Glycine is a drug of the group of psychoanaleptics that improves the metabolism of the brain.
Release form and composition
Dosage form Glycine - sublingual tablets.
The active ingredient of the drug is glycine microencapsulated. Its concentration in a single tablet is 100 mg.
Auxiliary components of the drug are magnesium stearate and water soluble methyl cellulose.
Glycine is realized in blister packs of 50 tablets each.
Indications for use
According to the instructions, glycine is an active substance of the drug - it is a metabolic regulator that has alpha1-adrenergic blocking, antitoxic and antioxidant action, and also has glycine and GABAergic properties, regulates the activity of glutamate receptors. Due to the described properties, Glycine:
- Improves mood;
- Increases mental performance;
- Reduces conflict, aggressiveness;
- Improves psycho-emotional state;
- Increases social adaptation;
- Eases sleep; normalizes sleep;
- Reduces vegetative-vascular disorders (including in menopause);
- Reduces the toxic effect of alcohol and other drugs that inhibit the central nervous system;
- Reduces the severity of cerebral disorders in traumatic brain injury and ischemic stroke.
In accordance with the instructions, it is advisable to use Glycine when:
- Stressful situations, including psycho-emotional stress (including in conflict situations, during examinations, etc.);
- Decreased mental performance;
- Organic and functional diseases of the nervous system, accompanied by emotional instability, increased excitability, sleep disturbance, reduced mental capacity: with neurosis, the effects of traumatic brain injury and neuroinfection, neurosis-like conditions, vegetative-vascular dystonia, various forms of encephalopathy (including perinatal form and alcohol Genesis);
- Deviant behavior in children and adolescents;
- Ischemic stroke.
The only contraindication to the use of Glycine, according to the instructions, is hypersensitivity to its current or any auxiliary component.
Dosing and Administration
Glycine is intended for sublingual use. If necessary, the tablet can be crushed into powder and applied buccally (i.e. by placing between the upper lip and gum until completely dissolved).
Children, adolescents and adults with temporary emotional difficulties (including loss of attention, memory and / or mental performance), as well as psycho-emotional stress, deviant behaviors, mental retardation, the drug is usually prescribed 1 tablet two or three times a day. Treatment can last from 14 to 30 days.
When organic and functional lesions of the nervous system, which are accompanied by sleep disorders, emotional lability, increased excitability, Glycine is prescribed:
- Children under 3 years old - 1/2 tablet 2-3 times a day for 7-14 days, then 1 full tablet for another 7-10 days. The daily dose ranges from 100-150 mg, the maximum allowable course dose - 2600 mg;
- Children older than 3 years and adult patients - 1 tablet 2-3 times a day. The course of treatment is 7-14 days, in some cases, the duration is increased to 1 month. If necessary, with a 30-day break, a second course of therapy is carried out.
For sleep disorders, Glycine should be taken at bedtime (no more than 20 minutes), 1 / 2-1 tablets depending on age.
In ischemic cerebral stroke, the drug is prescribed during the first 3-6 hours after the attack. The daily dose of glycine can reach 1000 mg. Giving the drug to the patient should be transbukkalno or sublingual with 1 tsp. water. In high doses, the drug is taken within 1-5 days (as prescribed by a doctor), then within 30 days - 1-2 tablets three times a day.
As a means of reducing psycho-emotional stress and enhancing mental performance during remission in encephalopathy, organic lesions of the peripheral and central nervous system, Glycine is used in narcology. Prescribe the drug on 1 tablet two or three times a day. The standard course lasts from 14 to 30 days. As required, courses are repeated up to 6 times a year.
According to the instructions and reviews of doctors, mainly the use of Glycine is well tolerated. In rare cases, mainly with hypersensitivity to the components, allergic reactions are noted.
With the simultaneous use of Glycine reduces the severity of side effects of antidepressants, anxiolytics, as well as anticonvulsants, hypnotics and antipsychotic drugs.
Synonyms of Glycine, i.e. preparations with the same active ingredient are: Glycine Forte, Glycine Ozone, Glycine-MHPP, Glycine-Bio, Glycine-Bio Pharmaplant, Glycine-Canon.
The following drugs are also related to the same pharmacological subgroup (“Psychostimulants and Nootropics”) and the similar mechanism of action: Amilonosar, Acefen, Bravinton, Vero-Vinpocetine, Vinpotropil, Vinpocetine, Vincentin, Ginkgo Biloba, Ginkoum, Gopantham, the antics, the antics, and the mastas , calcium gopantenat, Karnitsetin, Kogitum, Kombitropil, Cortexin, Lutset, Memotropil, Minis, Neyromet, Noben, Hook, Nooklerin, Noopept, nootropics, Omaron, Pantogam, Pantokaltsin, Pikamilon, Pikanoil, Pikogam, Piratsezin, Piracetam, pyridyl tol, Semaks, Telektol, Fezam, Tserakson, Tserebrolizat, Cerebrolysin, Encephabol, Eskotropil et al.
Terms and conditions of storage
Glycine is a metabolic drug that is approved for dispensing from pharmacies in non-prescription mode. The shelf life of the tablets is 3 years if they are stored in compliance with the manufacturer's recommendations - at a temperature of up to 25 ºC in a dry place protected from exposure to sunlight. Keep out of the reach of children!