A more famous means among all the cores,both real and imaginary, loving to clutch at the heart at any convenient opportunity than "Validol", has not been found for many decades. He was known also by our grandmothers, he is popular among current patients suffering from spasms of blood vessels. In many ways, this enduring popularity is due to the fact that "Validol" is able to really benefit the vessels and the heart in case it is taken by a sick person, and in case of taking it unnecessarily, it will not do any harm to the body.
"Validol" instruction for use: composition and properties.
If the composition of Validol is analyzed,it is understandable why it is actually harmless, but, nevertheless, it is capable of providing tangible benefits if necessary. This preparation is a solution of menthol of varying degrees of concentration (usually 25-30% solution) in menthol ester of isovaleric acid. The modern pharmaceutical industry produces it in the form of alcohol solutions in glass bottles of various volumes, as well as in the form of capsules and tablets. "Validol" in capsules in recent years is the most common form of release of the drug.
According to its effects, this drugthe drug is close to menthol. It has a calming effect on the work of the central nervous system of man, and also has a vasodilating and reflex effect. On the other hand, if taken without the need, menthol is not capable of causing any noticeable side effects.
"Validol" instructions: indications for use and dosage.
Validol is prescribed as a sedative, andalso expanding the vessels means for spasms of cerebral vessels or cardiovascular system, as well as for light attacks of hysteria, neuroses, angina pectoris. In addition to this well-known action, "Validol" can also be used to prevent seasickness as an anti-nausea and vomiting medication caused by motion sickness.
A solution of "Validol" can be used for insect bites as an anti-inflammatory and antipruritic agent.
Due to such a wide range of action andvarious forms of the preparation of the preparation differ and possible ways of how to apply "Validol". The instruction says that the capsules and tablets are kept under the tongue until they are fully resorbed, while avoiding fluid intake. The receptors of the oral mucosa during this period transmit the signals to the vessels, so that they expand and the spasm passes. A solution of "Validol" is taken either on a piece of sugar, dropping 3-5 drops on it, or dissolving the same amount of the drug in a glass of water at room temperature. If necessary, the number of drops can be increased, depending on the patient's condition.
As a protivozudnogo solution "Validol" applied directly to the bite zone, or applied as a compress on a piece of tissue or cotton swab.
"Validol" instruction: contraindications and side effects.
Despite the almost naturalthe origin, like any other medicinal product, has its side effects and "Validol". Contraindications are limited only to children's age - children under the age of 12 should not be given it, as well as individual intolerance to alcohol, since solutions of this drug are prepared on ethyl alcohol.
As for the periods of pregnancy and breastfeeding (lactation), there are no specific contraindications for the use of "Validol".
Side effects when using "Validol"have a weakly expressed character and usually pass independently and quickly enough. These include sudden nausea, mild dizziness and lacrimation.