Medication Description: Lipamid (Lipamidum)
Amide lipoic acid.
Crystalline powder light yellow. Practically insoluble in water, slightly soluble in alcohol.
Indications for use are the same as for lipoic acid. With coronary atherosclerosis take on 0,025 - 0.05 g 3 times a day; course of treatment is 20 - 30 days. In case of Botkin's disease (in the early stages), it is prescribed as 0.025 g 3 times a day in combination with pyridoxine and other vitamins, and if necessary with corticosteroids. In diabetic polyneuritis - by 0.025 - 0.05 g 3 times a day.
Repeated courses are carried out after the break for 1 month.
The drug is better tolerated than lipoic acid, and less likely to cause side effects; in some cases, there may be dyspeptic disorders that occur with a decrease in dose or discontinuation of the drug.
Form release: tablets of 0.025 g, coated yellow, in a package of 50 pieces.
Storage: in a dry, dark place.