The Validol is therapeutic effect to expand the blood vessels, calm the nervous system, relieve angina attacks and nausea during motion sickness. It is used for various types of neuroses as part of complex therapy.
Form of formulation and composition of the preparation
The drug Validol is available in the form of tablets for sublingual use (resorption under the tongue). Tablets are sold in shiny blisters for 10 pieces.
The main active substance of the drug is a solution of menthol in the menthyl ether of isovaleric acid. Each tablet contains 0.06 g of active ingredient.
Pharmacological properties of the preparation
Tablets Validol slowly dissolve under the tongue. The therapeutic effect is noticeable after only 5 minutes after resorption. Active active substance of the drug has a reflex vasodilator effect, which is caused by irritation of nerve endings. The sublingual zone is the site of a huge number of blood vessels, so the therapeutic effect comes so quickly. Patients on the background of therapy with this drug note the onset of some sedative effect, the elimination of headache, nausea and cramps in the abdomen. Active active ingredients relieve angina and neurological pain. Highly effective in panic attacks due to neurocirculatory dysfunction.
Indications for use
Tablets Validol for resorption appoint to patients with the following conditions:
- Pain in the heart of various genesis;
- Attacks of angina pectoris;
- Feeling of fear and excitement;
- Hysterical states, nervous overstrain;
- Nausea due to motion sickness or seasickness;
- Nausea of pregnant women in the first trimester with toxicosis.
Tablets Validol not prescribed in pediatric practice and with individual intolerance of the active ingredient. With special care this drug is prescribed for patients with respiratory failure and bronchial asthma.
This drug is not prescribed to patients with acute myocardial infarction.
Methods of application and dosage of the drug
You can take the drug regardless of food 2-3 times a day. At attacks of a nausea while driving in the car, it is enough one-time reception of a preparation and there is no necessity for passage of course of treatment by Validol.
Use of the drug during pregnancy and lactation
The drug Validol is sometimes prescribed to pregnant women in the first trimester of pregnancy to facilitate the course of early toxicosis. According to reviews of patients, Validol tablets did indeed somewhat eliminate nausea, increased salivation and prevented increased gas production due to the spasmolytic effect.
Use of the drug in pregnant women should be done only under the supervision of a doctor, while it is necessary to monitor the heart rate and blood pressure.
The use of Validol tablets during breastfeeding is possible when the expected benefit for a nursing woman is higher than the potential risk for a baby. In medicine, there is no reliable data on the penetration of the active substance into breast milk, so it is better not to use this drug for treatment during lactation or at the time of treatment to stop breastfeeding.
Tablets Validol well tolerated by patients, but in some cases, the following side effects may occur:
- Rash on the skin;
- Nausea and pain in the abdomen;
As a rule, the above symptoms do not require medical intervention and when they are withdrawn they pass by themselves.
The tablets of Validol do not include sugar, so this drug can be used to treat patients with diabetes mellitus.
If pain occurs in the heart, do not immediately grab for Validol tablets, especially for patients at risk for developing cardiovascular diseases. Pain in the heart can be the first clinical symptom of myocardial infarction, and in this case it is strictly contraindicated to take this medication!
With special care, Validol tablets should be taken to patients with low blood pressure, since under the influence of tablets it can become even lower, which will lead to fainting in the patient.
Interaction with other medicinal products
The simultaneous use of tablets Validol with beta-blockers or antihypertensive drugs can lead to a sharp decrease in blood pressure and the development of acute vascular insufficiency in the patient, so these funds try not to combine with each other.
Storage and dispensing conditions
Validol should be stored in a dry place out of reach of children at a temperature of no more than 25 degrees, avoiding direct sunlight on the blister.
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