Aevitum - a drug which consists of vitamins A and E in therapeutic doses. Aevitum a positive effect on metabolism
Improves metabolism and losing weight without dieting
, Has an antioxidant effect, restores blood circulation in small blood vessels, increases the resistance of tissues to lack of oxygen.
The mechanism of action Aevitum
Aevitum available in capsules of 200 mg - 10, 20, 25 or 50 in a single package. Each capsule contains 100 000 IU vitamin A (retinol palmitate) and 100 mg of vitamin E (alpha-tocopherol acetate). This large doses of vitamins, which are used only for treatment. For comparison: prophylactic dose of vitamin A is 3300-5000 IU and vitamin E - 20-30 mg. Vitamins A and E are fat-soluble, so the capsule comprises its oil solution.
Vitamins A and E are perfectly combined action Aevitum determined by their complex effects on the body.
Vitamin A has a positive effect and activates protein and carbohydrate metabolism, but also to some extent the fat metabolism. Especially this vitamin is necessary for the proper operation of the retina: binding to the red pigment of the retina (opsin), it forms a visual purple rhodopsin necessary for proper vision in the dark.
Vitamin A is one of the most important vitamins, to maintain a good condition of the skin and its appendages - nails and hair. It is also necessary for bone growth, fertility (especially during pregnancy for normal fetal development).
Vitamin E is one of the most effective anti-oxidants, it inhibits the action of free radicals, thus preventing damage to cell membranes (it is important for the development of an organism, the normal function of the nervous and muscular systems), has a positive effect on fat metabolism, inhibit hemolysis (destruction) of red blood cells is a part of some enzymes and restores blood flow in small blood vessels, the permeability of the walls, increases the resistance of fabrics to the lack of oxygen (hypoxia).
Combination drug Aevitum restores microcirculation and capillary permeability, has a positive effect on tissue respiration, increases the resistance of tissues to lack of oxygen.
Indications and contraindications
Aevitum - a drug for the treatment, not prevention, so it can only appoint a doctor in the following diseases and conditions:
- atherosclerotic changes in the blood vessels;
- eating disorders tissues and organs;
- peripheral vascular disease, such as occlusive disease;
- vitamin A and E, including the increased demand for these vitamins in some acute and chronic diseases.
Aevitum take one or two capsules of meals two or three times a day for two weeks. You can also take one capsule a day for a month. A second course can be made no earlier than three months.
Contraindications Aevitum are:
- idiosyncrasy of its components;
- increased thyroid function;
- chronic glomerulonephritis (infectious-allergic disease of the kidneys);
- heart failure;
- hypervitaminosis A and E;
- Children up to age 14 years.
Precautions Aevitum prescribed for severe coronary heart disease (including myocardial infarction), inflammatory diseases of the kidney, increased blood clotting tendency to blood clots, pregnant (especially in the first 12 weeks) and the breast-feeding.
Side effects and overdose Aevitum
Side effects when taking Aevitum most often occur when an overdose.
There may be nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, abdominal pain. Long reception Aevitum can exacerbate chronic liver disease, biliary tract and pancreas. Allergic reactions are also possible.
In acute overdose Aevitum (six hours after admission), nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, headache, lethargy, or increased arousal, drowsiness, pain in legs, thrombophlebitis (inflammation of the veins with the formation of blood clots), liver function abnormalities. Then Aevitum
Aevitum - for the treatment, rather than prevention
canceled and the patient is necessary medical care.
Symptoms of chronic overdose of vitamin A: poor appetite, bone pain, dry cracked lips, dry mouth, stomach pain, vomiting, fever, weakness, malaise, headache, a large volume of urine, especially at night, irritability
Irritability - you try to control my temper
, Hair loss, yellow spots on the soles and palms, abnormal liver function, increased intraocular pressure, menstrual disorders, convulsions; pregnant women this condition may cause malformations in the fetus.
Symptoms of chronic overdose of vitamin E: blurred vision, dizziness, headache, nausea, diarrhea, abdominal pain
Abdominal pain: Types and Symptoms
Weakness, the risk of bleeding in patients with hypovitaminosis K, metabolic thyroid hormones, sexual function disorders, destruction of veins (thrombophlebitis, thromboembolism), lesions of the large intestine, renal failure and liver damage, bleeding in the retina, a hemorrhagic stroke.
Aevitum - a drug for the treatment of diseases, but not for the prevention of overdose it is dangerous if there were signs of an overdose, you should immediately seek medical care.