Description of the medicine: Baralgin (Baralgin)
Synonyms: Berlon, Bral, Zologan, Maxigan, Minalgin, Minaralgin, Nebalgan, Piafen, Spazvin, Spazgan, Spazmagan, Spazmalgin, Spazmalgon, Spazmogard, Trigan, Berlon, Bral, Maxigan, Minalgan, Spasgan, Spasmagan, Spasmalgin, Spasmalgin, Trigan et al.
The combined preparation containing in one tablet 0.5 g of dipyrone, 0.005 g (5 mg) of pitophenone hydrochloride (anticholinergic blocker) and 0.0001 g (0.1 mg) of phenpiverinium bromide (ganglion blocker); an injection solution in ampoules (5 ml) includes 2.5 g of dipyrone and the rest of the ingredients are 0.01 and 0.0001 g, respectively; rectal suppositories - 1; 0.01 and 0.0001 g.
The drug has been widely used as an analgesic and antispastic agent, especially for renal, hepatic, intestinal colic, as well as for spastic dysmenorrhea, spasms of coronary vessels and cerebral vessels.
Usually taken orally by 1 (less often 2) tablet 1-3 times a day.
In acute pain, 5 ml are administered intramuscularly or intravenously (very slowly!) (If necessary, the injections are repeated after 6-8 hours). After removing acute pain, the drug is used in the form of rectal suppositories or tablets 2-4 times a day.
When using baralgin, allergic reactions, arterial hypotension, oligo- and anuria, pain at the injection site are possible, with prolonged use - granulocytopenia.
Due to the fact that the drug contains 0.5 g of dipyrone in a tablet, appropriate precautions should be taken and contraindications should be taken into account.
Baralgin is contraindicated in angle-closure glaucoma, prostatic hypertrophy, tachyarrhythmias, during pregnancy (in the first trimester and in the last 6 weeks).