Validol - is one of the most popular drugs, it is taken to calm down and when the "heartache." He will remove the headache under stress and after taking nitroglycerin for angina. Validol - is a drug that should be in every home medicine cabinet.
Validol - drug comes in tablet form, which is the active ingredient in the solution of menthol menthyl ester of isovaleric acid. It has a calming effect and dilates blood vessels, stimulating nerve endings. Validol taken sublingually - that is, put it under the tongue until completely dissolved. 70% active ingredient enters the body for three minutes, the effect of the drug becomes visible, on average, five minutes.
Validol take angina, seasickness (or air sickness - during rocking in airplanes), hysteria, neurosis and headaches caused by the intake of nitrates.
Do not take the medication if you have hypersensitivity to the active substance validol. If you have any chronic diseases, pre validol should consult a doctor or pharmacist.
How does validol
Validol is dissolved in menthol and metilizovalerate sublingual available as capsules, tablets or drops. The main action validol - calming (sedative). At the same time, he reflexively several dilates blood vessels by stimulation of sensory receptors (nerve endings) of the oral mucosa. It stimulates the body's production of painkillers and sedative substances (enkephalins, endorphins) and other biologically active substances that affect the permeability of the walls of blood vessels and pain.
When receiving validol under the tongue (sublingual), its effect occurs in about 5 minutes.
Who should take validol and to whom it is contraindicated
Validol can be taken in any pain in the heart. True heartfelt pain of angina, he certainly does not remove, for this you need to take nitroglycerin. The fact that heart pain
Pain in the heart - always consult a doctor
angina occurs due to compression of the arteries that bring blood to the heart muscle - coronary arteries. Often, these pains occur against a background of stress, besides the pain begin suddenly and can be very strong, causing the fear of death in patients. Remove a simultaneous attack of nitroglycerin under the tongue and validol. Nitroglycerin expand coronary arteries, and validol soothe and relieve stress. In addition, in some patients after administration of nitroglycerin begins to get a headache - validol remove or reduce these headaches. Vasodilator effect in validol insignificant on its own, without his nitroglycerin can not be used.
Good help validol pain in the heart, occurring against the backdrop of the neuroses (neurasthenia, hysteria, neurosis
Neurosis - reaction to the nervous shock
Pain in the heart of the neuroses may be of different nature: they are aching, pressing, compressing. Duration of pain also can be different - from several seconds to several hours. Some patients complain that they beat in their hearts are not permanent and ever. Such pain nitroglycerin is not removed, since they depend on the state of the autonomic nervous system, which innervate the internal organs, including the heart. But they are well-shot reception validol - his calm, reflexive and easy analgesic effect perfectly help in such conditions - patients calm down and they gradually pass heartache. Often, these states occur on the background of menopause and premenstrual syndrome - validol positive effect on these patients
Validol relieve symptoms of motion sickness (sickness syndrome) - the reason for this state - disorders of the vestibular apparatus, caused by various reasons. This almost always suffers from autonomic nervous system. Validol reflex relieves discomfort caused by motion sickness - nausea and vomiting.
Contraindications validol is idiosyncrasy of this drug, and very low blood pressure. Precautions validol given to patients with diabetes
Diabetes - threatening and incurable disease
Because it contains sugar.
Side effects validol known to lower blood pressure, dizziness, nausea, watery eyes.
How to take validol
Validol in the form of capsules and tablets taken under the tongue. After taking it should be kept under the tongue until completely dissolved. The solution validol drops drip on a piece of sugar and keep under the tongue.
In attacks of heart pain or severe stress
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under the tongue, you can take one - two tablets or capsules, or 3 - 6 drops of validol. At night you can take 3 - 4 tablets or capsules validol. The daily dose of liquid validola - 9 - 24 drops. In some cases, the dose may be increased, but in this case may increase side effects such as nausea, vomiting, and watery eyes.
If validol not help and pain in my heart continued to disturb for 10 minutes after taking the medication, you should consult your doctor so that he appointed a complex treatment.
Validol - a drug that has been successfully used for many years. Its effectiveness as a sedative, relieves emotional stress, a light anesthetic and koronarolitichesky money no doubt. But if the person concerned about pain in the heart, first of all, you need to understand why they occur, that is to consult a doctor and undergo a complete examination. On the basis of this examination the doctor will decide whether there is enough validol receive one or need to conduct a comprehensive treatment.
In rare cases it validol cause nausea, dizziness, headaches and watery eyes. Perhaps all these characteristics indicate that the patient's hypersensitivity to the drug. Generally, the side effects disappear soon after the patient stops taking Validolum.
About drug interactions validol is no reliable data. However, if you are taking any medications (prescription, non-prescription, or herbs), it is strongly recommended to consult with your doctor before you start taking validol.