Riboxinum - a drug that has a positive effect on metabolism in the cells of the tissues. It is not the most effective drug, but its advantage is a very small number of side effects and contraindications for use. Nevertheless, it should be used by a physician.
How effective Riboxinum
Today, the effectiveness of this drug is reviewed. Nevertheless, it continues to be used primarily for diseases of the heart, liver and gastric ulcer and duodenal ulcer.
Riboxinum effect on metabolism
Improves metabolism and losing weight without dieting
in the cells of various tissues by increasing their energy potential. Tide extra energy helps to activate all types of metabolism
Metabolism: The basis of life of all living things
and increases the endurance of cells in various adverse effects, primarily in terms of lack of oxygen (hypoxia).
In fact, this drug is not very effective, but in the complex treatment he can have a positive effect in diseases such as coronary heart disease, inflammatory and metabolic diseases of the heart muscle (myocarditis and myocardial dystrophy), a variety of liver diseases, gastric ulcer and duodenal ulcers, glaucoma
Glaucoma - a perspective possible blindness
and so on.
Side effects Riboxin quite rare. However, long-term use of high doses of the drug, particularly when administered intravenously, may cause gout. Gout - this accumulation of salts of uric acid in the joints. Gout attacks are accompanied by very severe pain. Riboxinum a purine derivative, which is involved in the metabolism of uric acid, therefore its flow for a long time in large quantities can lead to attacks of gout.
In addition, the side effects may cause allergic reactions. When the pill inside Riboxin allergic reactions often occur in the form of various kinds of itchy rash, and urticaria. The most dangerous in this respect intravenous Riboxin, which may cause more severe allergic reactions up to anaphylactic shock. If any, even minor, allergy Riboxinum should be abolished.
Sometimes, on the background of the rapid intravenous Riboxin develop tachycardia attacks, so it is administered or is very slow bolus, or infusion.
When the application is contraindicated Riboxin
Riboxinum not too active influence on the body, has few side effects, so the use of this drug, there are not many contraindications.
Contraindications Riboxinum, especially if you are hypersensitive patient body components. Another important contraindication for appointment Riboxin is the increased blood levels of uric acid (hyperuricemia) and gout. If this background, the patient uses Riboxinum, it may exacerbate gout.
In tablets riboksina as adjuvant includes sucrose, therefore they should not be applied to people with certain types of enzyme deficiency, result in disrupted absorption of simple sugars in the small intestine. Furthermore, with caution riboksina tablets used in diabetes.
With careful use Riboxinum also in severe kidney disease in violation of their functions. Such diseases are often accompanied by increased levels of uric acid.
Can I use Riboxinum during pregnancy and breast-feeding
A few years ago Riboxinum often used during pregnancy. The reason for his appointment could be hypoxia (lack of oxygen) of the fetus, cardiovascular disease and liver disease in the mother, and so on.
Today, doctors have gradually come to the conclusion that such a broad application Riboxin during pregnancy is impractical because it actually does not have the desired therapeutic effect.
Some pharmaceutical companies that produce Riboxinum not recommend the use of this drug during pregnancy, even in tablets, not to mention its intravenous administration. This is due to the lack of clinical trials Riboxin in pregnant women. Therefore, despite the rather extensive clinical experience with Riboxin during pregnancy, manufacturers are encouraged to nominate him like this with extreme caution.
Also, it does not recommend the use of Riboxin during feeding baby
Breastfeeding - a personal choice
feeding. It is not known whether and to what extent Riboxinum with human milk and how it reacts to the body of the baby.