Amidopyrine belongs to the group of non-narcotic analgesics with antipyretic and anti-inflammatory properties.
Release form and composition
The drug is available in tablet form. Tablets are packed in blisters in an amount of 6 pieces.
Each tablet contains the main active ingredient - amidopyrine - in the amount of 0.25 g and sodium benzoate, the mass of which in the medicine reaches 0.1 g.
Indications for use Amidopyrine
The drug is effective in treating headaches, neuralgia, joint inflammation (arthritis), muscle inflammation (myositis), as well as in the treatment of acute articular rheumatism.
As noted in the instructions for Amidopyrine, the use of the drug should be abandoned for persons with blood disorders, as well as patients with individual intolerance to the components of Amidopyrine.
Dosing and Administration Amidopyrine
Tablets are recommended to be taken orally, from 3 to 4 times a day. A single dosage is 0.25-0.3 g in terms of amidopyrine as an active component of the drug.
For the treatment of rheumatism in the acute stage, no more than 2-3 g of amidopirin per day should be taken.
Side Effects of Amidopyrine
In rare cases, the use of Amidopyrine is able to inhibit blood formation. In particular, the drug can cause granulocytopenia and agranulocytosis. It is also possible the appearance of skin rashes and other allergic reactions.
The substance amidopyrine is a part of the combined preparations, the most famous among which are Pentalgin, Teminal, Reopirin, Teofedrin, Fenalgin, etc.
Analogs of Amidopyrine
In the instructions to Amidopyrine no description of the analogues of the drug.
Terms and conditions of storage
The drug is recommended to be stored in a place protected from the penetration of light.