Antidepressant "Azaphen": instructions for use
Description of the pharmacological action
The preparation "Azafen" describes the instructions for use as an antidepressant, which is part of the group of tricyclic compounds and has a pronounced sedative and thymoleptic effect. The basis of the action of this tool is the indiscriminate inhibition of the neuronal capture of norepinephrine, which subsequently leads to an increase in its concentration and the elimination of undesirable symptoms of a depressive state. At the same time, the drug "Azafen", the instructions for use of which it also confirms, has practically no effect on the activity of MAO and does not possess cardiotoxic properties (unlike other antidepressants of this pharmacological group). As for the features of the pharmacokinetics of this drug, its highest blood concentrations are observed after three to four hours. It is worth noting that during the period of treatment it is prohibited to simultaneously take the drug "Azafen" and alcohol.
Dosage form and composition
This antidepressant is produced in the form of tablets, which as the active ingredient contain twenty-five milligrams of pipofezin. All jelly beans are packaged in plastic blisters of ten and fourteen pieces.
Take pills "Azafen" instructions for use advises for the treatment of the depressive stage of manic psychosis, astheno-depressive states, depressions of organic genesis and anxious-depressive states. For repressive disorders that develop as a result of prolonged therapy with neuroleptics, this drug should also be used. In reactive depressions, involutional melancholia, somatogenous depressive states and astheno-depressive states of neurotic genesis, the use of the antidepressant Azafen is similarly shown. The description of this drug indicates the possibility of its use as an effective treatment for shallow alcoholic mental disorders, manifested both in the form of lethargy and anxiety.Quite often, this remedy is prescribed during the treatment of moderate and mild depression, as well as diseases accompanied by various neurotic and depressive conditions.
List of medical contraindications
Take pills "Azafen" instructions for use is not recommended for myocardial infarction, renal failure, coronary heart disease, liver failure and heart failure. If you are hypersensitive to pipofezin, this drug is also not recommended. Post-stroke conditions, pregnancy, simultaneous administration of medications that are MAO inhibitors, and various infectious diseases also act as direct contraindications to prescription.