Description of the medicine: 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.
It is used for chronic violations of the liver and especially for alcoholic lesions (steatosis, hepatitis, cirrhosis).
Assign inside and intravenously.
In chronic liver diseases, it is prescribed orally (with food) 0.4 g (400 mg) 2 times a day.
For alcoholic liver lesions, 0.8 g is first injected into a vein once a day for 14 days, then it is given orally at the same dose 2 times a day for 14-18 days.
The drug is usually well tolerated (dyspeptic disorders are possible).
Contraindicated in the first two trimesters of pregnancy.
Release form: enteric-soluble tablets of 0.4 g (N. 20); lyophilized powder for injection in vials of 0.4 g.
Storage: List B.