Experiences, stress, nervous overexertion - frequent causes of worsening of general health and the appearance of pain in the heart. Sometimes, without the help of medications, the pain syndrome can not be eliminated. One of the effective sedatives is Corvalment. Instructions for use (tablets are available in the form of gelatin capsules) indicates that the drug has a moderate vasodilating effect due to the constituent substances. Before using tablets, you should familiarize yourself with the existing contraindications and features of the use of the drug.
Description and composition of the drug "Korvalment"
For today in a drugstore it is possible to find a huge quantity of sedative medicines. They are designed to inhibit the excitation of the nervous system and stabilize its condition. Many specialists recommend that patients take Korvalment for these purposes. The instruction also positions the medicine as an antiemetic. The therapeutic effect of tablets can be observed after 5-10 minutes after administration. Adsorption occurs from the mucous membrane of the oral cavity.
The main active ingredient in the sedative is a solution of menthol (100 mg) in the menthyl ester of isovaleric acid. Upon entering the oral cavity, menthol begins to irritate the nerve receptors, which leads to the calming of the nervous system. Under the action of the substance, opioid peptides, which are necessary for the relief of the pain syndrome, begin to be intensively produced. For the preparation of capsules, glycerol, gelatin, methyl parahydroxybenzoate and propyl parahydroxybenzoate are used as auxiliary components.
Indications for use
In cardiology, patients are often prescribed a sedative "Corvalment". Instructions for the use of the tablet advise to take with the following pathological conditions:
- Motion sickness syndrome (sea and air sickness);
- Attacks of stenocardia of mild degree;
- Headache caused by the use of nitrates (nitroglycerin and its derivatives).
The Corvalment tool also represents a light sleeping pill, so it is used for insomnia. If you have periodic pain in the heart, you should consult a cardiologist to determine the cause of the ailment. Only after conducting the diagnosis, a specialist can choose the best drug therapy.
"Korvalment": instructions for use
Tablets in the form of soft gelatin capsules are sublingually (under the tongue). Putting the pill into the mouth, you should wait for its complete dissolution. If it is necessary to achieve a more rapid therapeutic effect, the capsule must be crushed with teeth. Single dose of the drug - one capsule. When repeated attacks of angina are allowed to take the medicine again. Do not take more than 6 tablets within a day. The duration of treatment should not exceed 7 days.
Contraindications and side effects
Not all patients can take the drug "Cognac". Instruction for use warns of the following contraindications:
- Increased sensitivity to substances in the composition of tablets;
- Acute phase of myocardial infarction;
- arterial hypertension;
- Acute disturbance of cerebral circulation (stroke);
- Children's age till 6 years.
During pregnancy and lactation without prior appointment of a doctor, Corvalment should also not be used. Tablets are often recommended to use as part of complex therapy to achieve a positive result of treatment. If necessary, a sedative may be prescribed to patients with diabetes, because there is no glucose in the composition.
The cases of development of side effects on the background of the "Corvalment" reception are extremely rare. However, the manufacturer warns of possible negative consequences. It should be refused treatment with this drug in the development of symptoms such as dizziness, itching and rashes on the skin, lacrimation, a sharp drop in blood pressure.
Than to replace a preparation?
In case of intolerance of the composition of the drug or the absence of a therapeutic effect, an analogue of the preparation "Corvalment" should be selected. The instruction for the use of the tablet refers to vasodilating and sedative medications.
The following mechanisms have a similar mechanism of action:
- The Tonginal.
Reviews about the drug
The cardiovascular combination "Corvalment" is popular both among doctors and among patients. The drug has proved its therapeutic effectiveness and within a short time is able to relieve heart pain, calm the nervous system. However, do not forget about precautions and take medicine according to the instructions and recommendations of a specialist.