Description of the medicine: Hepa-Merz (Hepa-Merz)
Synonym: Ornicetil, Ornicetil.
Hepatoprotective drug containing ornithine (in combination with aspartate).
Ornithine is an endogenous amino acid (monoaminocarboxylic) involved in the urea biosynthesis in the body. How drugs are used for impaired liver function and for hepatic encephalopathy.
The drug favorably affects the function of the liver, reduces the phenomenon of hepatic encephalopathy with cirrhosis (improves psychometric indicators). It is believed that the mechanism of hepatoprotective action is associated with inhibition (in therapeutic doses) of urea biosynthesis.
Apply orally, intravenously or intramuscularly.
Inside appoint 1 sachet of granulate (3 g), previously dissolved in 200 ml of liquid, 2-3 times a day.
20-40 g per day are administered intravenously (in 2-4 doses) with a maximum speed of 5 g per hour.
When using the drug, nausea and vomiting may occur.
Contraindicated in severe renal failure.
Method of release: granulate for oral solution in 3 g sachets (N. 30); 50% concentrate for injection in ampoules of 10 ml.
Storage: List B.