Angiovit belongs to the complex vitamin preparations of group B. It is aimed at improving blood circulation in the brain, treating heart ischemia and other diseases.
Release form and composition
Available in the form of tablets convex form of white color coated. Each tablet contains pyridoxine hydrochloride (B6) - 4 mg, folic acid - 5 mg, cyanocobalamin (B12) - 6 μg. The tablets are packaged in blisters of 10 pieces, each carton pack contains 6 blisters.
Indications for use
Due to the fact that the preparation contains folic acid, vitamins B12 and B6, indications for the use of Angiovitis are the prevention of heart attack, atherosclerosis, ischemic stroke, diabetic angiopathy and thrombosis. Angiovit is part of the complex therapy of all these diseases. Folic acid and vitamin B6 play an important role in the metabolic processes of the body, such as the formation of purines, amino acids, pyrimidines and nucleic acids. The use of Angiovitis is often indicated during pregnancy, because vitamin B6 reduces the negative influence of the external environment on the development of the fetus. It also stimulates the production of hemoglobin and protein, reduces cholesterol and improves cardiac muscle contractility. Vitamin B12 stimulates the process of blood formation, improves the functioning of the liver and nervous system, lowers cholesterol in the blood. According to the instructions for Angiovitis, this vitamin complex helps alleviate some conditions in ischemia and impaired blood circulation in the brain. Angiovitis is also prescribed for hyperhomocysteinemia, a disease that occurs as a result of a lack of vitamins B12 and B6.
Angiovit has very few contraindications. It should not be taken if the patient has a hypersensitivity to the components of the drug. Prohibited the simultaneous use of angiovit and drugs that increase blood clotting.
Dosing and Administration
The drug is prescribed at a dosage of 1 tablet 1 time per day. The course of treatment is 20-30 days. Angiovit is safe for pregnant and lactating women, however, it cannot be prescribed independently without the recommendation of a doctor.
According to the instructions for angiovit, the drug can cause allergic reactions in the form of skin rashes and itching. In rare cases, irritability, malaise and flatulence may occur. With an overdose of the drug, the patient has dizziness and nausea. To eliminate the symptoms, it is necessary to wash the stomach and take several tablets of activated charcoal.
Angiovit has the following interaction with other drugs:
- Folic acid lowers the effect of phenytoin;
- Long-term use of analgesics, anticonvulsants, estrogens, oral contraceptives increase the body's need for folic acid;
- Increases the likelihood of allergic reactions when combined with thiamine;
- Aminoglycosides, drugs against epilepsy, colchicine, salicylates reduce the absorption of cyanocobalamin;
- Triamterene, pyrimethamine, methotrexate reduce the action of folic acid and inhibit dihydrofolate reductase;
- Pyrodoxine hydrochloride as part of angiovita enhances the effect of diuretics and weakens the effect of levodopa. In turn, penicillamine, oral estrogen-containing contraceptives, cycloserine and isonicotine hydrazide reduce the effects of pyridoxine;
- Reduce the absorption of folic acid antacids, sulfanomina, Kolestiramin;
- Angiovit can be taken simultaneously with cardiac glycosides, asparkam and glutamic acid.
Analogues of Angiovitis are Alvitil, Antioxycaps, Aerovit, Beviplex, Benfolipen, Vetoron, Vitabex, Vitamult, Vitacitrol, Vitasharm, Hexavit, Gendevit, Heptavit, Makrovit, Pentovit, Pikavit, Revit, Tetravit and other mititvit.
Terms and conditions of storage
Angiovit must be kept out of the reach of children at a temperature not higher than 25 degrees for three years.