Medication Description: Ademethionine (Ademethionine)
Adenosine derivative of the amino acid methionine.
Synonym: Heptral, Heptral.
Like methionine (see) is a donor of methyl groups.
It has an antioxidant effect, has choleretic and hepatoprotective activity.
Applied with chronic disorders of the liver and especially with its alcoholic lesions (steatosis, hepatitis, cirrhosis).
Assign inside and intravenously.
In chronic liver diseases, it is prescribed orally (during meals), 0.4 g (400 mg), 2 times a day.
When alcoholic liver damage is first injected into the vein 0.8 g 1 time a day for 14 days, then give the inside in the same dose 2 times a day 14-18 days.
The drug is usually well tolerated (dyspeptic disorders are possible).
Contraindicated in the first two trimesters of pregnancy.
Form release: enteric tablets of 0.4 g (N. 20); lyophilized powder for injection solutions in vials of 0.4 g
Storage: List B.