Description of the medicine: Galascorbin (Galascorbinum)
Complex compound of sodium salts of ascorbic and gallic acids.
A brown or tan amorphous powder with a specific odor. Easily soluble in water. The aqueous solution (pH 7, 0 - 8, 0) is brown in color; sterilized at +100 ° C for 30 minutes
The action of the drug is associated with the presence of ascorbic acid salt in it (the content of ascorbic acid in the preparation is about 20%) and with the astringent effect of sodium gallate; gallic acid and its salts to some extent also have the properties of vitamin R.
Halascorbin is prescribed externally for the treatment of cracks, burns, and affected skin during radiation therapy; apply a 0.5 - 1% aqueous solution (prepared ex tempore) for wetting wipes, irrigation, microclyster.
It is used internally in the complex therapy of diseases accompanied by impaired vascular permeability: with hemorrhagic diathesis, capillary toxicosis, retinal hemorrhage, intoxication, radiation sickness, etc.
Accepted an hour before meals, 0.5-1.0 g 3 times a day daily for 1-1.5 months. The courses of treatment are repeated 2 to 4 times a year.
When taking the drug inside, nausea and vomiting are possible, which disappear after discontinuation of the drug. To reduce these phenomena, you can drink the drug with alkaline mineral water or milk.
Halascorbin is contraindicated in hyperthyroidism, increased blood clotting, increased acidity of gastric juice, and chronic constipation.
Method of release: powder; 0.5 g tablets
Storage: in well-closed dark glass jars in a cool, dark place.
Solutions are prepared before use and stored for no more than 1 day.