Preductal - is an effective and safe drug for the treatment of ischemia (insufficient blood supply to tissues) of the heart muscle, eye and ear. He virtually no side effects, and contraindications for it is only a condition in which patients have not been laid clinical trials.
Why preduktal should be taken only on prescription
Preductal very well tolerated, almost no side effects, and its overdoses have no messages. Why, then, this drug is a prescription drug in pharmacies and taken only on prescription?
The problem is that preduktal prescribed for conditions that can threaten the patient's life or lead to disability. Such diseases include:
- Coronary heart disease, which poses a threat to life if angina
Angina - oxygen deficiency
It grows into a myocardial infarction
Myocardial infarction - the most formidable diagnosis
- vascular disorders of the inner ear, resulting in may occur total or partial loss of hearing or develop severe labirintopatiya with bouts of dizziness, nausea, vomiting, decreased blood pressure on a background of progressive hearing loss (Meniere's disease);
- vascular disorders retina and choroid of the organ of vision, which may threaten the decrease or loss of vision.
Self-treatment of such diseases is absolutely impossible, because there requires knowledge and intuition of the doctor: preduktal usually prescribe individually selected dosage to the individual duration of treatment. In the course of treatment the doctor is sometimes necessary to adjust the dose preductal or cancel it altogether in the case against the background of his admission angina or progression of other diseases continues.
Preductal has very few side effects. This is mainly allergic reactions that also occur infrequently. Allergies in the form of various types of itchy skin rashes (including urticaria, sometimes passing into angioedema). To continue receiving preductal when the signs of an allergy is impossible, as in the subsequent admission of an allergic reaction can be much stronger.
In addition, when receiving preductal sometimes appear side effects of the gastrointestinal tract as pain in the upper abdomen, nausea, vomiting and diarrhea.
In some cases, preduktal contraindicated
Preductal contraindicated in case of hypersensitivity to it the body of the patient. Furthermore, preduktal has contraindications and virtually no action associated with it. This severe liver and kidney disease with severe disorders of these organs. Despite the fact that in the laboratory during the animal experiments no adverse effects in this case have been identified, the absence of adequate clinical trials in patients with impaired liver function and kidney function did not allow to assign preduktal these patients.
Application preductal during pregnancy as has been confirmed by clinical tests and is therefore not administered to pregnant women, despite the fact that during laboratory animals adverse effects on the fetus, including teratogenicity (leading to developmental abnormalities) have been identified.
Breast-feeding: feed - and no nails!
preductal appointment means an interruption of breastfeeding, as is still not established whether this drug is released from human milk, and what impact it has on infants.
Lack of clinical trials is the cause of contraindications for appointment preductal children and adolescents.
How to take
The patient should know that preduktal - a drug for long-term use - change the cellular metabolism
Improves metabolism and losing weight without dieting
not so easy. Moreover, he must know that preduktal not remove already begun angina, since it does not have vasodilating action.
How to take preduktal, that is, in what dose, how many times a day and for a time determined by your doctor.
There is a standard course of treatment. Tablets 20 mg preductal take one, two or three times a day with meals. Preductal CF, in which each tablet contains 35 mg, taken on a tablet twice a day. Receiving long.
Preductal - is an effective drug for the treatment of coronary heart disease, hearing and visual impairment in the long flowing cerebrovascular disorders. It gives almost no side effects and have few contraindications. However, preduktal can be taken only on prescription.