Description of the medicine: Glycin (Glycinum)
Synonyms: Glycocol, Aciport, Aminoacetic acid, Amitone, Glicocol, Glicosil, Glycosthene, Glycolixir etc.
The crystalline powder is white, readily soluble in water.
Refers to interchangeable amino acids. According to modern data, it is a central neurotransmitter of inhibitory type of action. It has a sedative effect. Improves metabolic processes in brain tissue. It has a positive effect on muscular dystrophies.
It is recommended for use as a means of reducing the craving for alcohol, reducing the effects of withdrawal symptoms, depressive disorders, increased irritability, normalizing sleep, as well as other phenomena in patients with chronic alcoholism.
Glycine is prescribed in the form of tablets (0.1 g each) under the tongue.
Patients with chronic alcoholism, when stopping binge, appoint 1 tablet of the drug, then after 20 minutes - the second, after 60 minutes - the third and then during the day 1 tablet 3-4 times. The total daily dose of 0.6 - 0.7 g.
In case of a hangover syndrome, the drug is used for 5 to 7 days, 1 tablet 2 times a day, and subsequently (as a course of treatment) for 6 to 15 days, 1 tablet in the morning. Heading dose 2, 8 - 4, 2 g.
During remission, in the presence of anxiety, depressive disorders, increased irritability, glycine is taken 1 tablet 2 to 4 times a day, and for sleep disorders - 1 tablet 20 minutes before bedtime. With the phenomena of excitement and simultaneous attraction to alcohol, during the period of acute intoxication, 1 tablet of the drug is prescribed, and if necessary, a second tablet with an interval of 15 - 20 minutes.
Release form: 0.1 g tablets in contour, cell packaging from a film of polyvinyl chloride and aluminum foil of 10 or 50 pieces.
Storage: List B. In a dry, dark place.