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Active substance: Valerian

Type: Phytomedication with sedative effect

Manufacturer: BELMEDPREPARATY (Republic of Belarus)
Description of the active substance:
This information is a reference and it is not enough that the drug has been prescribed by a doctor ..

Means of plant origin.
Causes a mild sedative effect. The effect is due to the content of essential oil, most of which is the ester of borneol and isovaleric acid. Sedative properties are also valepotriates and alkaloids - valerine and hotenin. Valerian facilitates the onset of natural sleep. The sedative effect is slow, but fairly stable. Valeric acid and valepotriates have a weak antispasmodic effect. In addition, a complex of biologically active substances valerian drug has a choleretic effect, enhances the secretory activity of the gastrointestinal mucosa, slows the heart rate and dilates the coronary vessels. Regulation of cardiac activity is mediated through neuroregulatory mechanisms and a direct influence on automatism and the conduction system of the heart. The therapeutic effect is manifested with systematic and long-term course treatment.
Excitation conditions;
sleep disorders associated with overexcitation; migraine; slight functional abnormalities from the cardiovascular and digestive system (usually as part of combination therapy).
Is taken internally.
The dose is determined individually, depending on the dosage form used and the age of the patient.
In some cases: reactions of increased sensitivity;
when used in high doses - lethargy, depression, weakness, decreased efficiency.
Hypersensitivity to valerian.

When used simultaneously with drugs that exert a depressing effect on the central nervous system, their action is potentiated.

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