Description of the medicine: Ecdistenum (Ecdistenum)
A natural compound of the steroid structure isolated from the roots and rhizomes of the safflower-like levzea (safflower-like raonticum).
White with a creamy tint crystalline powder. It is slightly soluble in water, it is difficult in alcohol. It has a tonic effect (see Liquid Leuzea Extract), increases physical performance. Enhances protein biosynthesis in the body. It does not possess hormone-like properties (despite the similarity in structure with steroid compounds).
It is used in adults as a tonic for asthenic and asthenodepressive conditions associated with the weakening of protein synthesizing processes, with prolonged intoxication, infections, neurasthenia, neurosis, hypotension; during intense sports training, etc.
Take orally (before meals) at 0.005 - 0.01 g 3 times a day. The course of treatment is 15 to 20 days. If necessary, it can be repeated after a 1 - 2-week break.
When using ecdysten in patients with a labile nervous system, insomnia and an increase in blood pressure are possible. In these cases, reduce the dose or stop the evening intake of the drug.
The drug is contraindicated in case of nervous agitation, insomnia, hypertension, a tendency to hyperkinesis.
Release form: tablets on 0,005 g (5 mg).
Storage: List B. In a dry, dark place.