composition "melaxen" indications for use
«melaxen" comes in the form of coated tablets.One tablet contains active substance melatonin in an amount of 3 mg, and auxiliary components: calcium hydrogen phosphate, magnesium stearate, microcrystalline cellulose.
«melaxen" is a synthetic analogue of the hormone of the pineal gland, which normalizes the function of circadian rhythms (the cyclical fluctuations of intensity of biological processes).It leads to normal sleep-wake cycle, daily changes in locomotor activity and body temperature.The drug speeds up the process of sleep, normalizes sleep, improves its quality, reduces the number of nighttime awakenings.The drug has immunostimulating and antioxidant effects, not addictive. Analogs "melaxen" - "Melatonin", "Tsirkadin", "Vita-melatonin."
«melaxen" is assigned:
- as a hypnotic,
- for quick adaptation of man to change the time zone in order to reduce the risk of stress.
medicine does not cause a feeling of fatigue, lethargy and weakness on waking, on the contrary, it contributes to the improvement of health in the morning.After taking the drug dreams become more vivid and rich.
drug is prescribed for an adult or ½ to 1 tablet once a day for 30 minutes before bedtime.When you change time zones, you need to take one tablet of the drug the day before the flight, and in the next few days - one tablet half an hour before bedtime.Maximum can take two tablets "melaxen" per day.
Side effects, contra-indications "melaxen»
«melaxen" is contraindicated in severe impaired renal function, autoimmune diseases, leukemia, epilepsy, lymphoma, myeloma, pregnancy, breastfeeding, chlamydia, diabetes, allergic reactions.Do not take the medication simultaneously with cyclosporine, corticosteroids and drugs, MAO inhibitors. women wishing to become pregnant, you should know that "melaxen" renders poorly marked contraceptive effect.
Do not combine "melaxen" with hormonal drugs.The drug simultaneously with beta-blockers and drugs, oppressive central nervous system, enhances their actions."Melaxen" in reviews may cause headache, morning drowsiness, diarrhea, vomiting, nausea, edema, allergic reactions.If overdose side effects are amplified in this case requires a gastric lavage and administration of activated charcoal.