Description of the medicine: Dipromonium (Dipromonium)
White crystalline powder of bitter taste. Easily soluble in water and alcohol.
By its chemical nature and biological activity, dipromonium has elements of similarity with pangamic acid. The drug has a lipotropic effect, improves the liver's detoxification function, stimulates oxidative processes, and has weak hypotensive and ganglioblocking activity.
Dipromonium is used for chronic hepatitis and fatty liver, obliterating endarteritis and atherosclerosis of the cerebral vessels, chronic lung diseases, as well as to reduce adverse reactions associated with the use of anti-TB drugs.
Assign inside in the form of tablets of 0.02 g (after eating) and intramuscularly.
Inside, take 1 tablet 3 to 5 times a day. The course of treatment is 20 to 45 days. If necessary, the treatment is repeated after a break of 1 month.
Intramuscularly administered with obliterating endarteritis and other vascular diseases, 0.05 g once a day for 10 to 20 days; in chronic hepatitis and fatty liver - 0.05 - 0.1 g per day for 15 - 25 days; for adverse reactions in the case of the use of anti-TB drugs - 0.05 g for 30 days.
For intramuscular administration, the contents of the ampoule (0.05 g of lyophilized dipromonium) in 2 ml of sterile water for injection are dissolved immediately before use.
When taking the drug inside, nausea, vomiting are possible; in these cases, reduce the dose or stop taking.
Method of production: tablets of 0.02 g (20 mg) in a package of 50 or 100 pieces in jars of orange glass; in ampoules containing 0.05 g of dipromonium for injection (Dipromonium pro injectionibus 0.05) - lyophilized dry porous mass of white color, 5 ampoules complete with 5 ampoules of sterile water for injection.
Storage: tablets - in a dry, dark place; ampoules - in a dark place.