Description of the medicine: Quateron (Quateronum)
QUATERON (Quateronum). , -Dimethyl- -diethylaminopropyl ester of para-butoxybenzoic acid iodoethylate.
White powder with a slightly yellowish tinge, bitter taste. Soluble in water with gentle heating.
Refers to mono-quaternary ammonium compounds that have a ganglion-blocking effect.
The drug blocks the conduct of excitation in the parasympathetic and to a lesser extent in the sympathetic ganglia.
It also has some coronary expansion.
It is used mainly for peptic ulcer and duodenal ulcer, sometimes for angina pectoris and hypertension.
Assign inside in the form of tablets or an aqueous 0.6% solution.
For gastric ulcer, take 0.02 - 0.03 g (1 - 1, 5 tablets or 5 ml of a 0.6% solution) 3-4 times a day. The course of treatment is 3 to 4 weeks or more.
With angina pectoris, to prevent seizures, it is prescribed starting from 0.01 g (10 mg) per admission, after 2 to 3 days a single dose is increased to 0.02 g. Accepted 3 times, and with frequent attacks 4 times a day. The course of treatment is 3 to 4 weeks. Treatment can be repeated after a 10-12 day break.
With hypertension, 0.02-0.03 g is prescribed 3-5 times a day; the course of treatment is an average of 3 weeks.
Highest doses for adults inside: single 0.05 g daily 0.2 g
When taking quateron, side effects are possible: dizziness, tendency to constipation, moderate tachycardia. In patients with gastric ulcer, sometimes in the first days there is an increase in pain in the epigastric region and dyspeptic symptoms. In patients with angina pectoris, sometimes unpleasant sensations appear in the region of the heart, attacks become more frequent; in these cases, the drug is canceled for 2 to 6 days, then it is prescribed in smaller doses; if side effects do not stop, the drug is canceled. Caution should be observed when prescribing quateron to patients with arterial hypotension.
Release form: powder and tablets on 0,02 g.
Storage: List B. In a well-sealed container that protects from the action of light.
Rp.: Tab. Quateroni 0.02 N. 50
DS 1 tablet 3 times a day
Rp .: Sol. Quateroni 0.6% 100 ml