Adaptol is a drug that belongs to the group of light tranquilizers and is prescribed to eliminate the symptoms of impaired functioning of the nervous system.
Release form and composition
Make tablets Adaptol, white or almost white, round shape, flat-cylindrical. One tablet contains the active ingredient - 500 mg of tetramethyltetraazabicycloooctanedione.
Calcium stearate (1.7 mg) and methylcellulose (3.3 mg) act as adjuvants of Adaptol.
10 tablets in blister packs.
According to the instructions, Adaptol has a positive effect on the nervous system, and after its use, optimization of mental activity and performance is observed, and patients can concentrate their attention.
The drug is indicated for:
- Neurosis and neurosis-like symptoms (feeling of fear, emotional lability, anxiety, irritability);
- Heart pain, not associated with angina;
- Oxidant stress of various origins as a cerebroprotector and adaptogen.
Adaptol is used to improve the condition of patients with menopause and premenstrual syndrome, as it reduces the severity of autonomic symptoms.
In the complex therapy, the use of Adaptol is advisable for stopping the neurological, somatovegetative side effects of neuroleptics, since it improves the overall tolerability of this group of drugs, as well as in the treatment of nicotine addiction, as it helps to reduce the craving for smoking.
According to the instructions, Adaptol is not recommended to be prescribed to pregnant women and nursing mothers, since its active substance has good permeability to all tissues of the body.
Also do not prescribe Adaptol in the presence of hypersensitivity to the current or auxiliary components of the drug.
Dosage and administration Adaptol
According to the instructions, Adaptol is intended for oral administration. Taking pills does not depend on meals. The standard dosage of the drug is 1 tablet (500 mg) twice or thrice a day. A single dose should not exceed 3 g, and daily - 10 g.
The duration of therapy with Adaptol can vary from several days to several months, depending on the severity of the disease and the therapeutic effect of the drug.
As part of the complex treatment, Adaptol is prescribed at a dose of 1-2 tablets (500-1000 mg) three times a day for 1-1.5 months in order to reduce the craving for smoking.
Adaptol side effects
In general, Adaptol is well tolerated by patients. Sometimes there may be side effects such as:
- Lowering blood pressure;
- Allergic reactions in the form of skin rash, itching;
- Dyspeptic symptoms.
When taking Adaptol in high dosages may occur:
- Decrease in body temperature;
If, as a result of treatment with Adaptol, a patient has a decrease in blood pressure and body temperature, then the medication should not be stopped. As a rule, after some time, these indicators are normalized independently.
In the event of various allergic reactions, the use of Adaptol is recommended to stop.
Adaptol does not cause mental and physical addiction, as well as withdrawal syndrome.
Since the drug can cause low blood pressure and weakness, it can affect the patient's ability to manage potentially dangerous mechanisms. Therefore, in activities associated with increased concentration, Adaptol is recommended to be taken with caution.
Adaptol can be combined with antidepressants, tranquilizers (benzodiazepines), neuroleptics, psychostimulants, hypnotics.
Analogs of Adaptol
Analogue of Adaptol is the drug Mebicar.
Terms and conditions of storage
Medicines should be stored in a dark place inaccessible to children, not longer than four years from the date of issue.