Description of the medicine: Clopamid (Clopamidum)
CLOPAMID (Clopamidum) *. 4-Chloro-N- (cis-2, 6-dimethylpiperidino) -3-sulfamoyl benzamide.
Synonyms: Brinaldix, Adurix, Brinaldix, Clopamide, etc.
The structure and action of the drug is close to furosemide. It has high natriuretic activity. It also has antihypertensive effect.
The diuretic effect begins 1 to 3 hours after administration and lasts for 8 to 18 hours (sometimes more than a day).
Indications for use are the same as for dichlothiazide.
Take orally in the morning, starting from 0.04 g (2 tablets), if necessary, increase the dose to 0.06 g per day. Maintenance doses of 0.01-0.02 g per day or 0.02 g every other day.
In case of hypertension, 0.01-0.02 g per day is prescribed; the drug can be combined with other antihypertensive drugs.
Contraindications and precautions are the same as for dichlothiazide and furosemide.
Release form: tablets on 0,02 g (20 mg) in a package of 15 pieces.
Storage: List B.
Brinaldix is a part of the Brinerdin tablets (see Reserpine), Cristepin (see Reserpine) and Viscaldix manufactured abroad.
Viskaldix tablets contain 5 mg of brindaldix (clopamide) and 10 mg of viscene (pindolol - see).
Assign 1 to 2 tablets per day for hypertension stage I - II.