation of smooth muscles in the uterus. For this reason, it is dangerous to use it during pregnancy. this can lead to premature birth or spontaneous abortion.

Method of administration and dosage
The drug Motherwort extract is administered orally, the effect does not depend on food intake.
The recommended dosage is 1 tablet 3-4 times a day.
The duration and correction of the duration of admission, the appropriateness of repeated courses of treatment is determined by the doctor individually.
The patient should consult a doctor if the symptoms of the disease did not disappear during the use of the drug or if adverse reactions are observed that are not indicated in the instructions for medical use of the drug.

Overdose may cause some side effects. In particular:

  • dizziness;
  • drowsiness;
  • lowering blood pressure.

Side effects
Usually, this drug is well tolerated without causing complications.
The use of this drug may occasionally cause allergic side reactions, in particular, such as:

  • allergic urticaria, itching, rash, hyperemia;
  • nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, angioedema;
  • peripheral edema, shortness of breath, headache;
  • dyspeptic symptoms.

Reactions from the nervous system may also occur – dizziness, drowsiness, a feeling of fatigue, decreased performance, memory acuity, mnemonic abilities.
If side effects occur, the drug should be discontinued, symptomatic therapy should be undertaken, consult a doctor and the treatment regimen should be adjusted.

Storage conditions and periods
Expiration date – 2 years from the production date indicated on the package.
The storage temperature should not exceed 25 ° C.