Description of the medicine: Opipramol (Opipramol)
OPIPRAMOL (Opipramol). 5- [3- (4-hydroxyethyl-piperazinyl-1) -propyl] -5H-dibenzo [b, f] -azepine.
Synonyms: Pramolon, Dinsidon, Insidon, Opramol, Oprimol, etc.
The structure is close to imipramine. It is distinguished by the presence of an oxyethylpiperazine group in the side chain (such as that of the antipsychotic fluorophenazine, see).
It has moderate antidepressant activity, but at the same time it has a certain antipsychotic (tranquilizing-sedative) effect. It has antiemetic activity.
It is used for mild depressive anxiety, psycho-vegetative disorders, accompanied by fear, tension, sleep disturbance, etc. The effect usually occurs within 10 to 14 days from the start of treatment.
Assign inside adults at 0.05 - 0.1 g (1-2 tablets, it is recommended to take in the evening) or 0.05 g 2 to 3 times a day. Children over the age of 6 are prescribed 0.05 g (1 tablet) 1 to 2 times a day.
Side effects (dizziness, euphoria, agitation, dry mouth, tachycardia) are rare.
Contraindications are the same as for imipramine.
Release form: pills on 0,05 g (50 mg) in a package of 30 pieces.
Storage: List B.