"Vazocardin" preparation: instructions for use

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The drug "Vazocardin" instructions for use refers to the category of beta-blockers. The active substance is metoprolol tartrate. The drug is available in tablet form.

The drug "Vazocardin" (reviews of patients and doctorsthis is evidenced) is a fairly effective tool used at increased pressure. The undoubted advantage of the facility is its affordable cost.

The drug helps reduce the needmyocardium in oxygen. With arterial hypertension, the drug "Vasocardine" lowers the systolic (after a few weeks of treatment), the diastolic pressure. In addition, the drug helps to reduce cardiac output, excitability and contractility of the myocardium.

The "Vazocardin" medicine is recommended forarrhythmias, hyperthyroidism, myocardial infarction, hyperkinetic cardiac syndrome, hypertension. The drug is also prescribed for the prevention of migraine attacks, angina pectoris.

Dosing regimen

Medicine "Vazocardin" instructions for userecommends taking at the same time daily after meals. Inside appoint one hundred milligrams twice a day. If necessary, in agreement with the doctor, the amount of medication taken may be doubled.

When hyperthyroidism is recommended, one hundred fifty to two hundred milligrams per day, divided into three or four doses.

The maintenance dosage for myocardial infarction is up to 200 mg (in the evenings and in the mornings).

The maximum allowable amount of medication per day is four hundred milligrams.

Medication "Vazocardin" instructions for usedoes not admit to prescription for labile insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus, COPD, sinus bradycardia, peripheral vascular pathologies, decompensated heart failure, cardiogenic shock, atrioventricular cardiac blockade. The drug is not recommended for hypersensitivity and metabolic acidosis.

To adverse manifestations while taking medicine"Vazocardin" instructions for use include allergic reactions, visual impairment, Raynaud's syndrome, heart failure, hypotension. In some cases, when the drug was used, dyspeptic phenomena, headaches, dizziness were noted. The drug "Vazocardin" can provoke shortness of breath, depression, bradycardia, insomnia, weakness.

Interaction with other drugs

The drug "Vazocardin" is able to enhance the effect of hypoglycemic and antihypertensive agents.

Aggravated bradycardia and hypotension with the simultaneous use of the drug "Vazocardine" with antiarrhythmic medications.

Antihypertensive property is enhanced when combined with oral contraceptives, diuretics, nitroglycerin, barbiturates, tricyclic antidepressants.

The concentration of metoprolol tartrate (the active substance of the drug "Vasocardin") in the blood increases due to cimetidine, decreases due to rifampicin.

Overdose is manifested by arterial hypotension, cardiogenic shock, acute heart failure, generalized convulsions, loss of consciousness, vomiting, bronchospasm, shortness of breath.

It is shown in such situations symptomatictherapy. In conduction disorders and bradycardia, intravenously bolus drug "Atropine" (0.5-2 mg) is used, with decreasing myocardial contractility - intravenous administration of "Glucagon" first 1-10 mg, then two - two and a half milligram per hour drip, for withdrawal of the convulsive syndrome shows intravenous infusion of the drug "Diazepam".

It is necessary to consult the doctor before using Vazocardin and carefully read the instructions.

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