Description of the medicine: Cycvalon (Cycvalonum)
CYCLALON LCycvalonum um). 2, 6-Bis (3-methoxy-4-hydroxybenzylidene) cyclohexanone, or 2, 6-divanyl-cyclohexanone:
Synonyms: Beveno, Cyclovalone, Divanil, Divanone, Flavugal, Sincolin, Vanilone.
Bright yellow crystalline powder with a faint smell of vanillin. It is practically insoluble in water, slightly soluble in alcohol.
It stimulates the formation and secretion of bile, and also has an anti-inflammatory effect.
Indications for use are the same as for oxaphenamide and other choleretic drugs.
Assign inside in the first 2 days at 0.3 g (3 tablets) per day, then 0.4 g per day in 3 to 4 doses. The course of treatment is 3 to 4 weeks; if necessary, repeat courses with a break for a month.
The drug is usually well tolerated; in some cases, in the first days of treatment, pressure in the liver and gall bladder can be felt, bitterness in the mouth intensifies; these phenomena pass independently.
Contraindications are the same as for oxaphenamide.
Release form: tablets on 0,1 g.
Storage: in a dry, dark place.