Calcium Gopantenate analogues:
Calcium Gopantenate instruction:
Manufacturer:Pharmstandard-Ufavita, Ufa, Russian Federation
Active substances Calcium Gopantenate:Calcium Gopantate
Form release Calcium Gopantenate:Tablets of 0.25g No. 50 in banks
To whom is Calcium Gopentenate shown?
Treatment of disorders of higher cerebral functions of different genesis in children and adults, perinatal encephalopathy( from the first days of life), mental retardation of varying degrees with developmental delay( mental, motor or combination), various forms of cerebral palsy, stammering( mostly clonic forms).The drug is used in combination with anticonvulsants, sometimes alone for the treatment of epilepsy( especially polymorphic and small epileptic seizures). The drug is prescribed as a corrector for side effects of neuroleptic drugs, with neuroleptic extrapyramidal syndrome( hyperkinetic, akinetic), and also for preventive purposes simultaneously with non-preventive drugs- "Coverage therapy".The drug is used as a part of complex therapy of the consequences of neuroinfections and craniocerebral trauma, as well as cerebral insufficiency of various genesis( vascular dementia, cerebral atherosclerosis, intellectual-mnestic disorders and specific disorders in the development of training skills, physical and mental overload, etc.).The drug is shown in subcortical hyperkinesia of various etiologies and other extrapyramidal and motor disorders. The drug is indicated in the treatment of trigeminal neuritis. In urological practice, Calcium Gopentenate is also used in the disorder of urination in children( over 2 years old) and adults( enuresis, urinary incontinence, polukiyuria, imperative urges, etc.).
How to use Calcium Gopentenate?
The drug is administered orally, 15-30 minutes later.after meal. Single dose for adults - 0.5 - 1 g, for children - 0.25-0.5 g, daily dose for adults - 1.5-3 g, for children - 0.75-3 g. The course of treatment lasts from1 to 4 months, in some cases - up to 6 months. After 3-6 months, a repeat course is possible.
Children under 2 years of age should be prescribed a drug in the form of a powder dissolved in a small amount of water or milk. Children with mental retardation and oligophrenia tablets Calcium Gopantenata appoint 0.5 g 4-6 times a day for 3 months, with a delay in speech development - 0.5 g 3-4 times a day for 2-3 months.
In the form of a corrector for neuroleptic syndrome( side effects of neuroleptic drugs), Calcium Gopantenate tablets are prescribed for adults to 0, 5 to 1 g 3 times a day, to children 0.25 to 0.5 g 3 to 4 times a day. The course of treatment lasts 1 - 3 months.
In epilepsy, children are prescribed 0.25-0.5 g 3-4 times a day, adults 0.5-1 g 3-4 times a day, daily for a long time( up to 6 months).
For children with hyperkinesias, the drug is prescribed 0.25-0.5 g 3-6 times a day, daily for 1 to 4 months, adults - 1.5-3 g daily for 1 to 5 months.
For disorders of urination, the drug is prescribed 2 to 3 times a day, adults - 0.5-1 g( daily dose 2 - 3 g), children - 0.25-0.5 g( daily dose of 25-50 mg /kg The course of treatment depends on the severity of the disease and the therapeutic effect and lasts from 2 weeks to 3 months
The first signs of improvement appear after one month from the start of treatment
Side effects of Gopantenate Calcium
The drug is low in toxicity and well tolerated, but allergic reactions are possiblerhinitis, conjunctivitis, skin rashes).
To whomCalcium Gopentenate
Individual drug resistance, acute renal failure, pregnancy( 1st trimester)
Interaction of Gopantenate Calcium
Simultaneous use of Calcium Gopantenate tablets with CNS stimulating drugs strengthens their effect
Overdose of Calcium Gopantenate
Effects of drug overdosenot installed.