1 tablet contains the active ingredients: 240 mg of acetylsalicylic acid, 180 mg of paracetamol, 30 mg of caffeine, 50 mg of ascorbic acid, and 22.5 mg of cocoa.
Citrapack is available in tablet dosage form, in blisters.
Non-narcotic analgesic. The combined drug Citrapak has a psychostimulating, antipyretic and analgesic effect.
Pharmacodynamics and pharmacokinetics
In the drug, the active ingredients are ascorbic acid, paracetamol, caffeine, acetylsalicylic acid.
Vitamin C (ascorbic acid) is actively involved in the regulation of redox reactions, in tissue regeneration, carbohydrate metabolism, in the process of synthesizing steroid hormones and blood coagulation. Vitamin C reduces the body's need for pantothenic acid, folic acid, vitamins A, E, B1, B2, reduces the permeability of the vascular wall, increases the body's resistance to microorganisms. In conditions that are accompanied by fever, the medication can satisfy the increased needs of the body in ascorbic acid.
Acetylsalicylic acid inhibits the process of platelet aggregation, has analgesic, antipyretic, anti-inflammatory effects, disrupts the synthesis of prostaglandins, inhibits the activity of cyclooxygenase 1 and 2, is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory active component.
Caffeine allows you to increase the concentration of analgesics in the central nervous system, and also improves performance (mental and physical), reduces the severity of feelings of fatigue and drowsiness, reduces aggregation platelet blood cells, widens the lumen of blood vessels in the kidneys, heart, skeletal muscles, brain, stimulates the vasomotor center, increases the reflex excitability of the spinal cord, the activity of the respiratory center.
Paracetamol has a mild anti-inflammatory effect, has antipyretic and analgesic effects (inhibits the synthesis of prostaglandins, affects the center of thermoregulation).
Citrapack, indications for use
Citrapac tablets are prescribed for relief pain syndromediverse origin, moderate and mild intensity.
Indications Citrapak: arthralgia, migraine, neuralgia, toothache and headache.
The medication is prescribed for fever against a background of acute respiratory infections and colds.
The drug is not prescribed for hemophilia, with simultaneous therapy with non-steroidal medicines, portal hypertensionhemorrhagic diathesis, gastrointestinal bleeding, with hypoprothrombinemiapregnancy, before surgical interventions, breastfeeding, vitamin K deficiency, kidney pathology, children under 15 years of age due to the high risk of Reye syndrome.
For elderly people, with gout, severe pathology of the liver system, Citrapac tablets are prescribed with caution.
Instructions for use Citrapac does not recommend prescribing a drug with individual hypersensitivity to caffeine, acetylsalicylic and ascorbic acids, to paracetamol.
Allergic responses are possible in the form of skin rashes of various localization, stopping bronchospasmangioedema.
Digestive system: nausea, impaired appetite, gastralgia, vomiting, erosive and ulcerative lesions and gastrointestinal bleeding, diarrhea syndrome, impaired renal and hepatic systems.
Long-term therapy may cause development thrombocytopeniavisual disturbances, dizziness, tinnitus, headache, hypocoagulationbleeding.
Citrapack, instructions for use (Method and dosage)
Citrapac tablets are prescribed 2-3 times a day. The maximum allowable daily dosage is 4 tablets, single - 2 tablets.
Children from 6 years old are prescribed half a tablet 2-3 times a day. The medication can be prescribed no more than 5 days with anesthetic purpose, and no more than 3 days - antipyretic.
Tablets must be washed down with a sufficient amount of milk or water (at least 100 ml).
If necessary, it is possible to increase the duration of the course of treatment and the dose of the medication after consulting the attending doctor.
An overdose of acetylsalicylic acid is characterized first by dizziness, nausea, vomiting, gastralgia, and then bleeding, inhibition of consciousness, drowsiness, convulsions, bronchospasm, shortness of breath, anuria. Possible respiratory paralysis.
It is necessary to control the metabolism with sodium bicarbonate and citrate.
Citrapack is able to enhance the effects of steroid hormones, indirect anticoagulants, heparin, hypoglycemic drugs, reserpine.
The drug reduces the effectiveness of antigout and antihypertensive drugs, furosemide, spironalokton and other medicines that contribute to the elimination uric acid.
Citrapac is not recommended with rifampicin, zidovudine, ethanol, antiepileptic drugs, barbiturates due to increased severity of hepatotoxic effects.
The drug enhances side effects methotrexate, sulfonylureas, other non-steroidal medicines.
Terms of sale
No recipe required.
In a place inaccessible to children at a temperature of no more than 25 degrees Celsius.
No more than two years.
Citrapac is not recommended for children with viral infection due to the high content of ascorbic acid, which can lead to the development of Reye's syndrome (manifested by the formation of an acute form of encephalopathy, prolonged vomiting, an increase in the size of the liver).
Long-term treatment with Citrapak requires regular monitoring of changes in blood and liver parameters.
Ascorbic acid that is part of the drug slows down time blood coagulation, which must be considered before planned surgical interventions.
For patients with asthma reactions to acetylsalicylic acid and salicylates, Citrapac is prescribed with special precautions.
Acetylsalicylic acid in low doses reduces the excretion of uric acid (possibly exacerbation of gout). Development risk hepatotoxicity and digestive bleeding increases with ethanol. Acetylsalicylic acid has teratogenic effects on the fetus (labor activity slows down, the arterial duct in the fetus closes, vascular hyperplasia forms in the lung tissue, hypertension in the vessels of the pulmonary circulation is diagnosed).
The active components of the drug are excreted in breast milk, which can lead to impaired platelet function and the development of bleeding.
Analogs of CitrapakMatches for ATX Level 4 code:Aspirin-SCitropackAspirinCitramonCoficil PlusFarmadolAskofen-PTsefekon NAquacitramoneUpsarin UPSAAlka primThrombopolCitrapar
There are no structural analogues.
Reviews on Citrapak
The drug is effective for indications.
Price Citrapak where to buy
The price of the drug is approximately equal to 50 rubles.