The medicine "Kovalis". Instructions for use and description
The drug "Convalis", the price for which - from 400 rubles., is characterized as an anticonvulsant medication. The active substance is gabapentin. After oral intake of maximum concentration, the drug reaches no more than three hours. The drug is not metabolized, excreted only by the kidneys in unchanged form.
The medicine "Convalys" (instructions for usecontains such information) is recommended for epilepsy in patients aged 12 years. The drug is used to eliminate partial seizures, accompanied by secondary generalization, including, as a monotherapy or in combination with other drugs. The medication is also prescribed to adults for the treatment of neuropathic pain.
"Kovalis" remedy instruction manualrecommends drinking regardless of food. Drink the product with liquid in sufficient quantity. As a monotherapy appoint 300 mg once a day. During the treatment, the dosage gradually increases to 900 mg according to the 300 mg Ip / d regimen - on the first day, 300 mg 2 r / d - in the second, 300 mg 3 r / d - in the third. A further increase in the amount of funds is permissible. The average dosage of the drug "Kovalis" (instructions for use confirms this) 900-1200 mg per day. The maximum amount of medication is 3600 mg, divided into three identical doses with an interval of 8 hours. The interval between applications is not more than 12 hours to prevent seizures. With neuropathic pain for adults, the dosage is from 300 mg with the subsequent increase. The maximum amount per day is 3600 mg.
When using the drug "Convalys" (reviewsexperts confirm this) at a dosage of 3600 mg there is ataxia, dizziness, nystagmus, paresthesia. These effects are dose-dependent and when the reception circuit is adjusted, the response is reduced. In the treatment of neuropathic pain, there may be a disorder in the digestive tract, tenderness in the epigastrium, tremor, drowsiness, flatulence, pharyngitis, dyspnea, amnesia, dry mouth. The preparation "Convalis" (the instruction for use confirms this) can provoke confusion, skin rash, influenza-like and asthenic syndromes, peripheral edema, change (in particular) of weight. During the treatment of partial seizures, hypertension, diarrhea, nausea, leukopenia, increased appetite, increased fragility of bones, pneumonia. Some patients experience coughing, itching of the skin, acne, impotence, infection of the urinary system and swelling of the face.
Not recommended "Convalis" (instructionon the application contains such information) with lactose intolerance, at the age of 12 years, with acute pancreatitis. There are no data on the use of medication by pregnant or lactating women. In this regard, the decision to prescribe a medicine is taken by a specialist. The drug is not recommended for deficiency of lactase, hypersensitivity. Caution is observed in the treatment of patients with renal dysfunction.